Youth Peace Ambassadors

Human dignity and peace-building by young people in Europe

The Youth Peace Ambassadors is a Council of Europe youth sector project being carried out between 2011 and 2014 in several phases. The project promotes and supports the role of young people in peace-building activities that contribute to living together in dignity and dialogue. The project is based on human rights, intercultural dialogue, youth participation and democratic citizenship processes in Europe. Young people are active citizens and protagonists of social change in conflict-affected communities. Read more

Youth Peace Camp 2018

The Youth Peace Camps were initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, in cooperation with   Europa Park in Rust, Germany, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation.

In the past years the peace camp project brought together young people from the Middle East, Southeast and Eastern Europe. During the camp the participants followed an experiential learning process and acquired competences in the fields of intercultural learning, dialogue and conflict transformation, within a human rights framework. Read more

Get Started:Everything You Need to Know

PeaceBuilders is a science-based, research-validated violence prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre-K to 12. Its essence is a common language – six principles, taught, modeled and practiced. These same principles set behavioral expectations, reduce aggression, and transform the climate and culture of any environment to one which is cooperative, productive, and academically successful. Read more

Kosovo: Flash Mob

Youth from Kosovo organized a street action (flash mob) in order to discuss together with citizens about peace and reconciliation in Western Balkan and Turkey. During this street action, youth disseminated leaflets with satiric messages, which they created during the workshop about critical thinking and use of satire to criticize. Read more

ReDefine Next 100 program

Deadline: 1 July 2018
Open to: students of higher education between the ages of 18 and 35
Benefits: covered travel, accommodation, lunch in Prague, access to Future Port Prague

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The ReDefine Next 100 program brings together selected students from diverse fields including humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. In international teams, 40 top young leaders identify the issue they perceive to be the paramount global challenge in the future. This diverse team incorporates innovative ideas from various respective fields and proposes a way to address this challenge. Up to ten teams will be invited to Prague for a five day-long workshop, where they perfect their work to a final proposal with high-level mentors. The top teams, as selected by a panel of experts, will be invited to present their ideas at The Next 100 Symposium. Read more

Training of trainers in youth work

Training Course

8-11 August 2018 | Sibiu, Romania

The major aim of this training course is to train trainers to contribute to the improvement of quality youth work in Council of Europe countries, with a particular focus on working with youth work preventing violent extremism and radicalization.

Within this ToT-course participants have the chance to develop their competences as a trainer in youth work, with a particular focus on prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation.

In line with the European Training Strategy in the frame of Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme the ToT-course considers the following competences to be essential when working as a non-formal education trainer: Read more

Skopje: Presentation of Research

Presentation of Research and public discussion on the topic “Reconciliation process in the Western Balkans and Turkey: a State in the Republic of Macedonia”.

The main goal of the project “Divided Past – Joint Future” is to civil organisations be recognized by governments in the region as an important social factor with a strong capacity to build peace and reconciliation. Read more