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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 recognises Peace Education as a key tool for sustainable peace and development. With its Integrated Approach to External Conflicts and Crisis and commitment to SDGs, the EU promotes Peace Education as a long-term engagement for transformative peacebuilding.
Gijs de Vries is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The article is based on his paper Cultural Freedom in European Foreign Policy (Stuttgart: Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, 2019
Various forms of private education have emerged in recent years in developing countries. Is this an important contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals or a worrying trend that will disenfranchise the poor?