Peace Education: Change Starts Here
Dawn Engle, author of the „One Billion Acts of Peace” campaign and co-worker of 13 Peace Nobel Prize laureates speaks at Kapuscinski Development Lecture in Warsaw on the role of peace education in nowadays global challenges.
Dawn Engle, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the The PeaceJam Foundation, shares her experience with encouraging young people from all over the world to work for their local communities.
Dawn Engle – a tireless peace campaigner – has created a network of 13 Nobel Peace Prize winners who now pass their spirit, skills, and wisdom to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world. More than 1.2 million young people from 40 countries have participated in the PeaceJam Program to date.
Speaking at the University of Warsaw, Dawn tells the story of starting the „One Billion Acts of Peace” Campaign – an international global citizens’ movement designed to tackle the most important problems facing our planet. Her efforts inspired young leaders across the globe to perform 15 million (so far and still counting) “simple acts of peace” that include: improving access to clean water, tackling poverty, promoting women and children rights to name just a few.
The lecture focuses on presenting inspiring methods of youth education and creating sustainable, lasting global change through educational activities.
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