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Global Peacemaker Network

The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) is proud to create the Global Peacemaker Network, an online platform for students, teachers, conflict resolution and peacebuilding professionals, policy makers and global citizens. This network is an open source virtual space with information about Peacebuilding and Community Building acting as a social network utilizing technology, education, vocational tools , global resource mapping along with security and development topics from around world – from Conflict Resolution Education materials for teachers to the impact of technology and natural resources in global security. We welcome you to view the Resource Library below and contribute a resource.

Mapping Arms Data | 1992 to 2011

Interactive map that shows weapons and arms trade, imports/exports from 1992-2011  read more

BBC News | Profile Malala Yousafzai

It has only been five years since Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai wrote an anonymous diary about life under Taliban rule in north-west Pakistan. Since then she has been shot in the head by the militants and become the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize. ~bbc.com read more

The Nobel Peace Prize: Malala Yousafzai

Official site of the Nobel Prize with information about Malala Yousafzai read more

Malala Yousafzai

As a young girl, Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded that girls be allowed to receive an education. She was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012, but survived. biography.com read more

Yes...That's Bullying

Henry's feelings are hurt when his classmates leave him out, ruin his artwork and call him names. Thanks to Selena, who quietly alerts the teacher, the bullying behavior is stopped. The classroom is reminded that everyone deserves respect. Short animated video showing bullying and consequences, www.stopbullying.gov  ~HRSAtube read more

Yes I Can -- Leadership for Teens | Ages 13 -17 Years (French)

This manual seeks to help develop a foundation for teen girls by looking at the concept and perspective of leadership as inviting change in a smooth and sustained way---through learning, participating, sharing and empowering; being aware about what goes on around one and of ones role in the world. In French ~Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), 2011, read more

Yes I Can -- Leadership for Teens | Ages 13 -17 Years (Arabic)

This manual seeks to help develop a foundation for teen girls by looking at the concept and perspective of leadership as inviting change in a smooth and sustained way---through learning, participating, sharing and empowering; being aware about what goes on around one and of ones role in the world. In Arabic ~Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), 2011, read more

Yes I Can -- Leadership for Teens | Ages 13 -17 Years

This manual seeks to help develop a foundation for teen girls by looking at the concept and perspective of leadership as inviting change in a smooth and sustained way---through learning, participating, sharing and empowering; being aware about what goes on around one and of ones role in the world. ~Women's Learning Partnership (WLP), 2011, read more

The New Heroes

The New Heroes tells the dramatic stories of 14 daring people from all corners of the globe who, against all odds, are successfully alleviating poverty and illness, combating unemployment and violence, and bringing education, light, opportunity and freedom to poor and marginalized people around the world.Also known as "social entrepreneurs," they develop innovations that bring life-changing tools and resources to people desperate for viable solutions. What is possible? You'd be surprised. Take a journey into a world where people take action to make a big difference.  read more

Sesame Street: Conflict defined with Robin WIlliams with the Two Headed Monster

Sesame Street: Robin Williams and the Two- headed Monster demonstrate the word "conflict" for children. 2012, Youtube read more

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