PAVE the way! Peace and Volunteering in Europe, Budapest

Deadline: 15 July 2011
Open to: youth workers, volunteers from a Council of Europe member state
Costs: 50EUR fee, travel and accommodation are covered
Venue: 23 – 30 October 2011, Budapest, Hungary

The United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY Peacebuilders) is pleased to invite you to apply for participation in our Study Session PAVE the way! Peacebuilding and Volunteering in Europe in Budapest (Hungary). The purpose of the study session is to exchange ideas, expertise and approaches on volunteering for peace among youth peacebuilding organisations.

The outcome of the study session will assist youth NGOs in UNOY Peacebuilders’ network in improving their work and  ensuring that the volunteer projects and process are contributing to peace and enforcing a culture of peace.


− age between 21-30,
− are already involved and active in youth work on a local, national or international level to participate in the study session
− reside in a member state of the Council of Europe

Priority will be given to participants who
− have experience in the fields of: youth work, peace building, conflict transformation,  social work,  inter-cultural learning and / or cultural diversity
− have some experience in (peacebuilding) volunteering
− are currently active in an organisation, program or project in the above fields
− have experience with working in conflict and post-conflict areas and situations
− are committed to multiply the outcomes of the study session in their own work


If you are interested in joining the study session, please fill in the online application form through


* Travel expenses (the cheapest route possible only) and visa costs are reimbursed by the Council of Europe, Directorate of Youth and Sport.
* The participation fee for the study session is 50 Euros per person (tThis amount will be deducted from the amount reimbursed from the travel expenses.


Lillian Solheim
United Network of Young Peacebuilders, Laan van Meerdervoort 70,
2517 AN, The Hague, 2558 AR – The Hague, The Netherlands
Phone:    +31 70 3647799
Fax:   +31 70 3622633

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