PEACE CHALLENGE BOOK STARTED ON THE LINES OF ON UN FAO YUNGA BOOKS
Since I am asked by UN FAO YUNGA program to make a review on draft activities on biological diversity we came to eight book plus two on the draft line may be more. They are on forest, water, soil, ocean, climate change and food security, biological diversity, ending hunger, climate change in addition nutrition and energy in draft form.
Now children globally benefited these challenges and the number of participating countries steadily goes up. All of these books are available in UN FAO YUNGA website with different languages.
Almost each book starts with a painting competition to make the book design.
I am working with scouts, guides, school children, members of children environmental education
Book are always start with a welcome address and general information on challenges . Then badge structure and curriculum goes on . Sample curriculums given on each age group.
Second main part is the background information. Lets take Forest as an example there is four or five sections in each section.Section A İt starts with simple questions What is forest? What is tree Layers living creatures. All main characteristics given. Section B is generally goes on its benefits to mankind in terms of economy, effects on environment . Section C is about it. reflections on culture. Then comes RİSKS. This is section D for forest Deforestation, Erosion, fire WATR ETCÇ Every challenge have other own risks. The last section is what you do
Then comes tasks on every section . some fifteen tasks given in every section for different age groups. 5-10, 11-15, 15 up. There is two compulsory tasks on each section where you need to make only one of them. And you can select one more.
There is many countries with different level of behavior to make them. So leaders may change the level of tasks . Children can bring the teaks they made in school work or elsewhere.
Evert book have a reference list for more information such as web sites Glossary and acknowledgements
After having experience and my work as international commissioner I had great involvement on peace activities since Korean Jamboree. Let me give some headlines on them. UNEP work on youth environment issues, children painting competitions. Plant for the planet end similar projects, BP's work on peace, international day of peace activities, legend's of peace activities at 1999 European projects like passport of Europe, lands of adventure,
Crises on Europe Africa, great disasters, new scouting organizations, organizational improvements on service to mankind accumulated great deal of information. İn 2007 ı was the author of gift for peace Project of my association. This give some ideas to make a challenge for peace
I made many presentations, games exhibitions. Here is some of them
Gift for peace: a collection of ideas on peace from UN agencies like Unesco even from Nobel awarded people. All of these information gave me an idea to make a similar challenge on piece,
Just for an idea I made just 10 activities on:
A. What is peace
B. Peace and mankind
C. Culture of peace
D. ,Risks to peace
E. Work for Peace
We are just at the beginning with a good collection of information