Sadly, more children than ever before—at least 357 million globally—are now living in areas affected by conflict (Save the Children report, 2018). Many more are exposed to violence in their homes and neighborhoods. More needs to be done to build a more peaceful world. As stated by H.E. Ambassador Anwarul R. Chowdhury, “If we desire peace, we must build a culture of peace across the world that embraces humanity’s oneness”. What better place to start than with our children – the parents of the next generation?
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Learn more about Early Years, the largest organization in N. Ireland, and its exemplary programs that demonstrate why major investment in young children is critical to ensure the educational, social, emotional and cognitive development of future generations.
Empathy for Peace is dedicated to the advancement of empathy through scientific research and education, with specific applications to evidence based conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation processes.