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"Joining the Campaign is very important to colaborate and contribute together to transform a culture of violence in a culture of dialogue and peace."
- Spanish Association for Peace Research (AIPAZ)

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Campaign Statement: “A culture of peace will be achieved when citizens of the world understand global problems; have the skills to resolve conflict constructively; know and live by international standards of human rights, gender and racial equality; appreciate cultural diversity; and respect the integrity of theEarth. Such learning can not be achieved without intentional, sustained and systematic education for peace.”

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Faith Groups Invoke Secular Ethics to Call for Civic Action against Hate Induced Violence

The statements of The Interfaith Center of New York and Bend the Arc, two major faith-based groups, in response to the Buffalo racist hate-crime massacre that took the lives of ten and seriously wounded three more, all but one African Americans, leave the religious response of “thoughts and prayers” to others, as they, as citizens, voice ethical and very practical calls to action, all of which fully respect the principle of “separation of church and state.” Both statements make points of fundamental concern to all citizens, and thereby, to peace education as a means of learning toward engagement in actions of civic responsibility. [continue reading…]

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Special Earth Day call for contributions to a volume redefining global security from a feminist perspective

The redefinition of security undertaken in this volume will be Earth centered in its conceptual explorations and contextualized within the existential threat of the climate crisis. An underlying assumption of the explorations is that we must profoundly change our thinking, about all aspects of security; first and foremost, about our planet and how the human species relates to it. Proposals are due June 1. [continue reading…]

Opinion

No more wars and a ban on nuclear weapons

If anything constructive comes from the disasters of Ukraine, it may be the turning up of the volume on the call for the abolition of war. As Rafael de la Rubia observes, “the real conflict is between the powers that use people and countries by manipulating, oppressing and pitting them against each other for profit and gain… The future will be without war or not at all.” [continue reading…]

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Human Connections Forged in Human Suffering

An overlooked element in the COVID experience is how it can lead us into reflections on the human connections that carry us through the suffering, giving us an actual physical sense of being members of one human family, capable of caring for each other, as we must if the family is to survive. This post is a vivid instance of such an experience. [continue reading…]

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Campaign Statement & Goals

Campaign Statement:
“A culture of peace will be achieved when citizens of the world understand global problems; have the skills to resolve conflict constructively; know and live by international standards of human rights, gender and racial equality; appreciate cultural diversity; and respect the integrity of theEarth. Such learning can not be achieved without intentional, sustained and systematic education for peace.”   

Campaign Goals
The Global Campaign for Peace Education seeks to foster a culture of peace in communities around the world. It has two goals:

1.First, to build public awareness and political support for the introduction of peace education into all spheres of education, including non-formal education, in all schools throughout the world.
2. Second, to promote the education of all teachers to teach for peace.