On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, the SOLIDAR Foundation, of which the Center for Peace Studies is a member, emphasizes the importance of peace education, especially in the current political situation.
Civic and peace education
On April 9th 2022, the Centre for Peace Studies organized an interesting interactive activity "Faces of Solidarity Today" in the Močvara club with participants and coordinators of the Peace Studies program and other interested citizens.
Global Education Week is an annual global initiative to raise awareness of the importance of developing global competence of young people and other citizens, and 2021 is held from 15 to 21 November under the motto "This is our world, let's start change together!".
Global education week is ahead - It’s our world, let’s take action together! #GEW20
The Global Education Week is a Europe wide awareness raising event. It relates to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) which aim to eliminate extreme poverty, reduce inequalities and combat the threat of climate change by 2030.
The North-South Centre will organise, with the support of the European Commission and in coordination with the Ministry of Science and Education of Croatia and the Centre for Peace Studies, a follow-up meeting of the Balkan seminar on global development education in the framework of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers.
On 12th and 13th June an international conference concerning education about refugees and migrants was organised by The Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center in the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.
Centre for Peace Studies has been engaged in Civic education (CE) through advocacy, education of teachers and associate specialists as well as supporting schools in their efforts to introduce and conduct CE.
The GOOD initiative which advocates the introduction of civics in schools, has sent 22 requests to political stakeholders asking them to voice their opinion about them ahead of the early parliamentary election.
"Croatia can do better" was the message sent by more than 50,000 Croatians who demonstrated in the main square of the capital Zagreb on Wednesday, in support of the long-overdue educational reforms and the expert group leading the design and planning of the reform for the last 14 months.