Global Peace Education Calendar

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Gandhi King Conference 2017 in Memphis @ Christian Brothers University
Mar 31 – Apr 1 all-day
Gandhi King Conference 2017 in Memphis @ Christian Brothers University | Memphis | Tennessee | United States
12:00 am
The Gandhi-King Conference 2017: KNOW JUSTICE, KNOW PEACE. Presented by the The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center, The National Civil Rights Museum, Jain Center of Memphis & the Indian Community Fund for Greater Memphis. The[...]
A Radical Peace Education: Responding to the Structural Violence of Schooling @ Strand Bookstore | New York | New York | United States
7:00 pm
This presentation (“Olio”) by Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams will make a distinction between schooling and education. Schooling dumbs us down and education ignites fiery passions. This class will trace the rise of mass schooling, which was a means[...]
Anniversary of MLK's Vietnam speech and assassination
12:00 am
On this day in 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke against the war on Vietnam. On this same day in 1968 he was murdered. This is a good day to celebrate his opposition to[...]
International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action @ Global
12:00 am
On 8 December 2005, the UN General Assembly declared that 4 April of each year shall be observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.It called for continued efforts by States,[...]
Break the Silence: A Symposium on the 50th anniversary of MLK's "Beyond Vietnam" @ Georgetown University | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 pm
Georgetown University’s Program on Justice and Peace and Center for Social Justice invite you to an all-day event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s speech “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break the Silence.” What[...]
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace @ United Nations
12:00 am
After fifteen years of progress in the unprecedented Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the world turned its attention to the successor Sustainable Development Goals in a period of transition to the newly adopted 2030 Agenda for[...]
Theorizing Linkages, Practicing Solidarity: Feminist Approaches To Conflict Resolution @ School For Conflict Analysis And Resolution, George Mason University
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day
Theorizing Linkages, Practicing Solidarity: Feminist Approaches To Conflict Resolution @ School For Conflict Analysis And Resolution, George Mason University | Arlington | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
The Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict is proud to announce the call for proposals for their 5th annual conference taking place on the Arlington, Virginia campus of George Mason University, located in the Washington[...]
Apr 7 all-day
International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda @ United Nations / Rwanda
12:00 am
On 23 December 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution (A/RES/58/234) designating 7 April, the start date of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda.[...]
Apr 7 all-day
World Health Day @ Global
12:00 am
World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948. Each year a theme is selected that highlights a priority[...]
9th International Conference of Museums for Peace, Belfast, Northern Ireland @ Ulster University | Belfast | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
12:00 am
The International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) will hold its 9th International Conference in Belfast, April 10-13, 2017.The INMP is a global network of peace museums, peace gardens and other peace related sites, centres[...]
World Forum Against Violence and for Peace Education @ Madrid | Comunidad de Madrid | Spain
12:00 am
The World Forum Against Violence and for Peace Education will take place in Madrid on 19-21 April 2017. The World Forum will gather mayors and international leaders to a meeting point that will enable an[...]
Earth Day & International Mother Earth Day @ Global
12:00 am
Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.A Global PerspectiveThe United Nations General Assembly, recognizing that Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth[...]
Action for Kindness Day! All Ages~Participate Where You Are! @ Global!
12:00 am
April 26, 2017, is Action for Kindness Day! It is an invitation to ALL to take action for kindness in your community. Kindness is not passive. It includes acting on the empathy we feel, building[...]
May 8 – May 12 all-day
Women in Peacebuilding: Enhancing Skills & Practices @ Bogota, Colombia | Bogotá | Bogota | Colombia
12:00 am
Are you interested in promoting women as peace leaders in your country?  International Training Institute (ITI) is an extraordinary opportunity to increase your restorative practices, mediation, trauma-informed conflict resolution, leadership, and group facilitation skills to advance[...]
International Conscientious Objector Day @ Global
12:00 am
Conscientious Objectors are those who, for moral or religious reasons, refuse to participate in armed conflict or join the armed forces. International Conscientious Objector Day is marked around the world each year on 15 May.[...]
Jun 5 – Jun 16 all-day
18th Annual Kingian Nonviolence Summer Institute @ The University of Rhode Island | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
12:00 am
The International Nonviolence Summer Institute is an intensive experiential two-week “training of trainers” workshop giving participants a comprehensive introduction to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy and strategies of nonviolence. The training is useful for people of[...]
Jun 10 – Jul 1 all-day
2017 Bologna Symposium on Conflict Prevention, Resolution, and Reconciliation @ Johns Hopkins SAIS Bologna Center | Bologna | Emilia-Romagna | Italy
12:00 am
Description: In cooperation with Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the 2017 Bologna Symposium will bring together the globe’s brightest young minds from top graduate institutions, international organizations, grassroots[...]
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
Peace Education Course: EMU Summer Peacebuilding Institute @ Eastern Mennonite University | Harrisonburg | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Instructor: Ed Brantmeier Simply stated, peace education is education for the elimination of direct and indirect forms of violence (Harris and Morrison, 2002). How does one address bullying, implicit bias, ethnocentrism, physical fights, or institutional discrimination[...]
