Workshop on "Youth participatory research and advocacy for Prevention Violent Extremism (PVE) and Peace building in Lebanon"

When :

from Friday 28 June, 2019
to Sunday 30 June, 2019

Type of event :

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Where :

Florida Beach Hotel, Tripoli, Lebanon

Contact :

Seiko Sugita,; Christina Foerch,

UNESCO and the Fighters for Peace (FFP), in coordination with the Institute for Social Sciences of the Lebanese University, are organizing a 2-day training workshop on "participatory research and advocacy for peace" targeting graduates students and youth /
Security Council Resolution 2250 on “Youth, Peace and Security", adopted in 2015, provides a policy framework for recognizing and promoting the significant role of youth in /br /Youth-led policy research is one of the areas of interest identified during a series of regional and national consultations with youth actors in the region, including in Lebanon between 2016 and 2018, in response to the recommendations of the /br /In the case of Lebanon, youth participation is an important pillar of the new national PVE strategy (2018-). The workshop thus targets a group of young researchers from the northern region to strengthen their research and advocacy capacities forpeace building prior to starting fieldwork to collect testimonies of veterans.