Involve communities in peacebuilding (Uganda)

It is essential to involve people at the grassroots level in providing solutions to their challenges. Therefore, peace education should be made compulsory in schools in the region. This was one of the conclusions of the inaugural honorary lecture series on peace building in the Great Lakes Region hosted by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University.

UNESCO Rallies Teacher Trainers to champion Peace Education and Prevent Violent Extremism in Teacher Education

The Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda is implementing the Peace Education and Prevention of Violent Extremism project with support from UNESCO’s International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa. A one-day workshop was organized for stakeholder engagement in Kampala on July 29 intended to share experiences on peace education and prevention of violent extremism in selected teacher training institutions in Uganda.

Let peacekeeping go hand-in-hand with peacebuilding

Mr. Edgar K Buryahika argues that we should create a situation where we do not only put our energy and resources on peacekeeping, but rather peacebuilding, peace education, and peace sustaining mechanisms in Uganda.

Kampala schools receive peace education books (Uganda)

Kampala schools have received peace education books from Always Be Tolerant Organisation (ABETO) in conjunction with the Turkish embassy in Uganda. The function was presided over by Turkish ambassador H.E Sedef Yavuzalp who noted that their “participation in donation of books acknowledges the support towards peace and democracy building in Uganda.”

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