A global network strengthening sustainable youth-driven peacebuilding

70 organisations, 45 countries

We are a network of 70 youth organisations in 45 countries, united around the vision of a world free from violence in which young people play an active role in contributing to peace.


We need your help!

The Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security is out now!  This is a global survey mapping youth peace organisations all over the world, and we need your help to show just how strong youth engagement with peace really is. Showcase your work and put your organisation on the map! Let’s shape a global agenda which meets all of our needs.

Click here to take the survey.

Why youth and peace?

Young people are not just the future, they are the present. Today almost half of the world’s population under the age of 24. By offering young people a possibility to take part in shaping their own futures, young people can be at the front line of peacebuilding. To find out more, read about our vision or about what we do.


Training of Advocates: Are you a young peacebuilder who feels a strong commitment to advocate for increased youth participation in peacebuilding? If so, UNOY Peacebuilders invites you to apply to participate in the 2017 Traini​ng of Advocates. Read more.

Share Your Peace: Do you have a story to tell or an experience to share? We believe in the power of storytelling. Stories are powerful evidence of the commitment of youth in fighting for peace all around the world. Read more.