Over the last year, the Peace Education Program (PEP) has received a very good reception in Spain, marked by collaboration agreements that build off of the one signed in early 2018 by the Malaga Centre Education, Culture and Peace, Club Malaga for UNESCO.
Annelies Bertsch (pictured on the right with Marielle Comeau) is a volunteer with the Peace Education Program (PEP) in Canada. In this blog she shares her perspective on presenting the program at the National Restorative Justice Symposium.
Incarcerated for over four decades, a participant in the Peace Education Program addressed other inmates about the possibility of experiencing inner peace, regardless of their tough circumstances.
The Peace Education Program received a warm welcome at the recent International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) conference in Montreal, Canada, which brought together professionals from 70 countries with the aim of improving practices to enhance public safety.
The International Corrections & Prisons Association (ICPA) covered the Peace Education Program in the 2018 summer edition of Beyond the Wall, its industry newsletter that is distributed to correctional professionals across the world.