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News, 11/6/2013

Growing peacebuilders in Finnish schools

Photo: Laura Rautjoki Martti Ahtisaari Day, Nobel Peace Prize, peace building, school, Finland, Finnish, Espoo, Finnish Forum for Mediation, students, peace negotiationThe peer mediation team at Vanttila School in Espoo, near Helsinki, includes kids from grades five to nine.

Ahtisaari Day, named after Finnish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari, is held in Finland every year on or near November 10. Conflict resolution represents one of Finnish society’s key strengths. Kids start learning it in comprehensive school through peer mediation training, which forms a special focus on Ahtisaari Day.

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Updated 11/6/2013

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