Ben Oru Mforndip
Peace education is yet to become a reality in Cameroon. This it seems because many persons do not know about it or better still because many persons are not aware of its benefits. Though unaware or ignorant about peace education, there are lots and lots of conditions that warrant the teaching of peace education in Cameroon. The purpose of this paper is to discuss some of the strategies for building awareness about peace education and to show that there are conditions that necessitate the teaching of peace education in Cameroon.
Healing from violence: An action research project among survivors of Gukurahundi, Zimbabwe
Dumisani Ngwenya and Geoff Harris
University for Peace
Peace & Conflict Monitor Special Report
Melissa Judith Weizman
Melissa Weizman looks back at the Ebola crisis, identifying many of the factors that allowed the virus to spread and reviewing the efforts of several actors to address it. Weizman also places the crisis in the context of discussions around environment, development, and human rights, and offers recommendations and lessons-learned, should such an outbreak happen again.
Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime
9 Apr 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
Professor Manish Thapa
Admissions are Open on a Rolling Basis!Description of the Diploma** The Human Rights Centre of the United Nations mandated University for Peace is offering its successful Professional Development Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement, courses for which can be taken entirely online. This Diploma, aimed at professionals seeking training for career development, can be obtained upon successful completion of the following five online courses offered in the programme.
Certificate in World Politics and Conflict Analysis
The University for Peace (UPEACE) is pleased to announce new Certificate in World Politics and Conflict Analysis. Students can obtain Certificate upon successfully completing group of online courses with or without credits within thematic area. The courses that are within the theme Certificate in World Politics and Conflict Analysis are:
1) Nonviolent Transformation of Conflicts
2) World Politics
3) International Law Dimensions of Peace and Conflict
4) Conflict Analysis
Development and Human Rights (21 March – 01 May, 2018)
This course is also offered as part of the Professional Development Diploma on Sustainable Development and Human Rights.
5 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Professor Miriam Estrada-Castillo
Over the past decades, transitional justice has emerged as an interdisciplinary field of research and practice that aims to understand and advance a complex range of goals, from strengthening democratic transitions and peacebuilding processes to enabling reconciliation.