Where is peace education taking place?

As an initial response to this question, here is the list of national and local sponsoring organizations retrieved July 9, 2016 from the Global Campaign for Peace Education (see CPNN article about the campaign):

* Act 1 Presentations (USA)
* ActionAid Ghana
* All Pakistan Friendship and Peace Council (All Pakistan Youth Wing)
* Amnesty Nepal, Group-81
* Aotearoa-New Zealand Foundation for Peace Studies
* ASEPaix, Association Suisse des Educateurs à la Paix (Switzerland)
* ASHTA NO KAI (India)
* Asociacion Respuesta (Argentina)
* Association of Young Azerbaijani Friends of Europe
* Assumption College (Philippines)
* Awareness One (Nigeria)
* Azerbaijan Women and Development Centre
* Big Brothers Big Sisters- Kerryville (USA)
* Buddha’s Light Universal Welfare Society (BLUWS) (Bangladesh)
* Canadian Alliance for Youth and Children’s Rights (CAYCR)
* Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace
* Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiations
* CEAL- Ciudardes Educadoras America Latina (Argentina)
* CEDEM-Centre d’Education et de Developpement pour les Enfants Mauriciens (Mauritius)
* Center For Globalization Studies, University BK (Serbia, FR Yugoslavia)
* Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies (CRPS) (Philippines)
* Center for Peace Education, Miriam College (Philippines)
* Center for Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation (Philippines)
* Centre for the Study of Forgiveness and Reconciliation (United Kingdom)
* Centre for the Study of Peace (Ireland)
* CETAL- Network Culture of Peace (Sweden)
* CEYPA-Civic Education Youth Programme in Albania
* Child and Women Rights Society (Bangladesh)
* Children and Peace Philippines JMD Chapter
* City Montessori School (CMS, India)
* Concord Video and Film Council (UK)
* Concerned Youth for Peace (CONYOPA, Sierra Leone)
* Canossian Schools in the Philippines
* Cosananig Organisation (Nigeria)
* Creative Response to Conflict (USA)
* Culture for Peace Foundation (Spain)
* CRAGI, Conflict Resolution and Global Interdependence (USA)
* D@dalos Sarajevo – Association for Peace Education
* Développement Rural par la Protection de l’Environnement et Artisanat (Cameroon)
* Don Bosco Educational Association of the Philippines DBEAP
* Education for Peace Institute of the Balkans (Bosnia- Herzegovina)
* Education for Peace Project (Landegg International University, Switzerland)
* Educadores para a Paz (Brazil)
* Electoral Institute of South. Africa
* Elimu Yetu Coalition-Kenya
* ESR National Center Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (USA)
* Foundation for Peace and Development (Ghana)
* Fundacio per la Pau (Spain)
* Fundación Casa De La Juventud (Paraguay)
* Fundacion Gamma Idear (Colombia)
* Global Harmony Foundation (Switzerland)
* Helplife Foundation (Ghana)
* Grupa “Hajde Da…” (Belgrade Youth Centre for Tolerance and Peace Development)
* GUU Foundation Community Based Rehabilitation (Uganda)
* Halley Movement (Mauritius)
* Hessisches Landesinstitut für Pädagogik (Germany)
* Human Rights Committee (Serbia)
* Human Rights Education Academy of Nepal
* Human Rights Education Programme (Pakistan)
* Human Rights Eye & Education Center (HREEC, Cameroon)
* Iligan Center for Peace Education and Research (Philippines)
* Indian Institute for Peace, Disarmament and Environmental Protection
* Institute for Planetary Synthesis (Spain)
* International Holistic Tourism Education Centre-IHTEC (Canada)
* International Mission for Peace (Sierra Leone)
* International Peace Research Association (Japan)
* International Youth Link Foundation (Ghana)
* International Youth Parliament/Oxfam Australia
* International Society For Human Values (Switzerland)
* Institute For Peace and Justice (USA)
* Institute of Education and Peace (Greece)
* Jane Addams’ Peace Association Inc (USA)
* Jigyansu Tribal Research Centre (India)
* Khmer Youth Association (Phnom Penh)
* Kids Meeting Kids (USA)
* Landegg International University (Switzerland)
* League In Friendship Endeavour (India)
* Learning and Development (Kenya)
* Lebanese American University Center for Peace and Justice Education
* Mandate the Future (Sri Lanka)
* Multiethnic Children and Youth Peace Centers (MCYPC) (Kosovo, FR Yugoslavia)
* National Federation of UNESCO Associations of Nepal
* Narvik Peace Foundation (Norway)
* NDH-Cameroon and African Network of Grassroot Democracy
* Nepal Institute for United Nations and UNESCO
* Nepal National UNESCO Academy
* Network Culture of Peace (CETAL) (Sweden)
* Nova, Centro para la Innovacón (Spain)
* Office of Peace in Horn of Africa OPIHA (U.A.E./Somalia)
* Pan-African Reconciliation Council (Nigeria)
* Parbatya Bouddha Mission (Bangladesh)
* Partnerships and Exchanges Programme for Development (Togo)
* Pax Christi Flanders (Belgium)
* Pax Educare- The Connecticut Center for Peace Education
* Paz y Cooperación (Spain)
* Peace 2000 Institute (Iceland)
* Peace Advocates Zamboanga (Philippines)
* Peace Education Academy of Nepal
* Peace Education Center (United States)
* Peace Education Institute (Finland)
* Peace Pledge Union (UK)
* Peace Project Africa (South Africa)
* Peace Research Centre (Cameroon)
* Peace Research Institute-Dundas (Canada)
* Peaceful Solution Society of Ghana
* People’s Parliament (Leskovac, Yugoslavia)
* Philippine Action Network on Small Arms PHILANSA
* Plowshare Center (USA)
* Proyecto 3er. Milenio (Argentina)
* Quaker Peace and Service (UK)
* Research Academica for Humanism and Jaiprithvi (RAFHAJ, Nepal)
* Rights Works (USA)
* Robert Muller School (USA)
* Sakha Ukuthula (South Africa)
* Samaritan Public School (India)
* Save the World (Nepal)
* Seminario Galego de Educacion para a Paz (Spain)
* Service Civil International-International Voluntary Service (SCI-IVS USA)
* Significant Music (Canada)
* Society For Democratic Reforms (Azerbaijan)
* Society for Human Development (Bangladesh)
* Support Center for Associations and Foundations (Belarus)
* Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society
* Teaching for Peace Workshop (Denmark)
* Triratna Welfare Society (Bangaladesh)
* Vientos del Sur (Argentina)
* United Nations Association of New Zealand
* United Nations of Youth Foundation (The Netherlands)
* Unesco Etxea (Spain)
* Winpeace (Women’s Initiative for Peace, Turkey)
* World Commission for Peace & Human Rights Council (Pakistan)
* World Voices (UK)
* Youth Approach for Development & Cooperation (Bangladesh)
* Young Christian Students of Nigeria
* Youth Forum For Peace and Justice (YFPJ-Zambia

