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URL: http://peace2000.org/

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Founded

1995 Iceland

History

1995, Iceland, on proposal of U-XF3033 - United World Foundation (UWF), to give a coherent structure to the 'Peace 2000' initiatives. Draft statutes adopted 14 Jul 1995.

Aims

Advance education of the public through research into effects of violence on television and in other media; promote non-violent behaviour through responsible use of the media; promote sustainable planetary management and the conversion of military-related resources so as to address economic and social development and relief of poverty, sickness, disablement and distress; research cause, effect and means of reducing conflict between and within states; facilitate conflict resolution with the service of neutral and non-partisan peace negotiators; promote research into efficacy and maintenance of international law and development of a 'Global Charter of Civil Society'; encourage grass roots participation towards common commitment to core values able to unite all cultural, political, religious and philosophical backgrounds.

Structure

People's Assembly of adult Peace 2000 members (convened every 2 years via electronic media) and concurrent Assembly forum; U-XK1521 - Peace 2000 Council, comprising representatives of Peace 2000 societies (meets at least annually); E-XE2614 - Peace 2000 Institute; Guardians (9 individuals, initially appointed by UWF); Secretariat, including Executive Management Board. Peace Ventures UK (a commercial company supporting the humanitarian mission).

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XF4419

Last News

2018

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