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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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At the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Northern #Uganda, WPDI put 285 women on the path to community-driven… https://t.co/fqceAjwcUXOur aspiring #youthpeacemakers #SouthSudan are in the midst of intense revisions in peacebuilding and mediation to… https://t.co/BFCf4fEZaqStella is a beneficiary of WPDI's #CRE in schools program in the #Gulu district. Read her testimonial here. https://t.co/CLQ66pCkZj
5/21
2019
WPDI youth #peacemakers mobilized their communities and conducted a training on #hygiene and #HIV prevention this w… https://t.co/22BeEHPhgnOur new Community Learning Center in #Tijuana is quickly becoming a vibrant community hub! In recent weeks, 275 loc… https://t.co/UTdxIhdkw5With the projects that 🇨🇭 will support, we are looking forward for more successes stories in #SouthSudan -… https://t.co/qrEfly2RBA
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5/20
2019
Final exam in ICT for our #youthpeacemakers #SouthSudan. Wish them good luck ! @ICTSocietySSD https://t.co/38ZNs36GIRAs they go through their final training workshop to become full-fledged peacemakers in #SouthSudan, our trainees ha… https://t.co/C59ar515CwBenson, one of our youth #peacemakers in #Uganda, was invited this week to take part in a radio talk show. He spoke… https://t.co/qJZBZhyz4CDay 2 of the training workshop. The ToTs are practicing the use of Twitter and other social media platforms. Cc… https://t.co/BrKc2sirnT
Retweeted by WPDIWe're very proud that one of our farming projects, run by WPDI-sponsored youths in #Torit, recently achieved sustai… https://t.co/icOAVXrkD8
5/19
2019
“It is absolutely essential in this day and age for everyone, especially the youths, to be equipped with the requis… https://t.co/Zo9cR8LtjFA group of 200 youths is currently undergoing a #peacebuilding training at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, par… https://t.co/EmZUP8wjqsJust started: last 7-day training of our #youthpeacemakers from Central Equatoria, #SouthSudan w/ a special focus t… https://t.co/t7YfQ7d8KMTony took one of WPDI's free #business and #entrepreneurship courses at our Community Learning Center in the #Guluhttps://t.co/ZlsWAtaVyr#Cinema for #Peace @connectWPDI @YouthPeacemaker Torit center #SouthSudan inspires over 3,700 already. 2019 estimat… https://t.co/aJ5lTx52kC
Retweeted by WPDI35 young men and women learn #SDG and #peacemaking strategies at workshops led by Sheikha Moza @EAA_Foundation and… https://t.co/nJxESlDs60
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5/18
2019
Today, WPDI is launching a new website, indicative of our vision, mission, and impact around the world. Please visi… https://t.co/90MonfM83a168 local youths that took WPDI's course on designing #business proposals at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement ar… https://t.co/fz0inLBjQB
5/17
2019
36 students are taking their final exams in #ConflictResolution at our Community Learning Center in #Gulu. What the… https://t.co/lu5uPESLfXWPDI's youth #peacemakers in the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement are conducting a training on #leadership for a gro… https://t.co/9VWNpGgnLR
5/16
2019
At the end of last month, WPDI's Community Learning Center in #Tijuana began offering free educational courses to t… https://t.co/ZlZky0wRTPWPDI's Community Learning Center at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement is hosting a trauma healing session for a l… https://t.co/etrHgnDDIe
5/15
2019
Inspirational testimony 👏🏾👏🏾thank you @connectWPDI @UNinUganda @SDGoals @GCICUganda https://t.co/FIekYPbFIM
Retweeted by WPDIWPDI has accepted 300 new students for free training courses at our Community Learning Center in #Juba. Over the ne… https://t.co/ZHwIWQGhBcMirriam took one of WPDI's free #business and #entrepreneurship courses at our Community Learning Center in the… https://t.co/0B8MOCXDT0
5/14
2019
This week, two of our youth #peacemakers are leading training for the "Opportunity" women's group at the… https://t.co/z8GGTqFaWpAt the WPDI Community Learning Center in the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, the "Camp United" women's group is un… https://t.co/WhvUtXAYwi
5/13
2019
92 students taking the free #CRE course WPDI offers at our Community Learning Center in #Juba are currently sitting… https://t.co/5eXnZiEOsQ368 local youths trained by our 40 youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement recently completed the… https://t.co/AfwbabmK1E
5/12
2019
At our Community Learning Center in the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, our staff are conducting a #therapy sessio… https://t.co/e4Sc9wagivEvelyn took one of WPDI's free #business and #entrepreneurship courses at our Community Learning Center in the… https://t.co/4EJe2Mwp4y
5/11
2019
Congratulations @ForestWhitaker 4 being recognized as a global leader 4 peace & development 👏🏾 ur work in #Uganda r… https://t.co/eJql5HxlFA
