Educating Toward A Culture Of Peace (pb) by Yaacov IramEducating Toward A Culture Of Peace (pb) by Yaacov Iram

Educating Toward A Culture Of Peace (pb)

EditorYaacov Iram, Hillel Wahrman, Zehavit Gross

Paperback | June 19, 2006

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This volume on "Education towards a Culture of Peace" is a timely undertaking, since the United Nations has proclaimed the years2001-2010 as the "International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World." A culture of peace asdefined by the UN is "a set of values, attitudes, modes of behaviour and ways of life that reject violence and prevent conflicts by tacklingtheir root causes to solve problems through dialogue and negotiation among individuals, groups and nations". (UN Resolutions A/RES/52/131998: Culture of Peace and A/RES/53/243, 1999: Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace).Most of the chapters in this book are based on lectures that were presented at the International Conference, "Education towards aCulture of Peace". This conference was convened on 1-3 December 2003, by the The Josef Burg Chair in Education for Human Values,Tolerance and Peace - UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance School of Education, at Bar Ilan University,Israel. This international gathering was attended by prominent scholars of Human Rights and Peace from Canada, Chile, Croatia, Germany,Mauritius the Netherlands's, The United States, the Palestinian Authority and Israel. Australian, Indian, Jordanian and Moroccan colleaguesalso submitted papers.This conference was held under the auspices of Israel National Commission for UNESCO and supported also by the Ministry ofForeign Affairs, Jerusalem, The office of Public Affairs of the US Embassy Tel Aviv, Fulbright - United States - Israel EducationalFoundation
Title:Educating Toward A Culture Of Peace (pb)Format:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.78 inPublished:June 19, 2006Publisher:Information Age PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1593114834

ISBN - 13:9781593114831

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