Read a Culture of Peace Report

Learn Write Read Home About Us Discuss Search Subscribe Contact

==By Region==


Sub-Saharan Africa

Arab States and Middle East


East Asia and Pacific

South and Central Asia

Latin America and the Caribbean

North America

==By Category==



Campaigns and Projects

Community Life

Other Culture of Peace News

Cinema, Radio and Television Programs

Books and Print Media

Music and Performing Arts

Other Arts

==By Program Area

Peace Education

Sustainable development

Human rights

Women's equality

Democratic participation

Tolerance and solidarity

Free flow of information

Disarmament and security

= = = By Recency = = =

South Africa: International Training Program for Human Rights

"the main goals of the upcoming Forum are to bring both outstanding participants from past Leadership Training Programmes and new leaders to launch a global intergenerational leadership organization"

Nigeria: Why we facilitated Abuja peace accord —Ben Obi

"the processes would involve workshops, seminars and town hall meetings on a continuous basis until the culture of peace and non-violent conducts during and after elections were inculcated into the Nigeria people, especially the youth"

Toward a Culture of Peace Commission for Ashland, Oregon (USA)

"the consciousness is growing that we must cultivate and create a culture of peace to replace the culture of war. . . the world is on the verge of a great transformation. What is still lacking, however, is an institutional framework outside of the nation-state to make it possible "

Mobile Technology a Lever for Women’s Empowerment

"Providing women with greater access to mobile technology could increase literacy, advance development and open up much-needed educational and employment opportunities, according to experts at the fourth United Nations’ Mobile Learning Week conference"

Move the Money! The Global Campaign on Military Spending

"In December 2014, the International Peace Bureau (IPB) announced the launch of a permanent, global, year- round campaign to tackle the worldwide issue of excessive military spending."

Beirut, Lebanon: Citizenship, Gender and Democracy Building International Roundtable Discussion

"the event was a powerful expression of international networking, civil society alliance building and solidarity with the Syrian civil rights organizations."

A Year-long Project for "Living Together - REVE" in Niger

"contributing to a better future for CARE and its partners alongside the state, for conflict prevention and identification of the root causes of vulnerabilities in the Sahel"

Un an du "Projet Revalorisation du Vivre Ensemble – REVE" au Niger

"pour une meilleure contribution future de CARE et ses partenaires aux côtés de l’Etat, dans la prévention des conflits, causes profondes identifiées de vulnérabilités au Sahel"

Amnesty International: A Devastating Year

"There can be no security without human rights. . . .We must hope that, looking backward to 2014 in the years to come, what we lived through in 2014 will be seen as a nadir - an ultimate low point - from which we rose up and created a better future."

Amnistía Internacional : Un año demoledor

"Sin derechos humanos no puede haber seguridad. . . Debemos esperar que, cuando en años venideros miremos hacia 2014, lo que hemos vivido este año se considere un nadir —el punto más bajo alcanzable— a partir del cual nos hayamos alzado y creado un futuro mejor."

Amnesty International: L’année 2014 a été terrible

"Une sécurité réelle ne peut être instaurée sans le respect des droits humains. . . .Nous devons nourrir un espoir : au cours des années à venir, lorsque nous nous souviendrons de 2014, ce que nous avons vécu cette année-là sera jugé comme le point le plus bas, d'où nous nous serons élevés vers un avenir meilleur."

The Peace Letters Project

"The PeaceLetters Campaign is a very simple way of showing your commitment to peace, and to build the value through bonds forged with unseen, unknown and unheard communities."

Esther Abimiku Ibanga, Founder and president of The Women Without Walls Initiative to receive the Niwano Peace Prize

"A courageous and dedicated religious leader, Esther has worked extensively to foster and facilitate reconciliation between conflicting religious and tribal groups."

U.N. Climate Talks Advance Link Between Gender and Climate Change

"the task is not only to recognise that women are more affected by climate change, but to ensure they are a large part of the solution "

Edward Snowden Congratulates Laura Poitras for Winning Best Documentary Oscar for Citizenfour

"My hope is that this award will encourage more people to see the film and be inspired by its message that ordinary citizens, working together, can change the world"

India: New Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT)

"For us tourism used to mean just seeing new places, but now we realize that it can be a chance to know new people and to promote peace."

Peace through Tourism by David Scowsill, President and CEO of WTTC

"People instinctively share travel with their friends; it broadens the mind, mends fences and breaks down negative perception. We have a really powerful message, and peace security and understanding can be fostered through tourism"

Peace Through Tourism by Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO

"we all wish to deliver a better world to our children than the one we started with. Tourism can help foster this"

The Contribution of Transfrontier Peace Parks to Peace in Southern Africa

"to restore the ancient patterns of diverse ecological communities, and . . . to reconnect the shared cultures of tribal peoples, dislocated when colonial rulers arbitrarily imposed Africa’s borders."

Community-based tours and stories in South Africa: Alexandra, Soweto and more

"Each community has a unique story to tell. We enable the visitor to experience this uniqueness. This gets people to understand other cultures by immersing them in the community."