Retweeted by WPDILast month, Magdalena, a WPDI youth #peacemaker, successfully mediated between clans with a history of violent riv… https://t.co/xmeF1SjXFEWPDI's Founder & CEO @ForestWhitaker was just appointed by @antonioguterres to the new class of #SDGAdvocates. We'r… https://t.co/uQdL7nF9Y1
5/9
2019
Drawing made by #refugee child who fled from the conflict in #southsudan. Good work on trauma counselling by… https://t.co/KjG6w1doto
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5/7
2019
WPDI new #SouthAfrica team just arrived in #Uganda for a week of immersive hands-on learning with our seasoned staf… https://t.co/YF5OQW7OKZWPDI is gaining a stronger foothold in #Tijuana every day. Our staff went to a Xochicalco University and spoke to s… https://t.co/RjEz2SlSkP
5/6
2019
Last week, residents of the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement came together on Peace Engagement Day under the theme "… https://t.co/sBzkLm11aCLast weekend, our aspiring youth #peacemakers in #Chiapas participated in a workshop to strengthen their #ICT and… https://t.co/VkpqtisioJ
5/5
2019
At this week's peer mediation refresher session at #Carnegie Middle School in #Carson, students worked in groups to… https://t.co/43H1zRJqbQLast month, WPDI trained 43 teachers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Northern #Uganda in Conflict Resolut… https://t.co/454dryrMUs
5/4
2019
Last week, our aspiring youth #peacemakers in #Tijuana learned to strengthen relationships within groups as a key s… https://t.co/dEqu1sjFv8Very proud of @MondayCollins1 who represents WPDI at the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Azerbaijan. 👏 https://t.co/Ym8dD17dwqFor the last day of their training workshop, teachers from the Panyadoli Self-Help Secondary School learned about v… https://t.co/t4Kgdf3xhl
5/3
2019
On the second day of their workshop on conflict resolution, teachers from the Panyadoli Self-Help Secondary School… https://t.co/QNBYHq5p3dWPDI warmly thanks @EricssonSustain for donating 40 computers to our Community Learning Centers in #Gulu and at the… https://t.co/miAWwCXmHt
5/2
2019
43 teachers from the Panyadoli Self-Help Secondary School are undergoing a three-day workshop on conflict resolutio… https://t.co/m4dEa24GIuAt our Community Learning Center in #Gulu, trainees in conflict resolution are currently preparing for their final… https://t.co/gDmuJW9lbk
5/1
2019
WPDI and @starkeycares treated almost 900 people in Northern #Uganda in April. Read more here:… https://t.co/EG5GJWYa86
4/30
2019
WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Northern #Uganda learned about #business skills… https://t.co/s9xfA5wmee
4/26
2019
WPDI's youth #peacemakers in #Chiapas shared some thoughts and perspectives on #EarthDay. Read more here:… https://t.co/hEgKka6VbI
4/22
2019
Last week, WPDI staff in #Tijuana continued to advertise the services that our new Community Learning Center in tha… https://t.co/PeLs7lijqBMore than 130 primary school students in #Tijuana recently completed WPDI's #CRE in schools program. We can't wait… https://t.co/R1FAwHQIvE
4/19
2019
WPDI's youth #peacemakers in the Central Equatoria State of #SouthSudan recently underwent their fourth training wo… https://t.co/SGSYbOfNep
4/18
2019
WPDI's youth #peacemakers at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement are currently in a four-day business plan developm… https://t.co/4rWlLoD8XQ
4/17
2019
This week's training for our aspiring youth #peacemakers in #Chiapas state focused on business ideas, marketing, an… https://t.co/14JEu9FjIcDuring last week's peer mediation session at #Carnegie middle school in #Carson, students practiced their conflict… https://t.co/W8uaSPRVmW
4/16
2019
Recently, WPDI youth #peacemakers trained local community leaders in northern #Uganda. Read more here:… https://t.co/k1ni8GZA4F"If you want to have any effect on conflict, you have to utilize the motivating and moving source, which is the… https://t.co/6WejTWBc2d
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4/15
2019
65 students are sitting for their final exams this week for WPDI's #CRE course at the #Panyadoli Self-Help Secondar… https://t.co/QdLs939T70
4/14
2019
We're excited to launch a new #peace education program in #Yambio at the Alliance Secondary School. We will be teac… https://t.co/ZTSiTNhhtZ60 trainees in #ICT are taking WPDI's intermediate-level course at our Community Learning Center in #Gulu. We offer… https://t.co/GrG7F85WSh
4/13
2019
This week's #CRE program in primary and secondary schools in #Tijuana focused on educating students about… https://t.co/JIuOp9HS6XAt the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, WPDI's youth #peacemakers led a community dialogue on ways to prevent viole… https://t.co/H7m7q5ug86
4/12
2019
Last weekend, WPDI's youth #peacemakers in #Tijuana continued their training with sessions on enhancing #business s… https://t.co/pmxlNOLUZf
4/11
2019
