Through the Africa Regional Coordinator of the Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA) Mr. Samuel Budoi, the Institute has been invited to participate in a virtual summit which will take place on 16th April, 2021. The theme of the summit is “Environmental Conservation and Entrepreneurship” through Youth Social Enterprise in Environment, Peace, Community and Volunteerism. This one-day conference will bring together over 1,000 multi-sector participants, including peace practitioners and experts, educators, religious leaders, civil society leaders, governmental stakeholders, NGOs, school administrators, and media representatives from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, USA, UK, and other countries to share best practices and lessons learned.
Panelists will explore both the challenges and opportunities to peacebuilding in the current context, and how we can work together to ensure that the responses to the pandemic through Youth Enterprise and Social Innovations in Africa are viable and effective.
The Director, WMI has been invited to speak on ‘’Building a Sustainable Peace Through Environmental Conservation.’’