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Vijana Na Amani (Youth and Peace) Campaign

A Global Peace Foundation project in:

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The rise of identity-based conflict and violent extremism fueled by youth radicalization has come at the price of human life, displaced people, political instability and the loss of physical infrastructure, natural resources and social cohesion. It has hindered human and economic development. 

Targeting primarily the youth of Tanzania who constitute 60% of the population, the Vijana Na Amani peace campaign seeks to counter the negative trend of radicalization through education, sensitization and leadership and entrepreneurship capacity building. 

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By Emiko PereaEast Africa Peace Cultural Expo: Transforming A Culture Of Conflict Into A Culture Of Peace
Published on 27/06/2019
By Naomi Yakawich“We must use our knowledge and skills acquired from school to transform the society from our local communities. Successful people never complain; they always grab opportunities and share them with others.” —David George
Published on 01/03/2018
By Naomi YakawichGlobal Peace Foundation (GPF) Tanzania and partners hosted three days of events this August to commemorate International Youth Day 2017. Held under the theme “Youth Building Peace,” the events included tree planting, a youth symposium and a youth festival.
Published on 31/08/2017