From a culture of war and violence to a culture of peace and non-violence

  • David B. Adams


In my remarks today, I should like to speak to three issues: 1) trace briefly the transition from the Seville Statement on Violence to the United Nations initiatives for a culture of peace. 2) look at each of the 8 action areas for a culture of peace and consider them as research challenges; and 3) take a quick look at the development of the global movement for a culture of peace and consider that, also, as a research challenge.


Conflict Resolution Research Challenge Global Movement Truth Commission Reconciliation Commission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Adams
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  1. 1.Unit for the International Year for the Culture of PeaceUNESCOParisFrance

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