This new book by Eleonora Emkic discusses research questions about challenges Bosnia and Herzegovina has been facing on its way to peace transformation; about relation between the current educational system and development of sustainable peace; as well as to answer how to achieve positive and sustainable peace through peace education.
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Undergraduates from William & Mary’s American Bosnian Collaboration Project travel to Sarejevo each summer to support local students and teachers in growing a new foundation of peace.
The first ‘State of Peace’ Youth Academy, seen as an educational platform for transcending differences and for preventing future conflicts, was organised by the EU in Bosnia and Herzegovina in collaboration with the Post-Conflict Research Center from August 18 to 31.
Emina Frljak stresses that education can be a space for nurturing and developing cultures of peace or cultures of war. Peace education is a way to nurture our relationships with one another, save humanity, and take care of and preserve this Planet for those who will come after us since we are only guests for a short time.
What can education concretely (and realistically) do to mitigate contemporary threats and foster lasting peace?
This white paper presented by the Global Campaign for Peace Education provides an overview of the role and potential of peace education for addressing contemporary and emergent global threats and challenges to peace. In doing so, it provides an overview of contemporary threats; outlines the foundations of an effective transformative approach to education; reviews the evidence of the effectiveness of these approaches; and explores how these insights and evidence might shape the future of the field of peace education.
Do you know of a youth project that addresses peace, nuclear disarmament and/or climate issues and that could be boosted by a prestigious award with €5000 in prize money to help it succeed? Nominations are due December 30.
“The war in Ukraine threatens not only sustainable development, but the survival of humanity. We call upon all nations, operating in accordance with the UN Charter, to put diplomacy to the service of humanity by ending the war through negotiations before the war ends us all.” – Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Statement on Ukraine from the Peace Education Working Group of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict
The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict Peace Education Working Group calls upon leaders of educational institutions, universities and schools to implement peace education to address misinformation, foster social cohesion, and support healing from trauma.
This essay by Jamie Wise considers the role of history education in shaping collective memory and intergroup relations in (post)conflict contexts. History education intersects with peace education by focusing on how narratives about past violence are invoked and constructed in (post)conflict educational settings.
Sara Clarke-Habibi argues that higher education institutions should be reflecting on how they can contribute proactively to the reduction of inequalities, frustration, radicalisation and violence in society.