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The Bodmer Foundation and Graines de Paix Unite to Create an Interactive Exhibition

Graines de Paix, in partnership with the Bodmer Foundation, has created an interactive trail of discovery for children from ages 8-12 as part of the temporary exhibition 'War and Peace'. The exhibition runs from the 5th of October 2019 until the 1st of March 2020, at the Bodmer Foundation in Geneva.

Graines de Paix, in partnership with the Bodmer Foundation, has created an interactive trail of discovery for children from ages 8-12 as part of the temporary exhibition 'War and Peace'. The exhibition runs from the 5th of October 2019 until the 1st of March 2020, at the Bodmer Foundation in Geneva.

Dates :

Every Thursday morning for schools

A Saturday per month for families

 

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Launch of the “Graines de Paix (Grains of Peace) Certification” at the Teacher Training College of Valais (HEP Valais).

Big news: launch of the very first “Graines de Paix Certification” at the Teacher Training College of Valais! The future “Graines de Paix Teachers” participated in the first 9-hour module of our training on September 21st.

Big news: launch of the very first “Graines de Paix Certification” at the Teacher Training College of Valais! The future “Graines de Paix Teachers” participated in the first 9-hour module of our training on September 21st.

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How can we wholeheartedly celebrate 30 years of children's rights?

This year marks the 30 year anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child ! To celebrate this anniversary, a series of events are being organised by the Association Trente ans de droits de l'enfant and their partners. This celebration is a wonderful opportunity to honour the children of the world, promote the respect and application of children's rights, as well as highlighting the action taken to inform the public and render the activities of NGO's on this very important topic visible.

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Graines de Paix Pursues its Mission in Benin

In February 2019, Graines de Paix launched a new project to develop access to education in Benin. This is in line with the Sectoral Plan for Education post-2015.


In February 2019, Graines de Paix launched a new project to develop access to education in Benin. This is in line with the Sectoral Plan for Education post-2015.

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Côte d’Ivoire: So that Girls Complete Their Schooling

Since the year 2000, the Ivoirian government has made numerous efforts in girls’ education. Although young Ivoirian girls have good access to school, there is still a significant drop-out problem. It is on this strong statement from the Ministry of Education that Graines de Paix has pushed to define its goal: “Our goal is to ameliorate school conditions for girls” explained our project manager.

Since the year 2000, the Ivoirian government has made numerous efforts in girls’ education. Although young Ivoirian girls have good access to school, there is still a significant drop-out problem. It is on this strong statement from the Ministry of Education that Graines de Paix has pushed to define its goal: “Our goal is to ameliorate school conditions for girls” explained our project manager.

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"Leon, the unbelievable chameleon", a great children's book to fund!

"Leon, the unbelievable chameleon", a stunning children's playbook to strengthen their emotional intelligence and bring family peace!

This new project will excite and motivate children, while contributing to family serenity! How? By developing their emotional intelligence through a fun treasure hunt! Our crowdfunding campaign is seeking 12'000 CHF to complete it and print it.

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Graines de Paix is the winner of the first Smart Peace Prize of the Leaders for Peace Foundation!

The first Smart Peace Prize was awarded on May 13, 2019 to the Swiss NGO Graines de Paix, during an evening in the French Senate in front of an audience of 200 high-ranking officials, including Mr. Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former Prime Minister and Founding President of the Leaders for Peace Foundation, and Gérard Larcher, President of the French Senate.

The first Smart Peace Prize was awarded on May 13, 2019 to the Swiss NGO Graines de Paix, during an evening in the French Senate in front of an audience of 200 high-ranking officials, including Mr. Jean-Pierre Raffarin, former Prime Minister and Founding President of the Leaders for Peace Foundation, and Gérard Larcher, President of the French Senate.

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''To be or not to be'' concert to benefit Graines de Paix

Young Swiss pianist Joseph-Maurice Weder is playing for our NGO. The pianist’s upcoming tour, where he performs works by Liszt and Schumann, is coming to the Madeleine Theatre in Geneva mid-May. Weder’s profits from the concert will be donated to Graines de Paix.

May 13th, 8pm. Madeleine Theatre (Théâtre de la Madeleine), in the heart of Geneva.

Young Swiss pianist Joseph-Maurice Weder is playing for our NGO.


The young pianist’s upcoming tour, where he performs works by Liszt and Schumann, is coming to the Madeleine Theatre in Geneva mid-May. Weder’s profits from the concert will be donated to Graines de Paix.

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Quality education objective: Benin has the complete package ready to go

A week in Benin that convinced the Minister of National Education of our NGO's methods!

A week in Benin that convinced the Minister of National Education of our NGO's methods!

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"Learning in Peace" results available now!

We are proud and excited to launch London's School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's (LSHTM) evaluation report "Learning in Peace: changing teacher's behaviours to end violence in schools".

We are proud and excited to launch London's School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's (LSHTM) evaluation report "Learning in Peace: changing teacher's behaviours to end violence in schools".

 

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It's year-end: Support our Benin programme!

The North of Benin is a region particularly exposed to violence and the risk of radicalization. Join our Benin Programme and help us reach our goal of $5,000!

Click here to see how you can promote non-violent education in Benin as a means to reduce violence and radicalization!

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UNESCO week For Peace and Long-Term Development: The Role of Education

Ottawa - 6-10 mars 2017 - Graines de Paix sélectionnée pour participer à cette semaine exceptionnelle !

Graines de Paix has been selected to participate in this exceptional event. The association will have an exhibition stand to present its activities all week long. We will organise a specific discussion panel on the Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal education programs of peace, in order to nurture international reflection from a West African perspective.

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Lebanon - Convention Signed, July 2017

The initial phase of the programme, which took place in May 2017 and lasted for 12 days, has just been officiated with the signature of the Minister of Education allowing Graines de Paix to proceed with the installation of an educational resource production and training programme in partnership with CRDP (the Pedagogical Research and Development Centre).

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"Growing up in peace" Collection

Discover the "Growing up in peace" Collection, with 4 volumes for the 4-12 year olds comprising 160 activities in all that develop peace competencies in the classroom.

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