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UNESCO adopts landmark guidance on education’s cross-cutting role in promoting peace

On 20 November 2023, the 194 UNESCO Member States adopted the Recommendation on Education for Peace, Human Rights and Sustainable Development at UNESCO’s General Conference. This is the only global standard-setting instrument that lays out how education should be used to bring about lasting peace and foster human development through 14 guiding principles.

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Feasibility Proposal for the Creation of a Ministry of Peace for Colombia

The Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace Latin America and Caribbean Chapter (GAMIP LAC), made international history in the construction of Ministries of Peace by presenting the proposal to create this institution to the Senate of Colombia. The proposal, which prioritizes the need for peace education, is now available for reading.

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The Gloria Fuertes School of Andorra demonstrates the “transformative power of education” at the UNESCO National Meeting of Schools

The Gloria Fuertes Public School of Special Education in Andorra hosted the XXXIV National Meeting of UNESCO Schools, and the event showed “the transformative power of education.”

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The bishops of Tierra Caliente and Chiapas: Violence and insecurity are destroying the Mexican people

The Archbishop of Morelia explained that through the Michoacán Council for the Search of Peace and Reconciliation, “We carry out educational models… to generate a culture of dialogue, reconciliation, mediation in the resolution of conflicts and the construction of peace.”

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