From November 12 to 18, 2017, the second seminar of the Peace Work Institute took place in Berlin. In April, approximately 30 participants from about 15 (mostly) European countries had already met for the start of the project in Tiblisi, Georgia. (Read more about) In the “Roots for Reconciliation” program initiated by YMCA Europe, young […]
2017, November 12-18. Berlin. Fifty-seven years ago there was a city where its people were over night separated by a long wall. It was in a moment when the country was still recovering from terrors of previous wars. The wall remained there for 28 years and for Berliners and for the whole country it was […]
Berlin was chosen as the location where the 2nd Peace Work Institute session was held, including 30 young people from 15 European countries who got inspired and empowered for peace work in their communities.
Road to peace can be long and tiring… But certainly not when young people take the initiative to walk it, together! YMCA Georgia “Camp Orange” has been very busy with local and international activities since official opening in 2015, but the event hosted on July 23-29, 2017 was a special one – 40 young people […]
“There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.” Mahatma Gandhi One way that YMCA Kyiv supports children and youth in the community is through an opportunity to attend Peace Camp. During the 2015 and 2016 summer, YMCA Kyiv’s Peace Camp served over 100 children and youth facing challenges in their lives, providing them […]
30 young people representing 16 European countries started their journey within Roots for Reconciliation Project Peace Work Institute Session 1 on April 3rd, 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Peace Work Institute (PWI) is one of the key components of YMCA Europe Roots for Reconciliation (RfR) programme in 2016-2019, with the aim to empower youth opinion […]
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, the friends of YMCA Europe! If you are following our media channels even every once in a while, you most probably have read about the “Roots for Reconciliation” project. The year of 2017 is a special year for the “Roots” – it has just turned 10 years old! I […]