2017 Canadian School of Peacebuilding: Session I @ Canadian School of Peacebuilding
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
2017 Canadian School of Peacebuilding: Session I @ Canadian School of Peacebuilding | Winnipeg | Manitoba | Canada
12:00 am
Join us at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in June! We offer 5-day intensive courses that are available for professional development, personal inspiration, or academic credit. CSOP is a learning community of[...]
2017 Global Solutions Lab @ Chestnut Hill College / United Nations
Jun 18 – Jun 26 all-day
2017 Global Solutions Lab @ Chestnut Hill College / United Nations
12:00 am
2017 Global Solutions Lab: Human Rights, Sustainable Development & Design for Eliminating Extreme Poverty by 2030. At Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA and the United Nations, NY. Students and young professionals from around the world[...]
9th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development @ The University of Notre Dame Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day
9th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development @ The University of Notre Dame Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies | Notre Dame | Indiana | United States
12:00 am
The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to apply for the 9th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in[...]
Higher Education In Emergencies & Crises, Summer School, University Of Geneva @ University of Geneva | Geneva | Geneva | Switzerland
12:00 am
Today the average conflict lasts 10 years, and families remain in internally displaced person (IDP) camps for an average of 17 years. While humanitarian programming often focuses on life-saving activities, the failure to prioritize education[...]
2017 Canadian School of Peacebuilding: Session II @ Canadian School of Peacebuilding
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day
2017 Canadian School of Peacebuilding: Session II @ Canadian School of Peacebuilding | Winnipeg | Manitoba | Canada
12:00 am
Join us at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in June! We offer 5-day intensive courses that are available for professional development, personal inspiration, or academic credit. CSOP is a learning community of[...]
Mahatma Gandhi Summer Institute: Building Peaceful Communities @ Education Building, University of Alberta
Jul 4 – Jul 13 all-day
Mahatma Gandhi Summer Institute: Building Peaceful Communities @ Education Building, University of Alberta | Edmonton | Alberta | Canada
12:00 am
The Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta and the Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace are pleased to sponsor the Mahatma Gandhi 2017 Summer Institute: Building Peaceful Communities. This institute is coordinated[...]
Jul 30 – Aug 1 all-day
Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Women and Gender in Religions @ Nazareth College | Rochester | New York | United States
12:00 am
    This international symposium will elaborate on how religions have viewed and interpreted their sacred texts throughout their histories with reference to women and gender relations. It will also reveal how experts in religious studies[...]
The International Symposium on Strengthening Peace through Education @ Nagasaki | Nagasaki Prefecture | Japan
12:00 am
We welcome you to join us in Nagasaki, Japan for the International Symposium on Strengthening Peace through Education from August 9-11, 2017. This event will coincide with the 72nd Nagasaki Peace Memorial and Remembrance Ceremony.[...]
Aug 27 – Sep 2 all-day
International Institute on Peace Education 2017 @ Grillhof Seminar Center | Innsbruck | Tyrol | Austria
12:00 am
The 2017 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE) will be held in Innsbruck, Austria at the Grillhof Seminar Center from August 27 to September 2, 2017. This year’s institute is being organized in partnership with[...]
Sep 21 all-day
International Day of Peace @ Global
12:00 am
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among[...]
International Day of the Girl Child @ Global
12:00 am
International Day of the Girl Child In 2011 the United Nations adopted a resolution to establish October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Learn more about International Day of the Girl Child[...]
Nov 16 all-day
12:00 am
International Day for Tolerance  (Resolution 5.61 of the 28th session of the UNESCO General Conference)  (A/RES/51/95)In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution 51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance[...]
Universal Children’s Day
12:00 am
Universal Children’s DayBy resolution 836(IX) of 14 December 1954, the General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children’s Day, to be observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children. It[...]
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
12:00 am
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women  (A/RES/54/134)In February 2000, the UN designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; inviting as appropriate, Governments, the relevant agencies, bodies, funds[...]
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
12:00 am
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleIn 1977, the General Assembly called for the annual observance of 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (resolution 32/40 B). On that[...]
8th International Conference on Human Rights Education @ Montreal | Québec | Canada
12:00 am
The International Conference on Human Rights Education (ICHRE) is the forum for practitioners, policy-makers and academics to explore innovative education solutions to global challenges. This 3.5-day conference will assemble 300 participants from all over the[...]
12:00 am
On December 1, 1948, President José Figueres Ferrer of Costa Rica abolished the military of Costa Rica after victory in the civil war in that year.[2] In a ceremony in the Cuartel Bellavista, Figueres broke[...]
12:00 am
1st December is Prisoners for Peace Day. For over 60 years, War Resisters’ International have, on this day, made known the names and stories of those imprisoned because of their actions for peace. Many are[...]
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
12:00 am
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of[...]
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
12:00 am
International Day of Persons with Disabilities  (A/RES/47/3)The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December, as per General Assembly resolution 47/3 of 14 October 1992, to promote awareness and[...]
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
12:00 am
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights was adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966.  It was entered into force 23 March 1976, in[...]
International Migrants Day
12:00 am
On 4 December 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants Day. On 18 December 1990, the General Assembly had adopted[...]