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NGO trains young people on peaceful elections monitoring

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NGO trains young people on peaceful elections monitoring



MASVINGO- 4-H Zimbabwe Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation working with youth across the political divide, held a three-day youth peace election monitors training program in Masvingo. 
The training for the August 23, 2023, elections ran from Tuesday until Thursday. 
Director John Muchenje said the program objectives are to equip young people with basic skills in peace and governance, ascertain tolerance, social interaction and team building during and after elections. 
Young people from Zanu PF, MDC, Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), National Constitutional Assembly (NCA), Labour Economist and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) and the Civic Society members also attended the training workshop. 
4-H Zimbabwe program manager Didmus Dewa took participants through several areas, such as understanding peace and conflict and sustainable peacebuilding and development while National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) Commissioner Dr Tinashe Rukuni took the workshop through dispute resolution.
The second-day sessions were on voter peace education, youth participation barriers in peace, democracy and governance processes and youth and democracy.
Areas of youth development and educational tour to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins were covered, on the last day. Participants will be given certificates at the end of the training.
Dr Rukuni said his organization is sharing peace messages with young people ahead of the election. He said they are encouraging participants to carry out peaceful campaigns and ensure that they also play a role to ensure that the country is peaceful.  

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