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Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2686, UN Security Council Urges International Community to Prevent Incitement, Condemn Hate Speech, Racism, Acts of Extremism

The Security Council urged relevant United Nations entities to increase their activities focusing on peace education to enhance the values that are essential for a culture of peace. 

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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.

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Network advocates inclusion of peace education in schools curriculum (West Africa)

West Africa Network for Peacebuilding has advocated the inclusion of peace education in schools curriculum with a view to preventing violent extremism in the continent. The network recently launched a project on the Prevention of Violent Extremism towards institutionalizing nonviolence and peace education in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

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UNESCO seeks Education Intern

The Section of Global Citizenship and Peace Education at UNESCO seeks an intern to support the development, and delivery of online capacity building workshops on topics such as the prevention of violent extremism, the promotion of the rule of law, democratic participation, and cultural diversity.

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Youth Leaders Demand Action: Analysis of the Third UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

The new UN resolution calls on Member States to recognize and promote synergies between the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Youth, Peace and Security agendas. It includes specific encouragement to Member States to develop and implement roadmaps on youth, peace and security – with dedicated and sufficient resources.

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