When South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011, many hoped that sovereignty would bring peace,but the world’s newest state descending into civil war in December 2013 – resulting in the internal displacement of one million people, with an additional 367,000 seeking refuge in neighboring countries. A humanitarian crisis around access to food and safety threatens many. We began working in South Sudan in June 2014, using radio programs, outreach activities, and support to local organizations to promote peace and end violence.
Youth Talk – Youth Voices for Change
Mali, South Sudan, and the Central African Republic have recently signed peace agreements. However, the negotiations were mainly limited to adult elites. Although they make up the demographic majority, young people in these three countries lack the means to express themselves and participate in the decisions that affect their lives. Yet they have incredible power […]
Youth Talk Project
Youth Talk aims to build inclusive peace processes in South Sudan, CAR and Mali by amplifying the voices and agency of young people.