Mediators for Peace: Ségou Launches Its Program

On September 9, the union of medersas teachers of Segou, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Mali, launched a three-day skills-building training program for local civic education teachers at area Quoranic schools.  This program is part of a larger project sponsored by the Department of State and being implemented by the National Youth Council.  Entitled « Mediators for Peace », the national program will train over 200 young leaders from throughout Mali in peaceful conflict resolution.  These young people will then implement local projects, impacting an estimated 10,000 Malian youth.