Launch of "Peace On Air" Instagram Live Sessions

Peace On Air – IG Live Interviews Starting 26th Jan!

Save the date! January 26, Tuesday at 7:30 pm CET. The PeaceJam European Youth Team are launching a series of IG Live interviews called "Peace on Air" to present to you PeaceJam's European Youth Leaders who are tirelessly working for peace. For the first session they have Murtaza Hassani lined up, the Laureate of the Future prize winner, a programme that was launched as part of the the PeaceJam...
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First winners of the PeaceJam Laureate of the Future Programme

Thanks to support from the Winchester Rotary Club, PeaceJam Europe’s Youth Team have created the ‘Laureate of the Future Programme’ which offers young people aged 14-26, the opportunity to apply for a micro-grant up to the value of €200, to support their social action ideas. The first winner of the Programme were announced last week, meet Murtaza and Amir! Our inaugural Laureate of the...
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Want to stay involved in PeaceJam Europe? Now’s your chance!

Following the success of the PeaceJam Pan-European Online Youth Conference, a follow-up meeting was held for the young people that were involved in the conference as mentors, youth team and other aspects that want to continue being involved and keep the momentum going.  We were so pleased that this meeting was attended by over 30 young people! It was agreed that there is a definite keen interest...
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Jamming for Peace – Rotary

Winchester Rotarian, Luke Addison, is the European Youth Team Co-ordinator for PeaceJam. In the December/January issue of the Official Magazine of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland, Luke wrote about how youngsters are at the forefront of championing change in Europe through our PeaceJam project! Fantastic work Luke! Click on the image to read the full article.
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Final Day – PeaceJam Pan-European Youth Conference

It was Panel Discussions and Workshops all day today before our final Family Groups and Closing Ceremony. So many fantastic moments, inspiration and examples of real youth leadership, it's difficult to squeeze these past 5 days in to a words... EDUCATION Q&A with Gemma Perkins, Dimitra Mousioli, Franck Laurant, Georgiana Moldoveanu & Idriss Assoumanou "young people are looking for more...
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Day 4 – PeaceJam Pan-European Youth Conference

What a day! The day kicked of with the 2020 winner of the KidsRights International Children's Peace Prize, Sadat Rahman (17) from Bangladesh! The session was joined by more than 100 attendees! Sadat was selected from among 142 applicants from 42 countries. "By winning the award, he has gained an international platform which enables him to spread his message among an audience of hundreds of...
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Day 3 – PeaceJam Pan-European Youth Conference

Day 3 of the conference was dedicated to sharing our talents and passions with an Open Mic & Talent Show. Jess & Joe who make up FlowTwin graced us with their relaxing hand-pan and mantra music.   We also heard poems from Iraqi poet and human rights activist Ilaf Moslawy, including the piece "I am BP", which was performed at a protest at the British Museum.   PeaceJam youth team...
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Day 2 – PeaceJam Pan-European Youth Conference

DAY TWO of our conference started off with lots of tips about motivating oneself in the Health Q&A, featuring panelists Kubra Ozguvenc, Oumaima Ouzzine, Arafat Bwambale and Seyran Khalili. They spoke about questions such as "How do you motivate yourself when you feel like you won't succeed?" and motivation in circumstances like now, when the future is uncertain. The conversation included some...
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Ready, Steady, Go!

Today we kicked-off our PeaceJam Pan-European Online Youth Conference! We were greeted by PeaceJam Mentors and Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams, with their heartfelt welcoming messages. The day continued with a Q&A session with The Rt Hon Stuart Lawrence and Lavinya Stennet, followed by workshops on the themes of Equality, Environment and Migration. Next we joined Mindfulness and Wellness...
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Meet the 3 Finalists for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2020

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has announced the 3 finalists of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2020! The prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize is annually awarded to a child who has made a special effort to promote children’s rights and better the situation of vulnerable children. Last year, the prize was awarded to Greta Thunberg from Sweden and Divina Maloum from Cameroon....
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