Application Due Date: March 31 st 2019

Youths residing in delicate and conflict-affected.
nations have actually long participated in efforts to avoid violence and promote.
peace in their neighborhoods.
Growing proof has actually verified the.
essential and favorable contribution youths can make to solve.
dispute and construct peace. In addition, the adoption of United Nations.
Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security in.
December 2015, acknowledges the power of youth-led peacebuilding as.
necessary to constructing serene neighborhoods.

Nevertheless, numerous concerns stay about how to harness the power of.
youth in peacebuilding procedures, guaranteeing their significant.
involvement and developing opportunities for youths to proactively.
take part in peacebuilding efforts. Furthermore, dominating unfavorable.
stories continue to weaken the function that youths play in.
avoiding violence and structure peace in their neighborhoods– shaping.
policy, programs and financing in numerous nations.

To tackle this, Peace Direct and the United Network of Young Peacebuilders ( UNOY) are assembling an online assessment to expand the discussion on this subject

Youth and Peacebuilding, arranged for 8– 10 April, will.
be an international discussion in between specialists and academics to check out.
a few of the concerns surrounding youth-led peacebuilding, such as:

  • What does youth-led peacebuilding really appear like?
  • How do we comprehend the relationship in between youth and peacebuilding in various contexts?
  • What are the crucial making it possible for elements for effective youth-led peacebuilding?
  • What does it imply in practice to incorporate youth involvement throughout all peacebuilding locations?

Together, we will map the experiences of youth peacebuilders worldwide and search for methods of operationalising the Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) program.


The online assessment will occur from 8 April to 10 April 2019.

Throughout this duration, individuals will be anticipated to visit and sign up with the conversation a minimum of as soon as on every day, or regularly if you pick to do so. You will be anticipated to check out the initial reflection pieces, concerns, in addition to the remarks of other individuals, and after that contribute by publishing remarks, reactions, concepts, and examples.


This is a special chance for you to take part in a collective piece of research study and task advancement. You will:

  • Be provided the chance to add to conversations on youth-led peacebuilding.
  • Share experiences and youth-led peacebuilding techniques and find out about effective techniques from other professionals and specialists in the peacebuilding sector.
  • Get a report at the end of the assessment which you can utilize in your own research study and advancement work. The report will consist of a list of individuals and associated organisations of those who have actually offered authorization.

How to get involved

Please register your interest by completing this kind by March 31 st at the most recent

If you have any concerns or issues with the kind you can get in touch with.
Dimitri Kotsiras, Research Study and Advocacy Officer at Peace direct, on

Total objective of the assessment

The objective of the assessment is to supply individuals a chance for:

  • Shared discovering among professionals from a variety of backgrounds,.
    consisting of young peacebuilders, regional professionals, specialists,.
    scientists, academics and civil society organisations.
  • Extracting the experiences, analysis, and suggestions of regional.
    youth-led peacebuilding organisations on the function of youth in.
  • Enhancing the understanding of the relationship in between youth and peacebuilding.
  • Adding to the conversations, policies, and practice on youth-led.
    peacebuilding of global stakeholders, consisting of at the UN-level.

In partnership with a group of individuals, Peace Direct will.
produce a report for publication, meant to share understanding from the.

Styles of the Youth and Peacebuilding assessment

Throughout the week, individuals will evaluate and go over a variety of subjects associated with Youth and Peacebuilding The assessment will have the following styles and conversation threads (topic to changes):

  • What does youth-led peacebuilding really appear like?
  • How do regional youth-led techniques add to peacebuilding?
  • Unmasking presumptions (both favorable and unfavorable) around youth
  • Comprehending youth variety and gender characteristics in youth-led peacebuilding.
  • Youth management and responsibility in peacebuilding.
  • Political and financial addition of youth.
  • How can/do youth peacebuilders engage with regional, nationwide and global donors and policy makers?

How will it work?

The assessments will occur online on Peace Direct’s online.
conversation platform and last 3 days. The primary language will be English,.
however individuals that are more comfy composing in other languages.
are welcome to do so, offered they likewise consist of a Google-translated.
English variation for the advantage of other individuals.

The online system enables individuals to contribute sometimes most.
ideal to them and within their own time zone. For that reason, it is.
possible to fit involvement around your normal dedications. It might take.
simply a couple of minutes a day to make some really essential contributions to.
the exchanges.

A public report will be produced from this assessment, however no individual will be priced estimate openly without different authorization.

Contact Dimitri Kotsiras, Research Study and Advocacy Officer, Peace Direct:

To Find Out More:

Go To the Authorities Website of the Peace Direct/UNOY Youth and Peacebuilding Assessment 2019

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