peacebuilding

Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security

The United Network of Young Peacebuilders and Search for Common Ground, on behalf of the inter-agency Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding, are looking for your help!
We want to map youth organisations and initiatives building peace and preventing violence, to identify what they are doing, what impact they have made and their needs and goals […]

25 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

[CLOSED] CALL for Applications: Arab States Regional Workshop on Peacebuilding

(Click here for Arabic version)
Are you between 15 and 35 years old and from the Arab Region?
Are you engaged in activities to build peace and reduce violence in your community or country? Have you been dedicated to conflict resolution or mediation at a regional, national or local level and are seeking to exchange experiences with peers […]

20 October 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

In Sri Lanka, UN Chief Highlights Key Role of Young People in Building Peace and Sustainable Development

From UN News Centre

 

Involvement of all sections of the society, in particular its young people, in bottom-up peace building approaches is vital to ensure sustainable social justice, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today at a youth event in Sri Lanka.

“Why should young people be sent off to fight wars, but be prevented from building […]

2 September 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

On 21 August, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, participated in the opening session of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security, hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, moderated by Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary General Envoy on Youth.

The Director-General highlighted the […]

24 August 2015|Blog, News for Youth, News Stories|

The PEACEapp competition: games and apps which prevent violence

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have collaborated with Build Up to launch PEACEapp, a global competition organized to promote digital games and apps which foster dialogue that prevents violence.

Individuals and teams at all levels of experience are invited to create new digital games or use existing […]

1 October 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

Op-ed by the Secretary-General, “From the Ashes of War, Seeds of Peace”

6 March 2014|News Stories|