THE GUYUB PROJECT
is a collective UN in Indonesia’s effort in supporting the Government of Indonesia to tackle the threat of violent extremism in East Java and throughout Indonesia – funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) under the direct accountability and oversight of the UN Resident Coordinator in Indonesia . The UN implementing agencies including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and UN Women through PeaceHub are working closely with the government at the community level to deliver prevention-focused, people-centred activities that build peaceful communities, while strengthening the capacity of government to promote inclusiveness and engender resilience against violent extremist narratives.
Most of our activities address one or more
of the following areas:
The impacts of our interventions would benefit the people of East Java, and in so doing, provide a replicable and scalable model for successful interventions elsewhere in Indonesia, as well as in South-East Asia
The Guyub Objectives
The Guyub Project is contributing to the successful achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Indonesia. By building resilience against violent extremist ideology, the Project supports all 17 SDGs, while also advancing the UN Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism and it supports the priorities of the Government