Boletín del Informe Mundial de Cultura de Paz, Junio 2007

Estimados amigos:

Gracias por contribuir con sus aportes al nuevo sitio Web, CPNN-WORLD.ORG. Los artículos que forman parte de este sitio han llegado desde distintas regiones durante los dos primeros meses y hacen referencia a muchos temas interesantes tal como se enumeran a continuación:

Nota: los títulos, citas y temas de discusión citados abajo se han dejado en su idioma original. Esperamos que hacia el final del primer año de actividad, CPNN publique también los informes y los temas de debate en francés y español.



Moving towards the culture of peace and non-violence in Democratic Republic of Congo
... "For the very first time in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo, we held free and democratic elections in 2006"

Campus Peace Educators' Training Program
..."May 7 – 12, 2007 ... Venue: The Peace Embassy, Abuja and TWB-Nigeria Training Center,"


Four Opportunities to Visit the Holy Land
... "Work hand in hand with Palestinians, Israelis and Internationals for justice."


"Let's build the Bridge of Peace."
... "Some thousand members of the Marma community including men, women, and children attended the colourful event."

The Mindanao Week of Peace
..."working and advocating and mainstreaming the CULTURE OF PEACE in the Southern Philippines"

Running for Peace
..."a symbolic running relay between Hiroshima and Nagasaki"

Peace Song from Hiroshima to the World
... "I began to promote this song through the Internet"

The Nobel Peace Prize to Mohamed Yunus and the people of Bangladesh
..."a new dream for today's youth, inviting them to become a new kind of entrepreneur that 'can change the character of capitalism radically.'"


Sport and peace : another way to practice football - 7-A-side Football
... "Developed with more than 1200 teams across France"

EU Sets Example for Slowing Climate Change
..."to ensure that by 2020 at least 20 percent of their energy comes from renewable sources like wind and solar power."


Culture of Peace for Public Policies - 1st Cycle of Conferences in São Paulo
..."support for the creation of public policies based on culture of peace principles and values"

Colombian Network Football for Development and Peace
..."This landmark meeting will take place on May 17th and 18th 2007 in Bogotá"

Eco-Citizen Programme : Urban Agriculture for Vulnerable Youth
... "planting of vegetable gardens and medicinal herbs ... awakens new interests and perspectives for the youth"

Latin Leaders Plan for Union Based on Culture of Peace
..."The Cochabamba pronouncement"


The White Tree of Peace
..."this tree symbolizes the Iroquois Nations gathered around a hole where the Peacemaker cast the weapons of war"

Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy of Peace
..."what our world leaders would accomplish through peace dialogues and non violent resolutions"

To Teach, To Learn
... "I find great satisfaction at the end of class when children say goodbye in Arabic or thank you in Chinese"

Bitter Roots are often the Wellspring of Conflict
..."The Bitter Roots Center for Conflict Resolution opened this year"


Youth for Culture of Peace Report 2006
... "Youth organisations were asked to describe what activities they would undertake or expand if funds were available."

Global Peacebuilders Project
..."aims to bring together the sheer diversity of organisations and practitioners working in peacebuilding, conflict resolution, conflict transformation and community relations"

Executive Board of UNESCO reaffirms Culture of Peace as a Priority
..."peace in action, through dialogue, contacts and other exchanges among peoples and promotion of universal values."

Young People’s Retreat for Social Change - Building a Culture of Peace
... "Our rituals come from the Native American tradition, the Buddhist tradition, the Hindu tradition, the Jewish tradition and more."



He aquí algunos de los temas que se desarrollaron en los primeros meses de actividad de CPNN. Pueden encontrarse bajo el foro ubicado en el CPNN DiscussionBoard ( ).


When you cultivate plants, do you cultivate peace?


Where are there other peace weeks?, And what are the advantages of this approach?


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


Youth initiatives for a culture of peace, How can we ensure they get the attention and funding they deserve?


The understanding of indigenous peoples, Can it help us cultivate a culture of peace?


What are the most important books about the culture of peace?


Para obtener detalles sobre la forma de funcionamiento del sitio Web ) CPNN, pueden ustedes leer nuevamente el Boletín del mes de Abril/Mayo que les ha sido enviado por e-mail, disponible también on-line en el sitio:

Tal como lo hemos dicho en el boletín anterior: Los invito a visitar el nuevo sitio Web y a escribir sus nuevos informes sobre eventos o acontecimientos en los medios de comunicación que promuevan una cultura de paz. Puede ser algo que ustedes y su organización hayan realizado, o algo que hayan leído o visto en los medios de comunicación y que promueva uno o más aspectos de la cultura de paz (derechos humanos, participación democrática, entendimiento, tolerancia y solidaridad, desarrollo sostenible, libre circulación de información, igualdad de género, educación para la paz o desarme).

También los invito a agregar sus comentarios al Foro de Discusión donde centenares de preguntas ya han sido planteadas. Sus comentarios pueden realizarse sobre sus propias historias o añadir nuevas cuestiones vinculadas a su informe presentado, o sobre cualquier otro informe ya presentado.

Muchas gracias, como siempre, por su valiosa ayuda


David Adams