Dr Tejendra Pherali and Dr Alexandra Lewis presented findings of global literature review on education, conflict and peacebuilding. The primary purpose of this review was to inform research and teaching on education, conflict and peace building at the IPCS of the University of Hargeisa, Somaliland, and more broadly in the Horn of Africa. The review identified relevant literature that focused on the historical context of Somali conflict and the impact of civil unrest on Somali education, as well as current interactions between education and peace in Somaliland. This work was situated in a broader context of theories and philosophies of education and peacebuilding practice. The review found that while the notion of 'peace building' was introduced in by John Galtung in his pivotal text on Three Approaches to Peace: Peacekeeping, Peacemaking, and Peacebuilding: it really came into the mainstream peace and development discourse in the s.
The Open Psychology Journal
Peace & Conflict Review
Education is a significant contributor to peace, and appears in two of the 24 indicators in the Positive Peace Index produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace. However, education policies can also contribute to the escalation of conflict if they are poorly designed or implemented. Key lessons about how education can contribute to peace, recovery, and reconstruction include the following:. Key lessons about how education can contribute to peace, recovery, and reconstruction include the following: Education should be inclusive, affordable, and accessible.
Education and Development
It is governed by the General Conference and the Executive Board. The Secretariat, headed by the Director-General, implements the decisions of these two bodies. The Organization has 54 field offices around the world. Its headquarters are located in Paris, France. Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.
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