Monthly Archives: June 2012

UNESCO Centre and INCORE Hold Successful Seminar on Education and Peacebuilding

On Wedneday 20th June the UNESCO Centre at The University of Ulster hosted a seminar as part of the INCORE Summer School 2012, with guest speakers Dr Mario Novelli, Senior Lecturer in International Education at the University of Sussex, Dr Tejendra Pherali, Senior Lecturer in Education Studies and Sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, and Professor Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster. Continue reading

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Irelands UNESCO Chairs Welcome Referendum Commitment

The Children and Youth Programme welcomes the commitment given by Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore earlier today that there will be a standalone referendum on Children’s Rights in the Constitution this autumn. Writing recently in the Irish Times, Ireland’s two UNESCO Chairs, Professor Alan Smith at the University of Ulster, and Professor Pat Dolan of the National University of Ireland, Galway, commented on the positive benefits a positive referendum endorsement would give. Continue reading

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Seminar – Education and Peacebuilding in Conflict Affected Situations

A seminar hosted by the UNESCO Centre at The University of Ulster as part of the INCORE Summer School 2012, with guest speakers Dr Mario Novelli, Senior Lecturer in International Education at the University of Sussex, Dr Tejendra Pherali, Senior Lecturer in Education Studies and Sociology at Liverpool John Moores University, and Professor Alan Smith, UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster. Continue reading

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