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Developing a culture of peace and human rights in Africa

Developing a culture of peace and human rights in Africa

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Published by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Uganda Office in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Social values -- Uganda.,
    • Social values -- Africa.,
    • Conflict management -- Uganda.,
    • Conflict management -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementeditors, Nkurunziza R.K. Deusdedit and Mugumya Levis.
      SeriesAfrican peace series ;, v. 1
      ContributionsNkurunziza, Deusdedit R. K., 1953-, Mugumya, Levis., Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Uganda), Peace Resource Centre (Uganda)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN794.Z9 M63 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3738299M
      ISBN 109970050052
      LC Control Number2003406768
      OCLC/WorldCa54758632

      observes that for Africa to overcome the crises of leadership and governance in the continent, those on whom the burden of leadership will fall in the future must fully comprehend their responsibilities, duties and obligation. They must also be exposed and be prepared to face the challenges of leadership in developing society. (where) learning is not an end in itself but rather the means of eliminating violations of human rights and building a culture of peace based on democracy, development, tolerance and mutual respect. The Plan is based on the body of international human rights and humanitarian law.

      Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. on the following definition: Peace Education is teaching for and about human rights, gender equality, disarmament, social and economic justice, non-violence, sustainable development, international law and we later added, traditional peace practices. And we agreed that the methodology of peace education should include critical thinking.

      “upholding human rights is a crucial element of prevention,” and “human rights are intrinsically linked to sustaining peace.” 7 This paper seeks to demonstrate the role of human rights as a tool for prevention for sustaining peace. It reflects on three countries that, in part through their commitment to uphold and safeguard the rule of. Corruption in Africa A Threat to Justice and Sustainable Peace Editors: Elizabeth Nduku / John Tenamwenye 14 Focus Corruption in Africa A Threat to Justice and Sustainable Peace Corruption has always existed in different forms, and is not determined by politics or geography. It exists in rich and poor countries alike, it involves both.


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In Africa, the concept of a culture of peace delineates the integration of values, belief systems and forms of spirituality, local knowledge and technologies, traditions and forms of cultural and artistic expression that cont ribute to the respect of human rights, cultural File Size: 2MB.

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