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.