“For the concept of a war-free world to become universally accepted, and consciously adopted by making war illegal, a process of education will be required at all levels: education for peace; education for world citizenship.”
-Sir Joseph Rotblat, 1995 Nobel Peace prize winner. Quote from a lecture given on Remembrance Sunday, 2002 at the Imperial War Museum.
Learn more about this quote by visiting the Global Campaign for Peace Education’s very own Peace Education Quotes & Memes: A Peace Education Bibliography. The bibliographic directory is an edited collection of annotated quotes of perspectives on theory, practice, policy, and pedagogy in peace education. Each quote/bibliographic entry is complemented by an artistic meme that you are encouraged to download and spread via social media.
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Tony Jenkins, Coordinator of the Global Campaign for Peace Education, is one of ten finalists in the Educators’ Challenge competition created by the Global Challenges Foundation. Tony is also in the running for the People’s Choice Award – and you can help him win by casting a vote by May 1! [continue reading…]