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Creating a Culture of Peace

Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury During his tenure as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury undertook a pioneering initiative on the Culture of Peace and chaired the nine-month-long negotiations that resulted in…

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Paths to Peace Through Compassion, Cooperation and Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs Director of the The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia University Jeffrey D. Sachs is widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation. For more than twenty…

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Patriarchy, Pedagogy and Learning Toward a Culture of Peace

Betty A. Reardon, Ph.D. Director, Peace Education Center Teachers College, Columbia University Betty Reardon, director of the Peace Education Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, is internationally acknowledged as a founder of peace education. She is also a…

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Foundations of a Peaceful Society: Equality, Diversity, Identity and Inclusion

Stephen Glassman Chairperson, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Stephen A. Glassman was the first openly gay political appointee in Baltimore, Maryland, where he served for five years as civic design commissioner. He has served on a wide variety of…

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Child Rights and the Culture of Peace

Kimmie Weeks Child Rights Activist Kimmie Weeks has worked to alleviate poverty and human suffering in Africa and around the world since the age of fourteen. He was born in Liberia, West Africa, in 1981. When he was…

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