Objective



• To promote the presence and the role of the individuals as positive actors of change in peace-building processes;
• To strengthen the role of individuals in identifying and speaking up against human rights violations, including discrimination, hate speech and those human rights violations affecting especially Sri Lankans and children;
• To support the field presence and activities of the Country of Sri Lanka by fostering cooperation with key stakeholders, partners, non-governmental organizations working in the field of peace-building in order to promote the values of the United Nations;
• To develop the impact and the expertise of the UN’s sector in conflict affected areas through non-formal education activities with young people;
• To develop the competences of 100 peace ambassadors every year in human rights promotion and protection, conflict transformation, peace-building, reconciliation and intercultural dialogue, as well as other specific competences according to the participants’ needs, related to their role as future ambassadors;
• To support and give visibility to at least 50 local youth-led projects for peace-building in conflict-affected areas and communities;
• To enhance the youth ambassadors capacity to take action at a local level in environments affected by previous or ongoing conflicts;
• To advance youth policy’s role in peace-building and conflict transformation;
• To create and support a International network of youth peace ambassadors to secure the sustainability and medium-term impact of the project.