The GCYPS blog series aims to raise awareness of the youth, peace and security agenda, increase partnership and learning between members of the Global Coalition on Youth, Peace and Security (GCYPS), and spotlight the important contribution of young people in sustaining peace.

The GCYPS communication taskforce invite all youth advocates and peacebuilding organizations to share their stories and how their work impact peacebuilding.

Blog entries 

Building a Mexican Youth, Peace and Security Agenda, Lani Anaya.


Submission and criteria

The GCYPS blog series was launched on the International Youth Day, 12 August 2022, and submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.


  • Blog posts can be submitted by any youth rights advocate or group/organization working to promote the role of young people in peacebuilding processes.
  • The blog posts should align with one of the five pillars of UNSC resolution 2250(2015): participation, protection, prevention, partnership, and disengagement and reintegration.
  • Entries may be pieces already published elsewhere and would require an external link included upon submission.
  • The text should be 800 words maximum.

More information about how you can make a submission can be found here.