Global Campaign for Peace Education


Global Campaign for Peace Education

The Global Campaign for Peace Education has two goals: 1) to build public awareness and political support for the introduction of peace education into all spheres of education, and; 2) to promote the education of all teachers to teach for peace

Location: Global
Members: 189
Latest Activity: Jul 16

About the Campaign

The Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) was launched at the Hague Appeal for Peace conference in May 1999.

The Need
The Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) seeks to develop the capacities, in teachers and learners, to face challenges of unprecedented proportion: the continued development of weapons of mass destruction, armed conflicts between states and ethnic groups, the spread of racism, gender inequality, community violence, the huge and widening gap between the rich and the poor throughout the globalized economy, massive violations of human rights and the degradation of the environment.

How the Campaign Works
The Global Campaign for Peace Education seeks to foster a culture of peace in communities around the world. It has two goals:

1) First, to build public awareness and political support for the introduction of peace education into all spheres of education, including non-formal education, in all schools throughout the world.

2) Second, to promote the education of all teachers to teach for peace.

The Campaign is a non-formal network comprised of formal and non-formal educators and organizations, each working in their own unique ways to address the goals above. This form allows Campaign participants to focus their energies towards meeting the goals and needs of their constituents - while at the same time promoting and making visible the growing global network of educators working for peace. The Campaign helps to facilitate the exchange of ideas, strategies and best practices through a monthly newsletter and also seeks to connect peace educators via our online database.

Sign-up to Receive the GCPE monthly newsletter
The monthly newsletter of the Global Campaign for Peace Education features articles and news as to how and where the GCPE network is active and growing. It includes a monthly introductory letter from a member of the GCPE; reports from the field chronicling successes and challenges; listing of events, conferences, and trainings in peace education from around the world; new publications; job postings; and occasional action alerts. Sign-up online today!

Discussion Forum

Best Platforms for online courses

Started by Barry Clemson. Last reply by Ganesh Budha Aug 28, 2014. 1 Reply

I want to offer online courses on strategic nonviolence and related topics and would like assistance in selecting the most appropriate software platforms. I would like to be able to accommodate…Continue

Interships opportunities

Started by Arigatou International Geneva Dec 16, 2013. 0 Replies

Internship OpportunitiesThe Arigatou International office in Geneva welcomes and encourages highly motivated individuals to apply for an internship that offers the opportunity to have a first-hand…Continue

New article on the Youth & Ethics online discussion Forum

Started by Arigatou International Geneva Dec 16, 2013. 0 Replies

Dear friends,To conclude the year, the Ethics Education website of Arigatou International invites you to read the last  piece of the year from the youth.Remembering the celebration of Human Rights…Continue

Ethics Education online discussion Forum "Youth & Ethics"

Started by Arigatou International Geneva Dec 2, 2013. 0 Replies

Dear Friends,The Ethics Education Initiative of Arigatou International is very happy to share with you the new article written on its brand new "Youth and Ethics" online discussion Forum. The forum…Continue

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Comment by Muhammad Adnan on December 23, 2009 at 7:03pm
Comment by Azra T. Syed on December 21, 2009 at 11:55pm
Hi Tony,

Would love to be part of your effort and do whatever I can to help promote Peace Education.

Azra T. Syed
Comment by Sohail Mahmood on December 2, 2009 at 10:57am
glad to be part of the group
Comment by Joaquin Salazar on December 1, 2009 at 10:57pm
Hi, Tony:
Thank you for the information and the opportunity of joining world-wide with people who are working for individual and collective peace. We are also starting to work on peace education basically analysing the psychological (cognitive) origins of anger and violence and the basic mediation techniques and other means of disarming the violence.
Any commnets and suggestions will be appreciated. Best wishes.
Comment by ABDIA MOHAMUD on November 21, 2009 at 12:25pm
Hi Tony
Many Thanks for the information.
We are starting Peace Education in schools February 2010.
I look forward to learn a lot.
Comment by peace on November 20, 2009 at 8:17pm
Thank you Tony
Let us explore more with idea.
Comment by Tony Jenkins on November 20, 2009 at 7:10pm
The GCPE is celebrating it's 10th anniversary by conducting a global survey of advances, opportunities and obstacles. The discussion forum topics above are based upon some of the survey questions.

If you would like to participate in the survey please send an email to: news(at)

The results of this survey will be published on the GCPE website in 2010. We hope the survey will help make visible the advances made in peace education over the past 10 years; provide us with an opportunity to reflect on the present status of the field; and to begin to identify and address the main challenges for the future of this important work.

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