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(UNESCO Youth Peace Ambassador Training in Phnom Penh, 2010)

Call for Participation

We would like to announce that The Third UNESCO Youth Peace Ambassador Training Workshop will be held in Penang, Malaysia, on 28 November – 1 December 2011. Participants will review cross cultural aspects of peace education, human security, living in multicultural societies, knowledge production and use, peace and conflict resolution, sustainability, ethics of science and technology; as they develop action plans. After the workshop the participants will have completed their own action plans for their follow-up activity (as individuals or groups), and will receive certificates from the organizers. They are  expected to engage in activities in their own institutions and communities after the workshop to promote peace education through action, research and policy changes.

Participants
Young people from around the world who are motivated to work for peace in their own institutions and communities. Two main groups of young people are invited – university students, and high school students. We will also consider youth applicants from other backgrounds.

Organisers
Regional Unit in Social and Human Sciences for Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP, UNESCO Bangkok), Penang Free School, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in collaboration with Albukhary International University.

How to apply
Please see Background Information; for further information and expressions of interest please email a motivation letter (this could include how you wish to contribute to peace making, and any relevant past experience) and resume (including gender, age, nationality) to Melissa Baker at m.baker@unesco.org. Tel. +66-2-391-0577 x 146.