Special Issue of the journal In Factis Pax based on the 2022 International Institute on Peace Education held in Mexico

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.

Women’s agency in Islamic traditional schools in post-conflict Aceh (Indonesia)

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.

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.

New resources on the nuclear ban treaty

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has launched a new webpage to help observers keep track of the work in the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Other resources include Reaching Critical Will’s new paper on “The TPNW and Gender, Feminism, and Intersectionality.”

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