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Two WPDI teams of youth from vulnerable contexts excel in a regional football tournament in northern Uganda

After playing brilliant games at the Rising Stars football tournament hosted by the Bushenyi District, northern Uganda, WPDI under 17 boys and girls teams finished respectively first and fourth in their championships. More, six boys and five girls were selected to participate on a team that will...read more

WPDI and the Promise of Youth Across the World - Blog by Forest Whitaker

During a recent visit to Uganda, I met a young woman named Asayo. Asayo told me a story about how, after receiving mediation training from Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) staff, she was able to successfully negotiate an agreement between the Lobung and Padibe peoples over a land...read more

WPDI TOTs of South Sudan take the initiative to promote bottom up peace by mobilizing local leaders

At a crucial time when peace talks are underway to end five years of civil conflict in South Sudan, WPDI TOTs from the eastern part of the country decided to take matters in hand and initiate a large-scale peacebuilding initiative featuring a forum for local leaders in the town of Nimule preceded...read more

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