UNESCO’s Guide for Teachers on the Prevention of Violent Extremism

By David J. Smith, December 8, 2016 In May UNESCO developed a guide for teachers in confronting violent extremism with their students.  It provides practical tips for educators. Click below for more information and a copy.

Forage Center Participates in Smithsonian/ICCROM Training for Cultural Heritage Professionals

By David J. Smith, June 7, 2016 The Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. is providing training as part of a month-long program for international cultural heritage workers.  The program – First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis – is sponsored by the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation andContinue reading “Forage Center Participates in Smithsonian/ICCROM Training for Cultural Heritage Professionals”

Southern California Peace Community Gathers at UC/Irvine

Organized by Students for Global Peacebuilding based at the University of California/Irvine, educators, students, researchers, activists, and local residents gathered as part of Peace Week, January 28-31, 2014 to focus on building capacity in the region for advancing peacebuilding and nonviolence.   The week was supported by UCI’s Center for Citizen Peacebuilding and the  Center for LivingContinue reading “Southern California Peace Community Gathers at UC/Irvine”