January 29, 2015
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|Togo hosts 5th ECOWAS Ministers of Culture meeting
|2004 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Wangari Maathai
|"the experts will also discuss the findings of the validation meeting of the study on the first Forum of ECOWAS on education for a culture of peace through inter-religious dialogue"
|"The environment is very important in the aspects of peace because when we destroy our resources and our resources become scarce, we fight over that."
|Les ministres de la culture de la CEDEAO tiennent leur cinquieme reunion statutaire a Lome, Togo
|The Gacaca: Rwanda's Bold Experiment in Reconciliation
|"Les experts se pencheront aussi sur les conclusions de la réunion de validation de l’étude sur le premier Forum de la CEDEAO sur l’éducation à la culture de la paix à travers le dialogue inter-religieux"
|"We need to follow the course of the gacaca over the next few years to see if we can learn about justice from the African people and their traditions."
|Ghana: WANEP trains 150 peace Ambassadors in Tamale Schools
|A Great Green Wall Across the African Continent
|"This is in line with WANEP-Ghana’s newly launched programme on the theme, “The role of children in promoting a culture of peace in Ghana.”"
|"the great breadth of this enterprise illustrates the motivation of the populations concerned: to regain the right to live in dignity through solidarity "
|Mali: Nonviolence: The task of the Association of Municipalities of Sikasso
|Amahoro Amani: Lasting peace promotion in the Great Lakes
|"The objective of this workshop was to contribute to a culture of peace and non-violence through improving the response capacity of elected officials and community leaders in conflict resolution."
|"By the end of 2007, 420 community mediators aged between fifteen and twenty-five will have been trained in how to take action in their communities to prevent, mediate, and resolve conflicts peacefully."
|Mali : Non violence : Le combat de l’Association des municipalités de Sikasso
|To desire freedom is an instinct
|"L’objectif de cet atelier est de contribuer à une culture de paix et de non violence à travers l’amélioration de la capacité d’intervention des élus et des leaders communautaires dans la résolution des conflits."
|"one of my literary projects that are committed to building understanding, tolerance, and Peace initiative in Nigeria"
|Sudan: Unamid Organizes Cultural Festival in Mellit
|Peace Education Center in Ghana
|"The event, held under the theme "Darfur: talk Peace Now", brought together youth and families from all tribes living in the area [and] included performing traditional peace songs, music and dance "
|"The Center brings young people together to learn peace-building, peace-making, peace-keeping, and most of all, peace-being skills."
|Burundi/Reconciliation - Truth Commission Elected amid Opposition Boycott
|Imams and preachers from the Sahel meet in Algiers to combat religious fanaticism
|"The TRC will have four years to establish the truth about mass crimes committed in the country between 1962 and 2008; identify and map mass graves; propose a reparations programme; and promote reconciliation and forgiveness."
|"the seminar participants urged all scholars, imams and preachers of the Sahel region recognizing the Maliki rite to remove all the ambiguities of religion, "to spread the culture of peace, tolerance, harmony and coexistence with other religions and communities "
|Meet Carine Novi Safari, Democratic Republic of Congo
|Facing the Past, Moving Towards the Future
|"Carine is playing an important role in bringing sorely needed resources and support to Congolese women doing remarkable work—under difficult circumstances."
|"This was when I realized that these castles provide a platform for both Europeans and Africans alike to face the horrible past of the slave trade and figure out a way forward for all of humanity. "
|A Kenyan kid turns his friends’ poop into clean energy
|Reflection on the Life of Wangari Maathai
|"Creating change in the way a community thinks makes all the difference, in Mwasaru’s view, and holds the key to addressing fast-depleting resources and the effects of climate change."
|"Her Nobel prize speech conveys her pride in African women’s resilience; her emphasis on justice, integrity and trust; the contribution of tree-planting to promoting a culture of peace; the need to preserve both local biodiversity and cultural diversity."
|Culture of Peace Tourism in Africa
|A Call from Africa for Sustainable Tourism: the Lusaka Declaration
|"No peace, no tourism"
|"The Lusaka Declaration on Sustainable Tourism Development, Climate Change and Peace was unanimously adopted by the fifth African Conference of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism"
|Libreville Pan-African Forum: African Youth and the Challenge of the promotion of Culture of Peace in Africa
|Fourth African Conference of International Institute of Peace through Tourism
|"The establishment of a dynamic and sustainable network of youth organizations of the African continent as well as of its governing bodies"
|"More than 400 delegates from 33 countries participated in the conference sharing their experiences, ideas, wisdom and commitments."
|Libreville Forum Panafricain: Jeunesse africaine et le défi de la promotion de la culture de la paix en Afrique
|International Women´s Day: Interview With Leymah Gbowee (Liberia)
|"La mise en place d’un réseau, dynamique et durable d’organisations de la jeunesse œuvrant sur le continent africain, et de ses organes directeurs"
|"The Liberian women peace movement demonstrated to the world that grassroots movements are essential to sustaining peace; that women in leadership positions are effective brokers for peace; and the importance of culturally relevant social justice movements. "
|Africa: UNESCO and ECOWAS modular course for conflict resolution
|The International Forum of Reflection on the Culture of Peace in Africa opened in Abidjan
|"The ECOWAS vision is to create a borderless region that is prosperous, with peace and harmony, based on good governance, and where people can have access to enormous resources, through the creation of opportunities for sustainable development with preservation of the environment."
|"the forum is dedicated to identifying new actions to reinforce the culture of peace in West Africa . . . and contribute to the formulation of the new Medium Term Strategy of UNESCO for the period 2014-2021 "
|Africa: UNESCO et la CEDEAO s’allient sur les droits humains : l’autoformation pour conjurer les conflits et crises multiformes
|Child rights activist begins mission for child soldiers
|"la vision de la CEDEAO est de créer une région sans frontières, prospère, où règne la paix et l’harmonie, s’appuyant sur une bonne gouvernance, et où les populations peuvent avoir accès aux énormes ressources et les mettre en valeur, à travers la création d’opportunité pour un développement durable de la prévention de l’environnement"
|"Kimmie's return visit is part of a global campaign to study and bring international attention to the use of children in armed conflicts."
|Africa: Creating media channels to promote the culture of peace
|Campus Peace Educators' Training Program
|"It is in pursuit of this ideal that the Hirondelle Foundation has just installed several media in Africa: Radio Okapi in Kinshasa, Radio Ndeke Luka in Bangui, the Tamani studios in Mali, Mozaïk in Ivory Coast, and Hirondelle in Guinea."
|"The first Campus Peace Educators Training Program holds in Abuja ... May 7 – 12, 2007 ... Venue: The Peace Embassy, Abuja and TWB-Nigeria Training Center,"