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.

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Revealing young Libyan’s aspiration through research

Written by a local researcher from UNOY member Together We Build It!

It’s in our hands to take a positive role in this world, and it was in my hands to show the inspiring role that Libyan youth are playing in their communities.

Early 2018, UNOY Peacebuilders launched a joint research between Libya, Afghanistan, Colombia and Sierra Leone, shedding light at the full half of the cup, looking at the positive impact young people are making in conflict and post conflict countries. I was privileged to be one of the two Libyan local researchers on ground, not expecting that I would grow this much during this journey. I found myself with each person I spoke to and each finding that I collected. (more…)

Pourquoi jeunesse et paix ?

Les jeunes ne constituent pas seulement le futur, ils sont le présent. Aujourd’hui, presque la moitié de la population mondiale est agée de moins de 24 ans. En offrant aux jeunes la possibilité de façonner leur futur, il peuvent alors devenir des acteurs majeurs dans la construction de la paix. Pour en savoir plus, tu peux lire notre vision ou nos activités.

2250 Toolkit for Youth

In December 2015 the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 2250, the first ever resolution on Youth, Peace and Security. To help you understand the of the resolution and advocate for its implementation on your community and country, we have gathered some useful documents and ideas into a toolkit.

Click here to access the toolkit.