STUDY WAR NO MORE spotlight! Alternative visions: Human Security and a Culture of Peace
What visions can we draw from for thinking, strategizing and planning for an alternative global security system?
This discussion features an introductory video overview of global “culture of peace efforts” by Study and Action Partner Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury. Ambassador Chowdhury is an inspirational champion for sustainable peace and development and has ardently advanced the cause of the global movement for the culture of peace that has energized civil society all over the world. He led the effort for adoption within the United Nations General Assembly of the landmark Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace (1999), and in 1998 for the proclamation of the “International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World (2001-2010)”.
This goals and objectives of this discussion are to:
- Become familiar with alternative visions of security, including The Culture of Peace and Human Security
- Identify guiding values and principles that inform a peace system
- Identify successful change efforts and explore possibilities for building upon their foundations
About STUDY WAR NO MORE – A Concerned Citizens Study & Action Guide for “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War”
STUDY WAR NO MORE is a learning and action tool developed and produced by World Beyond War in partnership with the Global Campaign for Peace Education. It is a companion guide to World Beyond War’s publication: “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War.”
Study War No More provides guided inquiries and suggests practical actions for students and citizens to understand the nature of “the war system” and the possibilities for its transformation to an authentic “global security system” pursued via peaceful means.
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