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Talk: David Swanson on “Growing the Movement for a World BEYOND War”

Light refreshments will be served. Free & open to the public. Donations appreciated. Hear from World BEYOND War Co-Founder & Executive Director David Swanson about building a global, grassroots movement for a world beyond war. David will debunk the myths that war is inevitable, just, necessary, or beneficial. He’ll make the case for war abolition, by outlining the economic, environmental,...

Summer Course on Human Rights and Peacebuilding in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Global Youth Connect: Rwanda Turi Kumwe Program July 26 – August 8, 2019 Kigali, Rwanda The TURIKUMWE (We are Together) program brings young leaders from Rwanda and from around the world together for an intensive two-week program exploring human rights and peace cultivation in a national and international context. Based in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, the program includes site visits...

International Institute on Peace Education 2019

IIPE 2019: Cyprus July 21-28, 2019 Nicosia, Cyprus Educating for a Culture of Peace in Divided Societies: History, Dialogue, and Multiperspectivity Toward Reconciliation Application deadline: March 15! The 2019 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE) will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus at the Home for Cooperation (H4C) from July 21 to July 28, 2019. This year’s institute is organized in partnership...

Ontario for a World BEYOND War

Come together to learn about World BEYOND War, a global grassroots network advocating for the end to all wars! There will be an info session on what the organization does, its goals, and how you can get involved! We will talk about World BEYOND War’s educational programs, including WBW’s “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” book and the Study War No More discussion...

Sustainable Peace and Human Rights Education

This interactive online seminar explores the questions: How can education promote sustainable peace? What are human rights and how do they play a role in formal and informal educational systems? And, how can we assist educators integrate sustainable peace and human rights discourse into school and educational curriculums and how human rights can change the future of schooling? We will begin with an...

Dealing with the Past Course

Finding a way to deal with a violent past in the aftermath of civil war, the end of an authoritarian regime or occupation, is argued by some to be the basis for lasting peace, democracy and the rule of law. This includes the identification of past human rights violations, the prosecution of perpetrators on a national or international level, the rehabilitation of victims, the establishment of truth...
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