VISION: The GLPI vision is to make the African Great Lakes region, a space where a culture of sustainable peace, solidarity and harmonious development reigns.
MISSION: The GLPI mission is to bring peacebuilders in the African Great Lakes region closer together by strengthening their capacities through high quality intensive theoretical and practical courses in peacebuilding, sharing best practices and exchanging experiences in a spirit of building a supportive and active community of change agents.
GLPI’S CORE VALUES:
Culture of learning: We encourage a willingness to learn from each other.
Non-violence: We are committed to promoting a culture of peace in our region by using the tools and techniques of non-violence.
Mutual respect: As GLPI brings together people from different backgrounds and cultures, we advocate for the acceptance of others as creatures of God.
Solidarity: Sharing the same problems, we encourage mutual support and collaboration in order to establish sustainable peace in our region.
1) Promote a high quality training for peacebuilders in the African Great Lakes region.
2) Create a platform for exchanging and sharing experiences and ideas about peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes region.
3) Build a network of peacebuilders in the African Great Lakes region.
GLPI’s founding organizations:
Conseil Pour la Paix et la Réconciliation (COPARE)
Friends Peace House (FPH)
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
Ministère Paix et Réconciliation sous la Croix (MI-PAREC)
Would you like to donate?
International donors interested in sponsoring candidates or supporting the Great Lakes Peace Institute, please contact:
Mennonite Central Committee Rwanda/Burundi