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27 Kenyans and Somalis Complete Conflict Mitigation Training of Trainers in Mombasa
Posted on 19 December 2011

27 Kenyan and Somali men and women have completed a six day training of trainers (TOT) in Majengo district, Mombasa (Kenya) in Drama for Conflict Transformation (DCT) techniques. They now have the skills to work as youth leaders using DCT to help foster peaceful dialogue and discussion on issues of conflict and tension in their communities.

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Theatre for Peace Activities continue in Kenya after project end
Posted on 10 November 2011

Young Somalis continue to run youth clubs and work with Drama For Conflict Transformation to try to foster peace and tolerance in the refugee camps of Dadaab, Kenya, and in the Nairobi slum of Eastleigh even though our project has now ended.

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Hargeisa Film, Photo, and Art Festival
Posted on 2 November 2011

The Interactive Theatre for Peace Project announces the first ever Film, Photo, and Art Festival to promote Peace and Reconciliation in the Horn of Africa, to take place in Hargeisa, Somaliland from 27th February – 1st March, 2012.

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Somali youth lead community street theatre performances
Posted on 22 August 2011

Following training from IREX Europe, Somali youth have led street theatre performances and discussions around important communities issues, including domestic violences, forced marriage, migration and refugee issues, drug abse, FGM, and girl’s education.

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Czech Deputy Foreign Minister Impressed by EHU Students
Posted on 14 July 2011

Government officials from the Czech Republic met with students and leaders of the European Humanities University, engaging students about the challenges they face as students from a repressive country studying at a university in a free and democratic one. The delegation was particularly interested in EHU’s media programs, which provide students with an opportunity to study journalism and learn media skills in a state-of-the-art production facility.

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EHU Emedia hub goes online
IREX Europe EHU media hub
Posted on 27 May 2011

The European Humanitarian University (EHU) Media and Communication’s department has launched the Emediahub, highlighting its new, modern journalism education focusing on television journalism and production, radio, print, and modern multimedia journalism.

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Youth Films Open Corridor for Community Dialogue in Yemen
Posted on 28 March 2011

Abdul wakes up early every morning to buy fresh eggs. He then boils them before going out selling the eggs to shop keepers and passersby, offering a tasty and healthy breakfast snack at a low price. 10 year old Abdul Rahman is one of many young Yemenis who have improvised a living through selling goods on the streets.

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Theatre for Peace Project trains 100 Somali youth in Nairobi
Posted on 11 March 2011

IREX Europe and its partner organization the Somali Aid Foundation engage 100 vulnerable Somali youth – helping them discuss and confront the challenges they face as refugees and to resist the efforts of extremists to recruit them back into the ongoing Somali conflict. In February 2011, the first of two youth trainings were held in Eastleigh, taking 100 young people through a series of DCT exercises.

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