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Finding the ‘lost generation'

Eddie Kenai is a husband, a father and a youth leader in his hometown of Buka in Bougainville. In 2011, as a volunteer with the UN, he organised the first Bougainville Walk for Peace to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Bougainville Peace Agreement and acted as Programme Coordinator fomore


Peace Building in Bougainville

In 2001, the Bougainville Peace Agreement (BPA) - signed between the national Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) and leaders representing the people of Bougainville - ended a 10-year civil conflict during which thousands of men and women lost their lives. The UN Political Office in Bougainville more


Sports, peace and development conflict

Since 2007, UNDP has been applying the concept of peace fairs and sport games to the peace and reconciliation process of Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Autonomous Region Bougainville (ARB). This blend of sports, music and culture has borne fruits and is breaking barriers between divided youth and elders, more

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