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Location: Lede, Belgium.
Date: August 30 – September 5, 2015
Type:Partially Funded.

We’re happy to announce that you can now apply for the 6th Peace Revolution European Fellowship entitled Peace In + Peace Out = Sustainable World Peace The event will bring together 40 young people from all over Europe, who are interested in learning and exploring self-development as a primary means to create real world change. The week-long (including arrival and departure) retreat aims to promote a culture of peace, to bring forward aspects of peace education and youth empowerment, and to teach how to implement the practice of mindfulness on a day to day basis through the primary means of meditation and self-development.

Fellowship objectives:

  • To promote tools of non-violent communication and peace-building that can be applied to all cultures, religions and professions.
  • To explore meditation as a practice which can develop tools to deal with challenges within peace-building and youth work.
  • To explore the idea that self-development is a core foundation of world change and helping others.
  • To understand that cultivating inner qualities can be the foundation of creating compassion in society which leads to more benevolence and understanding within conflict situations.
  • To learn practical methods of stress management and ways to increase emotional intelligence.
  • To practice mindfulness during yoga and other group activities.
  • To build on participants’ progress after having participated in the online self-development program.
  • To empower youth workers and to offer the space for them to create ideas to implement activities and events in their own communities.

What is covered by Peace Revolution:

  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Retreat fee
  • Lectures
  • Welcome kit

Travel Costs:

Participants are expected to cover the travel costs from their countries to the retreat place. However, a small amount of sponsorship is available in special cases*, as we are doing our best to be as inclusive as possible.

*to be eligible for sponsorship, participant must:

  • Be between the ages of 18-30
  • Present a reasoned motivation letter

Eligibility:

  • Preferably young adults between the ages of 18-30. More mature participants are welcome as well.
  • Must be from European Member states (EFTA COUNTRIES/ EEA MEMBER STATES, EU MEMBER STATES PRE-ACCESSION COUNTRIES) or hold a Schengen visa. We cannot provide any visa related documents.
  • Candidates should be fully self-supportive for the transportation to the retreat site.
  • Must have completed 21 days of the online self-development program. Note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program.
  • Candidates should have good proficiency in written and spoken English language.
  • Candidates should be optimistic, be open-minded, show leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace.
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Location: Lede, Belgium.Date: August 30 - September 5, 2015Type:Partially Funded. We’re happy to announce that you can now apply for the 6th Peace Revolution European Fellowship entitled “Peace In + Peace Out = Sustainable World Peace” The event will bring together 40 young people from all over Europe, who are interested...
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