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SHIFTING POWER IN PEACE

On June 5 – 6 the FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum 2024 took place in Berlin under the motto “Shifting Power in Peace”. It brought together hundreds of state and civil society representatives from all levels. The FriEnt (Working Group on Peace and Development) is an association of German governmental organizations, church development agencies, civil society networks, […]

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“CAMP EUROPE” CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2024

YMCA Europe is announcing a second round of funding opportunities within the framework of its “Camp Europe” Initiative. INTRODUCTION The overall aim of “Camp Europe” is to build resilience amongst children and young people affected by the violent conflicts ongoing in and around Europe (Ukraine especially considered), to this end offering safe-space through YMCA summer […]

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YMCA CAMP EUROPE “CAMPACITY” CONFERENCE CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

YMCA Europe invites all interested YMCA organisations to apply for Camp Capacity Building Conference “Campacity”, to be implemented within the framework of “Camp Europe” project. The detailed description of the Conference and the application form are provided below: YMCA Camp Europe “Campacity” Conference is a joint initiative of YMCA Europe & the YMCA of the […]

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Roots Christmas Message 2024

Vardan Hambardzumyan  The passing year was full of pain, much of it directly touching us – the Roots staff. Yet with that heavy load of pain on our shoulders, we still managed to take our signature of peace through this dangerous world. And we were blessed to have our key Roots event in Bethlehem… Rezi […]

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“Give Peace a Chance”

“Give Peace a Chance”.. Few would have predicted that after more than 50 years since half a million anti-war protesters in Washington DC echoed these words in unison, they would be still as relevant as ever.. Ongoing war in Ukraine, the eruption of violent conflict in Nagorno Karabakh and subsequent exodus of more than 100 […]