Project period: September 2023 – August 2026

Project donor: Erasmus+ (Finland National Agency)

Project partners: XAMK (XAMK (South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences), RKI (Finland), BEST (Austria), GYIÖT (Hungary), The Estonian Association of Youth Workers

We live in a time when the questions of peace and war have become relevant in Europe, and globally. The ongoing war in Ukraine has once again demonstrated the fragility of peace in Europe and how each generation needs to build and maintain the peace in societies and globally.

With this project we aim to increase the understanding of different ways the principles of peace education can be best adapted to the principles of non-formal learning to support youth workers in engaging with it. We offer support to youth workers to equip them with the necessary tools to implement the peace education approach in their work with young people in non-formal learning environments.

We will organize dialogue workshops for youth workers collecting good practices and key challenges in combining peace education and youth work. Using the workshops as a basis, we will then develop an educational material package with the title “Youth Worker as a Peace Educator”. This material will support any youth work organization or youth worker to adopt this approach to their regular work in practice. All produced material will be disseminated through our partner network across Europe.

Peaceeducation is an important part of global education. See Mondo’s global education activities at

Funded by the European Union, under the Erasmus+ programme. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the Finnish National Agency for Education. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.


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