Deadline Today!

Project Administrator, Communication Officer and Project Assistant Vacancies are available for the project Education for a Culture of Peace as a Vehicle for Reconciliation in Cyprus.

Please submit your CV together with the letter of interest to postresearchinstitute@gmail.com or mbeyidoglu@yahoo.co.uk by Tuesday, 6:00pm (Cyprus time), 26 August 2014. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.

 

The project is being co-implemented by POST Research Institute (POST RI) and Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) and financially supported by the European Commission through the Cypriot Civil Society in Action IV Programme under the EU Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community (Ref No: Europeaid/134660/C/ACT/CY).  The overall objective of the project is to use Education for a Culture of Peace as a vehicle to bring structural changes and transformation in the Cypriot society across the divide in order for a Culture of Peace to be cultivated and sustained.

The specific objectives of the action are: 1. To engage educators from both communities in a dialogical process where the needs for implementing Culture of Peace initiatives will be identified and analyzed; 2. Provide opportunities for educators and learners to apply Education for Peace methodology in their educational settings; 3.  Provide participants the opportunity to spread the message of peace to their peers, their families and the community;4. Produce joint educational material; 5. Bring youth together through theatre and sports in order to promote reconciliation; 6. Set Cyprus as an example for  future initiatives in Europe and elsewhere through the organization of an International Conference on Culture of Peace and a publication on how to integrate Education for a Culture of Peace in divided societies.

For further information about POST RI and AHDR please visit our websites by http://www.postresearchinstitute.wordpress.com and http://www.ahdr.info

About POST Research Institute

POST is a non-profit, non-political organization set up by a group of people to work for the cultural, social, and environmental betterment of Cyprus and established at 2002. Vision: To contribute towards achieving an alternative sustainable future, which comprises of an egalitarian Cypriot society, that recognizes the dignity of every living being. Mission: • On the basis of social equality/justice: o To contribute for creating an open dialogue on issues of peace education and reconciliation and working actively for the unification of the island. o To take action against gender discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for achieving positive social transformation. o To advance, sensitize and advocate for a multicultural and diverse society in which all differences are recognized, understood and accepted. • To excel as an Institute in the execution of research and participatory action. • To strengthen research capacity in Cyprus. • To strive for ecological sustainability through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.
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