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WEBINAR: Youth leading peace in Somalia & Uganda: Lessons from a year like no other

Despite the global momentum around the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, progress on young women and men’s meaningful inclusion in shaping peace remains slow. The Kingdom of Denmark, the Kofi Annan Foundation, the Elman Peace Centre and the Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum hosted an online panel discussion to put the spotlight on the young people leading peace in Somalia and Uganda and inspire increased youth inclusion in peace and security efforts.   

During live webinar, young Somalis and Ugandans reflected on their experience of using theatre, community radios, dialogue and training to engage youth in promoting peace and preventing violent extremism. National experts in peace and security discussed how these lessons can serve broader efforts to involve young people in building lasting peace. 


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Date: Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Time: 11.00 to 12.15 (EAT) / 10.00 to 11.15 am (CET)


Speakers list: 

H.E. Nicolaj A. Hejberg Petersen, Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda,

Julius Kramer, Advisor on Youth Peace and Security,

Magomu Wilson, Commissioner of Prisons, Safety and Security Operations at  Uganda Prison Services in Kampala,

Hawa Nanjobe Kimbugwe and Sadat Zagah Zziwa from Extremely Together Uganda,

Nasteha Abdirahman and Abdirisak Bashir from Extremely Together Somalia.



Ilwad Elman, Director of Programs & Development, Elman Peace and Human Rights Center, and Extremely Together Leader of the Kofi Annan Foundation,

Hassan Ndugwa, Executive Director of the Uganda Muslim Youth Development  Forum and Extremely Together Leader of the Kofi Annan Foundation,