Free Webinar: Alternative Global Security System

Start: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

End: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

You say you're against war, but what's the alternative? The AGSS.

What's that!? It's World BEYOND War's book A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (AGSS), which provides a blueprint for the strategies needed to demilitarize security, manage conflict nonviolently, and create a culture of peace. On this webinar, we'll be joined by Phill Gittins, PhD (WBW's Education Director) and Tony Jenkins, PhD (Education Director 2017-2019) to demystify the AGSS.

We'll explain the nuts and bolts of the alternative global security system: the frameworks, processes, tools, and institutions necessary for dismantling the war machine and replacing it with a peace system based on common security.

Click "Register" to sign up for this free webinar!

The webinar will be hosted on Zoom and livestreamed via Facebook. Participants can join via a device with an internet connection, or dial in via telephone. Once you register, you will receive an email with the livestream link and call-in information. The webinar will be recorded and available for viewing afterwards.

Phill Gittins, PhD, is World BEYOND War's Education Director. He has 15+ years of programming, analysis, and leadership experience in the areas of peace, education, and youth. He has particular expertise in context-specific approaches to peace programming; peacebuilding education; and youth inclusion in research and action. He holds a PhD in International Conflict Analysis, MA in Education, and BA in Youth and Community Studies. Phill has received multiple awards for his contributions to peace and conflict work, including the Rotary Peace Fellowship.

Tony Jenkins, PhD, has 15+ years of experience directing and designing peacebuilding and international educational programs and projects and leadership in the international development of peace studies and peace education. Tony is currently a full-time Lecturer in Justice & Peace Studies at Georgetown University. He is a former Education Director of World BEYOND War, and a current Advisory Board member. Since 2001, he has served as the Managing Director of the International Institute on Peace Education and since 2007, as the Coordinator of the Global Campaign for Peace Education.

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