Gen peace lite conflict responses & peace initiatives

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GenPeace basic conflict responses & peace initiatives.
Youth Peace Initiatives and Youth responses to conflict are outlined here. The presentation is an overview of youth roles in armed conflict, as well as socially transformative roles that the youth can play. The concrete examples of Waging Peace Philippines, and Generation Peace Youth Network--Philippine civil society organizations--are also presented.

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Gen peace lite conflict responses & peace initiatives

  1. 1. Conflict Responses & Peace Initiatives An Introduction to Waging Peace and GenPeace
  2. 2. YOUTH ROLES: <ul><li>Youth can be affected directly or indirectly by violence. </li></ul><ul><li>Youth can be PERPETRATORS or VICTIMS. </li></ul><ul><li>Youth can be agents of social change: PEACEBUILDERS </li></ul>
  3. 3. Session Outline: <ul><li>I. Responses to Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>II. Initiatives on Peace </li></ul><ul><li>III. Some examples of Youth/Civil Society Peacebuilding Initiatives: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The case of Waging Peace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The case of GenPeace </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. I. Responses: Roles <ul><li>Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Watchdog </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates for Alternative Policies, Programs, Paradigms </li></ul>
  5. 5. I. Responses: Aims <ul><li>Direct Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing the Consequences of the Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Working on the Social Fabric </li></ul>
  6. 6. II. Initiatives: Multi Track Diplomacy <ul><li>Track 1: official government diplomacy whereby communication and interaction is between governments/main opposing parties </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Governments, Negotiating Panels </li></ul>
  7. 7. II. Initiatives: Multi Track Diplomacy <ul><li>Track 2: Unofficial interaction and intervention of non-state actors </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: NGOs, Pos, Youth Organizations, Academe, Religious Organizations, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. II. Initiatives: Multi Track Diplomacy <ul><li>Track 3: Stakeholders directly affected by the armed conflicts (usually unorganized) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Grassroots communities, children and youth in conflict areas, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. III. Some Examples: Waging Peace Philippines <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linkages between Peace CSOs and Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Strengthening Capacities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences, sharing of best practices, analyses of issues, planning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Nurturing Initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Solidarity Actions, Secretariat function, Collaborative Projects (i.e. GenPeace, IP Women, Duyog Mindanao, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. III. Some Examples: GenPeace Youth Network <ul><li>Generation Peace Youth Network (GenPeace) </li></ul><ul><li>is a network of organizations engaged in a youth-led advocacy towards a just and sustainable peace . </li></ul>
  11. 11. GenPeace: Who we are? <ul><li>“ A network of organizations” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging different stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synergy of Expertise (i.e. Human Rights, Peace Education, International Humanitarian Law, Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A common framework: Just Peace </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. GenPeace: Who we are? (some of our members)
  13. 13. GenPeace: What we do? <ul><li>“ A youth-led peace advocacy” </li></ul><ul><li>“ CONNECT, EMPOWER, TRANSFORM” </li></ul><ul><li>A. Network Building and Linkaging </li></ul><ul><li>B. Youth Formation and Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>C. Peace Advocacy </li></ul>
  14. 14. GenPeace: What we want? <ul><li>“ A just and sustainable peace” </li></ul><ul><li>Support for the Philippine Peace Processes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPP NPA NDF Peace Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bangsamoro Peace Process (MILF/MNLF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other peace processes </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Salamat po. “ Peace is not just the absence of war: Peace through justice, peace by means of peace.”

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