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The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative is a non-governmental organization with global scope & reach founded by @ForestWhitaker / instagram: Whitaker_Peace

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30 trainees studying #business and #entrepreneurship at WPDI's Community Learning Center in #Gulu just completed th… https://t.co/2QGg5v5pjSWPDI, @USADF, and the Swedish Postcode Foundation are working to foster #entrepreneurship in northern #Uganda. Read… https://t.co/7ISSVj0qDh
3/24
2019
WPDI's youth #peacemakers are holding regular community dialogues at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, #Uganda .… https://t.co/ENq2zSEHfRLast weekend, WPDI staff continued to train our new cohort of aspiring youth #peacemakers at our Community Learning… https://t.co/BXn9vwH8Tc
3/23
2019
Last week, @ForestWhitaker opened a new playground, donated by @NaguibSawiris, at our Community Learning Center in… https://t.co/XvLlX9HIk6This week at #primary and #secondary schools in #Tijuana, WPDI staff continued to teach #CRE in schools with lesso… https://t.co/a0UUZyifDn
3/22
2019
Yesterday, students at #Carnegie middle school participated in a "fish bowl" #CRE mediation exercise to improve the… https://t.co/YcpqMpHL9iToday, as we celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, it is more urgent than e… https://t.co/cUFzq5y0yD
Retweeted by WPDILast week, in #Lafon, #SouthSudan, our Community Learning Center was much alive with dances and other performances… https://t.co/nZ5t6rZZEb
3/21
2019
Currently, WPDI youth #peacemakers are on @RadioMiraya, a live radio show run by the @UN , talking about how our Yo… https://t.co/17KMDKvtGUWe are on day 5 of the ToT workshop and the participants are delivering presentations on Peace Building as part of… https://t.co/syec7EcZjv
Retweeted by WPDIIn 2018, we're proud that 277 community members successfully #graduated from our certified course in #artsandcraftshttps://t.co/xjpnxQlvHH“As a woman, this training made me realize that we have the power to bring change in our family and communities. We… https://t.co/BdNdRwsLhNThank you @TheWUFoundation for your continuous support and allowing us to provide education, capacity building, eco… https://t.co/Vcri6N7aqhTHANKS WHITAKER FOREST FOR INSPIRING US THE YOUTHS IN UGANDA, AND AFRICA. INDEED WE ARE A POWERFUL FORCE TO DEVELOP… https://t.co/eZaTA90RS2
Retweeted by WPDIIn 2018, we're proud that 277 community members successfully #graduated from our certified course in… https://t.co/H6WN8C7nz9A well-equipped playground donated by Mr. Naguib Sawiris of Orascom company was inaugurated yesterday, 18 March 201… https://t.co/4lF4F8kQpb
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3/20
2019
In 2018, we're proud that 280 community members successfully #graduated from our certified course in #ICT at our Co… https://t.co/Oajpsox2rSIn 2018, we're proud that 277 community members successfully #graduated from our certified course in… https://t.co/B32jewZIz0
3/19
2019
Thanks very much @ForestWhitaker for the fruitful exchange held with the Swiss 🇨🇭 team in #SouthSudan, your engagem… https://t.co/JkNHWj7PMh
Retweeted by WPDIBeautiful welcome today of our CEO @ForestWhitaker by the kids at our Community Learning Center in Juba,… https://t.co/KOvIftL0ZyBig thanks to our partner @NaguibSawiris for building 3 playgrounds for kids in #SouthSudan. These playgrounds are… https://t.co/RMSgUafZYmToday, in Juba #SouthSudan, we inaugurated at @connectWPDI Community Learning Center, @NaguibSawiris kid’s playgrou… https://t.co/g1UdGjtxf3
Retweeted by WPDI“If we fail to harness the potential of youth for peace & sustainable development today, we are nurturing marginali… https://t.co/GxXjlLeuaW
Retweeted by WPDIWPDI's aspiring youth #peacemakers in #Tijuana continued their training this week in #ICTs, #business and… https://t.co/vWOLofDaXt
3/18
2019
Beautiful welcome of our CEO @ForestWhitaker today in #SouthSudan by our #youthpeacemakers from Central Equatoria. https://t.co/Sz0kl1K3jCLast weekend, one of WPDI's youth #peacemakers in #Tijuana participated in a forum that focused on analyzing corrup… https://t.co/38JdPqERWv“Before joining this program I thought only governments could resolve the conflict but now with the peacebuilding t… https://t.co/ikH1UcxCiQ“As we are coming together as united youth, we are sure we will be able to achieve great things - we are given the… https://t.co/AX6GdTxlvr“You were selected to be #youthpeacemakers because each of u demonstrated a strong desire to help others. To sacrif… https://t.co/fSi2HjkK3XThe Founder and CEO of WPDI @connectWPDI is here with us today. And as always it’s an honor to have him join as and… https://t.co/QNCBvD6m4v
Retweeted by WPDIWe are very exited to have our CEO @ForestWhitaker in #SouthSudan with our #youthpeacemakers this week! https://t.co/ofitcKRQZtOne of WPDI's youth #peacemakers in the #Kitgum district of #Uganda was invited recently to train 25 local youths o… https://t.co/LkQ96ZbUON
