News & Highlights

Pax Christi USA recognizes Rev. Bryan N. Massingale with the 2021 Teacher of Peace Award

In her nomination of Rev. Massingale for the 2021 Teacher of Peace Award, Pearlette Springer, coordinator of the Pax Christi Anti-Racism Team, wrote: “Fr. Bryan has been a ‘teacher of peace’ most of his life, going above and beyond the norm to sustain efforts to address social injustices within the Catholic Church. … He continues to push the envelope in service to BIPOC and LGBTQ communities.” [continue reading…]

Action Alerts

GCPE signs the Compact on Women, Peace, and Security and Humanitarian Action. Please join us!

As the Global Campaign for Peace Education signs on to the “Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) Compact,” we manifest our responsibilities as participants in global civil society, the origin of some of the most significant international norms we call upon. GCPE urges our readers & members to call upon all the civil society organizations through which they work to sign and join the Compact. [continue reading…]

Activity Reports

Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education to organize cross-generational dialogue on education

More often than not, young people are pushed to the periphery of the policy-making process in the areas of education, peace, sustainability, and global citizenship; they are not viewed as key stakeholders. The Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) initiative seeks to empower Nigerian youth by facilitating an unrestrained dialogue between young people with experienced and high-level senior decision-makers [continue reading…]

News & Highlights

Breathing Life into UNSCR 1325 – Women’s groups call for UN peacekeeping force in Afghanistan

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security obliges member states to provide protection to women in conflict situations. Like all legal norms and standards, its utility lies in its application to actual situations. Civil society is now mobilizing to move UN member states to apply its principles in Afghanistan. The protection provision also provides the grounds for the UN to deploy peacekeepers. [continue reading…]

Funding opportunities

Call for Applications: Peace and Justice Transformative Leaders

Selected fellows will be invited to Gettysburg College for a week of intensive programming designed to develop their leadership skills in the realm of peace and justice work. All undergraduate students (from Canada, the US, and Mexico) with at least one academic year remaining in their education, upon completion of the fellowship, are eligible to apply (deadline: September 15). [continue reading…]