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University of Rwanda and stakeholders bring together global experts to discuss peace education

On July 11th -13th, 2023, three-day international conference on peace education, organized by the University of Rwanda (UR), brought together hundreds of researchers, academics, policy makers for generation of reflections on best approaches to address conflict to promote human wellbeing and realize sustainable peace. Among the important keynote speakers in attendance was the UR Vice Chancellor Dr Kayihura Didas Muganga who labelled the conference a platform to exchanging experiences, good practices and ways to better instil peace and values education. As noted by Dr Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, Rwanda is a reliable country to host the conference given its commitment to embed peace education in the national curriculum and among the communities across the country. The conference was co-organized and hosted by the Centre for Conflict Management, one of research and academic centres of UR college of Arts and Social Sciences, in collaboration with Kent state University and AEGIS Trust.

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Latest update: 12.07.2024