Youth wearing traditional dress dance in Iraq in February 2017 as part of a community event celebrating cultural and faith differences. The event was just one of many culminating projects that resulted from youth peacebuilding and leadership trainings faciliated by the Iraqi al-Amani Association and Eastern Mennonite University's Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. (Photo courtesy of the Iraqi al-Amani Association)

Iraqi youth work to build culture of peace

A youth project in Iraq brings together Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding and the Iraqi al-Amal Association in a multi-phase project that focuses on youth and academics to build a culture of peace in the country.

USIP: Senior Program Officer

The Senior Program Officer position serves as a senior conflict management trainer and curriculum designer in the USIP Academy and is a thought leader around mediation, negotiation and dialogue for the Institute as a whole. The incumbent will be responsible for the design and delivery of conflict resolution trainings, the development of simulation and case study materials, including for online courses, and the creation of additional onsite courses and programs.

Distinguished panelists and participants gather for the 2015 Global Peace Education Forum, "How Might Educators, Entrepreneurs and Public Authorities Foster Synergies for School Transformation?" at the University of Malaya.

Global Peace Education Forum 2015, “How Might Educators, Entrepreneurs and Public Authorities Foster Synergies for School Transformation?”

Cross-Sectional Collaboration – The Key to Collective Efforts to Nurture Holistic Youth (Original article: Archana Divi Chandra Mohan Pillai, Global Peace Foundation Malaysia, 11-6-15) With growing concern about the future generation, on September 17, 2015 the Global Peace Foundation-Malaysia brought together education stakeholders from various sectors at the Global Peace Education Forum 2015, “How Might Educators, […]

Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Education for Peacebuilding Programming

Rebecca Herrington: Search for Common GroundDesign, Monitoring, and Evaluation Specialist This practical Guide contributes to learning and growth of education for peacebuilding by focusing on key elements of program design, monitoring, and evaluation (DM&E) for education interventions with peacebuilding aims in fragile and conflict-affected environments. Presenting critical information, practical tips, resources and tools for all […]

The “new” Global Campaign for Peace Education: pursuing intentional, sustained and systematic education for peace

In May 1999 the Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) was launched at the Hague Appeal for Peace conference.  The Hague Conference was the largest international peace conference in history, bringing together nearly 10,000 people from over 100 countries. The conference launched the Hague Agenda for Peace and Justice for the 21st Century, a set […]

Disarm! For a Climate of Peace – Teaser Video for IPB World Congress 2016

International Peace Bureau (IPB) World Congress 2016 on military and social spending, bringing together a wide variety of experts, advocates and speakers from around the world. Date: 30. September – 03. October 2016 Venue: Technical University, Berlin, Germany www.ipb2016.berlin In 2014 the world’s governments spent over $1700 billion on the military sector. This money could […]

If I had $1.75 TRILLION dollars I would #movethemoney to... funding education about nonviolent conflict resolution on the interpersonal level.

Introducing PeaceSpeak

PeaceSpeak is a forum for young people to share their opinions on peace, disarmament and military spending. Submissions in any medium are welcome. PeaceSpeak works in conjunction with the International Peace Bureau to create a more secure world. To find out more about how the International Peace Bureau is calling for less money for the military […]

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia to provide human rights education through SDGs

(Original article: The Sun Daily, 10-23-15) KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is committed to promoting the human rights dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by providing education to all stakeholders, said its chairman Tan Sri Hasmy Agam.     “It includes to the relevant ministries, members of Parliament and civil society. Suhakam also […]

Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative Inaugural Director Search (FAU)

FAU Peace, Justice and Human Rights InitiativeDirector Job Description Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Director for its newly established Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.  This Initiative is one of nine key platforms in the University’s Strategic Plan “A Strategic Plan for the Race to Excellence: 2015-2025”. The PJHR Initiative is a multidisciplinary effort […]

“A culture of peace will be achieved when citizens of the world understand global problems; have the skills to resolve conflict constructively; know and live by international standards of human rights, gender and racial equality; appreciate cultural diversity; and respect the integrity of the Earth. Such learning can not be achieved without intentional, sustained and systematic education for peace.” — Campaign Statement of the Global Campaign for Peace Education