This question applies to the following CPNN articles since the summer of 2016:

Mexico: Invitation to study the Master of Science for Peace

Côte d’Ivoire: A seminar on the culture of peace organized at the FHB Foundation of Yamoussoukro

Activity Report: The Turkey-UK “Peace Education in Teacher Training” Workshop

The culture of non-violence will take place in the heart of Lebanese school curricula

Brazil: Experts Support Teacher Training for Culture of Peace

Pontifical Council, WCC develop joint text on education for peace

India: Peace Channel promotes peace education in schools of Kohima

Philippines: MPI 2018 Annual Peacebuilding Training: Creating a Culture of Peace

Peace is not just a two-period a week subject – Prajnya Teachers for Peace Training (India)

Venezuela: Educational sector plans to train teachers in culture of peace

El Salvador to prioritize culture of peace in its schools

Colombia: Unesco recognizes schools in Norte de Santander for their work towards peace

Romania: IPDTC Training programs for peacebuilding and violence prevention

Peace Heroes: Bushra Qadeem Hyder on Fighting Extremism with Education in Pakistan

Rwanda: Building Resilience to Genocide through Peace Education: Concepts, Methods, Tools and Impact

Nigeria: Plateau To Tackle Boko Haram With Peace Education

Dominican Republic: Education Ministry launches student forum for a culture of peace

Innsbruck, Austria: 2017 International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE)

Northern Ireland school receives Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017

Ecuador: Students from schools commit to fostering a culture of peace

Ecuador: Estudiantes de escuelas con compromiso de fomentar cultura de paz

Nuevo León, Mexico: The State Commission on Human Rights seeks to foster peace in schools through workshops

Nuevo León, México: Busca CEDH fomentar paz en las escuelas a través de talleres

Education for Culture of Peace in Cyprus: Sharing Best Practices

Rwanda: Peace Education Added to National Curriculum

Benin to introduce education for culture of peace

Le Bénin veut introduire l’éducation à la culture de la paix dans le système éducatif

El Salvador: Discussions to include culture of peace in national educational curriculum

Colombia, Minister of Education: The education sector is crucial for the consolidation of peace

Colombia, MinEducación: El sector de la educación debe ser decisivo para consolidar la paz y mejorar su calidad

USA: Ashland Culture of Peace Commission explores peace education

Bosnia and Herzogovina: Celebrating 10 years of global education for peace at UWC Mostar

Teachers lead the way towards Peace in their Classrooms and Communities in Rakhine State, Myanmar

UK: Quakers hold conference on peace education for schools

Seychelles set to become hub for peace studies

Rwanda: 3-year peace education program concludes with Peace Week and youth conference

Young people from all over the world come together at Hiroshima to learn about peace and nuclear disarmament

The Global Campaign for Peace Education

Three Decades of Peace Education in the Philippines

Solomon Islands: Malaita and Guadalcanal support peace education

India: 250 schools in Tamil Nadu to get Human Rights Clubs

One thought on “Where is peace education taking place?

  1. Hope you will consider the areas of Palestine & Israel in your efforts
    CARE(www.care-palestine.com ) will be more than pleased to start cooperation in the field of Peace education on uni-national & Bi-national levels .
    Looking to hear from you
    Remains,
    Yours in Peace ,
    Dr.Ghassan Abdallah,Director of CARE

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