Building peace in the minds of men and women

Writing Peace Manual - Training Tools and Resources

Welcome to the central hub of all Writing Peace training tools and resources! Access all materials needed to join other schools, students, teachers, and facilitators around the world in planning and implementing your very own Writing Peace pilot workshop. Use and share these resources to help children (and adults) discover contemporary writing systems in order to better understand and actually practice, intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace.

"Writing Peace" is a manual that invites young audiences to discover contemporary writings by introducing them to a sample of them. Its goal is to make the world appear a little closer and a little more familiar. "Writing Peace" encourages children (aged 8 to 18) to become aware of the interdependence of cultures through familiarization with contemporary writing systems, their history, and their mutual borrowings.

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Pilot Workshops

The first pilot workshop utilizing the recently published Writing Peace Manual took place on 21-22 February 2018 in Rabat, Morocco, in partnership with the Moroccan Ministry of Education, the Education District of Rabat-Salé-Kenitra and the National Council for Human Rights.

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Contact: Amina Hamshari, UNESCO,