United Network of Young Peace Builders (UNOY)

UNOY Peacebuilders Call for Lead Researcher | Diplomacy Opportunities

United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY) is currently seeking an experienced researcher to lead a study into youth-led civic engagement in peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Libya, Sierra Leone and Colombia. In light of increasing interest in youth participation in peacebuilding among donors, policy makers and peacebuilding practitioners, the goal of the study is to contribute to…

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2018 Youth Peace Initiative (Fully Funded The Hague) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Since its founding in 2014, the Youth Peace Initiative (YPI) has brought Palestinian and Israeli youth together with the goal to advance positive engagement of youth to the peace process within the region. Starting out with a group of fifteen participants in The Hague, the initiative has grown to a large group with more enthusiastic…

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Apply: UN Institute for Disarmament Research Programme Assistant | Diplomacy Opportunities

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)—an autonomous institute within the United Nations—conducts research on disarmament and security. The Institute explores current issues pertaining to a variety of existing and future armaments, as well as global diplomacy and local tensions and conflicts. Working with researchers, diplomats, government officials, NGOs and other institutions since 1980,…

UN Women

Job: UN Women International Consultant for Gender and Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) | Diplomacy Opportunities

UN Women has developed a global program (2016-2018) that lays out a 4-track approach to preventing violent extremism. As part of the program, UN Women is committed to investing in research to expand and deepen understanding of the drivers of extremist violence and its impact on women and girls; as well as how women can…

#ShapeNarratives For Peace: Nelson Komba | Diplomacy Opportunities

Nelson Komba is a community mobilizer and social change activist. His key areas of interest include good governance, public policy, quality education, equality, and peacebuilding. He formed Youths Against Corruption Kenya; a non-governmental organization focused on fighting corruption, increasing community access to public resources, quality education and citizen participation in the governance process. Youths against corruption…

#ShapeNarratives For Peace – Sesame Mogotsi | Diplomacy Opportunities

Sesame Mogotsi is an ambitious change agent who is passionate about Social Action particularly on issues relating to peace building, public policy, women and girls’ empowerment and quality education. She is a Political Science and Public Administration graduate, an Ashoka Changemakers Scholar 2016 and Emerging Social Entrepreneur. She is the Country Coordinator for the Commonwealth…

International Peace Day 2017

United Nations Association of Nigeria International Peace Day Symposium | Diplomacy Opportunities

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. To further include young people, last year, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2250 recognizing the role youth have to play in…

Youth Aid Africa

Apply To Youth Aid Africa Peacebuilding Program (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Youth Aid Africa is a youth empowerment organization that works to strengthen young peoples’ engagement in economic development and governance processes in Uganda and Africa. It was founded in 2012 as an annual student’s event to create a common ground for the youth to generate ideas on how to respond to the increasing challenges facing…

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UNDP Consultant For Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development and Peace | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNDP’s Youth Global Programme for Sustainable Development and Peace (“Youth-GPS,” 2016-2020) is UNDP’s first global programmatic offer for youth empowerment (launched in July 2016). Its aim is to further boost UNDP’s response to the challenges facing young people both across UNDP’s thematic areas of work and around emerging issues. Its goal is to improve their…

Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

UNAOC Young Peacebuilders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Fully Funded | Diplomacy Opportunities

Guided by the principle that youth are key actors to achieve peace, UNAOC develops educational programming to enhance the ability of young people and their organizations to foster mutual respect, understanding and long-term positive relationships between peoples of different cultures and religions. The Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) edition is designed…