Training course: Peace advocacy

Location: Strasbourg, France

Dates: 19-24 October 2020

Participating countries: any country

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Number of participants: 25

Organizer: Youth Peace Ambassadors Network

Deadline to apply: 21 August 2020

Date of Selection: 19 September 2020

Inquiries about this project: Nevena at


Participation fee
The participation fee is 50e, while all the other costs are covered.

Accommodation and food
Food and accommodation costs are fully covered by the Council of Europe.

Travel reimbursement
Travel expenses are reimbursed by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, in accordance with its financial rules.

Reimbursement to participants is normally made at the end of the session.

Participants need to be present at least 80% of the sessions in order to receive reimbursement.

Peace advocacy

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Peace advocacy – Training on strengthening the role of youth in advocacy for peace and peace-building process from the grassroots level


The aim of the study session is to empower young people, from Europe and beyond, to take an active role in peace-building by equipping them with skills and competences in advocacy and conflict transformation.


Equip participants with skills and competences in non-violent methods and tools to foster peace process and transform conflicts nonviolently (based on the Council of Europe approach);

Explore advocacy as a tool for change and as a result gain new advocacy skills.

Increase knowledge of young people on human rights mechanisms that can be used in transforming conflict by raising awareness about legal instruments such as UNSCR 2250;

Create a common and safe space to share experiences, challenges and initiatives on local level;

Explore the role of youth in peace-building and possibilities of contribution from the grassroots level;

Establish the cooperation between young peacebuilders in Europe and beyond, and encourage them to advocate and plan common activities promoting a culture of peace at the Pan European, European, regional and local level.