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Global Peace Leadership Africa Virtual Conference 2020

July 30, 2020 - July 31, 2020: Nairobi, Kenya

Event Details

JULY 30-31, 2020

Daily 11AM-3PM (East Africa Time - Kenya)

Theme: Transforming Societies for Sustainable Peace and Development:
Through Moral and Innovative Leadership in Education and Peacebuilding

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Global Peace Foundation, in partnership with Standard Media Group is hosting a virtual Global Peace Leadership Conference (GPLC) on July 30-31, 2020. This 2-day conference will bring together over 1,000 multi-sector participants including peace practitioners and experts, educators, religious leaders, civil society leaders, governmental stakeholders, NGOs, school administrators, and media representatives from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, USA, UK, and other countries to share best practices and lessons learned.

Global Peace Leadership Conferences are strategic, multi-sector convenings that build consensus towards pressing regional challenges using an innovative, values-based approach to peacebuilding. This year, our conference tracks will draw on the expertise of diverse speakers and attendees to discuss solutions for transforming education and promoting sustainable peace throughout Africa.


All Times are East Africa Time (EAT)

Thursday July 30, 2020 (11AM-3PM East Africa Time - Kenya)

PLENARY: Transforming Societies for Sustainable Peace and Development

Transforming Education During and Post Pandemic

Building Social Cohesion Through Shared Values 

Friday July 31, 2020 (11AM-3PM East Africa Time - Kenya)


Character, Creativity and the Skills Essential for Future-Ready Education

Innovative Strategies for Education Implementation

Education as a Whole of Society Approach through Collaborative Partnerships


Peacebuilding in the Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities

Identity-Based Conflict and Diversity: Uplifting Shared Values

Building Youth Resilience to Online Radicalization

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