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05.13.22

WPDI Expands its Partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in South Sudan

May 13, 2022 - We are delighted to announce the extension of our long-running partnership...

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05.10.22

WPDI Joining Forces with the L’Oréal Fund for Women to Empower Underprivileged Women and Girls in South Africa and Uganda

May 10, 2022 - Last month, as our team in South Africa initiated steps to enroll...

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05.05.22

WPDI Founder and CEO Forest Whitaker Receives Excellence Award at the Cameroon Film Festival

May 5, 2022 - Last weekend, WPDI Founder and CEO Forest Whitaker was invited...

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04.26.22

Learning Peace Online Now Possible Through WPDI’s New Peace Education Game and Virtual Center for US Schools

April 26, 2022 - The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) is...

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04.22.22

160 Trainees Receive Certificates at our Community Learning Center in Moroto, Uganda

April 22, 2022 - Last January, WPDI kicked off a new series of training programs...

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03.31.22

Three New Businesses Emerge from WPDI’s Latest Business Plan Competition in the Acholi Sub-Region

March 31, 2022 - Recently, WPDI held a Business Plan Competition at our Community...

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03.29.22

WPDI Delivers Online Trainings to Future Leaders Attending the Asian University for Women in Conflict Resolution Education

March 29, 2022 - Recently, WPDI’s Domestic Harmonizer Program (DHP) trainers...

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03.17.22

We Can Still Have a World Where Conflict Can Be Mitigated

A Blog Post by Forest Whitaker on the Conflict in Ukraine "Leaders need to move...

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03.11.22

Forest Whitaker receives the International Peace Honors Prize

March 11, 2022 - Last February, our President and Founder, Forest Whitaker, was honored...

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03.08.22

WPDI Steps Up its Strategic Drive to Work For and With Women as Changemakers

  Ten years ago, Forest Whitaker founded WPDI with the vision that young...

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