Category: Raising Peace


The IVS4Peace Lab II took place from the 17th to the 22nd March in Brussels. The purpose of the Laboratory was to share a working space about social inclusion practices in workcamps from the perspectives and experiences of the different organisations. and to create a toolkit for Social Inclusion in IVS Projects. It was attended […]

Sign up your workcamp and Join Raising Peace 2019

Raising Peace is a networking initiative that aims to contribute to the construction of peace, the guarantee of human rights all over the world, and to highlight the role that International Voluntary Service (IVS) plays in this field. The programme achieves this through advocating for human rights, non-formal education training and capacity building, empowerment of […]

Digital Event – Ready, Set… Peace Action! 2018

This event was the final activity of the project “m.Education: Ready, Set… Peace Action! – Media Education in Awareness Actions on Peace and Human Rights”, which took place during 15 – 20 October 2018 in Amiens, France, hosted by Concordia Picardie. It was the occasion to show all the results achieved through the projects, the […]

Global Human Rights Week (15th – 20st October 2018)

The  Global  Human Rights  Week (GHRW) is a global networking event held in the framework of the Raising Peace Campaign and supported financially by the Council of Europe and the European Youth Foundation. This year edition started on Monday, 15 October, and ended on Saturday, 20 October. The main objective of the event is to […]

Training of Peace Trainers on Peace and Human Rights Education: “Seeding Peace” 2018

ToT Seeding Peace was held from 7 – 13 September 2018 in Afacan Gençlik Evi, Yenisakran, Izmir, Turkey and hosted by Gençtur. The training was framed into the “Empowerment” strategy of the Raising Peace Programme and was co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and the European Youth Foundation. The first idea of […]

Upcoming event: Training for Peace Trainers SEEDING Peace

The training for Peace Trainers SEEDING Peace is taking place in Turkey from 07/09/2018 to 13/09/2018. It aims at facilitating the creation of the Pool of Trainers that will give capacity to IVS organsiations and networks to deliver high quality trainings for their leaders, as well as awareness-raising workshops in their activities. Participants will be […]

Ready, Set… Peace Action! Training in Hungary

The “Training Course on Media applied to Peace and Human Rights” took place in Holloko – Hungary from the 18th to the 25th of September 2017. “m.Education: Ready, Set… Peace Action! – Media Education in Awareness Actions on Peace and Human Rights” is a multi-activity project that foresees this first training, local activities implemented by […]

A Short Film on Migration by VAP UK: Moving On and Settling Down

“Moving On and Settling Down” was a fully funded seminar on the topic of migration hosted by Volunteer Action for Peace and Othona Community from 16 to 21 October 2016. This was an opportunity for UK residents to get involved in one of the areas that Volunteer Action for Peace is most committed to: understanding […]

Activity Report – Peace Action Week: “Yes, we are citizens! The rights of migrant people, refugees and IVS”

Raising Peace_Peace Action Week_Brussels_activity report The Peace Action Week “Yes, we are citizens! The rights of migrant people, refugees and IVS” took place in Brussels from 4th to 10th of May 2015. Organised by CCIVS and hosted by JAVVA, this Peace Week is the first out of three that took place as part of the […]