The joint publication by UNODC and UNESCO Strengthening the Rule of Law through Education: A Guide for Policymakers explores the role that education institutions can play in promoting the rule of law and building new forms of engagement based on global citizenship, human rights and inclusion.
The guide is intended for education policymakers and other professionals working in the formal education sector, within and outside Ministries of Education, and who are seeking to promote the rule of law and a culture of lawfulness.
It may also be of interest to professionals working in non-formal education settings or other sectors - namely the justice, social and health sectors - in the area of crime and violence prevention, who are seeking to work more closely with the education sector.
In particular, the guide offers:
To address the needs of this diverse mix of education stakeholders and professionals, the guide blends both theory and practice, and draws on examples from around the world.
The guide for policymakers is one of the key resources of the UNODC/UNESCO partnership Global Citizenship Education for the Rule of Law: Doing the right thing.