United Network of Young (UNOY) Peace Builders Forum

Deadline:  9 July 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, linked to an peace organization or network
Venue: 20-24 September 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands


UNOY Peacebuildersannual Young Peacebuilders Forum will take place in The Hague from 20 to 24 September. The YPF will bring together 45 young peacebuilders to learn from each other’s experiences across the world and to develop joint strategies to strengthen youth participation in peace and security policies.

The theme of the Young Peacebuilders Forum 2016 is Youth, Policy and Peace.


Participants must be aged between 18 and 30 and fluent in English. Both UNOY Peacebuilders member organisations and non-members are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to participants who:

  • Have experience in the fields related to peacebuilding and conflict transformation;
  • Are currently active in a youth peace organisation;
  • Are committed to multiply the outcomes of the activity in their own work;


Accommodation and food are fully covered apart from a participation fee of EUR 50/personTravel costs will be covered by 70%. The forum is supported by the Council of Europe.


In order to apply, you should fill in the online application form.

Deadline is Saturday 9 July, 2016.

The selection of participants will be based on applicant’s’ motivation and experience, as well as gender balance and geographical diversity.

For more information please visit the the official web-page.

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