Peace in Focus is a new publication by the Division for Peace at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). It aims to inspire people into becoming agents of peace and change in their own communities, by sharing stories of community leaders around the world that are working towards the SDGs at all levels. As a UN publication, the magazine recognizes the interconnective nature of the 2030 Agenda, thus presenting initiatives from all SDGs and connecting them to the SDG16. True to its target audience, the first edition of the magazine will put young people at the centre of the discussion.
Issue 1| October 2021
The first issue focuses on youth, it aims to shed light on concrete initiatives for peace and to give people of various backgrounds the possibility to speak out for peace, thus showing the many ways changemakers commit to building peace on all continents.