Together for Peace in Kenya & the Region

In March, 2018, the two main (rival) party leaders of Kenya met for a "magic handshake". This was a first attempt of President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Party and Raila Odinga of the NASA Party...

Annual Report 2017: Making Prevention Possible

Our 2017 Annual Report is now online! In 2017, together with our members, we worked hard to prevent violent conflict and foster peace in our communities as our members face the severe onset of...

Kofi Annan: the Loss of a Peace Icon

It is with great sadness that we have received the news of the passing of Mr Kofi Annan, former secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Mr Kofi Annan was a strong...

Democratic Backsliding: Should the Peacebuilding Community be Concerned?

By Mallika Joseph, GPPAC Policy Advisor Studies indicate that there has been democratic backsliding in recent years in as many as 25 countries, including the United States. The reasoning is that...

Time to End the Forgotten War, Time to Sustain Civil Society Dialogue Initiatives in the Korean Peninsula

By Darynell Rodriguez Torres, GPPAC Executive Director 18-07-2018 Exactly a year ago, in July 2017, I had the opportunity to visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for the first...