United Nations Day Teleconversation

United Nations Day Teleconversation

UN Day is 24 October 2020, the 75th anniversary of the day the UN Charter entered into force in 1945. To mark its 75th year, the UN is running UN75 to gather people's opinions about how the UN should develop in the future. Why #UN75? Tackling issues such as COVID-19, the climate crisis, inequality, new patterns of violence and the …

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UN75 TeleConversation

UN75 TeleConversation

Participate in UN75, the biggest-ever global conversation on the role of global cooperation in building the future we want. These teleconversations will be held on the first Wednesday of every month during 2020. Why #UN75? Tackling issues such as COVID-19, the climate crisis, inequality, new patterns of violence and the major changes we are seeing in population and technology in …

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UN75 TeleConversation

UN75 TeleConversation

Participate in UN75, the biggest-ever global conversation on the role of global cooperation in building the future we want. These teleconversations will be held on the first Wednesday of every month during 2020. Why #UN75? Tackling issues such as COVID-19, the climate crisis, inequality, new patterns of violence and the major changes we are seeing in population and technology in …

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UN75 TeleConversation

UN75 TeleConversation

Participate in UN75, the biggest-ever global conversation on the role of global cooperation in building the future we want. These teleconversations will be held on the first Wednesday of every month during 2020. Why #UN75? Tackling issues such as COVID-19, the climate crisis, inequality, new patterns of violence and the major changes we are seeing in population and technology in …

Read more.

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UN75 TeleConversation

UN75 TeleConversation

Participate in UN75, the biggest-ever global conversation on the role of global cooperation in building the future we want. These teleconversations will be held on the first Wednesday of every month during 2020. Why #UN75? Tackling issues such as COVID-19, the climate crisis, inequality, new patterns of violence and the major changes we are seeing in population and technology in …

Read more.

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Hate Crime Intervention Training in Coventry

Stand by Me UK is a project run by Nottingham based group Communities Inc that empowers people to assist victims of bullying, harassment or hate through safe bystander interventions. They aim to train people in England, Scotland, and Wales how to respond to hate so that no one has to suffer from hatred anymore. They are running a series of free …

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International Day of Peace 2020 TeleCelebration

International Day of Peace 2020 TeleCelebration

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. This year the United Nations Association Coventry Branch are planning an online TeleCelebration. Coventry, in the United Kingdom, is a City of Peace and Reconciliation, so it is the ideal place to host this innovative TeleCelebration. How to join the TeleCelebration Follow this link from …

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Peace One Day Live Global Digital Experience 2020

On International Peace Day, 21st September 2020, Peace One Day will run a Live Global Digital Experience. Note: The times of this event have not yet been announced. Join the full day of live broadcast with the most incredible speakers, actors, musicians and live action from the continents of the world. Live Panel Discussions Decade of Action for Peace. The …

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Coventry Green Week 2020

In 2020, Coventry and Leamington will celebrate Green Week from 2 to 8 March. Climate change and pollutions are major threats to world peace and especially give rise to anxiety in many young people. Tackling these topics which therefore could fit in well with a peace project. For the past few years the University of Warwick and Warwick Student Union, …

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3 Day Accredited Restorative Practitioner training (Schools) 2020

3 Day Accredited Restorative Practitioner training (Schools) 2020

This course will be delivered on 4 June by a Restorative Justice Council  Accredited Practitioner. What is a Restorative Approach? A restorative approach offers schools an alternative way of addressing discipline and behavioural issues and offers a consistent framework for responding to these issues. The aim of this training is to contribute to the building of a strong, mutually respectful, …

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1 day Introduction to Restorative Approaches in Schools

1 day Introduction to Restorative Approaches in Schools

Peacemakers is running an introductory one-day course on 31 March to share the basics of what is meant by a restorative way of working in school. A restorative approach offers an alternative way of addressing discipline and behavioural issues and offers a consistent framework for responding to these issues. The aim of this training is to contribute to the building …

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Midlands Mediation Network Event: Non-Violent Communication (NVC) and Mediation

The Midlands Mediation Network is offering an interactive workshop, delivered by Jenny Owen. Jenny is an experienced mediator, coach and trainer. Jenny’s session will explore how best to understand our universal human needs, their relationship to feelings and behaviour, the distinction between needs and strategies. We will learn to identify unmet needs and values in conflict situations and practise the …

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The Climate Emergency – Unpacking the Headlines. Workshop for Junior Peacemakers

The Climate Emergency – Unpacking the Headlines. Workshop for Junior Peacemakers

Two Junior Peacemakers workshops are being run on Monday 16 March and Monday 30th March 2020 by PeaceMakers Together we will look at the headlines and different views around climate to understand why Climate Change is now being called a Climate Emergency. We will take some time to step back and focus on how we are affected by the headlines …

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The Climate Emergency – Unpacking the Headlines. Workshop for Junior Peacemakers

The Climate Emergency – Unpacking the Headlines. Workshop for Junior Peacemakers

Two Junior Peacemakers workshops are being run on Monday 16 March and Monday 30th March 2020 by PeaceMakers Together we will look at the headlines and different views around climate to understand why Climate Change is now being called a Climate Emergency. We will take some time to step back and focus on how we are affected by the headlines …

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Youth violence: What can schools do?

Youth violence: What can schools do?

PeaceMakers will run this free INSET on 12 March at Ernesford Grange Academy. "No single agency, including schools, can solve knife crime on its own. But there are some areas of focus for schools and wider agencies individually, and together, that can be tightened to keep children and young people safer." OFSTED 2019 Knife crime is just one issue among …

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Peace-Informed Trauma Aware pilot training course

Peace-Informed Trauma Aware pilot training course

This peacemakers training course exploring how restorative practices (RP) can use trauma-informed practices will run on 9 March. A warm and informed group are sought to explore how me might incorporate new research around trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACES) to develop our restorative practice, specifically in education settings. Friends of Peacemakers who have substantial experience of RP in schools …

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CPD on Coventry City Centre Peace Trail

CPD on Coventry City Centre Peace Trail

An introduction to the use of Coventry City Centre Peace Trail in teaching about peace will run on 5 May. Coventry’s willingness to set the past aside after the second world war and hold out the hand of friendship has given it an international reputation as a City of Peace and Reconciliation. This booklet, produced by Coventry Lord Mayor's Committee …

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CPD on Teaching Controversial Issues

CPD on Teaching Controversial Issues

This CPD session run by Coventry Prevent on 7 April will explore what makes an issue controversial and supports participants by providing tools and information needed to teach about these issues. Aim of the session: How schools can provide safe spaces for their young people to discuss openly issues that concern them Teaching strategies that promote open respectful dialogue including …

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Launch of Coventry Peace Award Scheme

The rationale behind introducing the Peace Award Scheme, examples of peace activities that would qualify towards accreditation, how to register and apply for the award and a workshop on what is already being done in schools and what more teachers would like to do. Also find out about forthcoming CPD which will qualify towards receiving the award. Attendance at the …

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Launch of Peace Award Scheme

The Award Scheme will be launched at 16:00 on 11 February in Coventry Council House. To register visit bit.ly/11Feb2020

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