Adelphi University’s Peace Studies Committee, The Ruth S. Ammon School
of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration
with the United States Institute for Peace presents
Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Conflict Resolution: Teaching an International Peacebuilding Perspective
Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16, 2010
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Alumni House, Adelphi University
Join us for this two-day workshop that focuses on peacebuilding, human
rights, and humanitarianism in education. Aimed at secondary educators
and pre-service teachers, the goal of this event is to help
participants understand the role of global peace and justice in the
classroom; develop the tools and resources to incorporate human
rights, humanitarian law, and conflict-resolution into the teaching of
subjects spanning the sciences, arts and humanities.
Workshop Topics Include:
“The Relevance of Human Rights, International Conflict & Peacebuilding
for Young People Today”
Examines the importance of peace studies, human rights, and
peacebuilding as both classroom topics and educational foundations for
“Education Tools and Resources on Peacebuilding, Human Rights and
Humanitarian Law—Sessions I & II”
Interactive sessions during which different teaching tools, exercises,
and resources on human rights are discussed and demonstrated.
“Just War, Crimes of War, and Ethics”
Presentation and discussion on some of the most compelling and
controversial issues related to the teaching of human rights.