Madrid: World Forum Against Violence and for Peace Education

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Excerpts from the websites of United Cities and Local Governments and Madrid – Capital de Paz

The World Forum Against Violence and for Peace Education will take place in Madrid on 19-21 April 2017. The World Forum in Madrid, will gather mayors and international leaders to a meeting point that will enable an exchange of experiences, strategies, campaigns and policies. The World Forum will also strive to issue an effective peace agenda from a local perspective.

OBJECTIVES

– Analysis of the causes of violence

– Identification and and exchange of experiences.

– Proposal of specific actions in the fields of mediation and conflict resolution

– Suggestion of peace building policies, programmes and projects.

– Approval of the “Commitment to peace against urban violence”

FORUM OFFICE

Address: Ayuntamiento de Madrid – Palacio de Cibeles – c/ Montalbán nº 1 – 28014
Email: r.institucionales@madrid.es
Phone number: 0034-915881488

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Question related to this article:

 

How can culture of peace be developed at the municipal level?

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ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Madrid City Council –coordinator-

Paris City Council

Barcelona City Council

United Cities and Local Governments ‐CGLU

UCCI (Union of IberoAmerican Capitals)

United Nations Agencies

AIPAZ ( Spanish Association of Investigation for Peace)

COMMISSION OF CONTRIBUTING ENTITIES

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Mayors for Peace

Educating Cities

FEMP (Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces)

ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives)

SEGIB (Secretaría General Iberoamericana)

House of America

House of Asia

House of Africa

(Thanks to the Global Campaign for Peace Education for making us aware of this article).

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