Peace Education for Peacebuilding, II International Conference, Gyumri, Armenia, 12/1-2

By: David J. Smith, July 27, 2017

With more than 15 years of experience in peacebuilding in Armenia, “Women for Development” NGO is announcing the call for participation in the second International Conference, entitled “Peace Education for Peacebuilding”. The conference will take place in Gyumri, Armenia on December 1-2, 2017.

The main goal of the conference is to attract the attention of the international community towards global issues related to peacebuilding, and suggest the necessity of spreading the culture of peace among the young generation in the region and globally as one of the key resolutions for achieving peace. The topics to be addressed throughout these enriching two days are:

peace education is schools and universities,
conflict management on a community level,
gender roles in conflict management and resolution,
youth and peacebuilding,
preventing violent extremism through peace education,
global citizenship education,
networking for peacebuilding, and
preventing cross-border conflicts through peace education.

For more information about the conference  including registration, click below

Application form, eng.

Call final, eng.


Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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