“Education, human rights, and peace. The instruments of international action and the role of religions” – this is the title of the Study Day organized by the Pontifical Lateran University on 31 October 2019. The seminar was organized in collaboration with the Congregation for Catholic Education and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.
This study day also forms part of the Lateran University’s process of commitment to peace, which has culminated in the recent institution of a cycle of studies in the Sciences of Peace. The project, commissioned by Pope Francis himself, aims at training people in the expertise needed to manage the complexity of social, interreligious, cultural, political, economic, juridical, and educational processes through the method of peace. The latter is crucial in the area of conflict resolution dynamics that characterizes contemporary society both at the macro level (nations, institutions, organizations…) and at the micro level (groups, associations, movements…).