University of Notre Dame
Kroc Institutde for International Peace Studies

2022

Youth and Sustainable Peace

Youth and Sustainable Peace

Youth are key to creating sustainable peace, a just peace that is locally self-renewing, because they have roles, needs, and ideas that shape communities and cultures and they are uniquely-positioned change agents. As liminal actors connected to childhood and...

Youth Provoking Peace: Lessons From Colombia

Youth Provoking Peace: Lessons From Colombia

Recent scholarship has demonstrated that youth are not mere subjects of policy interventions, but vital actors in peacebuilding. I place this finding as the central starting point for peace research with youth in Colombia. For nearly a decade I have engaged in...