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Can peace really begin in classrooms? Online forum examined the issues for UN International Day of Education

How to teach peace around the planet was the topic of the Global Peace Education Forum on UN Education Day, January 24. Talks included UN Sec-Gen Antonio Guterres, Taliban shooting survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, UNESCO top educator Stefania Giannini, French activist/actress and Harvard professor Guila Clara Kessous, and UNESCO ex-chief Federico Mayor Zaragoza.

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Abandonment or Advocacy: an Afghan’s Hope for Solidarity and Support from the World Community, Comments on Survival and Future Building

Mansoor Akbar calls for civil society activists and educators to network with Afghans in the diaspora to be more aware of their perspectives and informed of their needs going forward.

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Center for Anti-Violence Education seeks Executive Director

The Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) is a community based organization that develops and implements comprehensive violence prevention programs for individuals and organizations. Through a combination of education, physical empowerment and leadership development, CAE provides underserved communities throughout the New York metropolitan area with skills to break cycles of violence and to defend themselves against racist, homophobic and misogynist violence. Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

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Columbia University Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is now accepting applications for Fall 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is now accepting applications for Fall 2017. HRAP is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building based at Columbia University in New York City. More than 300 Advocates from over 80 countries have participated in this program since 1989. Applications are due January 31, 2017.

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