There are six organizations from six different countries participating in the project as partners (beneficiaries): "Academy for Peace and Development- APD" (coordinator of the project), GEORGIA; "Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly" ARMENIA; "Unit" UKRAINE; "Vicolocorto" ITALY; "The Tree Party" NETHERLANDS; "The Institute for Cultural Relations Policy" HUNGARY.
Academy for Peace and Development (APD) is an international non-profit making, non- political youth organisation, which aims at empowering youth, promoting peace and tolerance among youth through assisting young people in acquiring competences for taking an active role in societal, political and cultural life.
The Academy for Peace and Development was established in Tbilisi, Georgia, in October 2002, on the basis of the Young Leaders for Peace and Development (YLPD) Programme for teenage war victims of the Georgian - Abkhaz conflict, with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development.
Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor (HCAV) is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit, NGO based in Armenia, Vanadzor. It unites individuals who support the supreme principles of Democracy, Tolerance, Pluralism, and Human Rights, as values. Helsinki Citizen's Assembly-Vanadzor NGO is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit, NGO, which unites individuals who support the supreme principles of Democracy, Tolerance, Pluralism, and Human Rights, as values. HCA Vanadzor has a main office in Vanadzor and a branch in Yerevan. The total number of permanent staff is 20. The organization also hosts local and international volunteers and interns. Adopted an integrated approach to human rights protection, which focuses on both HCAV has prevention of violations and on the restoration of violated rights. The logic of human rights protection by HCA Vanadzor develops the following way: individual -> group-> general public and government institutions.
NGO Unit is a non-governmental organization founded in 2015 by active and creative volunteers who want to change the world for the better. The organization aims to: Develop international and regional cooperation in scientific, educational, cultural, and recreational areas. We care about protecting rights, inclusion, and freedoms; social, economic, and cultural satisfaction through supporting the local initiatives in various spheres of life. We implement the best national and international experience and multiple forms of local democracy. We care about the environment and the problem that we have with nature.
Vicolocorto is a non-political, non-profit youth cultural association created in 2006 and based in Pesaro, Italy. It is specialized in youth work and it operates in the fields of non-formal and extra-school education; intercultural learning; promotion of youth mobility, volunteering and youth participation; study and research on youth policies and activities. The Association has gained a broad experience in the fields of youth policies and international mobility, involving many young people in international projects and hosting more than 30 projects as training courses and seminars. The Association can rely on a specialized team of trainers and youth workers, who gained experience through training courses in formal and non-formal education context and working side by side with youth.
The Tree Party Foundation is a Utrecht based non-profit organization with a national and international scope, that aims to actualize the issue of environmental peace through supporting entities of civil society by increasing participation in the decision-making process on a different levels. The biggest part of activities are directed to planting and to maintaining trees by wide community actions and/or assist with and encourage this type of activities. And, also, in the broadest sense, to advocate for more trees, plants and environmentally friendly systems in the world, in short: Planting trees and, setting the agenda for being more environmentally peaceful.
The Tree Party's advocacy and activism focuses on practical programmes for example by planting projects, but also in creating awareness and civil activation. In this format, environmental peace and social peace are both the aim. One of our strategies is to reach out to youth and activate the younger in society.
The Institute for Cultural Relations Policy (ICRP) is a non-governmental and nonprofit organization fostering scientific education and public discourse regarding cultural relations policy. The institution is officially run by Kulturalis Kapcsolatokert Alapitvany, based in Budapest, Hungary. The ICRP focuses on global intercultural dialogue, the promotion, and protection of International Human Rights, the recognition of cultural diversity, and religious and minority issues. The foundation has offices in Belgrade, Serbia, Espoo, Finland, Rustavi, Georgia, and Bamako, Mali with similar structure, aims, and objectives as the ICRP Budapest. The ICRP activities cover organizing workshops and talk series (Diplomacy & Beyond), international conferences (Balkans Dialogue Conference, National Question in Central Europe Conference, Prospects for the European Union Conference, Hungarian Autonomy in Central Europe), and other international events.