The week of May 3 – 10 was planned to hold the first International Activity (“Prospective Memory” ProFest) within Roots in 2020, in cooperation with YMCA Netherlands and with engagement of partners from different parts of Europe and beyond to get together in Leusden, Netherlands and explore the shared history and legacy in the aftermath […]
#stayhome is probably the most popular call for action nowadays across the globe – the challenge to each and every one of us to take care of ourselves and the communities we live in, as staying indoors has proven to be the most effective remedy so far in tackling the propagation of Coronavirus. But spending […]
Inaugural Year of YMCA Europe Roots Peace Award has the first laureates – after highly engaged and participatory process, the YMCA Georgia and European Union were selected to receive it for 2020! From the very start in 2007 constant innovation and reaction to emerging needs of beneficiaries has been the blueprint of the Roots. The […]
In its pursuit to sustain and enhance peace-building initiatives across the continent YMCA Europe is pleased to announce its first call for the Roots Peace Award.
YMCA Europe member and cooperating organisations are invited to submit applications to receive the Award of € 10,000.
Our Reflecting on Peace Practices Workshop in Brussels this December featured a special event: presentation of the Roots Peacework Guidebook – a practical inspiration for action, based on the Roots for Reconciliation 2012-2019 Project peace practice legacy. Learn more
On December 08 – 12, 2019, the last activity within YMCA Europe Roots for Reconciliation project current 2016 – 2019 phase took place, bringing together 24 key-stakeholders from 15 countries. It was a strong manifestation of unity and fellowship by itself – supported by content and narrative of the workshop. Learn more
YMCA Europe is looking for an expert Designer for the Roots Peace Work Institute Guidebook: fluent English is a key requirement. Knowledge of and experience with YMCA activities, especially those dealing with conflict transformation work is an advantage. Learn more
YMCA Europe is looking for an expert Text Editor for the Roots Peace Work Institute Guidebook: preferably a native English speaker. Knowledge of and experience with YMCA activities, especially those dealing with conflict transformation work is an advantage. Learn more
40 participants from 17 different European countries assembled in the medieval castle of San Servando within YMCA Europe Roots for Reconciliation Peace Work Institute Alumni Reunion. From Portugal to Azerbaijan, From Armenia to Northern Ireland – stretching the continent from all sides they came together – to celebrate their common journey of Peace… 2012 – […]
The Local Capacities for Peace Seed Grant Tool is a new Roots for Reconciliation element, yet its concept has been developed based on the best practices of the previous two project phases. It aims at strengthening the local capacities for peace in the region of South Caucasus and Eastern Europe, through structured follow-up of the Roots […]