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UNESCO study suggests universities should work harder at peacebuilding in East Africa

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.

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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.

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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.

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New Peace Education Publication: Innovations in Peace and Education Praxis. Transdisciplinary Reflections and Insights

This new publication contains peace education practitioner-scholar focused chapters on transdisciplinary approaches to peace and education research, interventions in educational settings, and alternative ontologies in peace and education work.

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Localising Climate, Peace and Security: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide for Local Peacebuilders

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.

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