6th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Bridging Cultures: Education for Global Citizenship and Civic Engagement
Global Issues Resource Center at Cuyahoga Community College is hosting the 6th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Bridging Cultures: Education for Global Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, June 12 - 17, 2013 in collaboration with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, Ohio Campus Compact, the Sustained Dialogue Campus Network, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, the American Red Cross, and the International School Psychology Association. The Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is proud to be a partner.
During the conference there are 4 keynotes, 32 workshops, 7 pre-conference intensive trainings, and many other events with presenters from 19 countries including: Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, China, Georgia, Ghana, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Montenegro, Philippines, South Korea, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and the United States. Presentations focus on innovations in the fields that are making broad impacts in local, state, national, and international communities. Pre-Conference trainings cover topics including: Integrating Core Theories of Conflict Resolution Across Disciplines; Sustained Dialogue Campus Network; Collaborative Negotiation; Teaching International Humanitarian Law in the Humanities; Integrating Service Learning and Civic Engagement into Courses; Child Rights; and Methods for Teaching about Nonviolent Struggle. On-site events include a networking meeting of Colleges and Universities developing peace and conflict studies programs, March 15th, 6:30PM – 9:30PM and a capacity building seminar for U.S. Community Colleges developing peace and conflict studies programs on June 16 and 17, 2013. The 2013 conference builds upon prior conferences and meetings in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 which brought together representatives from around the globe. The annual audience includes college/university educators and students, K-12 educators, prevention specialists, and state, local, national, and international policy makers. For more information or to register, please visit: http://creducation.org/cre/goto/6th