Human Rights Learning as Peace Education: Reflections from the 2009 International Institute on Peace Education

Tony Jenkins Global Coordinator, International Institute on Peace Education Education Director, National Peace Academy (Welcome letter: Issue #66 – August 2009)   A little more than a month ago 65 educators from 28 different countries gathered in Budapest, Hungary as a community of learners to engage in a collective inquiry into the roles that human rights […]

Election Victories: The Power of People, the Strength of Nonviolent Action

Vanessa Ortiz Director, Civic and Field Relations, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (Welcome letter: Issue #60 – Nov./Dec. 2008)   (With admiration and gratitude for contributions from Shahindha Ismail, Coordinator of Maldivian Detainee Network, Male, the Maldives) “We did it!  I received this simple email message on October 30th, one day after presidential elections – not the […]

Communication as Informal Peace Education

Eloísa Nos Aldás Co-Director, PEACE Master (Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies) UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace, Universitat Jaume I, Castellon, Spain (Welcome letter:Issue #55 – May 2008)   Dear colleagues of the Global Campaign for Peace Education,   To introduce this issue of the Newsletter I would like to raise a collective reflection […]