Youth are central actors for peace

Across the Western Balkans, young people share a core of common hopes and dreams. This shared vision is a powerful yet largely untapped resource for peacebuilding and social cohesion in the region and needs the attention it deserves in policy debates and youth programming on peace. Learn more about the voices of youth.

Regional Study: Shared Futures

Shared Futures: Youth Perceptions on Peace in the Western Balkans was conducted by UNDP in collaboration with UNFPA and RYCO, through a youth-inclusive and participatory research process, and covering the voices of over 5,400 young women and men in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,* Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. Read the report.