Voices from the Grassroots: Empowering Rural Women for Sustainable Development

Armene Modi & Betty Reardon (Featured article: Issue #90 January 2012)  This introductory article anticipates the themes of this year’s session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.   Extracted by Betty Reardon from “Voices from the Grassroots: Empowering Rural Women for Sustainable Development” by Armene Modi, it speaks to the possibilities […]

“PEACEJACKING” – Peace Literacy and the Co-Option of Peace Concepts

Oliver RIZZI CARLSON Editor, Global Campaign for Peace Education Newsletter and Sower and Caretaker of the Culture of Peace Organization (Welcome letter: Issue #83 May 2011) As I learned about the reported killing of Osama bin Laden, the language used to justify his assassination shocked me. In fact, I was taken aback by the stress, […]

“Return to My Burundian Roots”

Elavie Ndura-Ouédraogo, Ed. D. Associate Professor of Educational Transformation, George Mason Universityendura@gmu.edu (Welcome letter:Issue #59 – October 2008)   The day I thought would never come actually came on a bright day of May 2006.  In the midst of the racing and pounding of the heart that I had for so long labored to maintain still- almost […]

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 […]

Youth “Journalists” Bring Hope in the Present

Kathleen Freis (USA) (Welcome letter: Issue #49 – November 2007)    Szia! Namaste! Hello! As alumni of Teachers College Peace Education program (2000-2002) and former Program Director of the Hague Appeal for Peace Global Campaign for Peace Education (2003-2005), it is a pleasure to share news from my work with educators and youth in Eastern Europe and India […]