Clara Ramírez-Barat

Clara Ramírez-Barat is currently the Director of the Educational Policies Program at the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, an international non-profit based in New York City, which works to prevent mass atrocities. Previously, she was a Senior Research Associate at the International Centre for Transitional Justice, where she led several projects on transitional justice and the public space.

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Education in Dealing with the Past: Can We Prevent Atrocity from Happening Again?

Posted by Clara Ramírez-Barat on May 10, 2016

 

Guest blogger, Clara Ramírez-Barat, shares how a two-year research project with the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is exploring innovative strategies to engage young people in justice and peace-building efforts through education. Facing History’s international director, Karen Murphy, has played a lead role in this emerging field. She wrote a case study for that project and previously teamed up with ICTJ to develop a children’s guide to the Kenyan Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission to help youth address complex parts of their country’s history.

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Topics: Genocide/Collective Violence, SEL, Empathy, International Justice

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