The Third UNESCO International Youth Peace Ambassador Training Workshop

Call for Participation. 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.


Date and Venue:

Penang, Malaysia, on 28 November - 1 December 2011



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.


Accommodation and Costs:

Participants will have the option to stay at homestays,  university accommodation,  a reasonably priced hotel suggested by us or choose their own hotel. Accommodation will be at the expense of each participant, with those in need able to apply for assistance. There is no registration fee. Lunch and tea breaks will

be provided each day of the workshop. All travel costs and medical insurance etc. are the responsibility of the applicants, both to/from Penang and within Malaysia as well.



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 Tel. +66-2-391-0577 x 146


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