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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

Some 22 million displaced by natural disasters in 2013, UN-backed report reveals

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:30:06 EST

A new United Nations-backed report launched today reveals that 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate- and weather-related events – almost three times more than by conflict in the same year.

UN underscores importance of good urban planning for sustainable development

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:20:43 EST

With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told an international group of Government officials and experts on housing.

Ban welcomes US support in Ebola response ahead of Security Council emergency session on outbreak

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:38:24 EST

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, together with the head of the United Nations health agency, will outline the international action plan to contain Ebola tomorrow when the Security Council convenes an emergency meeting on the outbreak.

UN envoy meets with Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot leaders

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:13:02 EST

The United Nations Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide today met today with the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities, who reaffirmed their commitment to lead negotiations through a win-win approach and reach a settlement soon.

Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard on issues affecting them, UN rights body told

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:08:28 EST

The voices of indigenous peoples must be effectively heard and they must be consulted on issues that affect them, including rights to land and resources, the United Nations Human Rights Council heard today.

Citing ‘official obstruction,’ UN body dealing with torture suspends Azerbaijan visit

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:11:54 EST

A United Nations human rights body today announced that it has decided to suspend its visit to Azerbaijan due to obstructions it encountered in carrying out its mandate under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, to which the south Caucasus country is a party.

UN deputy envoy welcomes reconciliation conference in southern Somalia

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:07:17 EST

A senior United Nations official today welcomed the opening of the Kismayo reconciliation conference in the southern Somali port town as a step towards strengthening the country and consolidating peace in the region.

Economic growth possible even while tackling climate change, UN-backed report finds

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:22:38 EST

Just one week before a major climate summit opens at the United Nations, a new report released today by a commission of global leaders argues that major structural and technological changes in the world economy are making it possible to achieve lower carbon emissions and economic growth at the same time.

Forced displacement in Somalia shows ‘no signs of easing,’ UN agency warns

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:56 EST

Alarming circumstances such as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihood have forced over 130,000 people from their homes in Somalia so far this year, with the majority being internally displaced, warned the United Nations refugee agency today.

Middle East: UN envoy announces deal on reconstruction in Gaza

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:50:43 EST

With the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire holding in the Gaza Strip, the United Nations has reached agreement with Israel and Palestinian Authority on a new reconstruction mechanism for the enclave as “an important step” in the right direction to kick start recovery and rehabilitation and give hope to the people there, a senior UN envoy announced today.

Post-2015 development agenda takes centre stage as General Assembly&#39s 69th session opens

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:55:47 EST

The United Nations General Assembly opened its 69th annual session today with the body's new President declaring that it would be a historic opportunity to formulate a post-2015 development agenda that is transformative, brings tangible results in fighting poverty, and leads to improving lives of all people.

UN: nearly $1 billion needed to combat Ebola outbreak

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:26:59 EST

The United Nations announced today that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring: “Every day we delay, the cost and the suffering will grow exponentially.”