Youth, Peace and Security



This Project aims to develop a structured coalition of local CSOs, academia, regional & international partners, in an effort to coordinate our advocacy for the introduction of youth-friendly processes, within the governing structures of the Albanian foreign policy, regional cooperation, and civic education domains – paving the way towards the drafting of a National Strategy on Youth, Peace and Security

Youth, Peace & Security Agenda


December 9th, 2015

Security Council passes Resolution 2250 - the first resolution that recognizes the important and positive role young people play in conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding and the maintenance of peace.

July, 2018

Progress study on Youth, Peace and Security: The missing Peace is published. This independent study demonstrates young people’s positive role in sustaining peace and summarizes recommendations for effective responses at local, national, regional and international levels.

June 6th, 2018

Security Council introduces Resolution 2419, urging stakeholders to take young people’s views into account in negotiating and implementing peace agreements and ensuring their participation in peace and decision-making processes at all levels.

May 2020

Secretary-General publishes the report on Youth, Peace and Security covering the implementation of the resolution 2419 (2018) and 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Security.

July 14th, 2020

Security Council passed Resolution 2535 calling on all relevant actors to consider ways to increase the inclusive representation of youth for the prevention and resolution of conflict, as well as in peacebuilding, including when negotiating and implementing peace agreements.