Nearly one year after the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC signed a historic peace accord, the fulfillment of nearly half its commitments is underway, according to a report issued Nov. 16 (Wednesday) by the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
The historic Colombia peace agreement announced on Aug. 24 gives the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies primary responsibility for technical verification and monitoring of implementation of the accord through the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) Barometer initiative.
Meet the Master's Class of 2017! This class of 18 includes students from Burundi, China, Colombia, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, Jordan, Kenya, Russia, Spain, Syria, Uganda, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 40 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 25 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.
The recently published Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, edited by Atalia Omer,Scott Appleby, and David Little, provides a comprehensive scholarly account of the role of religion in contributing to conflict and fostering peace.
Political protest, religion and peace, foreign policy, international development, and environmental justice are among the issues Notre Dame peace studies students will study in more than 60 peace studies courses offered during the 2014 fall semester.
On Commencement Weekend (May 16-17) the Kroc Institute held two special events to honor 30 graduating seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 15 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.