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Written in English


  • Education -- Aims and objectives.,
  • Peace -- Study and teaching -- Canada.,
  • Human rights -- Study and teaching -- Canada.,
  • Democracy -- Study and teaching -- Canada.,
  • Critical pedagogy -- Canada.,
  • International education -- Study and teaching.,
  • Teaching, Freedom of -- Canada.,
  • Toleration.

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Statementby The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
ContributionsCouncil of Ministers of Education (Canada), Canadian Commission for Unesco., Unesco.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19812157M

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6 Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy Declaration and I n t e g r a t e d Framework of Action on • develop further, at the national and international levels, exchanges of educational experiences and research, direct contacts between students, teachers. (where) learning is not an end in itself but rather the means of eliminating violations of human rights and building a culture of peace based on democracy, development, tolerance and mutual respect. The Plan is based on the body of international human rights and humanitarian law. Encourages countries, regional organizations, non- governmental organizations and the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to take all necessary action to ensure education for peace, human rights, democracy, international understanding and tolerance. These include nonviolence, conflict resolution techniques, democracy, disarmament, gender equality, human rights, environmental responsibility, history, communication skills, coexistence, and international understanding and tolerance of diversity. Peace education can be delivered to people of all ages, in both formal and informal settings.

  Subsequent human rights treaties—from the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights to the Convention on the Rights of the Child—all mandate and reinforce the importance of education aimed at strengthening respect for human rights, tolerance, and peace. Human rights education, however, means more than educating about. Title: Microsoft Word - Report HRPeace Final Author: lt Created Date: 10/9/ PM. Human rights education is a ‘must have’ and not a ‘nice to have’ in today's pluralistic society where human rights enable us to live in peaceful coexistence with respect for the human dignity of each other and with tolerance across the boundaries of traditions, cultures, religions, world views and opinions; where human rights empower. spirit of tolerance and peace among human beings. avenue for each individual citizen to acquire an understanding of the issues of peace in the world, and the challenges of the globalisation of economic, environmental and cultural According to the UNESCO Manual for Human Rights Education democracy is a form of.

The Organization is inherently a place for democratic debate, a platform for exchanges where democratic values are promoted, including tolerance, pluralism, and respect for human rights, freedom and dialogue. Education for peace and human rights is a fundamental building block in this process as a catalyst for fostering global citizenship. processes and skills that are necessary for achieving understanding tolerance and good will i n the world today. Peace education brings together multiple traditions of pedagogy, theories of education and international initiatives for the advancement of human development through learning. The Transformative Role of Peace Education Leonisa Ardizzone Adelphi University Introduction What some practitioners call education for democracy, civic education, tolerance education, or human rights education, are all ultimately education for the creation of a culture of peace. In fact, all of these are necessary ingredients for peace. and harmonious relationships among communities, and for fostering mutual understanding, tolerance and peace.‖ The pronouncement established, at least on paper, the primacy of human-rights education within the U.N.’s peace-building activities as well as within those of other international and.