A four-day capacity building workshop was carried out in Douala, Cameroon on Transformative Pedagogy to Build Peace and Resilience, and Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) in Africa.

The workshop, held from 10 to 13 May 2022, was organized by the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa – IICBA in collaboration with the UNESCO Office in Yaoundé and Arigatou International – Geneva. This activity is part of the project “Peace and Resilience Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism in Africa through Teacher Training” led by UNESCO IICBA and supported by the Government of Japan.

A group of 14 educators and representatives of organizations participated in a training workshop on the Learning to Live Together program in Guatemala.

The workshop was held in a blended format in Guatemala City on 9, 10, 11 and 13 May 2022. The activity sought to train facilitators belonging to Puerta de Esperanza, Fe y Alegría and ODHAG, both members of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) in Guatemala.

Ms. Maria Lucia Uribe, Executive Director, Arigatou International Geneva, was invited to take part in The Convergence of Science and Theology: Activating the Church to invest in young children globally. The colloquium was held from 25-26 April 2022 and organized by the University of Notre Dame’s Global Center for the Development of the Whole Child (GC-DWC). 

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