Peace Education and Reconciliation

Youth for Peace and DVV International aim to foster a deeper understanding of the Khmer Rouge Period to aid the general public’s acknowledgement of historical hardships and promote the legacy of the ECCC and human rights.

Youth for Peace (YFP) was founded by four students conducting a peace building program in 1999 and registered as an official organisation in 2001 and is currently active in the provinces of Battambang, Kampong Chhang and Takeo, as well as in Phnom Penh.

Youth for Peace aims to bring about a society of peace and social justice in Cambodia, through the development of good role models and active citizenship of youth who understand and practice a culture of peace. They work towards developing critical thinking skills and qualified leadership, encouraging and empowering youth to take an active role in resolving community issues and providing mental and technical support for youth groups.

  • Computer Training at Kraing Ta Chan Community Peace Learning Center

  • Computer Training at Samrong Knong Community Peace Learning Center

  • Samrong Knong Community Peace Learning Center

  • Study Tour at Kraing Ta Chan

  • Study Tour at Kraing Ta Chan

  • Vocational Training at Kraing Ta Chan Community Peace Learning Center

  • Vocational Training at Samrong Knong CPLC

Learning from History Project

This project aims to foster a deeper understanding of the Khmer Rouge Period through historical education, dialogue and reconciliation processes, as well as memorialisation, in order to aid in the general public’s acknowledgement of historical hardships and to promote the legacy of the More information available at Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) and human rights.

Key Activities in Peace Education and Reconciliation

  • Study Tours to Historical Sites of Democratic Kampuchea
  • Art Workshop, Exhibition, and Intergenerational Dialogue
  • National Conference on Learning from Khmer Rouge History

More information available at www.yfpcambodia.org