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Conflict Resolution by Youth ( CRY) Uganda

Kampala, Uganda
Joined April 2018

Conflict Resolution by Youth (CRY) Uganda works mainly in Uganda and Eastern Africa. I am the Programme Coordinator/CEO. We mobilise, organise, inspire and energise young people to become peace agents

Presence in: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice

CRY Uganda ‘s Mission is to integrate into Youth  a culture of non violent resolution of conflicts.

We envision a non violent youth generation.

VISION:  A non-violent youth generation

MISSION: To integrate into youth a culture of non violent resolution of conflicts

Objectives:

  1. To promote peaceful resolution of conflicts among youths and communities as a whole, through skills training in for example: dialogue, debates, negotiation, mediation, theater, among others;
  2. To integrate training in non-violent conflict resolution skills within youths’ extra-curricular activities in schools and other informal youth groups;
  3. To bridge any communication gaps existing between the youth and their elders;
  4. To create awareness among youths on the alternatives available towards resolution of conflicts and the possibilities of having and maintaining peaceful relations within the community;
  5. To be a resource that the youth can turn to for information and encouragement ;
  6. To create awareness and involving adults – teachers, parents, guardians – in activities that foster non-violence among youths;
  7. To encourage youths to start Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights Clubs through which the can interact, analyze, develop and practice conflict resolution methods that are non-violent;
  8. To provide the necessary link between the youth and modern IT for peace work;
  9. To promote gender equality and the empowerment of women as effective ways to combat injustice, violence, poverty, hunger and disease and to stimulate peace-building that is truly sustainable.
  10. To promote democracy and strengthen the rule of law, as well as respect for all internationally recognized human rights, civic rights, liberties and fundamental freedoms.

 

“Use the optimism and enthusiasm of young people as a resource to help solve world problems.” – Queen Elizabeth, delivered during CHOGM 2007 held in Kampala city, Uganda

 

 

 

People Associated With This Organization

Agula Joseph Ogoror

Uganda  
Conflict Resolution by Youth ( CRY)...
Joined April 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am a Jurist, Lawyer, human rights defender working on complex emergencies and fragile states such as South Sudan.
Agula Joseph Ogoror is the network champion (main point of contact) for Conflict Resolution by Youth ( CRY) Uganda.

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