Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking at Elizabethtown College

USA

The Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking (CGUP) develops and facilitates programs advancing global understanding, international engagement, and non-violent conflict transformation. It …

The Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking (CGUP) develops and facilitates programs advancing global understanding, international engagement, and non-violent conflict transformation. It creates opportunities for students, faculty and staff to develop a sense of responsibility as citizens of the world who are knowledgeable about global issues, empathetic toward people of other cultures and nationalities, and committed to the values of peace, human dignity and social justice. The major functions of CGUP are: Support the Asian Studies, International Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies minors through oversight and coordination Promote the incorporation of international and peacemaking topics across the college curriculum. Sponsor co-curricular programs that foster intercultural understanding and peacemaking. Facilitate Center-related collaboration both internally as well as externally. Hosted annually by the Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking, the Judy S. '68 and Paul W. Ware Lecture on Peacemaking is the Center's signature event. The lecture is made possible by a generous grant from Judy S. '68 and Paul W. Ware of Lancaster, Pa. The Ware Lecture has brought Nobel Peace Prize recipients, influential journalists, and poltical leaders from around the world to Elizabethtown.


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