World Union of Cities for Peace (WUCP)
Union mondiale des villes de la paix
Unión Mundial de Ciudades de la Paz
1982-02-06 Bastogne Belgium
6 Feb 1982, Bastogne (Belgium), as World Union of Martyred Towns - Peace Towns -- Union mondiale des villes martyres - villes de la paix (UMVMVP) -- Unión Mundial de Ciudades Martires - Ciudades de Paz. Current title adopted Apr 1987, Madrid (Spain). Referred to also in English as World Union of Peace Towns and as International Cities for Peace Union.
Unite cities wishing to work for peace, with the conviction that war is a preventable evil that can be removed from human affairs; act for peace at every level and with all useful means; uphold moral values associated with defence of liberty, democracy and human dignity; educate young people in the spirit of peace, tolerance and mutual respect; popularize the Charter of the United Nations and the Declaration of Human Rights; promote and encourage all member cities in activities aimed at strengthening peace, disarmament, detente and self-determination of nations; condemn use of force and violence; persuade peoples that negotiation is the only effective means of resolving conflict.
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General Conference (every 2 years), comprising mayors of member towns. Executive Committee of 15 cities (meets twice a year). Bureau comprising President, Deputy Presidents (3), Treasurer, Secretary-General.
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