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Considering “Transformative Peace Education” online with the Berghof Foundation

The Berghof Foundation from Germany, partner for many years with Peace Boat on numerous educational programmes, organized a one-week online seminar on Transformative Peace Education focusing on topics including methods of conflict transformation, violence and nonviolence in the education system, peace education in the context of forced migration, and the potentials and limits of digital peace education.

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The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is now accepting applications for the WPHF COVID-19 Emergency Response

The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund is providing institutional funding to civil society organizations working on women, peace and security and humanitarian issues and projects that provide gender-responsive actions to the COVID19 crisis. Application deadline: April 28.

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Preventing violent extremism with skills, education and dialogue (UNESCO)

Skills, jobs, freedom of expression and more culture and history – these are the responses that must be nurtured in the face of violent extremism stated UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at an event organized by Albania, Jordan and the Holy See on 20 September 2016.‎ ‎”Tackling this threat is a huge responsibility, of which UNESCO is deeply aware, and this is why we are acting across the board,” said Bokova. “This goes to the heart of the UNESCO Constitution, to build the defences of peace in the minds of women and men, starting with education, starting with the soft power of learning, the sciences, intercultural dialogue, on the basis of shared values.”

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