UNESCO helps countries address the drivers of violent extremism as part of its programme on global citizenship education. It works to strengthen the capacities of national education systems to contribute to national prevention efforts.
This book will examine the ways in which formal, non-formal, and informal educational spaces are reimagining education through community-engaged partnerships and initiatives, aiding scholars and practitioners to gain deeper insight into restructuring and improving education for a more equitable and socially just world. Abstracts due: November 1.
The theme of this Special Bilingual (Spanish/English) Issue “Weaving Together Intercultural Peace Learning” is derived from a collaborative process to formulate the guiding inquiry for the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) Mexico 2022. This theme refers to conceptual understandings and transformative practices for fostering constructive interconnectedness and interdependence for peace learning, which explore the balance of sentipensar (feeling-thinking) and cognitive-emotional processes.
The UNESCO office in Nairobi and UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Science in Africa’s study, ‘Higher Education, Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region’, stresses the urgency of higher education to produce knowledge that is relevant to address the root causes and challenges of peacebuilding in the region.
Research conducted by the International Center for Aceh and Indian Ocean Studies found that for women education leaders in religious spaces, education embodied their feminine role of nurturing and transmitting intergenerational values, and at the same time, it rebuilt together a sense of unity among people who were torn by violent conflict.
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.
Localizing climate security risk assessments offer a pathway to address climate-related security risks and potentially prevent those risks from emerging or escalating. This new practical Step-by-Step Guide, produced by GPPAC, is a resource on how to document, assess, and address climate security challenges at the local level.