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UN honours Generation For Peace peacebuilding efforts

By JT - Nov 15,2017 - Last updated at Nov 15,2017

AMMAN — The UN, Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, Rotary International and the Jordan’s permanent mission to the UN on Tuesday honoured Generations for Peace (GFP) for its “distinguished” efforts at all levels.

GFP founder and Chairman HRH Prince Feisal, along with high ranking representatives of diplomatic missions, attended the ceremony that was held on the sidelines of the Geneva Peace Week 2017, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

At a recent conference titled “Our journey in Generations for Peace: from passion to influence, lessons learnt from the field”, GFP reviewed its experience in sustainable conflicts transformation through enhancing young leadership, empowering communities and promoting the values of tolerance and responsible citizenship. 

GFP President Mohanned Arabiyat highlighted the importance of avoiding terrorism by engaging the youth and promoting role models who have positive effects.

At the opening session of the Rotary Day for International Peace in the UN, he shed light on the roots of GFP and the Kingdom’s “legacy” in peace-building, Petra added. 

Generations for Peace is a leading global non-profit peace-building organisation founded by Prince Feisal and Sarah Kabbani in 2007.

Dedicated to sustainable conflict transformation at the grassroots, Generations for Peace empowers volunteer leaders of youth to promote active tolerance and responsible citizenship in communities experiencing different forms of conflict and violence, according to GFP website.

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