Regional capacity building training on silencing the guns initiative – Alebtong, Uganda

The training targets the national youth councils from Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and youth led organisation from the Horn of Africa Region.

The training has been organised by Comesa in partnership with Save the Children and Horn of Africa Youth Network. Some of the challenges identified include:
1. Illiteracy
2. Language barrier
3. Limited sensitisation
4. Limited involvement of the youth in peace and security initiatives – ” Our voices are not there, we are not on the table