Golda Keng is a critical pedagogue and peace educator with extensive experience in educational management, curriculum development, and training. She currently heads the African Center for Peace and Security Training within the Pan-African Institute for Security Studies (ISS), which focuses on needs-based training of human security practitioners and policymakers working across the African continent. She also lectures at several African universities on subjects covering peacebuilding, peacekeeping, and radicalization, with an emphasis on intersections with youth and women. Her research interests include advocacy for, and paradigm shifts in peacebuilding in Africa, the development-security nexus, new threats in peace and security, conflict trends, development projections, and youth and women’s resilience and adaptability strategies.

Special Issue: African Youth—Generation Next for Peacebuiding? | November 9, 2017

New Threats to Africa’s Peace and Security: the Role of Youth in Preventing Conflicts and Building Sustainable Peace

Today, more than 600 million young people globally live in fragile and conflict-affected areas, a large proportion of them in Africa. 1 Considering that a rising youth population in Africa—the fastest growing in the world —intersects with a number of threats to peace and security on the continent, it is no wonder that this growth, […]

Youth technology training in South Africa
Youth technology training in South Africa