CVE Innovation Lab, Nairobi

Register here: https://goo.gl/HNaWnA The CVE Innovation Lab (Kenya) is to enable the CVE Center for Youth Dialogue research fellows to reflect on the Centre’s 1st Quarter activity report in exchange perspectives with participants and prototype ideas intended to act as a foundation for further ideation with the CVE Centre for Youth Dialogue (Kenya), in its implementation […]

DIGITAL YOUTH CONSULTATION ON PVE

Deadline: 7th May 2017 With the support of UNFPA Burundi Country Office, Youth Empowerment and Leadership Initiative (YELI-Burundi) in partnership with WORLD PEACE INITIATIVE, COMMON GROUND CENTER and WORLD MERIT BURUNDI are organizing the DIGITAL YOUTH CONSULTATION ON PVE. (Preventing Violent Extremism). The Digital Youth Consultation on PVE aims to contribute in ensuring a transparent, […]

CVE Virtual Exchange: Kenya and Nigeria (Session 2)

CVE Exchange: Kenya & Nigeria (Session 2) Radicalization and deradicalization in the management of violence & terrorism: The significance roles of governments and religious bodies. Date: March 25th, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm EAT (1:00 pm in Lagos, Nigeria/3:00 pm in Nairobi, Kenya) Sign up at: https://goo.gl/B1hqRh This session is set to explore the effective mechanisms of […]

CGC/CYPAN Peace Essay competition

  Peace essay competition on “Diversity and peace” Organized by:  Bangladesh Chapter, Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN) in collaboration with Bangladesh Chapter, Common Ground Centre   Timeline for essay submission: 28th February -11th March 2017 Eligibility: Young people from 18 -27 years of age and Bangladeshi National Language: English BACKGROUND: 7 winners will be […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CVE CENTRE FOR YOUTH DIALOGUES (KENYA)

Application Deadline: 28th February 2017 Application link: https://goo.gl/bz6lJe The International Youth Action Against Terrorism, now under the Common Ground Centre is inviting applications for the newly set up CVE Center for Youth Dialogues (Kenya) for the calendar year of 2017. We are interested in attracting outstanding university students with strong research backgrounds to be engaged […]

Counter-Terrorism Studies Journal: Vol. 1

The International Youth Action Against Terrorism, now under the trusteeship of Common Ground Centre is pleased to release the publication of the first volume of the Counter-Terrorism Studies Journal (CTS-J Vol. 1). Under the stewardship of Ms. Sanet Oberholzer, the process of creating this journal has been lengthy but worth it. This first volume of […]

CVE Exchange (Kenya & Nigeria): Session 2

CVE Exchange: Kenya & Nigeria (Session 1) Defining interventions against Boko Haram and Al Shabaab Date: January 28th, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm EAT (1:00 pm in Lagos, Nigeria/3:00 pm in Nairobi, Kenya) Sign up at: https://goo.gl/DnnYxy The push and pull factors to youths’ widespread radicalization in Nigeria and Kenya have been widely researched, discussed and […]

Call for Applications: EARNEST FELLOWSHIP ON HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION

  Application Deadline: 31st January 2017 Application link: https://goo.gl/iHOyul Fellowship starts in March 2017; Successful applicants(Fellows) to be contacted within February 2017 INTRODUCTION The International Law division of the Common Ground Centre, is pleased to invite applicants to the pioneer phase of it’s International Law educational program; The Earnest Fellowship on Human Rights Protection. The […]

We are now, COMMON GROUND CENTRE

As we welcome the New Year 2017, we wish to formally announce an important change at the International Youth Action Against Terrorism. As of January 9th, 2017, Common Ground Centre is the new trustee responsible for overseeing that the International Youth Action Against Terrorism trust fund maintains its duties as laid out in the trust documents and […]

CAN AFRICAN YOUTHS DELIVER ON SDGS?

Date: January 28th, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm EAT (1:00 pm in Lagos, Nigeria/3:00 pm in Nairobi, Kenya) Sign up at: https://goo.gl/uOd7LZ Much of the conversation surrounding implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is very technocratic in tone and content. People worry about program design and efficiency, about effectiveness and what techniques or programs will […]