The youth co-leading the silencing the guns agenda

Facebook Twitter Instagram The youth co-leading the silencing the guns agenda The African Union Office of the Youth Envoy, in partnership with the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa to the United Nations hosted a virtual Intergenerational Dialogue in celebration of Africa Day 2020 titled ‘’How Will Youth Co-Lead Silencing the Guns agenda?’’. This event focused on echoing the…

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AYINET joins UN Emergency Appeal response with youth in focus

Facebook Twitter Instagram AYINET joins UN Emergency Appeal response with youth in focus From left to right: Dr. Tegegn Younas Woldermariam, WHO representative to Uganda, Hon. Okello Oryem, State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Ms. Rosa Malango, the UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda AYINET is glad to join the UN joint appeal for funds to combat the impact of Covid-19…

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Securing vulnerable communities during the Corona pandemic

Facebook Twitter Instagram Securing vulnerable communities during the Corona pandemic Societies around the world are struggling to come to terms with the unfolding global public health crisis of Corona Virus. Defined by escalating sobering and distressful statistics of infections, death and exponential spread; the world is struggling through all fronts in containing the spread and impacts of COVID-19. Uganda, like…

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War Victims share stories on healing

Facebook Twitter Instagram War Victims share stories on healing My name is Ikate Robert from Amuria district. I was operated on November 23rd, 2015. Over an injury that I sustained in 2004 when I was captured by the LRA. They (the rebels) took me to direct them to go and attack Soroti flying school. The helicopter gunship came later on…

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War Survivor’s life Restored after 20 years of pain

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter War Survivor’s life Restored after 20 years of pain 40-year old Akello Scovia (not her real name) lives in Agago district, Lakwa, Kasisiro West, with a family of 6 children. Due to injuries sustained during the LRA war, Scovia had been living with a bullet/bomb splinter in her arm for over…

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Healing transforms war survivor’s life

Facebook Twitter Instagram Healing transforms war survivor's life​ Ochaya Bosco, 55 with 4 children from Achiru North, in Agago district lived for 22 years with retained bomb splinters from the LRA war. In 2018,  he received rehabilitative surgery from the Medical and Psycho-social rehabilitation program implemented by African Youth Initiative Network.“In 1996, soldiers who carried radio calls and guns raided…

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Commonwealth Youth worker Awards

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 to Victor OCHEN, Global Goals Ambassador for Peace and Justice, dedicated to Africa. Picture: Victor OCHEN stands with the double commonwealth awards A tremendous year indeed it has been for Victor OCHEN, being most recently awarded both the Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year and Commonwealth Africa Youth Worker…

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SDG 16 campaign

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Uganda in spotlight for Peace and Justice in wake of Sustainable Development Goals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t-27UiGdTs “The song is a triumph Not only to your ears but your mind too. I hope this song activates young people to start challenging their governments to deliver their goals starting today!” said Nobel peace prize nominee…

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Peace Generation

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Youth Appeal for Peace in Great Lakes Region https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ct1hQNWklbUIn the wake of increasing conflicts in the Great Lakes region, as we witness the indescribable suffering of civilian caught up in conflict. The current situation in South Sudan among other African countries demands that our governments and international communities must reflect on…

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Passion for peace and reconciliation in Africa dominates regional youth summit in Uganda

Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Passion for peace and reconciliation in Africa dominates regional youth summit in Uganda Many young Africans are experiencing an era of lost independence, I appeal to the leaders in power to give shape to the idea of nationhood, as opposed to the current divisive sectarian and ethnic trend. To the young…

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