The Culture of Peace Timeline
(COPN QUOTE ABOUT MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THIS WORLD. )
The creation of the organization that will later strive for the Culture of Peace. This can be seen in the preamble of its Constitution, which states, “Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed.”
A statement that humankind is neither inherently violent nor biologically programed to cause war.
The idea to use the term culture of peace was inspired by an educational initiative called Cultura de paz developed in Peru and by the Seville Statement on Violence.
A meeting that essentially stated that the aims of civilization and society is to strive for peace and interculturalism. Peace is the ultimate and inherent good.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization holds its Hundred and fortieth Session. On the agenda (Item 5.4.2) is the Culture of Peace, proposed by H. E. Mr Ahmed Sayyad.