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.
Young Peacebuilders Forum 2016
The Young Peacebuilders Forum 2016 will take place in The Hague from 20 to 24 September.
The theme of the Young Peacebuilders Forum 2016 is Youth, Policy and Peace. We will explore how we can ensure that our needs and experiences are reflected in inclusive policies that enable youth to play an active role in building peace and countering violent extremism.
Applications are now OPEN! Click here to apply.
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.
Internships and volunteering
As a network of youth organisations, we believe in the importance of providing young people with the opportunity to work on peace. Because of this, we are always happy to accept interns, trainees and volunteers at the UNOY secretariat. We do our best to provide an interesting, dynamic and international learning environment. If you’re interested in joining our team, you can find more information here.