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26 Jan 2018 description

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.

14 Aug 2015 description

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.

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Training

5 entries found
30 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Jul 2018 Training date: 04 Jul 2018 to 11 Dec 2018 University for Peace

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.

30 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Jul 2018 Training date: 04 Jul 2018 to 14 Aug 2018 University for Peace

This course can be taken as stand-alone, or as part of the Diploma in Human Rights and Forced Displacement.

30 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Jul 2018 Training date: 18 Jul 2018 to 28 Aug 2018 University for Peace

Course Description

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs) envisages a world of universal respect for human rights and human dignity; a world which invests in its children and in which every child grows up free from violence and exploitation; a world in which every woman and girl enjoys full gender equality and all legal, social and economic barriers to their empowerment have been removed. A just, equitable, tolerant, open and socially inclusive world in which, the needs of the most vulnerable are met.

30 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Jul 2018 Training date: 18 Jul 2018 to 28 Aug 2018 University for Peace

Admissions are Open on a Rolling Basis!

Description of the Diploma

25 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Sep 2018 Training date: 26 Nov 2018 to 12 Jul 2019 University for Peace, UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

Overview

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Transnational Crime and Justice is designed for young professionals and university graduates wishing to specialize in the fields of humanitarian law, international criminal law and procedure, international human rights law, international law dimensions of peace and conflicts, transnational crimes and transitional justice.