The sixth annual Global Peace Workshop 2018 focuses on peacebuilding, transformative mediation for social cohesion and international migration.
Our goals are to examine how these processes support and empower people living through conflict, by offering practical tools, shaping and influencing public opinion, or reducing isolation. We will critically consider the roles played by conflict-affected people and external partners, where power lies, how change happens and what the contributions of global youth can be.
January 27 is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Since 2005, the UN and its member states have held commemoration ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism.
The Peace Alliance specifically prioritizes the following areas:
Empowering Community Peacebuilding: community_peacebuildingSupporting comprehensive activities and strategies in communities working to address such challenges as crime, violence, and gangs. Effective programs may include hands-on street outreach and intervention, mental health services, out-of-school programs, police/community relations, and arts-based practices.
In 2014 Children’s Peace Theatre was honoured as a finalist for the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Arts For Youth Award. A fitting recognition of CPT’s long and outstanding commitment to engaging Toronto’s youth through the arts and artistic creation.
Young people in Ireland are being urged to ring their grandparents – to encourage them to vote for same-sex marriage.
The Republic of Ireland is set to vote on proposals to introduce civil same-sex marriage on May 22, just over two months away.
Amid fears that the proposal attracts less support from the elderly – who are more likely to turn out to vote – enterprising students at Trinity College have come up with a novel way to mobilise the demographic.
It is important to us is that young people in the Balkans are aware of their options and opportunity!
Meet Youth in Peace!
Who are you?
YUPEACE: On this question we respond with some answers! We are a group of young people who united in peace motivate young people from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatian to make positive changes in their lives, communities, countries. Also, we have partners coming from three different countries, from five similar and different cities and from the same number of non-governmental organizations. Networked we have for our better now.
In the frame of Divided Past-Joint Future project in Pristina (Kosovo) was organized a three day training 20-23 December for 14 facilitators coming from WB countries and Turkey.
The aim of the training was to increase competences of facilitators to run National social innovation lab workshops as well to explore innovative approach in peacebuilding in the WB and Turkey.
Rondine Association, based in Italy, has been working for peace for 20 years. Utilizing an original training approach, the program targets young people coming from different cultures or from countries in conflict areas and aims to teach them to understand their own conflict and accept living with their enemy.
The ” barrel gunpowder ” designation is increasingly marking the Balkans, the former hot peninsula, due to conflicts and wars. The phrase that was attached to the geographic territory ” mischief ” of nearly 550 thousand square kilometers has almost disappeared from the political discourse, literary or media discourse. The atmosphere of peace among the nations of this region, combining ethnicity, religion and different cultures, has left the old virtues under a strong armor. Today we have an atmosphere of peace and interaction, even though we
disagree with everything.
A conference to encourage new thinking and research in the field of peacebuilding and reconciliation
BELFAST, 10-12 APRIL 2018
As we mark the 20th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, Peace and Beyond will bring together practitioners, academics, policy makers and young leaders from the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Lebanon, the Western Balkans and Colombia.
Through a series of lectures, plenary sessions, workshops, site visits and cultural events we will:
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