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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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EDUCATION

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DISARMAMENT &
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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

For Nigerian girls, education is the key that opens doors to progress

Nigerian girls, like my sisters and I, desire and deserve for our aspirations of becoming valued members of society to be realized. Education is the vehicle towards living this dream.


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from Africa.

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

Gender equality takes center stage — but will resources reach the grassroots?

the Girl Summit — held in [London] last Tuesday, pushed for an end to female genital mutilation and child marriage within a generation.


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from Europe.

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

Afghanistan: Borderfree

the newly launched “Borderfree Community Center of Nonviolence,” where projects and programs take place


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

Peace Summit 2014 to take place this Saturday on the Ecuador-Colombia border

These summits have been held annually now for four years to promote a culture of peace in the binational border and to reaffirm the bonds of brotherhood among peoples.


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from Latin America and Caribbean.

NORTH
AMERICA

Moving towards restorative justice in the United States

a profound questioning of traditional justice methods and an eloquent demand for involvement of the entire community in the administration of justice


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from North America.