UNOY Peacebuilders is a network of youth peace organisations from around the world. They currently have 80 member organisations in 50 countries. They have an office in the Hague coordinating the network, with four members of staff. They also have an International Steering Group, representing the different member organisations around the world, and a board based in the Netherlands.
The Halcyon Incubator is committed to solving 21st-century challenges throughout the nation and the world. By helping social entrepreneurs transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, the Halcyon Incubator acts as a catalyst for measurable social outcomes. It’s perhaps the most immersive incubator in the world that focuses on both social impact and profit.
There are few people in the music industry who have the presence of Bono. The Irish frontman of U2 knows no limitations when it comes to fighting poverty and hunger, and is constantly in direct contact with world leaders and policy makers in his quest to make the world a better place.
One Young World was founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson. We are a UK-based charity that gathers together the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change.
We stage an annual Summit where the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations are joined by world leaders, acting as the One Young World Counsellors.
The portal European Western Balkans conducted an interview with Nedim Hogić, political analyst from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
EWB: Usually it can be heard that Bosnia and Herzegovina has to make progress in reforms and become a more functional state in order to achieve opening accession negotiations. How do you see the way in which Bosnia and Herzegovina is becoming a more functional state?
Bishop of Eparchy of Zahumlje, Herzegovina and the Littoral, Grigorije Durić ,signed in Trebinje the Platform for Peace on behalf of the Interreligious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, i.e. on behalf of all religious communities and churches in BiH, as well as his eparchy, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) said.
The Commission adopted today a strategy for ‘A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans’.
As President Juncker announced in his 2017 State of the Union address, the Commission adopted today a strategy for ‘A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans’, confirming the European future of the region as a geostrategic investment in a stable, strong and united Europe based on common values. It spells out the priorities and areas of joint reinforced cooperation, addressing the specific challenges the Western Balkans face, in particular the need for fundamental reforms and good neighbourly relations. A credible enlargement perspective requires sustained efforts and irreversible reforms. Progress along the European path is an objective and merit-based process which depends on the concrete results achieved by each individual country.
Two US Congressmen nominated human rights campaigner Natasa Kandic and Serbia’s Humanitarian Law Centre, which documents violations committed during the Yugoslav wars, for the prestigious prize.
US Senator Roger Wicker and Representative Eliot Engel on Wednesday nominated Serbian human rights activist Natasa Kandic and the Belgrade-based Humanitarian Law Centre NGO for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
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.