Statement on the tragedy in Crotone

Tragedy in Cutro - Italy 26th February 2023

*photocredit: ANSA Italy   Another tragedy that could be prevented. Early on Sunday, a wooden sailing boat carrying refugees crashed into rocks near the coast of Italy’s Calabria region. The boat broke apart while trying to land near Crotone. Authorities confirmed that 62 people have died, including 12 children. According to the coast guard 80… Read more »

UNITED Statement on Turkey and Syria Earthquake

Ruins after earthquake

What happened in the last hours it’s not only a tragedy but a global catastrophe and as such it demands global solidarity Monday morning at 4.17 there was a 7.8 scale earthquake that lasted 90 seconds! ( The area of the quake was enormous, like 300 kms across and covered 10 cities, bigger than the… Read more »

UNITED co-hosts a Global Youth Consultation “Erasmus+ Worldwide”

On “YOUTH MOVEMENTS & DECOLONISING CLIMATE JUSTICE” UNITED for Intercultural Action has partnered with seventeen other non-governmental youth-led institutions to deliver ERASMUS+ WORLDWIDE: GLOBAL DIALOGUE ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION & PEACE, a project aimed to establish stronger youth cooperation between young people coming from Europe, the Diaspora, Asia, and Africa.  Over 50 participants collaborated in different… Read more »

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Become members of UNITED’s Youth Advisory Board!

UNITED is opening the opportunity for delegates of UNITED supporter organisations to become members of UNITED’s Youth Advisory Board. Role of the Youth Advisory Board Role of the Youth Advisory Board The Advisory Board is responsible to oversee UNITED’s Secretariat with vision, strategy, resources, networking and accountability, based on the network organisations’ needs and objectives.… Read more »

UNITED Statement: We stand in Solidarity with the Iranian Women and call to end excessive violence against the protesters in Iran

Image “Women, Life, Freedom” by Javad Takjoo The worrying news about the women’s rights abuse coming from Iran urge the international community to  take a stand for the right to protest without the fear of state violence. These protests started last Friday, 16th of September after the death of 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini,… Read more »

Join Youth Expert Conversation!

 Are you a youth leader, interested in Youth participation & Peace in Europe, Africa and Asia?  UNITED is excited to join “Erasmus+ Worldwide: Global Dialogue on Youth Participation & Peace initiative” and invite you to expand your network by joining a global community of youth experts and peace-builders. If selected, you will have a chance… Read more »

European Action Weeks Against Racism – Show your heart – 2022

From 14 to 27 March 2022, the annual European Action Weeks Against Racism will take place. It’s one of the central campaigns we focus on here at UNITED. Every day, we are reminded that racism is still very much around in our societies. In crisis situations, people of colour are discriminated against, making them even… Read more »