3/17
2019
Our #youthpeacemakers from Central Equatoria, #SouthSudan just started today their 4th intensive training in ICT, b… https://t.co/ICAbJoize5This week at #Carnegie middle school, WPDI hosted a training for teachers focused on #innovation and a lesson for a… https://t.co/xXuYkw7ufsWPDI is nurturing local roots in the #Maridi state of #SouthSudan where our youth #peacemakers recently gave a trai… https://t.co/k8YbSBktl7We are so thankful to @rhinofunduganda for allowing us to approach a wild rhino mother and her baby to launch our p… https://t.co/o07vOGuyc8Many thanks to @RMalango2015 Head of @UN #Uganda for hosting me and @connectWPDI to a magnificent dinner to celebra… https://t.co/6zGsUpBqvd
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3/16
2019
“We do not know the winner yet - but we know already it is a victory for peace” the communities from w/n & around K… https://t.co/KLeGEZp8Vd60 teams in competition for the 3rd Whitaker #Peace Cup, #football tournament at our community learning center with… https://t.co/YnrIekDekbWPDI youth #peacemakers continued training local youths and members of their Local Advisory Council in the Greater… https://t.co/T5Fmt2FWcZKicking the ball with @TheWUFoundation to open @connectWPDI soccer peace cup at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.… https://t.co/s18CjekbU6
Retweeted by WPDI“You have taken your education in your hands, you have taken your future in your hands” great words by… https://t.co/M8fhZrsVxGKevin, a student from our scholarship program in schools at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement #Uganda thanked… https://t.co/fKfgfkTVckVisit of our CEO @ForestWhitaker to the Panyadoli Self-help secondary school at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement… https://t.co/SOWIgNq1L5⁦@ForestWhitaker⁩ was yesterday given Acholi name Otim by clan blessed by chairman LC V Gulu. ⁦@connectWPDI⁩ is cha… https://t.co/kNYRCl3Aex
Retweeted by WPDIWPDI youth #peacemakers successfully trained 358 local youths at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement. Read more her… https://t.co/kUi7UBqEac
3/15
2019
“Your education is the one thing that nobody can take from you” Ernesto Boada from our partner @TheWUFoundation to… https://t.co/IODBsPd7lFOur youth #peacemakers from our program in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement #Uganda gave a detailed and passionate ac… https://t.co/3HpOUDlq4XOur CEO @ForestWhitaker and partner @TheWUFoundation visited businesses developed by vulnerable women from Kiryando… https://t.co/Ij059jkye7WPDI youth #peacemakers recently started a second five-day training for local youths in the #Pader district of nort… https://t.co/RgWHtwSCLDOur CEO @ForestWhitaker and our partners @TheWUFoundation were welcomed at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement,… https://t.co/P7lJ3193agWPDI youth #peacemakers just finished training local youths in the #Agago district of northern #Uganda. We look for… https://t.co/NxLUIEXG0gOur #peacemakers from Acholi #Uganda are strengthening their business planning skills at a special workshop at our… https://t.co/A9XGz0kHVd
3/14
2019
WPDI staff conducted a series of demo lessons for its Domestic Harmonizer Program at #Carnegie Middle School in… https://t.co/DRXPOxrGVrIn less than 3 years we have already graduated more than 120 students in our conflict resolution program at the Sac… https://t.co/plsgz55SGAI was very moved by the testimonies of the students from our #peace club in Sacred Heart school for girls of Gulu,… https://t.co/6dspGhDlLj
Retweeted by WPDIAt a workshop jointly run by @connectWPDI and @childreninwar WPDI youth #peacemakers from Acholi, a post-conflict… https://t.co/s65B33QdZNWPDI and @starkeycares treated 500+ patients in rural #Uganda on #worldhearingday. Read more here:… https://t.co/do9UjbRaB4
3/13
2019
Welcome back @ForestWhitaker @UN special envoy . You are an inspiration for a new generation of peace mediators & e… https://t.co/3rl429irzy
Retweeted by WPDIA youth from our CRE program at Gulu primary school, told us: “This program changed my life. Before, I used to be… https://t.co/u9ubAKWl01Last week, WPDI staff taught #CRE in primary and secondary schools in #Tijuana. Sessions focused on teaching the st… https://t.co/kdESjejKKc“The CRE program has helped to face challenges in the school but also in the families and the community in general”… https://t.co/namCildnijAmazed by the talent of @connectWPDI trainees in arts & crafts - they have great skills that will find a way on the… https://t.co/QdcdMjLfRW
Retweeted by WPDIBig gathering for the meeting of our CEO/Founder @forestwhitaker with the students participating in our conflict re… https://t.co/2gU0O5N9CLSo thankful for the great welcome I got from the students participating in our conflict resolution program at Gulu… https://t.co/tUCZEwzvpa
