• Philosophy
  • Vision and Mission
  • Change Theory
Historically, socio-cultural change has been achieved by people with the vision, knowledge and skills needed to promote it. These capabilities can be learned by stakeholders in all areas of human endeavor, in order to move from the culture of violence toward culture of peace.
Our vision is that more and more citizens of this planet will become proactive agents of the kinds of changes we all want to see in the world.
Our mission is to overcome the culture of violence and promote a culture of peaceful coexistence and good living, by training agents of social change to build a culture of peace.
Most people want a better world and would like to work towards it, but often do not know where to start or lack the tools to do so. By learning to question the mental models that obstruct social change and developing the capabilities needed to promote it, they free their potential to fulfill their wish to become agents of change towards a culture of peace.


  • Talks/Presentations

    Request an introductory lecture on any elements of the Culture of Peace Program that are of special interest to your organization. Read More
  • Active Workshops

    For maximum interaction, attend an experiential workshop with dynamic methods that challenge mental models and build capacities. Read More
  • Online Learning

    Study from the comfort of home, on your own time, with peers from diverse backgrounds, through short virtual courses at reasonable prices. Read More
  • Arts for Peace

    Creating and performing the arts to explore, experience and share new paradigms, principles and values for a culture of peace. Read More
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  • Leadership for Peace Course - Module I

    An online course in Spanish offered through the EDUPAZ Peace Education Program by Juanita de Hernández, co-author of the Leadership Program of the Universidad Núr in Santacruz, Bolivia. This course begins on June 19, 2014, and runs for 9 weeks. Read More
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October 31, 2013

Presentation: “Teamwork: when cooperation trumps competition”


Context: “International Business Challenge”, Catholic University of Quito, Ecuador

Speaker: Peter C. Newton-Evans, M.A.

Schedule: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Auditorium, Tower II