Training course: Peace advocacy
Location: Strasbourg, France
Dates: 19-24 October 2020
Participating countries: any country
Apply here: Application form
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 email@example.com
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 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.
Download infopack here: Peace advocacy – France – Erasmus plus training course – Abroadship.org
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.