Global Youth Peace Ambassador Training Programme
Young people interested in building peace are invited to apply to attend this training event in Maldives.
A representative from the Institute for Economics and Peace will be presenting at the Global Youth Peace Ambassador (GYPA) Training Programme in Malé, Maldives, providing insight into Positive Peace.
Young people aged between 18 and 35 years from countries around the world are invited to attend the five-day event providing training and support for youth seeking to become advocates for peace and who want learn more about peace building activities that bridge socio-ethnic, religious and community divides. Potential participants are invited to apply to attend the programme before 12 August, 2019.
Positive Peace is defined as the attitudes, institutions and structures that create and sustain peaceful societies. IEP has developed the Positive Peace framework based on the empirical analysis of thousands of cross-country measures of economic and social progress to determine which factors have statistically significant relationships with actual peace, as measured by IEP’s annual Global Peace Index.
The programme is organised by the Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth and its capacity development centre the Maldives Development Research Institute, in collaboration with Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment Maldives. Other organisations working with youth and peacekeeping have also contributed to the event, including the Institute for Economics & Peace, One Young World, Singapore Institute for Multidisciplinary Professionals and Ascendens Asia Singapore.
For more information on the cost of the programme and how to apply to attend, visit the Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth website.