Youth apostles for peace is a team of young people all over the world.
It is the youth wing, charged with the responsibility of giving
an integral peace formation to all young people in areas
and institutions so that they can become faithful leaders of
the organisation, WPM today and tomorrow.
Community youths lead conflicts prevention efforts.
The Youth Leadership for Peace program promotes a culture of
peace and respect for ethnic diversity in the community.
Youth apostles for Peace
train youth and adults to form peer mediation groups
and foster dialogue in their schools among students
of different ethnic and religious backgrounds.
Youth apostles for peace train youth and adults to
organise Peace promise programme in schools, such as
inspirational dramas, & music. The interethnic and
inter-regional Youth Leadership for Peace Theatre will
perform major events in the area, bringing attention
to youth cooperation and the role that youth can play in conflict
prevention at the national level. The Troupe meet at a summer
rehearsal retreat and develop two forum theatre performances
centred on issues of labour migration, youth alcohol, drug abuse,
and predatory informal money lending.
Composition of Youth Apostolate Commission
It is composed of the youth chaplain, a religious,
catechist and some lay faithful. These are appointed
or elected. The elected men and women should be
permanent residents in the communities concerned,
should be mature individuals in faith, able to understand
young people and stand for them in the adult community.
They should all be interested in their growth processes,
activities and realise that they are the Church of today and
tomorrow. In addition, two youth councillors, a male and a
female, together with two representatives from all youth groups.