Youth-friendly safe havens: Enablers of youth peace work

Youth-friendly safe havens: Enablers of youth peace work
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. The United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY), together with four of its members...

Can social contact reduce prejudice? Exploring the assumption in Nigeria

Can social contact reduce prejudice? Exploring the assumption in Nigeria
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. In recent years, there has been an increase of peacebuilding projects that seek to...

We’ve got time: Peacebuilding through the arts in Kosovo and Serbia

We’ve got time: Peacebuilding through the arts in Kosovo and Serbia
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. From whichever side one observes them, Kosovo-Serbia relations seem like a never-ending story....

Digital platforms to counter violent extremism among youth: Do they work?

Digital platforms to counter violent extremism among youth: Do they work?
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. This article discusses the role of digital interventions in building youth agency to...

Dialogue among youth: A means to prevent violence in Burundi

Dialogue among youth: A means to prevent violence in Burundi
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. Burundi has been devastated by a series of socio-political conflicts since its independence...

Talking Peace in Tehran

Talking Peace in Tehran
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. This article concerns one of the projects of the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM), which is called...

Using Positive Voices to tackle youth radicalization in Nigeria

Using Positive Voices to tackle youth radicalization in Nigeria
This article is published as part of AP’s work in support of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, as defined by UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015). To learn more about our work and read the other articles published, please click here. In the last decade, Nigeria has been battling religious intolerance, violent extremism and...

A Conflict Sensitive Lens on the Upcoming Humanitarian Aid Operations in Burkina Faso

A Conflict Sensitive Lens on the Upcoming Humanitarian Aid Operations in Burkina Faso
Since the end of 2018 there has been a growing interest in opening up humanitarian aid operations in Burkina Faso. The Sahelian country in West Africa has been subject to increasing turmoil as of 2015, coupled with ongoing security threats in the northern regions, which have recently expanded to the East. Moreover, a few weeks...

The Announced Withdrawal of the United States from Syria: Reactions and Perspectives on the Peace Process

The Announced Withdrawal of the United States from Syria:  Reactions and Perspectives on the Peace Process
                  On December 20th, 2018, the President of the United States Donald Trump unexpectedly declared the US would withdraw its troops from Syria, declaring the military operation against Daesh to have been successfully completed by stating: “we’ve beaten them badly”. As a consequence, he announced the withdrawal of...

A Lesson from Kenya on Countering Violent Extremism

A Lesson from Kenya on Countering Violent Extremism
In East Africa, Kenya has been more affected by violent extremism and radicalization compared to its neighbors. Although drivers of violent extremist and terrorist incidents in Kenya are a result of many factors—highly unequal economic growth, social and religious grievances, and its proximity with fragile Somalia—the scale and persistence of the issue has been exacerbated...