Torch for Peace returns to Kenya High Commission after 1,000km relay

Following Sunday’s conclusion of the ten-day 2016 Kenya Peace Torch Relay around the UK (www.run4peace.co.uk), Adam Holland – the only athlete to run all 1000km, accompanied for 10k segments by members of the public – yesterday returned the torch to H.E. Lazarus Amayo, Kenya’s High Commissioner in London.
Backed by sponsors including Up & Running and White […]

November 1st, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

Runner to pass 500-mile mark in Bristol tomorrow on Aegis’ nationwide Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Departing 7.00am from Pure Gym on Leander Way in Bristol tomorrow, ultra-runner Adam Holland will pass the 500-mile mark on the ten-day, 1,000km Kenya Peace Torch Relay having completed 800km (497 miles) by tonight.
Members of the public are joining Adam for 10km segments of the relay, signing up via www.run4peace.co.uk/join.
Adam is the only athlete running […]

October 28th, 2016|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Adam Holland to be sole athlete completing 1,000km Run4Peace 2016

Adam Holland is now set to be the sole ultra-runner completing a gruelling 100km each day for ten days on the Aegis Trust’s Run4Peace 2016 – a torch relay with a hundred 10km segments open to the public, passing through some of the UK’s biggest  cities at the end of October to raise funds for […]

October 4th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

UK record-breakers urge runners to join them for nationwide peace torch relay

In a 30-second video featuring Kenyan running legend Wilson Kipsang – who smashed the Marathon World Record at Berlin in 2013 – record-breaking ultra runners Adam Holland and Rob Young urge people everywhere to join them for next month’s nationwide Run4Peace 2016 (http://www.run4peace.co.uk), a torch relay which will cover 1,000km in just ten days (ten 10km runs […]

September 20th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

Aegis regional director receives peace award in the Hague

The Aegis Trust’s Regional Director in East Africa, Freddy Mutanguha, was honoured in the Hague on Monday at the inauguration of the Peace, Justice and Security Foundation, which aims to stimulate and support more inclusive public and institutional dialogue on these issues.
At the gala, Mr Mutanguha was presented with the inaugural Peace, Justice and Security […]

September 7th, 2016|Outreach, Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Record-breakers urge UK runners to sign up for Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Record-breaking distance runners Wilson Kipsang, Rob Young (Marathon Man UK) and Adam Holland have united to encourage runners across the UK to join Young and Holland for the 2016 Kenya Peace Torch Relay (21-30 October 2016: run4peace.co.uk). They were pictured at Tower Bridge with the relay torch, which began its journey in Kenya’s North Rift Valley […]

April 26th, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

How lessons from Rwanda are saving lives in South Sudan

April 19th, 2016|Memorial, Outreach, Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Aegis signs memorandum of understanding with United Religions Initiative

Motivated by a shared commitment to promote a culture of peace and the prevention of religious strife and other forms of division which lead to conflict and genocide, on 11 March 2016 the Aegis Trust and United Religions Initiative-Africa concluded agreement to establish an African Peace School; to work together on the prevention of genocide […]

March 21st, 2016|Outreach|0 Comments

Professor Elim Lokapel, initiator of the Champions Walk for Peace, is laid to rest in Kenya at 48

Today Professor Elim Lokapel, formerly the Aegis Trust’s Representative in Kenya and the Principal of Mount Kenya University’s Kigali Campus, is being laid to rest in Turkana, Kenya. He died as the result of a progressive illness, aged just 48. A great believer in the importance of peacebuilding, his comments in the video above were […]

March 17th, 2016|Outreach, Peace education, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments

Hosted by Aegis, Central African leaders learn from peacebuilding in Rwanda

Initiated by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a high level delegation from the Central African Republic (CAR) was hosted in Rwanda by the Aegis Trust and the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission from 11-17 January 2016 to learn from peacebuilding and reconstruction efforts after the Genocide against the Tutsi. The 21-person delegation was led by Dr […]

January 25th, 2016|Outreach, Policy & Advocacy|0 Comments