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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

Dr. Widad Akrawi Receives the Pfeffer Peace Award

Dr. Widad Akrawi, a Danish citizen of Kurdish ancestry, is considered one of Scandinavia’s most successful female human rights defenders and peace advocates . . . as well as the co-founder and president of Defend International - a nongovernmental organization devoted to peace, democracy, diplomacy, human rights, and medical research.


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AFRICA

Libreville Pan-African Forum: African Youth and the Challenge of the promotion of Culture of Peace in Africa

The establishment of a dynamic and sustainable network of youth organizations of the African continent as well as of its governing bodies


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ARAB STATES AND MIDDLE EAST

Opening of the first International Women's Congress in Oran, Algeria

it is the women that transmit the values ​​of equality, compassion and cooperation. They should participate in the debate of ideas now to build the foundations of a culture of peace.


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EUROPE

Maria Montessori and education for war

It is necessary and urgent to dismantle this universal culture of war described by Montessori, and to replace it by a real and final culture of peace, not by a series of truces between wars.


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EAST ASIA AND AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC

8th International Conference of Museums for Peace

Directors and curators from peace and human rights museums from around the world as well as peace educators, activists, and artists presented their work, engaged in discussions, and forged bonds of friendship and collaboration


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SOUTH AND
CENTRAL ASIA

Day of the Girl Child -- Writings by Afghan women

Read these selected pieces by young female Afghan writers, and join the IDGC in empowering adolescent girls by giving them voice.


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

Colombia and Mexico: Diploma on Culture of Peace and Forgiveess

education, training and support to train multipliers that sow political culture of forgiveness and reconciliation in their neighborhood, parish, company, school, university and family, working on the advent of peace and progress of communities and individuals.


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from Latin America and Caribbean.

NORTH
AMERICA

New York: PLURAL+ 2014 Youth Video Festival Awards Ceremony

PLURAL+ is a youth video festival focusing on migration, diversity and social inclusion, emphasizing intercultural dialogue, youth expression and the desire for peace and better understanding world- wide.


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