(Trinidad and Tobago) Conflict Management Education

Presented by: The Honorable Minister Mr. Clifton De Coteau, Michelline Mitchell, Gabriel Cumbermack, Zena Ramatali, Ministry of Education
Presented at: 4th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Date of Session: June 10, 2011

Session Description: Conflict Management Education is a pre-requisite for fostering Democratic Education and Democratic Practices in all sectors of a democratic society. The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Local Government have been partnering to foster a peaceful society through workshops in Conflict Resolution Education and Youth Governance and Youth Engagement, with training in part provided by Global Issues Resource Center, Cuyahoga Community College. This workshop will focus on what has been done re: training, policy formulation, implementation of strategies and involvement of youth in the process of promoting peace. It shall also highlight some of the challenges encountered.