On 16-19 February 2014 the African Alliance for Peace held its third summit in Kigali, Rwanda, titled: "Promoting peace education in our communities". The summit was hosted by Shalom Educating for Peace Rwanda, a GPPAC member of Eastern and Central Africa, in collaboration with NPI-Africa. Justine Ngum Kwachu, Director of Women in Alternative Action, Cameroon and a... Read More About African Alliance for Peace Summit 2014 - 16 to 19 February »
On November 20 in the building of the house of culture of Aksai village a youth festival called “Bridge of friendship” was organised, bringing together students from bordering villages of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Within the framework of the festival, a number of cultural events were organised. Particular attention was paid to theatre performances by schools' theatre clubs that are... Read More About Youth festival: “Bridge of friendship” on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan »
As part of its conceptual jewellery design series, Vanina recently launched ‘cease-fire’ : a jewellery line envisioned as a message of peace in these times of intense violence. The series invites to question the accessibility to arms and methods of igniting violence, in an attempt to call for a spiritual and physical cease-fire. The collection is the result of a collaboration... Read More About Jewellery against small arms »
On August 29, The Co-chair of the GPPAC Peace Education Working Group, Jennifer Batton, in collaboration with the Inter-American Teacher Education Network (RIED) of the Organization of American States (OAS) Advisory Board for the Inter-American Program on Education for Democratic Values and Practices is hosting a webinar on “Building Capacity in Education Around the Globe: Conflict... Read More About Webinar on “Building Capacity in Education Around the Globe: Conflict Resolution Strategies and Resources for Schools” »
The contrast between Northern Kosovo’s Serb majority and Pristina’s ethnic Albanian-run state apparatus has reached a new low point. The results of a controversial referendum held on 14-15 February showed the entity of the local population’s disaffection from Kosovo’s institutions. The plebiscite is however unlikely to improve the link between Serb Kosovars and Serbia, rather... Read More About Stuck in the Middle »
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