Development of a model of promotion of citizenship and coexistence for a culture of peace

Diana Gabriela Moreira Aguirre, María Elvira Aguirre Burneo
2019 Revista de Cultura de Paz (Loja)  
The article develops ideas, aspects and central perspectives and perspectives in relation to the Model of promotion of citizenship and coexistence for a culture of peace implemented by the researchers in a context of social vulnerability of Loja. For which concepts related to the culture of peace, education for peace and global citizenship are developed. The concept of global citizenship (ECM) promoted by UNESCO implies the recovery of a sense of community through the development of civic
more » ... ment of civic training capabilities of project participants. This model of citizenship, from a global perspective, rejects violence as a way to solve conflicts in order to find ways to generate a harmonious coexistence by accepting responsibilities as a citizen. Understanding education for peace as a process that aims to develop a new type of culture that helps people critically analyze reality to be able to confront it and act accordingly, which is to say a democratic citizenship that allows them to be actively involved in the life of their communities.
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