Application Due Date: Friday, 30 August 2019 at 5: 00 p.m. EST
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is happy to welcome youth-led companies to look for the Youth Uniformity Fund (YSF). The call is open to companies from choose nations whose work looks for to promote serene and inclusive societies through enhanced understanding and cooperation throughout cultures, faiths and beliefs.
Through a competitive assessment procedure, YSF will award seed financing.
( as much as USD 25,00 0) for the application of chosen tasks that.
show ingenious techniques to intercultural or interfaith.
discussion and advance the objective of UNAOC. YSF just supports tasks.
that are completely established and handled by youth for the advantage of.
Developed in 2008, the Fund reacted to require action made by young civil society leaders around the globe on the value of developing financing systems for youth-led companies. Considering that its production, YSF has actually moneyed 63 youth-led companies in 39 nations.
The tasks moneyed by the YSF target youths from different.
backgrounds: trainees, marginalized youth, minorities, youth in rural or.
city locations, youth in dispute or post-conflict scenarios, artists and.
activists. The youth-led companies use imaginative methods to.
break stereotypes, enhance intercultural relations and promote a.
culture of peace:
- Educational activities, varying from one-day awareness raising sessions to week-long trainings, peer-education activities, summertime camps, in addition to advancement of academic products and tools and production of networks of trainee leaders and youth clubs;-LRB- **************).
- Arts and sports as tools to resolve dispute in a non-violent method, to promote inter-community understanding and to raise-awareness about the threats of sectarianism, extremism and radicalization;-LRB- **************).
- Media and social-media projects, video production for advocacy functions and radio series to promote messages of tolerance and peace;-LRB- **************).
- Innovative settings that help with intercultural discussion, interfaith understanding, sharing of experiences and gaining from each other in order to bring significant modification to their society.
The 8th edition of the Youth Uniformity Fund is supported by the Federal government of Finland.
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