Trainings / Workshops

UNESCO trains teachers in Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (EPSD) in Myanmar

UNESCO’s Antenna Office in Yangon, Myanmar, trained 174 educations, students, curriculum developers, and school administrators in Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (EPSD). The training aims to increase awareness of the subject and build the competencies of teachers and educational practitioners in EPSD in Myanmar. 

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Youth for the SDGs Scholarship – A program for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Peace Boat)

Peace Boat US announces the launch of a new series of programs as part of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to be held onboard Peace Boat on the theme of this year’s UN World Oceans Day: “Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing.” Youth leaders from around the world are invited to join the journey. Registration/scholarship application deadline: April 30, 2023.

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International Institute on Peace Education 2017: Innsbruck, Austria

The 2017 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE) will be held in Innsbruck, Austria from August 27 to September 2, 2017. Exploring the theme of “Aesthetic Peaces: Social, Political & Embodied Learning – Responses for Human & Planetary Survival,” IIPE 2017 is being organized in partnership with the IIPE Secretariat, members of the Faculty of Education and Queens’ College at the University of Cambridge, and the MA Program and UNESCO Chair for Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck.

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Apply Now: The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for Iraqi and U.S. high school students

The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for Iraqi and U.S. high school students, Iraqi undergraduate students, and Iraqi adult mentors is pleased to extend this fully-funded scholarship opportunity to talented and dedicated young leaders and adult educators from Iraq and the United States to apply for a summer leadership program in the United States. Be sure to apply now: application deadlines begin December 1, 2016.

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Free online course – Living at the Nuclear Brink: Yesterday and Today

This free online course is offered by Stanford University in partnership with The William J Perry Project, an initiative created by the former Secretary of Defense to work towards a world in which nuclear weapons are never used again. The key goals of this course are to warn you of the dangers you face and to give you some insight on what could be done to avoid those dangers. The course differs from many others in a fundamental way: our goal is not just to provide facts for your education, but to inspire you to take action.

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Free online course: 100 years of Quiet Diplomacy, Nonviolent Resistance, and Peacebuilding

Hosted by USIP’s Global Campus, participants of this special online course will learn from leaders of the AFSC community about specific moments, campaigns, and achievements in Quaker history centered on themes of movement building, addressing root causes of conflict, and the power of everyday people to create change.

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Intro to Roadmap: Online Course

The Metta Center for Nonviolence strives to help people from all walks of life to discover the power of nonviolence, and to understand how to use nonviolence safely and effectively. One of the educational resources they have developed to this effect is the Roadmap model, and the latest addition to the model is the Roadmap online course. This free online course is self-paced, so you can start anytime and go at your own pace.

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Qatar Based University to Discuss Peace Education in Africa

To be held on February 8 and 9, the forum ‘Peace Education: Qatar Engagement in Mapping of Policies, Programmes and Resources in Africa’ will bring together academics, United Nations delegates and prominent practitioners to delve into crucial issues in education and peace-building that can affect Africa’s socio-economic and political transformation. Panelists will discuss the most effective ways universities in war-affected countries can be functionally relevant to the daily needs and challenges of their immediate environment by promoting peace-building through peace education.

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