UNESCO: Words of Peace: How to Promote the Right of Peoples to Peace?
an article by UNESCO News
On the occasion of the International Day of Peace (21 September),
the Social Science Sector of UNESCO, in collaboration with the
Committee of Liaison with Non-Governmental Organizations, is
organizing a round table on the theme "Words of Peace: How to
Promote the Right of Peoples to Peace.?"
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The round table is within the context of the UNESCO Program of
Action for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence and the
International Decade for Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022)
for which UNESCO is responsible in the UN system.
It will open a debate on how to put into action the right of peoples
to peace, echoing the theme chosen this year by the United Nations
for the International Day of Peace. Accent will be put on the role
and actions of the civil society to build the base for a universal
The round table will be followed by projection of the film, "Words of
the Marionnettes" by Claude Yvans.
(This article is continued in the discussionboard)
( Click here for the original version in French.)
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Latest reader comment:
It is difficult to find extensive listings of the many events celebrating the International Day of Peace around the world. An exception is the United Religions Initiative which lists events for the IDP 2014 by their affiliates in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bulgaria, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, United States and the Philippines.