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GLOBAL MOVEMENT FOR A CULTURE OF PEACE

CPNN, the Culture of Peace News Network, is a space where readers exchange information about events, experiences, books, music, and web news that promote a culture of peace. It is a self-sustaining network in which You, the reader, are invited to write a news report and contribute to its discussion, and eventually to become a reporter. CPNN is a project of the United Nations International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World.

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GLOBAL

Global Peace Index: The United States Isn't Even Among the World's 100 Most Peaceful Countries

For the sixty years after World War II, world peace looked like a real possibility. Only in the past decade has that trend been broken


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AFRICA

IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations Through Tourism, Culture and Sports

Our intent will be to harness the Symposium and legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to build bridges of tourism, friendship and peace


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ARAB STATES AND MIDDLE EAST

10,000 in Tel Aviv Protest Israel’s Occupation of Palestinians & Gaza War

we stand up to demonstrate for peace and for democracy


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from Arab States and the Middle East.

EUROPE

Support Richard Branson’s Ukraine dialogue initiative

Undoubtedly business has a role to play in conflict resolution. When in the right mode, business can contribute to peace and has much much more to gain from peace than from war.


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EAST ASIA AND AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC

Bali summit: Are women our best hope for fighting climate change?

We have to change the system, not the climate, right? I think that we, as women, are in a very important moment right now, politically and historically speaking. Now is the era of women.


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SOUTH AND
CENTRAL ASIA

Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity

the project . . . educates young people on a range of issues, from gender roles, sex discrimination and early marriage, to reproductive health, personal hygiene and preventing child labour


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

Trinidad and Tobago: Students told to create a culture of peace in classrooms

students were exposed to various disciplines including anger management, communication and listening skills on how to create a win/win situation


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NORTH
AMERICA

UN High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

an important opportunity for Member States, UN entities, civil society, including NGO's, media, and the private sector, and all other relevant stakeholders to have an exchange of ideas and proposals on ways to build and promote the Culture of Peace


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