Retweeted by WPDIOur youth #peacemakers from Acholi northern #Uganda and Central Equatoria #SouthSudan are in a #foresight session o… https://t.co/zYJz4TtR2T
3/12
2019
Our CEO/Founder @ForestWhitaker arrived at our Community Learning Center in #Uganda and addressed our youth… https://t.co/qEJl2dkZMFOur aspiring youth #peacemakers from Central Equatoria #SouthSudan and Acholi #Uganda are receiving a two-day train… https://t.co/4o6LQMXU7HFor #InternationalWomensDay2019 some of WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement recorded v… https://t.co/deqCzGatEGFrench leading radio @franceinter just published a very comprehensive article on our work, the commitment of our CE… https://t.co/w2g64tn190WPDI is expanding its Domestic Harmonizer Program in the Southern California area. Find out more here:… https://t.co/O5TgcQrHdOHeading to #Uganda, very saddened by the news of the Ethiopian airlines plane crash - my thoughts are for the victi… https://t.co/ngCIlplK2j
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3/11
2019
Gilbert is a beneficiary of a joint program between @starkeycares and WPDI that aims to bring the gift of hearing t… https://t.co/KyY327uZ8fOn #WorldHearingDay, WPDI youth #peacemakers were able to mobilize and reach more than 500 patients in rural parts… https://t.co/b8o9taAn08
3/10
2019
For #InternationalWomensDay2019 some of WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement recorded v… https://t.co/K0LX7WVKEO"Youth need to be engaged in activities that can make them be self-relient. Life is what you make it. What can you… https://t.co/qaTA3vHABt
Retweeted by WPDI"If we don’t make sure there is peace in the community, other services such as health, water, education will be imp… https://t.co/8FbG6xNhgn
Retweeted by WPDI"Youth are trained to be leaders. We help them see the problems and be able to act on them. Trauma work is a key fo… https://t.co/AjnKd6MBS5
Retweeted by WPDIThank you @fifdh for inviting me to speak today on peacebuilding with @connectWPDI #youthpeacemaker, Magdalena, fro… https://t.co/3yYlhNEg0O
Retweeted by WPDIAt 14:00, don't miss the forum on #peacebuilding in #SouthSudan with Magdalena Nandege from @connectWPDI &… https://t.co/aNhP6RcA7H
Retweeted by WPDIFor #InternationalWomensDay2019 some of WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement recorded v… https://t.co/W2UrC3vxvaFor #InternationalWomensDay2019 some of WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement recorded v… https://t.co/q66Hovmexm
3/9
2019
I was proud to speak for @connectWPDI alongside @InterpeaceTweet at the #HRC40 today. We called for the int. commun… https://t.co/E7zaGcGelS
Retweeted by WPDITo mark #InternationalWomensDay, we invited some of our female youth peacemakers from Mexico, Uganda, and South Sud… https://t.co/JuhrfBzb58"The relationship between elders and youth is difficult. Youth are energetic and come with decisions but elders nee… https://t.co/X8RR2wByPp
Retweeted by WPDI"It is key to support #youth initiatives. The young have the desire and the power to change the world," --… https://t.co/K2YG89np5Q
Retweeted by WPDI"We have to go to the grass roots to understand the problem or implement a programme. Find out who are the conflict… https://t.co/YJeKh5lMCA
Retweeted by WPDI« Our sense of belonging and identity is foundational to our being, to our decisions: this is not something we can… https://t.co/53h9sRWBcFAt a panel on #SouthSudan held at @UNGeneva today, @ForestWhitaker emphasizes the importance of continuous work wit… https://t.co/v7ZiE1EdeV
Retweeted by WPDI"We foster dialogue to try & find communities that are having problems, and help them mediate between the two group… https://t.co/sFDShKW79g
Retweeted by WPDI« Let’s not only put the guns silent in #SouthSudan but invest on youth to provide them the right education and opp… https://t.co/A1ezmOX4w3“I created @connectWPDI because I view young women & men as doers, as potential partners in the creation of positiv… https://t.co/jVldf2mvlj
Retweeted by WPDIVery exited to be @UNGeneva today to advocate for youth empowerment with @connectwpdi #youthpeacemaker Magdalena, f… https://t.co/rPqtsyQ6TM
Retweeted by WPDI.@ForestWhitaker, @connectWPDI & @InterpeaceTweet joining forces, calling on international actors to step up and ma… https://t.co/B5LbCEvdGE
Retweeted by WPDIFor #InternationalWomensDay, Irene - one of WPDI's youth #peacemakers in the #Acholi sub-region of #Uganda, recorde… https://t.co/NA9HtDbq7UI'll be speaking with @InterpeaceTweet at the #HRC40 @UNGeneva shortly about the importance of investing resources… https://t.co/GouYwLPUOc
Retweeted by WPDI8 March is International #WomensDay! Let’s join @UN_Women in celebrating those who dare to break barriers, disrupt… https://t.co/KfdCz9nmke
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3/8
2019

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