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The first-ever International Day of Education was celebrated on 24 January 2019, to recognize that inclusive and quality education is a human right and a crucial component to building a world free of poverty, achieving gender equality, and creating a better world. It is also the focus of the fourth Sustainable Development Goal, "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all." To honor this commemoration, a panel discussion on Education for Peace and Development was held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Arigatou International, in partnership with UNICEF, organized a panel discussion on Ending Violence in Early Childhood – Working Together with Religious Communities, on 6 November 2018 in Toronto, Canada, in the framework of the Parliament of World Religions.

As part of the 10th-anniversary celebrations of the Learning to Live Together Programme, Arigatou International - Geneva organized a series of seminars in Bosnia and, Herzegovina, Colombia, Israel, and Sri Lanka to foster reflections about the critical need for learning to live together in contemporary societies and amidst violence, discrimination, populism and violent ideologies. 

Ms. Maria Lucia Uribe, Director of Arigatou International – Geneva, participated in the Steering Group meeting of the Partnership for Religion and Development – PaRD, that took place…

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