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PEACEJAM IS UNIQUE. The only education programme devised by, and involving, leading Nobel Peace Laureates The Laureates work personally with young people to pass on their spirit, skills and wisdom Birth of PeaceJam – Denver, Colorado, USA 1996 (HQ)

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peacejam is unique
PEACEJAM IS UNIQUE
  • The only education programme devised by, and involving, leading Nobel Peace Laureates
  • The Laureates work personallywith young people to pass on their spirit, skills and wisdom
  • Birth of PeaceJam – Denver, Colorado, USA 1996 (HQ)
  • Affiliates all over USA, S. Africa, East Timor, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Argentina...
  • The Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, hosts the only PeaceJam in the UK and in Europe – run by student mentors & volunteers, strong since 2006!
teens student mentors nobel peace prize winners dynamic peace education
Teens + Student Mentors + Nobel Peace Prize Winners = Dynamic Peace Education!

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, 2006

Jody Williams, 2007

peacejam uk is
PeaceJam UK is:
  • A year-round interactive curriculum for PeaceJam clubs in schools and youth groups
  • We offer ‘twilight’ sessions for teens on campus and teacher/ youth worker training
  • Annual Lecture and two-day Youth Conference in March attended by a Nobel Peace Laureate
  • A one-day follow-up in Nov - PeaceJam Slam
peacejam uk
PeaceJam UK
  • Inspires young people aged13-19 to be active citizens and a new generation of peacemakers, in school, at home, in the world!
  • helps them choose non-violent solutions to problems and introduces them to global issues
  • builds their self-esteem and leadership capacity
  • OUR VISION: To inspire and empower young people aged 13-19 to take positive action as champions for peace and human rights for all!
inspiration
.....INSPIRATION…..

Who or what inspires you to act for a better world?

education
.....EDUCATION.....

Workshops on peace, non-violence, global issues, conflict resolution using music, drama, and arts. Support and training for youth leaders and teachers

action
.....ACTION.....

Recycling carpentry tools for African artisans

Creating a clean eco-campus

the global call to action 10 years 1 billion acts of peace
THE GLOBAL CALL TO ACTION - 10 YEARS – 1 BILLION ACTS OF PEACE!
  • A challenge made by 10 Nobel Peace Laureates on 26th September 2006, Denver, Colorado, USA to the youth of the world to solve the problems of our time!
  • “Today we ask the young leaders of PeaceJam, and the youth of the entire world, to join us in a Global Call to Action. For the next ten years, we invite them to work side by side with us as we address ten fundamental issues. These ten core problems are at the root of much of the suffering in our world, and we believe that young people can mobilize to make the difference in these ten key areas.”
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Equal Access to Water and Other Resources

  • Ending Racism and Hate
  • Halting the Spread of Global Disease
  • Eliminating Extreme Poverty
  • Social Justice and Human Rights for All
  • Rights for Women and Children
  • Restoring the Earth’s Environment
  • Controlling the Proliferation of Weapons
  • Investing in Human Security
  • Breaking the Cycle of Violence
young people design their own global call to action gca projects
Young people design their own Global Call to Action (GCA) projects

Tidying a local nature reserve

Creating a peace garden

events
EVENTS
  • PeaceJam UK Slam at the University of Bradford

14th November 2009 Theme: ‘What is Fair?’

Funded by the Co-operative Membership North Region

GCA Grants Scheme

Young people aged 13-19 can apply for one of PeaceJam UK’s Cooperative Membership North Region GCA grants of up to £400!

  • PeaceJam UK Conference

6-7 March 2010 with President of East Timor and Nobel Peace Laureate – Jose Ramos Horta!

Annual Lecture – 5th March 2010!

Youth Conference – 6-7th March 2010!

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Sonia Sarah Mahmood – Peace Education Officer

The University of Bradford

Email:s.s.mahmood@bradford.ac.ukTel: 01274 234206

Web: www.peacejam.orgwww.peacejam.org.uk