Anca Gliga is a Romanian youth advocate, involved in the youth field, with an emphasis on development and peace education, for more than 6 years. She was president of AEGEE Cluj-Napoca (part of AEGEE Europe – European Students’ Forum), where she focused on encouraging youth participation, active citizenship and fostering intercultural communication. Later on, Anca has worked with PATRIR – Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania, as a Coordinator of GlocalTour, a national educational campaign on the Millennium Development Goals and Development Education.For 2 years, she was based in London and worked as European Coordinator for Peace Revolution, an international project focusing on youth empowerment through peace education. Anca is involved as Youth Representative with the United Network of Young Peacebuilders and the UN Major Group for Children and Youth and has spoken on their behalf at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul and at the High Level Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals, at the United Nations in New York. Anca has been part of the team working on the UN SCR 2250 resolution on Youth, Peace and Security. She holds an American MPA in Community Development with a thesis in Development Education and BA in Communication.
Partnership Coordinator, World Peace Initiative Foundation; Advocacy Representative, United Network of Young Peacebuilders
Main Pillar: Education
Areas of Expertise: Civil Society and Human Rights
Country of Origin: Romania
City of Residency: Rome, Italy