The following videos were developed by Voices for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, an initiative of United Religions Initiative. Voices and URI partner with the UNFOLD ZERO platform, which educates and engages people in UN initiatives and processes to achieve a nuclear-weapon-free world.
The “new” Global Campaign for Peace Education: pursuing intentional, sustained and systematic education for peace
In May 1999 the Global Campaign for Peace Education (GCPE) was launched at the Hague Appeal for Peace conference. The Hague Conference was the largest international peace conference in history, [continue reading…]
UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reaches 50 ratifications needed for entry into force
On October 24, 2020, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reached the required 50 states parties for its entry into force in 90 days, cementing a categorical ban on nuclear weapons, 75 years after their first use. The Global Campaign for Peace Education is a proud partner organization of ICAN, the global civil society coalition that led the effort to adopt the treaty. [continue reading…]
Sumiteru Taniguchi, a well-known atomic bomb survivor, was selected by Hummel International to represent its peace-oriented line of shoes under a project titled “Pray with Hibakusha.” Proceeds from the sales of the peace shoes will be donated to promote peace education outside of Nagasaki.