Youth in Peace and Security

Tackling Crime and Support Security and Peace Building

The Youth have to be included in the peace building processes in decision making on matters related to peace building. Inclusion and participation of young people enhances their capabilities and affords them the opportunity to improve their lives as well as those of their communities. 

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Youth, Peace and Security in Kenyan Counties

Author: Mary HiuhuNairobi, 21 December 2022. - Increased incidences of crime across Kenya are a major socio-economic policy concern.This is linked to the growing number of youths who are taking to…

UNSCR 2250 Networking Event: Finland lead the way in Establishing Kenya’s Youth, Peace and Security National Action Plan

Author: Mary Hiuhu4 November 2022, Nairobi. - On 9th December 2015, the United Nations Security Council established Resolution 2250 (UNSCR 2250) that recognized the positive role young people play in…

Equipping Young Changemakers with Peace & Security Skills at Young Humanitarians Training

14 September, Nairobi. - The training for Young Humanitarians and Peace Builders was delivered at the WUF Youth Zone, and was moderated by Esther Muiruri from Kenya Red Cross and…

Use UN Security Council Seat To Promote Empowerment Of Youth

The engagement of Youth in bringing about peace and security in the region is critical The two-round victory over Djibouti in the hotly contested election by 193 members for Kenya…