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Herman Daly in memoriam: A Economist Who Future Economists — and Societies — Will Dare Not Ignore

The death of Herman Daly should be mourned by all who seek to mitigate the climate crisis. He warned of the consequences of the continued exploitation of the planet to provide ever more privileged lives for the rich, greater deprivation of the poor and the decimation of this planet. Peace educators seeking to help students to develop the capacity of discernment might share Daly’s work.

Why condemn threats to use nuclear weapons?

Russia’s threats to use nuclear weapons have heightened tensions, reduced the threshold for use of nuclear weapons, and greatly increased the risk of nuclear conflict and global catastrophe.  This briefing paper prepared by ICAN provides an overview of why delegitimization of these threats is urgent, necessary and effective.

IPRA-PEC – Projecting a Next Phase: Reflections on Its Roots, Processes and Purposes

In observation of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Peace Education Commission (PEC) of the International Peace Research Association, two of its founding members reflect on its roots as they look to its future. Magnus Haavlesrud and Betty Reardon (also founding members of the Global Campaign for Peace Education) invite current members to reflect on the present and the existential threats to human and planetary survival that now challenge peace education to project a significantly revised future for PEC and its role in taking up the challenge…

UNESCO Rallies Teacher Trainers to champion Peace Education and Prevent Violent Extremism in Teacher Education

The Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda is implementing the Peace Education and Prevention of Violent Extremism project with support from UNESCO’s International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa. A one-day workshop was organized for stakeholder engagement in Kampala on July 29 intended to share experiences on peace education and prevention of violent extremism in selected teacher training institutions in Uganda.

Music as the path to peace

A young Cypriot Phd candidate of the Open University of Cyprus who has organised a scheme fostering peace and connection between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot children is among the finalists for the 2022 Commonwealth Youth Awards.

Nagasaki Peace Declaration

Taue Tomihisa, Mayor of Nagasaki issued this Peace Declaration on August 9, 2022, resolving to make “Nagasaki be the last place to suffer an atomic bombing,”

Art for Peace 2022 – Submit your Art!

Invitation for Artists to participate in the collective exposition Art for Peace! Fora da Caixa invites artists to create this collective exhibition, where art and reflection meet and help us to dissolve barriers and disarm our hearts.

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