Regardless of our backgrounds, situations and experiences the thing that unites us is that we were all there for the same purpose – to empower young people and bring peace into the digital projects we do.
About a month ago I met a school-time friend that I haven’t seen for more that 10 years. We ended up talking for quite a while, including about our jobs and personal life. When explaining to him about Roots project and peace-building initiatives, he seemed quite sceptical… “And, after all that you do, are there […]
From the 24th until 30th of July 2018, “CAMP FOR LIFE” took place in Patara, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh). It was the second camp project in the frames of Roots for Reconciliation Local Capacities for Peace Seed Grant Tool. The first camp, held in 2017, was entitled a “Camp for Hope” and the main goal was to […]
It is our pleasure to inform you that Council of Europe`s Programme Committee on Youth approved our proposal for a study session “P.E.A.C.E. – Peace, eActivism & Campaigning Education” to be held in cooperation with the European Youth Centre Budapest. The project (a component part of our Peace Work Institute scheme) will take place from the 16th to 21st of September 2018, involving 35 young people from all over Europe.
It will be week-long International Training Course that will involve 35 young people from South Caucasus Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan & Georgia), Russia & Ukraine. The main goal of the project is to prepare qualified pool of young peace-builders that will be equipped with relevant & innovative peace-building tools to further act as multipliers of peace […]
One week from November, 12 to November, 18 was marked by an outstanding 2nd session of the YMCA Europe Roots for Reconciliation Peace Work Institute in Berlin. I had the honor to ‘leap’ into this project missing the first step – the session in Tbilisi, to be embraced by the open and caring participants. This […]
When you start talking about peace, everyone stands for it, after couple of minutes it stops right there. I think it happens like this because “your work” is not to make it happen, is to let it happen. I have the pleasure to be one of the participants of YMCA Europe’ Peace Work Institute and […]