PeaceWorX Phase I successfully presented in India

The platform enables young people to take on peacebuilding to prevent violent extremism globally.

New York, New York (September 12, 2017) – On August 31, 2017, the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institution of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development held a gathering in New Delhi, India, called the Youth Town Hall on Harnessing the Indian Youth Demographic Bulge for a True Dividend: Vision to Action for the 21st Century.

As part of the Town Hall, PeaceWorX Phase I, a global project that supports the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by focusing on the prevention of violent extremism through education, was presented as a joint effort of the US Mission to UNESCO and GTO Greater Good.


In the picture (left to right): Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, Director at UNESCO MGIEP; Nandini Chatterjee Singh, Senior Project Officer at UNESCO MGIEP; Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO; and Elizabeth Apelles, CEO of the GTO Group.