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A torrent of censorship (USA)

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, outlines some of the many ways public schools have become a cultural battlefield even though they should be insulated from politics and culture wars so they are free to fulfill the fundamental purposes of public education: to help nurture the citizens of a democratic society.

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Paulo Freire Academic Conference – Democracy, Citizenship, & Sustainability: A Celebration of Freire’s Centennial Year

The UCLA School of Education, the University of Southern California (USC), and Soka University of America are pleased to organize an academic conference (May 19-22) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s life.

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Securing Democracy in a Conflicted Election: Resources for Educators

During a volatile election, what can be done to preserve democracy and protect election outcomes? How might we respond to fear-mongering, a potential coup, intimidation efforts, and violence with nonviolence? The Global Campaign for Peace Education is compiling a list of resources to support educators in their efforts to teach about the current political moment, prepare students to constructively and nonviolently respond to threats, and to foster a more robust and sustainable democracy for the future.

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STOP KILLING OUR YOUTH: A Press Statement on Incessant Killings of Nigerian Youth by Security Agencies

The Global Campaign for Peace Education stands in solidarity with the Not Too Young To Run Movement and the protestors, many of them youth, who were shot at a recent peaceful #EndSARS protest held in Lagos State calling for an end to police brutality.

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The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

Admissions to the 2020/2021 edition of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are open! The program prepares participants for working in national, international, governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations as well as research institutions dealing with human rights and democratisation.

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