Conflict Resolution by Youth (CRY) Uganda Ltd

Unverified non-profit organisation

Conflict Resolution by Youth (CRY)–Uganda is a national NGO founded by young people for young people in the Republic of Uganda. CRY Uganda works to build and enhance the capacity of young people and children to improve their livelihoods and to manage conflict. CRY also advocates for issues affecting young people and
develops and nurtures young leaders for non-violence, peace, and development.

CRY’s activities are implemented through peace clubs in secondary and tertiary institutions and through cultural events (music and theatre in particular). Current activities include debating, capacity-building and consultancy; non-violent conflict resolution, management training, and education programmes, cross-cultural and cross-border youth co-operation and, exchanges, peace research, HIV/AIDS and peacebuilding, music/theatre for peace and creative traditional psychosocial programmes

CRY Uganda promotes and is part of multi-stakeholder process for programme intervention in peace and development, including youth development.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Three Interest Groups supported by GIZ/Civil Peace Service (i.e. TOLIPA Interest Group, Teso Conflict Arround Borders Interest Group, Teso Settlement and Resettlment Advocacy Working Group) working to transform land conflicts in Teso sub region; Regional Center for International Development Cooperation (RCIDC) with has a UN Consultative status for advancing SDGs; Uganda National NGO Forum; Uganda Civil Society Peace Network Forum; World Schools Debating Council; Musicians Without Borders; National Platform for Conflict Prevention and Peace Building; PeaceComm. Joint Karamoja and Teso Multistakeholder Meeting for transforming land and natural resource conflicts.

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Arts and culture; Education and training; Gender issues; Human rights; HIV/AIDS, TB, all (6)