PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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ACTIVITY

  1. 1. VIVA National Youth Dialogue Forum (NYDF) 
    Date: 18-21 October 2012

  2. OBJECTIVES
    -Create a conducive Youth dialogue space for peace and nation building (National Youth Think tank) 
  3. -Identify stakeholders /entry points for collaboration
    -Sensitize & Identify necessary skills 


OUTCOMES
- Birth of The Joint Youth Working Group (JOWOG) 
-Key youth issues & stakeholders & Power mapping

-Peace building, Voter Education, Entrepreneurship and Dialogue Training and Sensitization

 

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ACTIVITY

  1. VIVA Organizational Development 2013-2014


  2. OBJECTIVES
  3. Courtesy of Peace Nexus Foundation VIVA was granted an Organizational Development Grant which has enabled us to tackle various external and internal challenges and has directly enhanced our organizations impact and sustainability. The grant enabled us to convene development focused workshops with key stakeholders from government, donors, JOWOG Members, namely these were from the Organ for National Healing Reconciliation and Integration (ONHRI), JOWOG Members, UNDP Zimbabwe, Board members and consultations with developmental experts.


OUTCOMES
VIVA identified both internal and external challenges and set strategies to mitigate them.
Development of a 3 year project document and a resource mobilization strategy.
Identification of key areas of focus for Youth in Peace and Nation Building processes.
Identified short and long term organizational development strategies
Development of strategic partnerships and collaborations with stakeholders for peace and development

 

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ACTIVITY

  1. 2-The Great Zimbabwe Scenarios Project (GZSP)   
  2. Date: 15 May 2013

  3. OBJECTIVE
  4. - Catalyze national consensus for peace & stability  

    -Select a desired scenario based on socio-economic & political issues


OUTCOMES
- Birth of The Joint Youth Working Group (JOWOG) 
-Key youth issues & stakeholders & Power mapping

-Peace building, Voter Education, Entrepreneurship and Dialogue Training and Sensitization

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ACTIVITY

  1. 3. National Youth Peace Building workshop, Conflict
    Prevention, Management, Resolution, & Transformation.

     Date: 3-6 April 2013

  2. OBJECTIVES

    -Enhance Knowledge & skills in Peace & reconciliation processes.
    -Foster collaborations on peace & reconciliation at community and national level.

    -Develop JOWOG capacity for 3rd party mediation & facilitation in conflicts 


OUTCOMES
-Youth cohesion, knowledge & skills development for Peace Building & their role in peace and reconciliation.
-JOWOG members agreed to work together to maintain & build peace pre & post 2013 elections.

-JOWOG Members committed to cascading peace building information and training to their constituencies.