Give peace a chance . . . and a syllabus

The road to peace is often rocky and in the case of the University for Peace literally so. Situated about 20 miles west of Costa Rica’s capital San Jose, the United Nation’s shrine to that most elusive of global ambitions is perched some 800 metres above sea level at the end of a precarious, snaking and dusty road.

This article appears in the education supplement of the UK Guardian 09.12.08. Read more