This handbook shines a light on how teaching and learning processes can be designed to reflect and promote human rights and explores the targets and potential processes of reform within the university.
A case study of the M.A. in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation Program at the University of Rwanda
This investigation documents the M.A. in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation at the University of Rwanda to highlight lessons from colleagues about how formalized peace education contributes to leadership development and stability.
The UNESCO office in Nairobi and UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Science in Africa’s study, ‘Higher Education, Peace and Security in the Eastern Africa Region’, stresses the urgency of higher education to produce knowledge that is relevant to address the root causes and challenges of peacebuilding in the region.
“Colombian university campuses must be spaces for knowledge and the construction of peace”: Minister Aurora Vergara Figueroa
“In the National Government we are committed to building a culture of peace, through an exercise that must call on the entire society to overcome the cycles of violence that have generated injuries and pain for decades. We will continue to accompany the Educational Institutions Superior in the design and implementation of strategies, protocols and care and prevention routes against any type of violence on campus…” – Aurora Vergara Figueroa, Minister of Education
Join World BEYOND War, Demilitarise Education (dED_UCATION), and Women for Weapons Trade Transparency for a webinar on February 14 at 12pm ET / 5pm GMT on how to demilitarise education and transform universities for peace.
A month after the Taliban abruptly banned women from colleges and universities in Afghanistan, U.S. institutions are trying to help them back into academe any way they can.
Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal shared the importance of education in establishing peace at a ceremony held to mark the International Day of Peace at the Higher Education Commission Secretariat.
We call upon all American members of the Global Campaign for Peace Education to take immediate action to prevent the cessation of US assistance to higher education in Afghanistan. Please contact your Congressional representative, your Senator, the Administrator of USAID, and the President.
The Science and Higher Education Ministry of Ethiopia and UNESCO have signed an agreement to facilitate peace education in universities focused on fostering conflict resolution mechanisms, preventing conflicts, and enhancing the quality of education.
Dr. Valerie Chepp redesigned her senior capstone course for the fall to address the questions of student activists while equipping them with applicable skills for their community organizing.
Men’s violence prevention (MVP) programs seek to transform men’s silence and inaction into allyship and change. However, it should be clear: MVP is a complementary approach to other violence against women (VAW) work. The point is not to center men, but to support women’s activism, research and leadership towards the goal of ending VAW wherever possible.
Sara Clarke-Habibi argues that higher education institutions should be reflecting on how they can contribute proactively to the reduction of inequalities, frustration, radicalisation and violence in society.