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Monday, 07 September, 2015

The Bungoma County Creators of Peace (CoP) follow-up meeting was held on 8 August. In the early days, Bungoma town was originally a meeting place of elders and whenever the sound of drums would emanate from the area, a meeting would assemble. When the CoP drums sounded, seven women came to share how their lives had been impacted by the CoP training they participated in last year.

Friday, 28 August, 2015

Creators of Peace team in Kenya had the honour to be among the invited guests for official closing event for the 'Champions walk for peace' which brought together 25 top athletes who walked for 22 days and covered 823kms across seven counties in the troubled North Rift Kenya.

Tuesday, 25 August, 2015

A Creators of Peace (CoP) follow up in Mombasa County took place on 25 July in Tuda. Nineteen women from two previous training events came together to share on how life has been since they went through Peace Circles training. This was a very interactive meeting where all participants made their contributions with so much passion and joy.

Monday, 17 August, 2015

The second episode of 'Belief,' to be aired by OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) on 19 October, features a segment on Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye. Entitled, 'Love's story', it takes the viewer on 'a journey around the world in search of what it means to love one another'. The episode ends with the story of 'two leaders in Nigeria who... come together to reconcile and to honor one of the most sacred teachings at the heart of both their faiths: love your enemies'.

Saturday, 08 August, 2015

IofC Uganda Annual Report 2014/2015

Monday, 03 August, 2015

Watch a five minutes clip 'A Call for peace in Baringo County' featuring an apology by the Pokot women to the Illchamus and Tugen communities on behalf of their community for atrocities caused. The apology was as a result of Peace Circles trainings in the region. A full documentary on the same is underway.

Monday, 03 August, 2015

‘Here in Maasai land we only forgive twice and the third time we react. But we thank God now because what Creators of Peace taught us has changed this negative ideology.’ This was a comment by one of the 14 women who participated in the Creators of Peace (CoP) follow up meeting that took place on 11 July, 2015 at Ololulunga center, Narok County.

Monday, 03 August, 2015

‘Wow! Not many organizations come back to see how we are faring after they train us.’ These were the words of Assistant Chief of Gichaka location in Nyandarua county who took part in a CoP follow-up meeting that brought together 13 participants on 8 July, 2015.

Wednesday, 29 July, 2015
Sir Mike Aaronson (left) moderates Questions and Answers with Dr Alan Channer (right) after the film screenings.

The psychological effects of drone strikes in Pakistan; local attitudes to the United Nations intervention in southern Lebanon, and the social media campaign 'Bring Back our Girls' in Nigeria, were among subjects explored at a conference entitled 'Narratives of Intervention: Reflections from North and South', which took place at the Centre for International Intervention, University of Surrey, from 22-23 July. The films An African Answer, Two Years Later and In Search of Peace in Chad, made by IofC's For the Love of Tomorrow Films, were screened to all the participants at the conference.

Thursday, 16 July, 2015
Introduction of Iofc principles, to a South Sudanese community living in Kenya

Effective Living workshop part 2 took place in Juja on 16 June 2015 as a continuation of the first workshop that collectively brought together 35 young South Sudanese living in Nairobi and Kiambu Counties in Kenya.

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