Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops the capacity of peace and development professionals or practitioners to become experienced and effective catalysts for peace. The fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
Each year, Rotary awards up to 130 fully funded fellowships for dedicated leaders from around the world to study at one of our peace centers.
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Since 2002, Rotary Peace Centers around the world have trained more than 1,600 peace fellows who are leading peace and development initiatives in over 140 countries.
The Rotary Peace Center has hosted forums and activities on various themes ranging from Peace Conferences, Peace Fellowship Program Activities, Rotary Peace Fellows’ study activities and achievements.
Here you will enjoy a recount of all our past events and annual activity reports since 2021. Happy reading!
Latest News/ Announcements
Today, February 12th, 2024, our Cohort 7 Rotary Peace Fellows have started the journey to becoming Africa’s change agents. Through the Rotary Peace Fellowship, the fellows will study for a postgraduate diploma in peacebuilding and conflict transformation under the Rotary Peace Fellowship at Makerere University.February 12, 2024
Makerere University Rotary Peace Centre on 18th October 2023, hosted the 4th Capstone conference where fellows presented their findings and achievements in their social change initiatives in different communities. The function brought together fellows from the 4th and 6th cohorts for purposes of interaction and mentorship. The capstone conference is where Peace fellows present workOctober 23, 2023
On September 15, Sara Formisano, a Rotary Peace Fellow from Makerere University, participated in the Peace Forum Conference, organized by Rome Rotary Institute 2023. During the conference, Sara presented about remote peace processes through the motivation and involvement of women, a joint social change initiative she intends to implement in Ukraine and Sudan. The conferenceSeptember 15, 2023
Joel Oluwatoyin, a Makerere Rotary Peace Fellow, has Founded Oba Women Peace Ambassador (Owpa). She conducted a two-days’ where thirty-two women leaders representing Oba Ile and Oba Oke were trained extensively on mechanism of peacebuilding, under the theme: Women’s Involvement in Peace and Security Process Using Intergenerational Approach. The training introduced the women to theSeptember 7, 2023