Peace Clubs promote culture of peace, tolerance (Zimbabwe)

(Original article: crisiszimbabwe.org, Nov. 13, 2015) In an effort to address issues of political violence and promote a culture of tolerance, villagers from Buhera West have united to focus on fostering unity in their area. The villagers from Manjengwa Village in Buhera West Ward 5 have united under Peace Clubs, an initiative by Heal Zimbabwe […]

De la Fiesta del Fútbol a la Fiesta de la Tolerencia

Profesora Alicia Cabezudo International Peace Bureau – IPB Ginebra (Suiza) – Vice PresidentUniversitat Oberta de Catalunya – Barcelona (España)Universidad Nacional de Rosario – Rosario ( Argentina)(Featured Article: Issue #113 July/August 2014. Originally published on El Pais.) Podría presentarse la vida escolar hoy como una imaginaria “línea de fuego” por la que se cruzan, en distintas direcciones, […]

IIPE, The World Tribunal on Iraq, and Transcending a Century of Worldwide Wars

Janet Gerson Education Director, International Institute on Peace EducationPlanning Committee, Global Community Forum(Featured Article: Issue #111 March/April 2014) The challenge of abolition of war will be addressed at the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) 2014, taking place July 6-13 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Participants will inquire into how peace educators, activists, and scholars contribute to […]

Voices from the Grassroots: Empowering Rural Women for Sustainable Development

Armene Modi Paper presented at the Knowledge Globalization Conference: 2012 Pune, India January 2012 Armene ModiAshta No [email protected] ABSTRACT: Women are increasingly making more of an impact than men in rural India. The paper will share the initiatives taken by Ashta No Kai, an NGO working in a rural setting to address gender issues and […]

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 […]

Toward the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Betty Reardon Founder, International Institute on Peace Education (Featured article: Issue #76 October 2010) “Reaffirming the importance of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building, and stressing the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, and the need to […]

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 […]

Peace Education in Mindanao, Philippines

Dr. Ofelia “Bing” Durante Director, Ateneo Research Center – Ateneo de Zamboanga UniversityZamboanga City, Philippines (Welcome letter: Issue #50 – December 2007)    The opportunity to dialogue with friends in the Global Campaign for Peace Education at this time of the year is a blessing. I greet you a joyous season of hope and a prosperous year to […]