Announcements and Press Releases

2011

Adelphi OfficeNPA Opens Education Office at Adelphi University’s Manhattan Center On January 3, 2011, the National Peace Academy opened its new Education Office at Adelphi University’s Manhattan Center in New York City. The office was made possible through the support and partnership of Adelphi University’s Peace Studies Minor Program, the staff of the Manhattan Center, and the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.

On February 17th, the NPA celebrated the opening of our Education Office with an Open House. Read more…

 

2010

Peace and War Summit, at Case The National Peace Academy is co-sponsoring the Peace and War Summit being organized by the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University. At this week-long conference, which will take place October 25-30, 2010, the National Peace Academy is facilitating private post-panel forums for the presenters, so they can better explore the connections in their work.

The Peace and War Summit is composed of keynote speakers, panel discussions, paper presentations, and audience interaction as well as some highly innovative, non-traditional elements, including a play, a concert, an art installation, and a poetry project. It will showcase a unique blend of perspectives, with representatives from 15-20 nations and diverse perspectives from academic, military, and peace disciplines. Summit participants will include distinguished scholars, veterans and serving military, medical and mental health professionals, policymakers, elders, community and business leaders, educators, and students.

Youth Philanthropy and Service Annual Workshop The Youth Philanthropy and Service (YPS) Annual Workshop, sponsored by Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, provides K-12 teachers and administrators, youth development professionals, and K-12 youth with an opportunity to learn best practices and hear about local projects. The 14th Annual Workshop was held February 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, Cleveland, Ohio.

Elise Boulding: Honorary Chair of Advisory Board Elise Boulding, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Dartmouth College and co-founder and former Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association, has accepted the position as Honorary Chair of the National Peace Academy Advisory Board. Read more.

2009

Peace Academy EstablishedFirst-Ever U.S. National Peace Academy Launched After decades of discussion, years of planning, and months of coordination and collaboration among hundreds of local, national, and international experts and organizations focused on the inter-related issues of peace and non-violence, plans have been formalized to establish the United States’ first National Peace Academy.  Read the Press Release here.