for Peace –- Around the World
Draft Resolution for the UN General Assembly
Download the latest (October 2010) version of the UN Draft resolution. A copy of the statement to the General Assembly by the representative for Bangladesh, introducing the Draft resolution, can be downloaded here.
In 2007 Peace through Unity proposed a draft resolution for the UN General Assembly in support of the UN Declaration and Programme of Action for a Culture of Peace. The draft resolution calls on the General Assembly to actively encourage all UN member states to to establish a ministry or department of peace ...
People's Summits for Departments of Peace
The sixth Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastuructures for Peace Summit is scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland, September 16 - 20, 2013.
In October 2011, the 5th Global Alliance Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace was held in Capetown, South Africa. A brief Report on activites by Operation Peace Through Unity presented to the Summit, concluded:
OPTU is holding the vision of ministries of peace very close to heart and is blending this core thought into our work. One day such ministries will form an integral part of new governance bringing healing to our beloved human family and planetary home.A report to the Summit by Anne Creter, UN NGO Representative for Operation Peace through Unity, summarised the status of efforts to foster the Global Alliance mission at the United Nations.
In October 2010 the African Alliance for Peace made up of members of the Global Alliance for Ministries and Departments of Peace from nine African countries,held their second regional Summit at Abuja, Nigeria.
The 4th Global Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace in Costa Rica in September 2009 was attended by over 200 individuals from 40 countries. Read this report by Anne Creter, OPTU representative at the Summit.
The Third Global Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace took place in Tokyo and Kisarazu, Japan, 21-26 September 2007.
The Second People's Peace Summit for Departments of Peace took place in June 2006 in Victoria, Canada. Read this report by Kate Smith, OPTU representative at the Summit.
The first People's Summit for Departments of Peace took place in London, United Kingdom - 18 and 19 October, 2005. As a result The International People's Initiative for Department's of Peace was established.
The First Summit was organized and sponsored by:
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