Where is the Peace Agenda in Higher Education?

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September 21 is the International Day of Peace.  Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO in her message says that we should join together “to make education a force for peace”. What does this mean for those of us working on issues of social justice, engagement and social responsibility within higher education? In the recent international […]

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Global Democracy Requires Knowledge Democracy

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Today, September 15, is International Democracy Day. The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution to this effect in 2007, focusing on the growing significance of democracy in the world today. This year, the UN is focusing on celebrating the Democracy Day as an ‘International Day of Peace & Democracy: Making Your Voices Heard’. In […]

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