YEDP will play valuable roles as innovators and positive force for transformation change, and our contribution seen as part of building peaceful co-existence and cohesion communities. YEDP will focus on young women and men from the marginalized and vulnerable groups as primary target groups. There are 3 main actions, 1) Provide peace capacity development through holistic approach. 2) Turning their knowledge into practice and 3) Strengthening peace mechanism and networks.
In the 21st century, 60 per cent of the world's conflicts are located in the Asia-Pacific region, in which youth continue to participate in and be affected by. These setbacks have resulted in a lot of physical violence, unnecessary killings, intimidation, humiliation. Youth can play valuable roles as innovators and positive force for transformational change, and their contribution should be actively supported and seen as part of building peaceful and democratic communities.
Workshops, mentoring and coaching will help analyze conflicts, engaging youths to transform their ideas into anti-conflict and non-violence. Reviewing and revising training curriculum manual based on results from peace and conflict surveys. Training the new peace agents on causes of conflict, tools to analyze conflicts, conflict transformation, and active non-violence tactics.
The long-term impacts will benefit many, as we continue to train the Peacekeepers we will increase capacity and culture of dialogue for peace agents. We will provide a strengthened mechanism and networking with related peace institutions at a national and regional level. We will increase knowledge and leadership skills of Peace Agents on a Concept of Peace and Conflict, Causes of Conflict, Tools to analyze conflicts, Conflicts Transformation, Non-Active Violence.