The National Peace Academy recently co-sponsored the international conference Collaboration Across Fields: Implementation and Sustainability of Social and Emotional Learning, Conflict Resolution Education, Peace Education, and Civics Education, June 19-20, 2009, in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference addressed policy needs for conflict resolution education and peace education in K-12 and higher.…
Saturday, 06 June 2009 09:06

Report of BAWB Forum, 2-5 June 2009

In June 2009, National Peace Academy Director of Outreach and Stakeholder Relations Kristin Famula presented a workshop at the 2009 Global Forum at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The Global Forum was hosted by the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit, part of the Weatherhead…
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 09:03

NPA becomes a Beyond War Legatee!

BEYOND WAR PASSES ON ITS LEGACY The National Peace Academy is honored and delighted to have been named one of the Beyond War legatees. Given the alignment of our aims and philosophies regarding creating a “world beyond war” – a culture of peace – this evolution is indeed very much…
Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCOP), a coalition with 16 peace organizations throughout the world including the National Peace Academy, proudly announces the Second High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace convened by the 67th President of the General Assembly (PGA) Vuk Jeremic. A pdf invitation with…
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 08:53

IIPE 2013 in Puerto Rico

The 40th offering of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) took place in Puerto Rico July 7-14, 2013. This year’s Institute was co-organized in partnership with the UNESCO Chair for Peace Education at the University of Puerto Rico and the National Peace Academy, USA (home of the IIPE secretariat).…
The Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace (GAMIP) held its 6th summit in Geneva, Switzerland, from September 16-20 with 167 participants representing 55 countries. The Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace is a worldwide community of civil society campaigns, organizations, committed citizens, and elected and appointed…
Tony Jenkins, NPA’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, recently spoke at the Human Rights Commission of the Federal District of Mexico City’s conference on “Building a Culture of Peace: Talks and Experiences.” The conference was a celebration of the Commission’s 20th anniversary that also coincided with the 25th anniversary of…
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 07:47

4 new initiatives at NPA!

The National Peace Academy has been effectively contributing to a culture of peace for five years and we are ready to increase capacity and do even more. Recently we applied our peacebuilding peacelearning skills to reflect and consider the next steps in our journey — you will love this because…
“Singers in the Band” is a powerful documentary by Academy Award winning producer-director David Goodman that features unique and shocking actual footage of the process and actors in the military sex trade from the Philippines to US military bases in Korea. The film screening, panel and the participant discussion sought…
The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College, and the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) organized a conference on “Reconstructing Peace Studies: Assessing New Knowledge & Outcomes” from March 20-23 in Huntingdon, PA. Tony Jenkins, NPA’s VP for Academic Affairs, helped to coordinate the program in…
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