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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

Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival

UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women's issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace.


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AFRICA

UNESCO/ASPnet training on social cohesion begins

raining workshop for the promotion of intercultural dialogue, social cohesion and a culture of peace and non-violence


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ARAB STATES AND MIDDLE EAST

The Elders support Palestinian move to sign international treaties

More than ever, both parties urgently need to make the necessary compromises to reach a lasting peace with two states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security


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from Arab States and the Middle East.

EUROPE

Be an actor in the International Day of Peace September 2014 at UNESCO

We invite local councils, communes, mayors and village chiefs to . . . participate in the event


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EAST ASIA AND AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC

Philippines: Schools of Peace: Antidote to culture of war, violence

Peace as marked by the decline in armed violence does not bring into focus the casualties of poverty, cultural discrimination or marginalization, political repression and environmental destruction which are not as deafening as wars but have graver impact


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SOUTH AND
CENTRAL ASIA

India and Pakistan: Growing beyond the boundary

my heart felt glad when some of the students introduced themselves by saying, “I am a citizen of the world but I live in India/Pakistan


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

FARC-EP and Colombia Government advance in their peace accords

The issue of illicit drugs is the third issue of their six-point agenda . The FARC-EP and the Government have already arrived to partial agreements related to agricultural development and political participation .


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NORTH
AMERICA

Medea Benjamin to Receive 2014 Gandhi Peace Award (United States)

Her latest book is Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and she has been campaigning to stop the use of killer drones


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