Month: March 2022

Grant opportunity for child-led projects. Apply by March 31, 2022

The Children’s Solutions Lab (CLS) aims to support young people in taking action to address poverty affecting children in their communities through solutions based on education and peace education. With the support of adults, groups of children are invited to present their ideas and apply for one of our micro-grants (ranging from 500 USD to 2000 USD) to implement a child-led project. Application deadline: March 31.

Mr. Guterres please go URGENTLY to Moscow and Kyiv

We call on all whom we can reach to send their own requests to Secretary-General Guterres to go to Moscow and Kyiv to establish an immediate ceasefire and advance serious peace talks sponsored by the UN, representing the world’s people who want and need peace.

Ukranian Pacifist Yurii Sheliazhenko on how to support the cause of peace

Yurii Sheliazhenko, Executive secretary of the Ukrainian Pacifist Movement, illuminates the importance of peace education to overcome fear and hatred, embrace nonviolent solutions, and support the development of peace culture in Ukraine. He also examines the problem of a militarized global order and how a perspective of nonviolent global governance in a future world without armies and borders will help to deescalate Russia-Ukraine and East-West conflict threatening nuclear apocalypse.

WAR: HerStory – Reflections for International Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a meaningful occasion to reflect on the possibilities of accelerating gender equity from the local to the global. The Global Campaign for Peace Education encourages inquiry and action toward examining the impact that wars have on women and girls, as well as envisioning the structures that must be changed to achieve human equality and security.

End war, build peace

Ray Acheson argues that to confront the compounding crises in Ukraine, war and war profiteering must end, nuclear weapons must be abolished, and we must confront the world of war that has been deliberately constructed at the expense of peace, justice, and survival.

Ten points on Ukraine from a peace policy perspective

Werner Wintersteiner argues that even after the Russian attack, peace is the only option in Ukraine. Building on his analysis, the GCPE invites readers to consider the peace research perspective, to explore what is missing from the current discourse, and to contemplate those system changes might be needed to enable the achievement of a just peace settlement.

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