Francesco Pistolato PhD has been co-founder of IRENE, Center for Peace Research at the Università di Udine (Italy) and between 2004-2009 organizer of several PE initiatives for teachers and pupils/students. Currently active as Peace Educator mostly as free lecturer and author. Among his publications in the field of PE and Peace Culture: (Ed.) Per un’idea di pace, Padova 2006, CLEUP (in Italian); Hans-Peter Dürr’s thought as a source for peace work; Transforming Ourselves First. The Need of a Paradigm Shift in Peace Research and Peace Education.