Importance Of Education For Peace

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An important statement that the E-9 Summit in New Delhi in 1993 made was: ‘Education is the only defense’ against war. How genuine it is in a world that sits over massive stockpiles of atomic explosives for the sake of safeguard or right to power. The world has seen the most remarkable advancements in science and innovation, furthermore parallel, the enormous loss of human lives on reason of the 'capable', conflict, wars, human degradation, and the degenerate among the twentieth century than that among the whole mankind's history. Education is the key to uniting nations, bringing human beings closely together. In many parts of the world, civil society suffers because of situations of violent conflicts and war. It is important to recognize the…show more content…
3. Aims and Goals of peace education The overall aim of Education for Peace is to help build a peaceful world. To do so we aim to: o Understand the nature and origins of violence and its effects on both victim and criminal. o Create frameworks for achieving peace and peaceful, creative societies. o Sharpen awareness about the existence of violent relationships between people and within and between nations o Investigate the causes of conflicts and violence rooted within perceptions, values and attitudes of individuals as well as within social and political structures of society. o Encourage the search for alternatives and possible nonviolent skills. o Equip children and adults with personal conflict resolution skills. o Show people that violence and war are learned and not an inherent part of human nature and that it is possible to resolve conflict peacefully. o Create a more peaceful world where all of us may become agents for change. Education for Peace gives us the skills that will assist in achieving peaceful…show more content…
The meeting established good practice principles of safe school. To achieve large-scale and sustainable positive impact, initiatives to make schools free from violence must be supported by a comprehensive legislative and policy framework, fall within a wider national child protection agenda, be mainstreamed within and throughout the education sector and be unified into other relevant sectors (i.e. health, governance and civil society, justice, social services, planning). Laws, policies, professional standards, and school regulations that prohibit abuse and violence are an important step in making sure students are protected at
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