Background

tun-dr-mahathirmohamadThe number of manuscripts, curricula, and initiatives that grapple with some strand of peace education is increasing. However a dearth of critical and cross-disciplinary that examine peace education in conjunction with war and conflict still an open question. Education about and against war therefore is important to provide a comprehensive understanding about war and peace, as pivotal notion to established a democracy. Based on the spirit to educate society Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta and Perdana Global Peace Foundation initiate to establish an International School on Global Peace and Conflict Resolution with the name of Mahathir Global Peace School.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) and Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF) established an International School on Global Peace and Conflict Resolution which is promoted with the name of Mahathir Global Peace School (MGPS). The school was launched by YABhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad on 3rd June 2013, at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta.

This School is designed to enable students from diverse cultures and backgrounds to attain a deep understanding of the central issues of peace and security, which will determine the future of humanity. Through their coursework, participants in the programme will broaden their base of knowledge and engage with the major concepts, themes, and debates within international peace and conflict studies, preparing themselves for work with NGOs, governments, aid agencies, the UN and other organizations where a deep understanding of these issues is critical.

INDONESIA

Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

  • Jalan Lingkar Selatan, Tamantirto, Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Phone:+62274 387656 (283)
  • Fax: +62274 387646
  • Email: mgps@umy.ac.id
MALAYSIA

Perdana Global Peace Foundation

  • 5th Floor, No. 88, Jalan Perdana, Taman Tasek Perdana, 50480, Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone: +603 2092 7248
  • Fax: +603 2273 2092