Some members and Executives of KNUST-Chapter

Page to be updated soon: All data here are from 2009-2011

Ghana is seen as one of the relatively peaceful countries in West Africa, perhaps Africa due to her political stabilities for the past twenty eight year. However the country is hit by several sporadic chieftaincy, tribal and low level political conflicts.

The youth especially young men have been directly involved in these political, chieftaincy and ethnic conflicts which occurred at Bawku, Alavanyo-Nkunya, Kokomba-Nanumba,Anloga, Yendi and Buipe.

The direct involvement of the youth in this situation is largely attributed to lack of jobs, poverty, hunger, lack of proper education, and at the part of the youth-laziness, unwillingness to sacrifice a little for the future- thus thinking of easy way of acquiring wealth. These made it possible for the youth very vulnerable to be highly influenced by some elderly who demand for violent acts in return of their offer.

The Peace Fellowship Network International (PFNI) is currently being established in all Tertiary Institutions, Senior and Junior High Schools across the country-Ghana. The country has so far registered one thousand (1000) members on the of Networks. KNUST, Legon, UDS, UCC, Wusuta, LESEC, St. Louis-Kumasi, Three Town, SPACO-Denu, KETASCO, DZOSEC, VESEC, Anfoega, JIMBMASS, Gambaga.

The students will be involved in various programs, training and projects that are developed on the ideology of peace.Some of the programs and projects to be embarked on include:

  • Essay and Debate competitions (local and international)
  • UN Peace Day Celebrations and Peace Week
  • International and National Peace and Leadership Conferences
  • Workshops and Seminars on the MDG’s
  • Annual National Peace Awards
  • Community Based Projects (voluntary programmes)
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
Training will be offered periodically for members of the Peace Fellowship Network and other students in the areas of:
* Conflict Analysis and Prevention Skills
* Mediation Skills
* Conflict Resolution
* Good Governance
* Democracy
* Public Accountability and Service among others
Certificates will be awarded to participants who undergo the training to be PEACE FELLOWS.

An Advisory Board has been constituted with membership drawn from elders in towns or communities and institutions to offer support and advice to the Fellowship.It is strongly believed that there can be a total peace one day if the younger generation is empowered to know what constitute peace and its significance so they can invest their youthful energies in the making of peace instead of conflict and wars.For, the greatest assets that give birth to PEACE are the willingness to GIVE and FORGIVE which is Individual Tolerance.

2009-2011 Peace Club Leadership:

KNUST
President
Ametefe Prosper
Cell: +233 0243 041 962
ametefe.prosper@yahoo.com
UDS-Wa
President
Nurudeen Aliu Mohammed
Cell: +233 247796103
deen.nuru@ymail.com
Royal Academy-Wusuta

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