Tag Archives: Youth

Introducing the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding

We are delighted to introduce the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice in the fields of education, conflict and peacebuilding. Learning for Peace ‘Learning for Peace’ – … Continue reading

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Youth Participation in Northern Ireland

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences the UNESCO Centre was delighted to host a seminar, Youth Participation in Northern Ireland, on Wednesday 5th November. Continue reading

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Video From Youth Leadership and Sport Symposium Now Available

On August 28, 2014 UNESCO Chairs Mark Brennan (Penn State), Pat Dolan (NUI-Galway) and Alan Smith (University of Ulster), held the “UNESCO Croke Park Symposium on Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership through Sport and Recreation” in Croke Park, Dublin. The … Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Delighted to be Part of Croke Park Classic College Football Weekend

Professor Alan Smith from the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster is delighted to team up with Penn State Professor Mark Brennan and Professor Pat Dolan  (NUI-Galway) to kick off the Croke Park Classic weekend on the 28th August … Continue reading

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The Role of Youth in Post Accord Transformation in Northern Ireland

UNESCO Centre Research Associate Christine Smith Ellison writes in the Spring 2014 edition of the Peace and Conflict Studies Journal addressing, The Role of Youth in Addressing Post Accord Transformation in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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The Role of Oral History in Understanding a Troubled Past

This month’s UNESCO Centre guest blog comes from Dr Alan McCully, Senior Lecturer in History and Citizenship Education at the University of Ulster. Alan reflects on the role of oral history projects in understanding a community’s troubled past, with particular reference to the education system in Northern Ireland.
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All Six UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme Reports Available Online

All six UNESCO Centre Children and Youth Programme (CYP) Reports are available on the dedicated Programme website. The first phase of the programme was completed with the publication of the sixth report, which focused on the relationship between Maternal Mental Health and Poverty, and its relationship with children’s education. Each report can be accessed as a full pdf, or as a three or one page briefing note. Continue reading

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