ALIUP International Alliance of Universities for Peace


ALIUP International Alliance of Universities for Peace

ALIUP is made up of universities, higher education institution, directors, state organizations, international organizations, accreditation agencies and regulatory instances, professors, youth leaders and the business field.

The purpose of this project is to promote the appreciation of peace as a universal value, the development of projects, the divulgation of experiences and the creation of institutional networks, professionals and students that encourage a culture of peace and human rights, as well as the creation and development of an International Chair on a Culture of Peace and Universal Values as fundamental topics in the formation programs of Higher Education institutions.

General objective

Create a culture of peace through a quality education, aimed at the development of professional skills that are founded on principles and universal and spiritual values, on respect and the promotion and protection of human rights and a sustainable development.

Specific objectives

a)      Boost the establishment of an education in values that promote peace in the integral human being and among the nations in universities and centers of higher institutions, as a means for the development of professional skills.

b)      Create and develop educational programs that promote peaceful solutions of conflicts and the respect of human rights within teaching, investigation and the extension of Higher Education.

c)      Promote among Higher Education institutions and professionals an academic, scientific and cultural exchange network, that will develop projects and campaigns aimed at promoting peace, education for a sustainable development and the happiness of the human family. 

The International Alliance of Universities for Peace (ALIUP) develops projects in the institutional field, with professors and students, applied to university extension and research.

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Introduction
a)      International Seminar “Challenges of Higher Education in Human and Society Development”
General objective
Generate spaces of dialogue and reflection at a university level, on the necessity of promoting an integral education based on universal principles and values, through inter-institutional strategies that strengthen the development of a culture of peace in society.
b)     Seminar – Workshop – “Contributions for a Chair of Peace in the Formative Process of the Integral Human Being.”
General objective
Structure the Chair of Peace through contributions, whose content and impact is to be evaluated by focusing of the integral formation of the human being, thus to sow, encourage and strengthen a culture of peace in society.

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Institutional
Mobility is encouraged among networks members and training is promoted through workshops on “University teachings on an education for peace.”
General objective 
Create awareness and train university professor on the Education for Peace, as a cultural axiological manager of social transformations.

 

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Professors
This field of action facilitates the mobility of students, providing the Chair for Peace and through training workshops for youth leaders, in addition to diplomas, specialization, master's and doctoral degrees in Leadership, Culture of Peace, Human Rights and Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts.
a)      Formative Workshops of Youth Leaders
General Objective
Development of leadership skills with students, as promoters of social transformation, through an integral educational process aimed at a culture of peace and to volunteers. 
b) Workshops at a postgraduate level
General objective
To deepen the significant knowledge inherent to a culture of peace, with an approach based on inter-culturality through the internationalization of education.

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Students
The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace, in this field, offers their programs, projects and campaigns, where the student community can contribute solutions for the issues and needs that their social environment demands. 
  • Integral Program: Life is in the Blood (PEC-VIDA, blood drives).
  • International Program Children of Mother Earth
  • Program Educating to Remember
  • Program Justice for Peace

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University Extension