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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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PEACE
EDUCATION

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DEVELOPMENT

HUMAN
RIGHTS

WOMEN'S
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TOLERANCE &
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FREE FLOW
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DISARMAMENT &
SECURITY

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GLOBAL

Mainstreaming Peace Education - Approaches, Methodologies, and Visions A Practitioner’s Manual

overall framework for peace education . . . strategic approach to mainstreaming peace education . . . examples of projects and initiatives in peace education implemented by European civil society organisations.


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AFRICA

The soccer team you won’t see at the World Cup (Uganda)

young South Sudanese refugees have formed soccer teams to play for peace


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ARAB STATES AND MIDDLE EAST

Amnesty International on the Israel/Gaza conflict: Questions and Answers

Israeli forces have carried out attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians . . . Israel appears to consider the homes of people associated with Hamas to be legitimate military targets, a stance that does not conform to international humanitarian law.


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from Arab States and the Middle East.

EUROPE

Wikipedia Summit “Wikimania” comes to London - Largest ever gathering

Wikipedia is the largest knowledge base in the world, consulted by over half a billion people each month . . . However, we’ve only just begun to scratch the surface of what can be done with it


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from Europe.

EAST ASIA AND AUSTRALIA/PACIFIC

Women's Rights Groups Demand that US Stop Negotiating TPP with Brunei Until the Sultan Revokes New Taliban-Like Laws

There is simply no place in a civilized society for kill-a-gay and flog-a-woman penal codes.


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SOUTH AND
CENTRAL ASIA

India: Training in Peace and Human Rights

Teachers if rightly informed regarding the importance of peace and human rights will teach to students who are going to be future citizens of the country


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LATIN AMERICA
AND CARIBBEAN

The mayors of Tacna and Arica commit their cities to a culture of peace and integration

Their commitment was ratified under the so-called "Binational Meeting of Integration on the Line of the Tacna-Arica Concord of 2014," celebrated with the participation of 30 neighborhood councils in both cities.


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from Latin America and Caribbean.

NORTH
AMERICA

New York City: Participatory Budgeting: Catch the Fever!

in 2011, four daring City Council members . . . decided . . . to initiate a pilot project in NYC. Now, only three years later, 22 Council Members have taken up the challenge—committing at least $25 Million to a public vote—and central Council staff and resources now support the process.


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