Category: CSE

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 peace centre schools security chiefs on UNSCR 1325

JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily Staff Writer BY JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML DAILY STAFF WRITER October 14, 2020 KAMPALA — The Rotary Peace Centre at Makerere University with support from the Norwegian Government has lectured security chiefs from the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) and Uganda Police Force (UPF) on the importance […]

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The Independent: First Rotary Peace centre in Africa opened at Makerere University

The Independent: First Rotary Peace centre in Africa opened at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first Rotary Peace Centre in Africa has opened at Makerere University. Under the new Peace Centre which is to be hosted by the Makerere’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Rotary and Makerere University will start offering […]

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Amina Abid Warsame-Somalia

Rotary Peace Fellow 2021-Makerere University Amina Abid Warsame-Somalia Profile She is an Advocate with over 10 years of experience working in the humanitarian sector, supporting refugee rights, campaigning against gender-based violence in refugee camps, and working towards promoting women and girl child participation in leadership.   “I want to advocate for more inclusion of women […]

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