Programs and Events

Process and Policy support

In seeking favorable and consistent CVE environment for youth actors globally, we act on behalf of our members to advocate and seek audience with governments, national, regional and international bodies/agencies who have a stake in multilateral counter-violent extremism efforts.

We endeavor to maximize on each member’s comparative advantage and credence by delivering as one, with the steering board and the members working together to balance their respective priorities and needs in delivering the strategic direction of the global CVE process.

Global CVE Policy Action.

This is a series of consultation sessions to assess progress made towards the GLAY-CVE agenda and also serves as a global high-level forum with broad-based participation to exchange lessons learnt and highlight successful practices. The objective of these sessions is to mainstream and leverage our existing collective efforts by encouraging networks rather than hierarchies between youth actors and youth-led organizations working in the field of P/CVE.

As the GLAY-CVE steering board is mandated to continuously advocate for favorable and consistent P/CVE environment for youth actors globally, the Global CVE policy action is the principal forum for global dialogue and policy review on the effectiveness and coherence of national, regional and international P/CVE processes targeting the youth population.

UN SDG Goal 16 runoff

A celebration of Peace and Justice

The UN Sustainable Development Goals offer a chance for a new political bargain to be made between a rich world aiming for sustainability and a poor world aiming for growth. The UN SDG Goal 16 is to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

The SDG Goal 16 Agenda reaffirms the wealth of evidence that ‘there can be no sustainable development without peace and no peace without sustainable development’. It remains a clear acknowledgement that political goals—ensuring inclusion, entrenching good governance and ending violent conflict—must find a place alongside social, economic and environmental ones.

The Global Alliance of Youths Countering Violent Extremism, through this program, celebrates national-level advocacy around peaceful, just and inclusive societies by its members across the globe united in the belief that open, inclusive, accountable and effective governance and peaceful societies are both outcomes and enablers of sustainable and equitable development.

We rotationally encourage our membership to draw on the skills and resources of available at national level to maximize the impact of their efforts on achieving the ends of peace and justice, for an award of a Certificate of Recognition and a Peace & Justice commendation letter. Likewise, we commend the civil society for assisting individuals to maximize limited resources for sustainable development. Only by working together can we create a world of dignity and opportunity for all.