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.


Job & consultancy opportunities

The United Network of Young Peacebuilders is recruiting for:

  • Partnership Coordinator (0.8 FTE). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • PMEL Expert (consultancy – 3 months). Deadline: 26 November 2018.
  • Policy Researcher (consultancy – 6 months). Deadline 26 November 2018.

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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.

The Young Peacebuilders Forum 2018

The Young Peacebuilders Forum is a unique event which connects 55 young peacebuilders from all around the world that work on peace issues locally. The objective of the forum is to create a dynamic environment for these young peacebuilders to interact with each other and undertake informal learning that has a direct impact on their work on the ground. Read more.