The Role of Higher Education in Resolving Conflict and its Consequences, Washington, DC, 11/19/19, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Higher education institutions have historically played a vital role in resolving conflict through education, training, and research. This year’s International Education Week offers an opportunity to celebrate the significance of international education in addressing the world’s modern-day conflicts. Join USIP and NAFSA: Association of International Educators as we explore best practices in peacebuilding shared by experts from the peacebuilding and international education communities. The event will examine ties between higher education and conflict resolution and consider innovative approaches for creating—and sustaining—more peaceful societies. Join the conversation on Twitter with #IEW2019. The event will be November 19 from 10-12 at USIP in DC.

Registration is here! this is free event.


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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