Addressing national histories of violence is essential for peace. Inspired by the pedagogy of Holocaust education, Nigeria is crafting its own balanced approach to navigate national challenges and promote a shared understanding of history.
The Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic (MINERD) has developed a program, The National Strategy for a Culture of Peace, aimed at fostering a culture of peace and peaceful conflict resolution in the educational community.
San Francisco City and School District Leaders Join to Respond to Series of Violent Incidents Involving Youth
Proposals include expanding violence interruption programs, providing workshops on peace education for teachers and students, and increasing safety presence around schools.
The New Mexican School can influence the Mexican people’s culture and bring about paradigm shifts among all those involved in the school system. The educational transformation of our young people must start from the perspective of entitlement to human rights.
A former columnist for the Washington Post, Colman McCarthy has spent his life preaching, and teaching, non-violence. McCarthy is nothing short of radical in his opposition to the violence he sees all around us.
The Peace Education Program offers several opportunities for young people to learn about conflict resolution and working together as essential tools for reducing violence and crime.
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.
Arigatou International Geneva in collaboration with UNESCO and the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations in Geneva, organized a side event to the 33rd Human Rights Council entitled “Learning to Live Together: The role of education in preventing violent extremism.”
Child Fund International seeks a Senior School Based Violence Prevention Advisor to provide overall technical oversight and guidance to their project in Honduras.
In mid-October, the foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member countries met in Tashkent, Uzbekistan to find new ways to promote peace and prosperity, and fight radicalization and reign in violent extremism. In the belief that education is an important tool to promote peace and economic development and to combat the ideology of terrorism and violent extremism, the dignitaries adopted the theme “Education and Enlightenment: The Path to Peace and Creativity.” To facilitate the process of countering violent extremist ideology online, the Organization also launched the Center for Dialogue, Peace and Understanding.