At WPDI's Community Learning Center in #Gulu, youth #peacemakers are conducting sessions on #CRE and #humanrights f… https://t.co/euxoDNuCaX
4/10
2019
Last week, our CEO/Founder @ForestWhitaker joined lawmakers at the #USCapitol to announce a new partnership with… https://t.co/s7uouMeFUzOur Founder/CEO @ForestWhitaker was honored at the @kencen Human Spirit Awards. Read more in the @THR here:… https://t.co/eryZVClrWA
4/9
2019
@ForestWhitaker Sees Key Role for #Youths in #Peace Efforts, by @VOANews. Read more here: https://t.co/8SAfL8Zani https://t.co/PqR4lVxPZ8I want to thank WPDI in a special way for the empowerment have got, I never though I would be this kind of person,… https://t.co/OVY60gJQ2U
Retweeted by WPDIWPDI's youth #peacemakers in the #Gulu district of #Uganda started training 41 local community leaders in #CRE this… https://t.co/xD5dPCVdUW
4/8
2019
@ForestWhitaker Accepts the Award for the Human Spirit at the @kencen. Read more here: https://t.co/qgEP60NftP https://t.co/LqRkANqAoy @USADF and WPDI Announce Partnership to Promote Peace and Entrepreneurship in Post-Conflict Communities in… https://t.co/aFHbwi9jt1
4/7
2019
For the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, some of our youths sent in testimonials about WPDI's… https://t.co/Oywkm06Pm3Sport can be a powerful #peacebuilding tool, helping communities bridge divides and come together as one. On this I… https://t.co/gvW6lvgizR
4/6
2019
"In 2018 28% of girls drop out of from schools in Odek sub county, Omoro District, as a ToT this is already a serio… https://t.co/ofbfk8GPCm
Retweeted by WPDIWPDI youth #peacemakers met yesterday with local youths in the #Omoro district of northern #Uganda to brainstorm ab… https://t.co/B3B3KKnhP0The most recent #CRE sessions taught by WPDI staff at local primary and secondary schools in #Tijuana focused on th… https://t.co/E4YZ7LcK9Z
4/5
2019
Uganda and South Sudan have spent years in turmoil and civil war. I was proud to host a meeting this morning with… https://t.co/fSOL1Wbyec
Retweeted by WPDIWell deserved recognition 4 @UN Envoy @ForestWhitaker your investment in youth provides the world with a new genera… https://t.co/GPYV4d3a3z
Retweeted by WPDI“USADF’s partnership with WPDI furthers our commitment to invest in grassroots efforts that benefit Africa’s most v… https://t.co/lrKZXnPVvO
Retweeted by WPDIThis week's community dialogue at the #Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement focused on understanding basic human rights.… https://t.co/AfOh6rL6md"We're looking forward to building on the work we've done in South Sudan and Uganda, giving young people the resour… https://t.co/uj5Ar2ylXtWPDI is excited to announce the launch of a new pilot program with @USADF. We'll be supporting up to 40 small busin… https://t.co/8WYZMki3TJUSADF CEO @cdglin and @connectWPDI CEO @ForestWhitaker talking with @RepBarbaraLee and @RepKarenBass at the USADF-W… https://t.co/3yQMTBr7pQ
Retweeted by WPDIWe’re on Capitol Hill this morning announcing the USADF and WPDI Initiative for Peace Building through Entrepreneur… https://t.co/OWQSyGXQSp
Retweeted by WPDIOur CEO/Founder @ForestWhitaker will be talking with Members of Congress today at the #USCapitol to present our new… https://t.co/utvBiQQmNELast week, WPDI staff held a talk at a local high school in #Tijuana to inform students on free educational courses… https://t.co/HpioQNXHNx"The young people I work with in Mexico, South Sudan, Uganda, South Africa, and the United States are incredible. T… https://t.co/wMoqBPjV7O
4/4
2019
"To create real change - whether it's for a former child soldier in Uganda or a troubled youth in Des Moines - u ha… https://t.co/grM5Y6TQ41"Throughout my life, I have striven to be one of the Americans President Kennedy believed in, and I believe, like h… https://t.co/40soRvCkaIOur CEO/Founder @ForestWhitaker received the Award for the Human Spirit from the @kencen this evening, in recogniti… https://t.co/q3RWFm0xfJWPDI Inaugurated a New #Playground Donated by @NaguibSawiris at its Community Learning Center in #Juba, #SouthSudanhttps://t.co/HrKwTXeHxe
4/3
2019
@connectWPDI @ForestWhitaker Thank you for your work with conflict affected children and for amplifying the voices… https://t.co/a17ZLqKctg
Retweeted by WPDIOur CEO/Founder, @ForestWhitaker, recently launched the #ActToProtect campaign, led by @childreninwar, to protect c… https://t.co/lJvW2hhPhbWPDI's youth #peacemakers in #Uganda are currently conducting educational sessions on violence prevention and… https://t.co/sRKDD6XfPw
4/2
2019
This past Friday, WPDI staff in #Tijuana visited a local high school to tell youths about the free training courses… https://t.co/qsd4AYCsRTOur partner, @NaguibSawiris, recently held an inspiring leadership session with our youth #peacemakers in the forme… https://t.co/W2UaufdENsIn South Sudan and Uganda, EAA supports WPDI’s Youth Peacemakers Network (YPN) program to empower and mobilise youn… https://t.co/F3DcQjQlRk
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4/1
2019

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