The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding and the Gainesville Police Department have taken a bold and innovative approach to facilitate healing and trust building by bringing together black and brown youth and Law Enforcement Officers to address issues and concerns that impact their daily lives.
The Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) aims to create a database for one hundred active actors in the Civic Education field in the Arab region.
The Education Fellows Program was established by the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue in 2007. The program aims to advance research and scholarship on the internationally growing field of Soka education, S a student-centered educational approach based on the pedagogy of Japanese educator Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and his successor, Josei Toda.
Education has a vital role in cultivating peace. This is not so much a question of curricula as the kind of engagement fostered in the classroom, writes Mitch Bogen, examining the approach to peace education of Montessori and Gandhi.
The courage and resilience of our Puerto Rican peace education colleagues provide us with hope and demonstrates that to be a peace educator means to be devoted to learning to overcome obstacles to justice and to continue to strive for peace in all circumstances.
The US withdrawal from UNESCO abrogates its commitment to the shared responsibility of advancing education for all, assumed at the time the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, abandoning the agency created to advance the right to education for all.
Iraq War veteran and West Point graduate Paul K. Chappell is bringing his message of peace and tolerance to Santa Barbara Middle School (SBMS) staff and students in a six-month Peace Educator partnership.
Fifteen years after the overthrow of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan’s university student population has ballooned, and its roughly 50 universities form a critical arena in the struggle for the country’s future. Yet Afghan universities have lacked courses or student organizations dedicated to opposing extremist ideas and to building peace across the ethnic, sectarian and other divides exploited by militant groups.
Kuchi people are some of the poorest and least represented people in Afghanistan. School isn’t traditionally a part of the nomadic life, so many adults in the tribes are illiterate. However, parents can see the benefits of education and want more than anything for their children to read and write.
The Executive Director of the Kroc Institute advances the mission and strategic objectives of the Institute through leadership on operational and administrative matters.
The United States Institute of Peace seeks a Director of Learning, Evaluation, and Research (LER). The Director will be USIP’s lead authority on monitoring, evaluation and learning.
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