Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development

Founding Year: 2012

Staff: 36


Anantha Duraiappah (Director)

Is a UNESCO’s category 1 research institute focused on “Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7; towards education for building peaceful and sustainable societies across the world.” It executes “programmes that are designed to mainstream Socio-Emotional Learning in education systems, innovate digital pedagogies and to put youth as global citizens at the centre of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”


  • Working Papers
  • Policy Briefs
  • Reports and Guides
  • Newsroom
  • Blog
    • The Blue DOT (2020, 38p): “features articles showcasing UNESCO MGIEP’s activities and areas of interest. The magazine’s overarching theme is the relationship between education, peace and sustainable development and education for global citizenship.”
    • Rethinking Learning Report (July 2020, 308p): “reviews the latest research on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), its impact on student health and school climate and its transformative role in building happier classrooms.”


Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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