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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.

Education: Challenges in contexts of conflict

Terrorist attacks against educational targets have increased in recent years. Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust analyzes current trends and explores solutions for tackling violent extremism.

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.

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.

Search for Common Ground seeks Peace Education Project Officer – Yemen

The Project officer will be employed under the project titled “Peace Education in Yemeni Schools” implemented in two governorates (Lahj and Aden) and funded by the French Foreign Ministry. The program overall goal is to increase the resilience of Yemeni youth to violent extremism. Application deadline: June 26.

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