UNESCO International Conference on Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education (Fully Funded)

UNESCO International Conference on Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education, 2016


Deadline: August 5, 2016 ; 17:00 (IST)
Location: Delhi, India

Fully Funded !!


UNESCO MGIEP is looking for 50 dynamic young people from around the world, and across multiple sectors, who are committed to building a more peaceful and sustainable world to participate in TAGe Delhi to share their views and opinions with decision-makers and experts working on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education(PVE/E).

Are you between ages 25 to 35?

Are you engaged in PVE/E or related domain as an educator, trainer, practitioner, member of a non-Governmental organization, media professional, documentary filmmaker, private sector professional, policy maker, researcher, academic, or in any other capacity?

Do you have success stories or innovative initiatives to share, and wish to contribute to the global conversation on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education?

What is TAGe?
UNESCO MGIEP’s TAGeis a discussion forum with the aim to mainstream the collective voice of the youth for inclusion in policy decision-making at the highest level. TAGealso forms an important part of the Conference and provides an opportunity to engage with the youth on the topic, allowing their voice to reach policy makers. The TAGe event expands the no protocol, town hall format discussion between distinguished experts and initiated youth with sophisticated social media campaigns and leading-edge ICT tools to facilitate fresh and insightful discussions and agreements.

About the Conference:

UNESCO and the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development are convening the UNESCO International Conference on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education, in Hotel Novetel, New Delhi, India on 19 and 20 September 2016.

The International Conference seeks to build a common understanding, among senior education policy makers from around the world, about the educational interventions and approaches that are needed to ensure that education systems contribute appropriately and effectively to the prevention of violent extremism.

Selection Criteria

1. Age: 25 to 35 years as on August 1, 2016
2. Good command of English/French, and be able to actively participate in conference discussion (starting with online discussion from July 18 2016)
3. Engagement and expertise in the field of PVE/E, GCED, peace education, youth engagement, policy influence, peace and conflict resolution and related fields and be able to show evidence of their achievements
4. The degree of leadership, engagement or initiative undertaken at community/country/regional/global levels, related to the Conference theme (link to conference background note/website)
5. Commitment and active participation in the preparatory and follow-up processes to ensure a productive conference. The online discussion starts from July 18, 2016.
6. Outreach to disseminate the results of the conference and act as multipliers Selection results will be sent out to all applicants by 15 August 2014.
7. Geographic, gender, age, and sector diversity will be considered
8. Incomplete and/or late applications will be disqualified

UNESCO MGIEP reserves the right to amend the criteria of selection or to terminate the application process at any time without any liability to any applicant. Any amendments to this process will be posted on the Website.

Travel Sponsorship:

UNESCO MGIEP will provide accommodation (on a twin sharing basis) and meals from 18 September (afternoon) to 22 September (morning) to international and non-Delhi delegates.

Limited number of participants will receive travel sponsorship.

Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries and on the merit of application. UNESCO MGIEP will provide roundtrip air tickets between the participants nearest airport and New Delhi, as well as accommodation and meals. The sole and absolute discretion of travel sponsorship is with UNESCO MGIEP and the decisions made by UNESCO MGIEP is final.

Please note all participants receiving support are expected and responsible to bear some of the associated travel cost such as domestic transportation, visa application and traveler’s insurance.

Registration website: https://unescomgieppve-e.typeform.com/to/P1Ffud

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15 thoughts on “UNESCO International Conference on Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education (Fully Funded)

  1. I would like to recommend Douha Alfayyad from Deirazzour,Syria.She is a student at the Freiberg University/Germany in Energy.She is 26 and created a small project for children from Syria and other arab countries.She goes once a week at their school and talk about Syria, showing its positive sides(musik,dance,food,people) so as reduce traumas and increase positive feelings in children.
    CV available,she already worked for UNESCO as volunteer.She is very committed to help children ( age 6 to 12) to become messengers of peace.


  2. I would love to take party in the confrence. Am a young person who is so passionate about contributing meaningful to my community and my country at large!! Let’s stop violence!


  3. Am a loving caring and passionate youth to my society and I would want to take part of the youth environmental opportunities and you can contact me via


  4. je suis “Elghoul Houcine” activiste social dans plusieurs associations et organisations au Gouvernerat de Medénine – Tunisie j ‘étais aussi un technicien un informatique de gestion j ‘ai participer au beaucoup des cycles de formation concernant les valeurs de citoyenneté et droits de l’homme de plus ceux_là servent à dénoncer tous les phénomènes de violence , le terrorisme et l’ extrémisme . par contre , je vise à renforcer les principes de solidarité et de la paix . donc je désire assez participer vous .


  5. I would love to work and bring changes . Since I am from a remote area I will like to share my ideas of what I have experience


  6. I am very delighted for this opportunity and would love to join. However I am still 24 years old and will turn 25 this October. 😦


  7. What a wonderful opportunity to be part of current issue now, I will like to be part of this and contribute to the solutions and way out.


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