The Road to Peace


THE ROAD TO  PEACE:  A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice

Here are a few examples of what can be found inside the teaching guide:

  • Lessons on the root causes and costs of war and conflict
  • Overview of human rights and different transitional justice mechanisms
  • Mock war crimes tribunal and mock truth commission role plays
  • In-depth country case studies
  • Individual case studies on human rights abuses
  • Investigative tools to study the need for transitional justice in the U.S.
  • Skill-building resources on how to apply reconciliation on a local level
  • Conflict resolution and peer mediation exercises
  • Transitional justice glossary
  • Resources for further study and action on peace and justice 

Appropriate for 9th grade through adult learners.

>>See lesson summaries and connections to standards. 

>> Download the complete curriculum (4.28 MB)

>> Download PowerPoints for chapters 6 and 7

>> Download the complete curriculum adapted for Zimbabwe (4.6 MB)



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