September 20, 2017

Education for Justice: Gareth Cort, Education and Youth Participation Manager

Under the Doha Declaration Global Programme, UNODC is developing interactive and innovative tools to foster integrity and skills from an early age for solving basic moral and ethical dilemmas. We spoke with Gareth Cort, Education and Youth Participation Manger at Childnet International, about the importance of educating youth on the rule of law.

August 21, 2017

Education for Justice: Kishore Sing, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

UNODC's Education for Justice (E4J) initiative is working at primary, secondary and tertiary levels to help teach issues around the rule of law. We recently met with Mr. Kishore Sing, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, to chat about this and hear his views on the role of education on justice and the rule of law in shaping the values of future generations.

April 6, 2017

Education for Justice: Salam Kedan, Salam Centre for Peace

"How can programmes such as Model UN help today's youth be better engaged with key issues affecting their lives"?

This is the question we posed to Salam Kedan, founder of the Salam Centre for Peace, on the sidelines of a recent meeting in Vienna looking at developing a UNODC Guide for organizers of Model United Nations.

April 6, 2017

Education for Justice: Kudzai Mukaratirwa, Online Model United Nations

Kudzai Mukaratirwa is a student in South Africa and works with 'Online Model UN'. Recently he took part in a meeting in Vienna as part of the Office's work to help further develop a forthcoming UNODC Guide for organizers of MUNs. On the sidelines of this, we spoke with Kudzai to get his views on how can Model United Nations can help students learn more about UNODC's mandates.

April 4, 2017

Education for Justice: Urko Fernández Román, PantallasAmigas

"What role does education based on the rule of law play in shaping the value of future generations?"

The Education for Justice (E4J) initiative seeks to prevent crime and promote a culture of lawfulness through education activities designed for primary, secondary and tertiary levels. These activities will help educators teach the next generation to better understand and address problems that can undermine the rule of law and encourage students to actively engage in their communities and future professions in this regard.

Around this, we spoke to Urko Fernández Román of PantallasAmigas to get his thoughts on how education based on the rule of law can play a role in shaping the value of future generations.

April 3, 2017

Education for Justice: Patience Stephens, UN Women

"What role does education based on the rule of law play in shaping the value of future generations?"

The Education for Justice (E4J) initiative seeks to prevent crime and promote a culture of lawfulness through education activities designed for primary, secondary and tertiary levels. These activities will help educators teach the next generation to better understand and address problems that can undermine the rule of law and encourage students to actively engage in their communities and future professions in this regard.

Around this, we spoke to Patience Stephens, Director and Special Advisor on Education at UN Women, to get her thoughts on the role of education based on the rule of law in shaping the value of future generations.

 

April 3, 2017

Education for Justice: Thomas William Cooper, Emerson College

"What are some of the major challenges in teaching integrity and ethics?"

In using education to promote a culture of lawfulness, UNODC's Education for Justice (E4J) initiative is developing a range of practical recommendations to support stronger teaching in a number of areas, including: corruption, organized crime, trafficking in persons, smuggling of migrants, terrorism, cybercrime, crime prevention and criminal justice and firearms trafficking, as well as on integrity and ethics.

Around this, UNODC brought together over 80 key academics from across the globe to draw on their expertise in teaching on crime prevention, criminal justice and the rule of law.

We spoke with Thomas William Cooper, Professor in the Department of Visual & Media Arts at Emerson College in the United States on some of the major challenges to teaching integrity and ethics.

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April 3, 2017

Education for Justice: Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, University of Nigeria

"Within the context of education, what are the major challenges to focus on in the area of human trafficking and migrant smuggling?"

In using education to promote a culture of lawfulness, UNODC's Education for Justice (E4J) initiative is developing a range of practical recommendations to support stronger teaching in a number of areas, including: corruption, organized crime, trafficking in persons, smuggling of migrants, terrorism, cybercrime, crime prevention and criminal justice and firearms trafficking, as well as on integrity and ethics.

Around this, UNODC brought together over 80 key academics from across the globe to draw on their expertise in teaching on crime prevention, criminal justice and the rule of law.

We spoke with Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, Professor of Law, Acting Dean and Head of Department at the University of Nigeria on some of the major challenges to focus on in the area of human trafficking and migrant smuggling.