How can Peace Day, 21 September help inspire positive action in the Great Lakes region of Africa?
Scroll down to find out more about a series of conferences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
These have been made possible by the generous support of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.
In each Forum, the participants came together to share ideas for Peace Day in both their country and the wider Great Lakes region of Africa. What came out of these interactive sessions was a broad range of creative ideas and constructive feedback to strengthen our work in the region and offer further support for our partners.
Peace One Day is organising forums in five different cities in the Great Lakes region of Africa with participants from across the region. These day-long events will take place in cooperation with the respective national governments and the UN system. They will feature a range of speakers and participants from all sectors of society.
To engage a wide range of stakeholders in the Great Lakes region of Africa in order to mobilise activity on Peace Day.
To provide a platform for partners to build new connections and deepen existing relationships in the region.
To share the experiences of and take inspiration from Peace Day, 21 September 2014.
To exchange ideas on how Peace Day can support the work of organisations operating in the region and benefit local communities.
These events will be conducted in the official national languages and translated where necessary.
28 April - Kigali, Rwanda // Hôtel des Mille Collines
29 April - Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo // Hôtel Ihusi
21 May - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo // Sultani Hotel
16 June - Nairobi, Kenya // Hilton Nairobi
30 June - Kampala, Uganda // Sheraton Kampala Hotel
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