A global network strengthening sustainable youth-driven peacebuilding

80 organisations, 50 countries

We are a network of 80 youth organisations in 50 countries, united around the vision of a world free from violence in which young people play an active role in contributing to peace.


Call for Trainer!

UNOY is part of a project called Act on 2250 in Asia Pacific, funded by UNFPA,  for which we will organize an online capacity building program on youth and peacebuilding for 70 young individuals from the Asia Pacific region! Are you a young trainer with experience in the field of peacebuilding? Would you like to develop and implement an online training course on localizing the youth, peace and security agenda of UNSCR 2250?

Read more about the job here!

Apply before Wednesday 15th August 2018 at 23:59!

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.

Share your Peace Initiative and Win the Carnegie Peace Prize!

Best practices from young peacebuilders all over the world will be highlighted through a video contest. The best videos compete for the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize. The winner of the Youth Carnegie Peace Prize will be awarded the title ‘Youth Ambassador of the Peace Palace’ during the Carnegie Peace Building Conversations Conference in The Hague and a conference ticket for the One Young World Summit in The Hague, respectively taking place in September and October 2018. The video contest is an initiative of the Carnegie Foundation Peace Palace, United Network of Young Peacebuilders and Youth Peace Initiative.