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Our Mission

The trend taken by the world to use force in resolving geo-political and social conflicts has rather directed civilization towards a warfare contest capable of destroying the world at any time.

Deeply concerned over the non-violent approach through education in its broadest sense, the International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) urges the creation of a new breed of scientists, philosophers, parents, students, all educators, and especially leaders who are inspired with the vision of restoring world peace.

IAEWP’s purpose is to contribute to the improvement of man’s ability to live at peace, to educate world citizens for peaceful co-existence and cooperation so that all people may have free access to the achievement of science and civilization.

Aims & Objectives

Our objectives can be summarized in three cardinal points:

  • to promote international understanding and world peace through education;
  • to protect the environment against all forms of pollution; and
  • to safeguard the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
UN News Centre

Unrest in eastern Ukraine risks ‘seriously destabilizing’ entire country - UN rights official

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:23:52 EDT

The ongoing unrest in eastern Ukraine, if not addressed as a matter of priority, risks seriously destabilizing the rest of the country, a senior United Nations human rights official warned the Security Council today, as he also urged steps to counter misinformation and bring to an end all incitement to hatred, discrimination and violence.

DR Congo: UN official condemns attack on Virunga National Park director

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:56:13 EDT

A senior United Nations official today condemned the attack against the chief warden of Virunga National Park, and urged the international community to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in protecting not only its World Heritage sites but also those who safeguard them.

Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:51:05 EDT

Disaster risk reduction and climate change are closely linked, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed, reiterating to the world community his key priorities through the next year as preparations continue for the 2015 world conference on reducing risk from natural disasters.

South Sudan: number of civilians protected at UN peacekeeping bases is ‘swelling’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:02:32 EDT

Spiraling violence has forced an increasing number of civilians in South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state are seeking refuge with the United Nations peacekeeping mission, it was confirmed today.

UN and partners seek emergency funds to aid civilians fleeing Central African Republic

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:59:07 EDT

United Nations humanitarian agencies and their partners today launched a joint appeal to donors to fund emergency operations in support of the growing number of people who have been fleeing the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) since last December.

Rwandan genocide: Security Council told failure of political will led to ‘cascade of human tragedy’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:28:21 EDT

The Security Council today marked the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide by calling on all countries to recommit to prevent and fight such serious crimes, as a senior United Nations official warned that many of today’s conflicts reveal that protection of populations from atrocities remains "lagging and elusive."

Argentine jail conditions violated rights of prisoner with disabilities, UN panel finds

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:53:06 EDT

A United Nations human rights panel said today that Argentine authorities failed to ensure that a prisoner with disabilities was able to use prison facilities and services on an equal basis with other detainees, and urged them to take steps to rectify the situation.

UNAIDS teams up with Brazilian footballer David Luiz ahead of World Cup

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:12:10 EDT

As the FIFA World Cup in Brazil draws closer, the United Nations agency leading the response to the AIDS epidemic today named the country’s football star David Luiz as a Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness about HIV and drive young people to help end discrimination and commit to prevention.

UN calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in north-eastern Nigeria

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:32:54 EDT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have condemned the abduction of some 100 school girls from their hostel in north-eastern Nigeria yesterday and called for their immediate release.

UN rights expert urges United Kingdom to step up response to violence against women

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:02:29 EDT

Violence against women remains a pervasive challenge in the United Kingdom and a more comprehensive and targeted response is needed to address the scourge, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today after a two-week mission to the country.

Security Council condemns abduction of Jordanian envoy in Libya, urges immediate release

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:42:13 EDT

The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned today’s attack in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, which resulted in the abduction of the Jordanian ambassador and injuries to his driver.

UN launches practical guide to mobilizing action for disarmament

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:51:33 EDT

"Your deeds will have an impact…be the new leaders of change," United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas urged today during an event launching the book, Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!