Author: Loreen Seera

TRF Canada Announces Endowment for Mak Rotary Peace Centre

The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Canada has on behalf of Canadian Rotarians announced an endowment fund to support the annual capstone seminar at Rotary’s newest Peace Centre at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. The endowment was established with a gift of CAN$125,000.00 (US $100,000) to The Rotary Foundation. The seminar is an opportunity for peace fellows to reflect […]

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Rotary to Fund ECD Center at Makerere University

The Rotary Clubs of Uganda have partnered with Makerere University to establish an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Center worth millions of shillings. “The Center will focus on early childhood education, maternal and child health” said PDG Mike Kennedy Sebalu. PDG Sebalu revealed that the initiative will focus on basic education and promoting literacy. He thanked […]

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Visit by Rotary International President

Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta together with the First Lady Rashi Mehta will visit Makerere University on Wednesday, 15th September 2021. During his visit, the President and the First Lady will hold a high-level meeting with the University Top Management and representatives of Rotarians in Uganda. They will also tour the Rotary Peace Center, and end the visit […]

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The arrival of the first peace fellows at the new peace center in Kampala, Uganda, heralds the beginning of a new era for Rotary and the continent . TOLERANCE & SOLIDARITY .

Excerpts from an article by Jeff Ruby on the website of Rotary (abridged) In the last week of February, in Kampala, Uganda, 15 Rotary Peace Fellows gathered at Makerere University for the inaugural session of Rotary International’s new peace center. Among them, the peace center’s first cohort represented 11 countries and spoke, in addition to English, a […]

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Here’s how to climb up when disabled May 26, 2021

Written by John Vianney Nsimbe On the 100th anniversary of Rotary International’s birth in Africa this year, a “Peace Centre” in Africa, the first of its kind, has been set up at Makerere University. The centre will largely train “Peace Fellows” in promoting peace the world over. Conflict, violence, or persecutions escalate the refugee crisis, displacing […]

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Makerere University to host new peace centre, course

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe (L), Rotary International Vice President Olayinka Babalola (C) during the launch of the Peace Centre at Makerere University. COURTESY PHOTO Makerere University and Rotary International have agreed to set up a peace centre to train postgraduate peace and development leaders in Africa to address challenges of conflict on […]

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Makerere University launches Peace Center; to focus on shaping peace & devt. in Africa

From human rights violations to the impacts of climate change, Rotary and Makerere University are offering a postgraduate certificate program to peace and development leaders who are from or who have worked in Africa to address the underlying challenges to peace in the region. The year-long program in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, and Development will emphasize issues and solutions that […]

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Uganda: Makerere University to Host New Peace Centre, Course

Makerere University and Rotary International have agreed to set up a peace centre to train postgraduate peace and development leaders in Africa to address challenges of conflict on the continent. The year-long certificate programme in peace building to be fully funded by the partners, emphasises solutions relevant to Africa and elsewhere. The vice president of […]

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Makerere hosts Africa’s Rotary Peace Centre, to offer full scholarships

The Centre, which will be hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will be fully supported by Rotary International financially to offer full scholarships. #ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PEACE CENTRE#MAKERERE UNIVERSITY  By Jeff Andrew Lule and Oliver Nyamwiza Makerere University is to host the first Rotary International Peace Centre in Africa to help deal with […]

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Rotary, Makerere University set up first peace centre in Africa

The first Rotary peace centre in Africa is set to start operation after Makerere University and Rotary International held a signing ceremony and media launch on January 9. The official launch of the centre and its programmes will be in September, to be presided over by minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni. A memorandum […]

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