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Irfan Amalee, is the program director of Peace Generation. Through this non-profit, he develops peace education modules and trains peace agents from primary schools and junior high school students throughout Indonesia.
This incredibly viral program that began with zero funding has organically grown into a community of over 10,000 young people who set up their own peace education training from Aceh to Sulawesi and around 25.000 "peace makers".
He talks about the background of conflict and violence in Indonesia, the importance of involving children into part of the solution, and how to catch their attention.
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