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New Milestones for the Youth Peacemaker Network in South Sudan

February 1, 2016 Our youth peacemakers in Eastern Equatoria State are off to a running start in 2016 and continue to demonstrate their dedication to spreading peace and commitment to developing their skills as leaders and community builders. Throughout the fall and winter, our trainers of more

A New Partner for Peace in South Sudan

January 26, 2015 The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative is delighted to announce our partnership with the IKEA Foundation in building the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN) in South Sudan, an initiative that helps young people promote peace and development in their communities. Over the more

Forest Whitaker Named Advocate for UN Sustainable Development Goals

January 19, 2015 On Tuesday, January 19, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that WPDI Founder and CEO and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker was among a group of seventeen eminent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates appointed to more