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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

Gobiernos respaldan nuevas funciones para la Comisión de la Mujer

Esto consolidará los esfuerzos para incorporar la igualdad de género en todos los debates y medidas mundiales sobre desarrollo sostenible.


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AFRICA

Nonviolent Peaceforce: Women’s Peacekeeping Teams incorporated into South Sudan communities

now we are a team and it is our right and our responsibility to make peace


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ARAB STATES AND MIDDLE EAST

Power and Resistance at the World Social Forum in Tunisia

This is the second time the forum has been held in Tunisia, illustrating its significance in the struggle for a just world more than four years after mass mobilisation across the country inspired uprisings across the region and further abroad.


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EUROPE

Almería, Spain: Over 100,000 students participate in the network of centers "The school as a space of peace"

the culture of peace is not only a main issue but is one of the ultimate goals of the public education system in Andalusia as embodied in the Plan Andaluz of Education for a Culture of Peace


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EAST ASIA AND AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC

Japan Gets Rid of All Cluster Munitions

All States Parties to the Convention that are currently in the process of destroying their stockpiles have indicated that they will meet their obligatory deadlines. Over 80% of these states' cluster munitions have been destroyed already.


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SOUTH AND
CENTRAL ASIA

The Self-Employed Women’s Association: Shining a light on India’s poor

the grassroots trade union SEWA (Self-Employed Women’s Association) has been working since 2009 to promote its “Green Livelihoods Campaign” – known as “Hariyali” in the local language – to provide cheap access to sustainable energy across India.


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

Women Leaders Call for Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Post-2015 Agenda

Women leaders from every continent, brought together by U.N. Women and the Chilean government, demanded that gender equality be a cross-cutting target in the post-2015 development agenda


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NORTH
AMERICA

Battered Women’s Support Services commemorates Prevention of Violence Against Women Week

BWSS has launched an awareness campaign drawing attention on the effects witnessing abuse has on children.  . . bus shelter ads are positioned around the Vancouver, BC. People are invited to share photos of the ads through social media


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