“On the occasion of the Summit devoted to the children, we recommend this program to all nations for consideration…” - Mission of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations, May 2002
Create a violence-free environment
“This is a unique project. It will teach how to create a violence-free environment, in homes and schools and in the country as a whole. ” ~The Senior Deputy High Representative, Ambassador Dr. Matei Hoffmann
EFP provides a framework
“EFP provides a framework for achieving an advanced human society that is both practical and universal…” ~Yolanda Cowan, Rotary World Peace Scholar
Changing the way we teach
“As a result of participating in the EFP project, my way of teaching has changed, my relationships with students has changed… all for the better.” ~Teacher, Secondary School, BiH (2001)
Danesh, H.B. (2002) Breaking the cycle of violence: Education for Peace. African civil society organization and development: re-evaluation for the 21st Century. (New York, United Nations), September 2002.
Danesh, H.B. (2007) Education for Peace: the pedagogy of civilization, in: Zvi Bekerman and Claire McGlynn (Eds) Addressing Ethnic Conflict through Peace Education: International Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan. Ltd, New York, NY 2007.
Danesh, H.B. (2008) Unity-Based Peace Education, Encyclopedia of Peace Education, edited by Monisha Bajaj, Charlotte, North Carolin. Information Age Publishing, Inc. pp.147–156.
Danesh, H.B. (2008) The Education for Peace Integrative Curriculum: concepts, contents, and efficacy. Journal of Peace Education. Volume 5, No 2, September 2008, pp. 157–173.
Danesh, H.B. (2008) Creating a Culture of Healing in Multiethnic Communities: An Integrative Approach to Prevention and Amelioration of Violence-Induced Conditions. Journal of Community Psychology, Volume 36, No 6. pp. 814–832.
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Fever in the World of the Mind presents an integrative formulation of violence, taking into consideration its biological, psychological, social, and spiritual roots. Among topics addressed are: the enigma of violence, research on violence, why violence is winning, the violent psyche, violence and life processes, violence as a symptom not a disease, prevention of violence, the nonviolence approach, disarming violence, and Education for Peace.
Marriage, family formation, and parenting, are among the most consequential tasks we undertake in our lives. This book is about creating loving and united marriages, nurturing and happy families, and rearing healthy and successful children. It provides dramatically new concepts and practical strategies on how to achieve these noble objectives in our rapidly changing and challenging world. Based on current scientific research, conceptual formulations, and intensive clinical studies, the book is, at once, enlightening, helpful, and profound. (for more see News Release)
The Mysterious Case of the IWs is about one of the most challenging acts of life-death. Death is a multilayered and puzzling event faced by everyone. It happens to the young and old, weak and strong, healthy and afflicted. The book, although written in a language suitable for young readers, is in fact for parents and children, teachers and students, caregivers and patients, and all individuals searching for answers to this final mystery of life. The story can be read to young children, discussed with older ones, presented in classrooms, studied in groups, and portrayed in dramatic and multimedia formats.
EFP Reader provides easy access to the conceptual foundations of the Education for Peace Program, its methodologies, and its impact, thus far (2000–2011). It includes published articles, research findings, evaluation reports, and general information. It is available in an online version here and print copies may be purchased through the bookstore.