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Thea, from the U.S., at a panel about inspirational global movements for changeAs our Global Youth Rising group sat this week, coming together after the events in Nice and the coup in Turkey, we pondered what the response could be from a group of people doing the work to create…
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As a Global Youth Rising participant from Scotland noted during a time of sharing our stories within small groups, “conflict is so pervasive, and yet we neglect it”. This theme seems to run through our time together here in Romania. There are many things we know we will encounter in…
Friday, 15 July 2016 06:42

GYR Blog Post #2

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It’s very challenging to go to sleep inspired by the power of being in a space with 70 peacebuilders and ready to write a blog sharing the hope and possibility of being here – and then to wake up to the news of Nice, France, and the other examples of…
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We made it to the beautiful, mountainous town of Paltinis, Romania! It’s a small village, where we’ve gathered with nearly 70 young adult participants and trainers from over 20 countries. In the course of the first day, the group developed a shared vision for the peacebuilding training to take place…
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The International Youth Peace Forum, Global Youth Rising 2016 (GYR), takes place in Romania in July 10-20, 2016.  GYR is being organized by an alliance of global organizations dedicated to the empowerment, leadership, and participation of youth, and to tackling the most challenging conflicts and drivers of war and violence…
On April 6, 2016, over 125 people gathered for the dedication of Point of View, a peacebuilding research and conference center in Lorton, Virginia, dedicated to teaching and learning, research, and a commitment to engagement and practice. United States Representative for Virginia’s 8th District, Donald S. Beyer, Jr., said, “This…
Friday, 15 February 2013 13:53

National Peace Academy Tour to Costa Rica!

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SAVE THE DATE: National Peace Academy TOUR TO COSTA RICA September 7-14, 2013 National Peace Academy is excited to announce a first-time opportunity to explore peace in Costa Rica with an NPA edulearner. Read the full itinerary here . Tour beautiful Costa Rica, enjoy a unique peacelearning experience and support…
Monday, 04 February 2013 13:51

Avenues to Accountability

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Anglican Women’s Empowerment, Network for Peace Through Dialogue, International Institute on Peace Education, National Peace Academy, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, The Pasos Peace Museum, and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom cordially invites you to Avenues to Accountability. Please join us for a symposium on Militarism, Trafficking,…
Thursday, 24 January 2013 10:26

NPA V.P. for Academic Affairs Speaking at UN

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The UN Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action cordially invites you to a brown bag lunch event on: Integrating Peace Education and Peacebuilding: A Framework for Transformative Pedagogy Wednesday 30 January 2013 1:00 – 2:30 pm 1 UN Plaza (DC-1), 20th floor Conference Room John Paul Lederach describes peacebuilding as…
Friday, 11 January 2013 19:03

Meet Sandy: NPA’s Director of Development

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Please help us welcome NPA’s newest team member The National Peace Academy is very excited to introduce you to our newest team member: Sandy Sbar. As you know, several months ago we were thrilled to be in the position of being able to put out a call for a Director…
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