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Introducing Hidita Scovia, Our Inspiring Youth Peacemaker from South Sudan

In communities impacted by conflict and endemic violence, the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN)—WPDI’s flagship program—seeks to bring together young women and men who want to be forces for good and voices for change. WPDI trains and equips young women and men in mediation, ICTs, life skills, more

Swedish Postcode Foundation to Support Expansions of WPDI’s Youth Peacemaker Network in South Sudan and Uganda

November 9, 2016 The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative is pleased to announce that the Swedish Postcode Foundation, one of our long-standing partners, will be supporting the launch of new branches of the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN) in South Sudan and Uganda. For over two years, more

Forest Whitaker to Deliver Centenary Lecture at The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

November 4, 2016 On November 8, artist and social activist Forest Whitaker will deliver the Centenary Lecture at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. During the lecture, Mr. Whitaker will share a conversation with Baroness Valerie Amos, the Director of SOAS more