“Calling the Phoenix”: Learning toward Transcending Political and ‘Natural’ Disasters

WHEN: April 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

WHERE: United Nations Church Center

777 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 USA

Pasos Peace Museum and the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) invite you to hear Amada Benavides de Pérez, President of the Foundation for Peace Education (Fundacíon Escuelas de Paz), on the role of peace education in the Colombia peace process. Amada will be joined by Anita Yudkin, University of Puerto Rico, who will comment on the current situation in Puerto Rico, and by Janet Gerson, International Institute on Peace Education, with observations on peace education as social action. Janet and Anita are co-editors of “Peace Building in Post-conflict Contexts,” a Special Issue of In Factis Pax (Volume 11 Number 2, 2017).

These presentations will be followed by discussion on potential actions and action/learning to be undertaken by US citizens and global civil society to support and make known Amada’s and Anita’s work.

Free, advanced registration is required. Please complete the form below.

More information on the program to follow.