“Peace is more than the end of armed conflict. Peace is a mode of behavior.” It is a “deep rooted commitment to the principles of liberty, justice, equality and solidarity among all.” Yamoussoukro Declaration
Reflections: UN Forum On The Culture Of Peace – UN Sec Gen, Ban Ki-Moon speaks
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the UN – High-level Forum on the Culture of Peace, Opening session (Video)
Remarks: By H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Opening session of the High-level Forum on the Culture of Peace.
The Culture Of Peace:25 years ago, in Yamoussoukro, capital of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), the concept of a global culture of peace was initiated by the UNESCO-supported International Congress of Peace. UNESCO declared that peace must be “nurtured through the dignity, rights and capacities of every man and woman.” Today, at the UN High-level Forum on the Culture…
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