UNESCO Material for Peace Education

22 August 1980

The 21st Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 19-23 August, 1980 in Hamden, Connecticut:

To ministers of education in countries with WILPF Sections; to directors of education, head teachers and other authorities to whom Sections and branches have access; to the World Council of Organizations of the Teaching Professions; to the American Federation of Teachers; to the National Education Associations, United States; to the National Social Studies Council, United States.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting in its 21st International Congress at Hamden, Connecticut, 19-23 August 1980,

Aware of international tensions and of freedom struggles in many lands with their risks of escalating to the use of violence,

Urges your department (Section) to use the materials provided by UNESCO for education in peaceful conflict resolution, disarmament and global knowledge and to include world studies in any agreed curriculum recommended for general adoption.