Everyone can be engaged in education for peace. It can be as simple as taking the time to talk with the children and young people in our lives—in our homes and communities—about the dignity of life and the equality of people. We must never underestimate the impact of such seemingly small efforts.

Stories of Hope

Refusing to Hate

Jose Abueva

Jose Abueva’s family was brutally murdered by Japanese soldiers. Yet the Filipino educator’s story is not one of hatred, but of forgiveness and hope for a harmonious future.

Stories of Hope

The Writer's Path

Chingiz Aitmatov

Author of what has been called “the most beautiful love story in the world,” Chingiz Aitmatov underwent severe suffering in his youth.