This article is a presentation of the best moments of the program Education for Peace carried out throughout 2023 by the team of the cultural collective Fora da Caixa in partnership with the Educandário e Instituto André Luiz, in Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil.
Youth Development and Voice Initiative (YOVI), an NGO based in Tamale, has called on government and other stakeholders to step up efforts to address religious intolerance in the Northern Region, for peaceful coexistence.
The UNAOC, with the support of the UNOY, hosted a capacity-building workshop for nineteen youth participants from Latin America and the Caribbean from July 3-7, 2023. The workshop enabled youth leaders to design and implement impactful peace interventions.
‘Peace Education for Youth: A Toolkit for Advocacy and Planning’ is designed to support students across the world to advocate for the integration of peace education in their schools, universities, and communities.
Peace Education and Action for Impact: Towards a model for intergenerational, youth-led, and cross-cultural peacebuilding
This article introduces the Peace Education and Action for Impact (PEAI), a leadership development programme designed to connect and support young peacebuilders. It discusses what PEAI is, how it works, and why it was created. It also gives a glimpse of the work that took place in 2021 – engaging youth and communities in 12 countries – and plans for the future. Lessons from PEAI are for anyone interested in peacebuilding education and action initiatives that are youth-led, adult-supported, and community-engaged.
The Children’s Solutions Lab (CLS) aims to support young people in taking action to address poverty affecting children in their communities through solutions based on education and peace education. With the support of adults, groups of children are invited to present their ideas and apply for one of our micro-grants (ranging from 500 USD to 2000 USD) to implement a child-led project. Application deadline: March 31.
A team of Teachers College Columbia University students advocating for Afghanistan calls attention to the commonalities of war induced humanitarian crises as suffered now in Ukraine and in many countries.
Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education to organize cross-generational dialogue on education
More often than not, young people are pushed to the periphery of the policy-making process in the areas of education, peace, sustainability, and global citizenship; they are not viewed as key stakeholders. The Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) initiative seeks to empower Nigerian youth by facilitating an unrestrained dialogue between young people with experienced and high-level senior decision-makers
Selected fellows will be invited to Gettysburg College for a week of intensive programming designed to develop their leadership skills in the realm of peace and justice work. All undergraduate students (from Canada, the US, and Mexico) with at least one academic year remaining in their education, upon completion of the fellowship, are eligible to apply (deadline: September 15).
The School-based Peace Education working group of the Nigeria Network and Campaign for Peace Education hosted a zoom webinar on October 16 on the topic of “Nurturing Future Leaders Through School-Based Peace Education.” Video is now available.
A CALL TO ACTION FOR EDUCATORS! Countless young people around the world have walked out of their classes over the past year to demand real climate action from politicians. On September 20, you are invited to support them as part of a global #ClimateStrike to demand solutions to the climate crisis. The Educator Resource Guide outlines practical actions you can take inside and outside of school.
The Co-Founder and Project Lead of Galaxy4Peace, Precious Ajunwa, has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to invest more in peace education, which she said is a major panacea for violence among youths in the country.