Month: December 2021

Peace Education: A Year in Review & Reflection (2021)

The Global Campaign for Peace Education, and its community of partners and individual educators, worked tirelessly toward building a more peaceful world through education in 2021. Read our brief report of developments and activities, and take a moment to celebrate our shared achievements.

A unique opportunity to revive a global consensus on education for peace and human rights (UNESCO)

The UNESCO General Conference officially approved a proposal to revise the 1974 Recommendation concerning Education for International Understanding, Co-operation and Peace and Education relating to Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. The revised Recommendation will reflect evolved understandings of education, as well as new threats to peace, toward providing international standards for the promotion of peace through education. The Global Campaign for Peace Education is contributing to the development of a technical note that will support the revision process.

In Memoriam: Phyllis Kotite

Phyllis Kotite, a longtime member of the Global Campaign for Peace Education and UNESCO contributor, passed away last week in Paris. She was an advocate and contributor to peace-building and non-violence education as well as conflict prevention programs.

Herstory Writers Workshop seeks Associate Director

Herstory Writers Workshop, an organization devoted to using personal memoir to change hearts, minds and policies, is seeking a part-time associate director with a strong track record in nonprofit leadership.

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