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Our Mission

The trend taken by the world to use force in resolving geo-political and social conflicts has rather directed civilization towards a warfare contest capable of destroying the world at any time.

Deeply concerned over the non-violent approach through education in its broadest sense, the International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) urges the creation of a new breed of scientists, philosophers, parents, students, all educators, and especially leaders who are inspired with the vision of restoring world peace.

IAEWP’s purpose is to contribute to the improvement of man’s ability to live at peace, to educate world citizens for peaceful co-existence and cooperation so that all people may have free access to the achievement of science and civilization.

Aims & Objectives

Our objectives can be summarized in three cardinal points:

  • to promote international understanding and world peace through education;
  • to protect the environment against all forms of pollution; and
  • to safeguard the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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Security Council: Ban urged to streamline cooperation with African Union

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:09:11 EST

With preparations underway for the United Nations to take over from an African Union-led peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Security Council today requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to review what was done and how it could be done better in future transitions.

Myanmar: UN rights expert warns against backtracking on free expression, association

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:25:28 EST

On the heels of a ten-day visit to Myanmar, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country has urged authorities to avoid any backtracking that could threaten the achievements of the past few years.

Eastern Ukraine: UN rights chief says downing of plane may be ‘war crime,’ urges probe

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:08:53 EST

The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine may amount to a war crime, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights today said today, releasing a new report that details a total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror inflicted by armed groups in the area.

Hailing recent roadmap, Security Council calls on Malian parties to advance peace efforts

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:58:38 EST

The Security Council today commended the parties to the inter-Malian dialogue on the recent adoption of a roadmap and called on them to fully comply with their commitments, including by engaging in comprehensive peace talks.

Marking World Hepatitis Day, UN appeals for boost in global momentum to tackle disease

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:28:20 EST

With 1.4 million deaths every year attributed to acute and chronic liver disease, the United Nations health agency is marking World Hepatitis Day by calling on countries to intensify efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat one of the world’s most serious diseases.

Security Council, in emergency session, calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST

The United Nations Security Council today, meeting in an emergency session just after midnight, called for an “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire, allowing for the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip.

Gaza: UN renews appeal for humanitarian ceasefire leading to political talks

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST

Welcoming the broadly observed 12-hour humanitarian pause in the Gaza conflict, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon renewed his appeal to all parties to declare a week-long ceasefire as a prelude to restarting political negotiations.

Deploring attack on Afghan civilians, UN mission calls for prompt investigation

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned the killing on Friday of civilians in the western province of Ghor, and called for a prompt investigation into the crime.

Arms race in Syria must be stopped to reduce civilian suffering, says head of UN panel

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:08:00 EST

As ‘gross human rights violations’ continue in Syria, the head of a United Nations-appointed human rights probe today implored Member States to stop supplying weapons to both sides.

UN and partners urge humanitarian ceasefire, return to dialogue by Israelis, Palestinians

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:52:21 EST

The United Nations and its diplomatic partners today called for a seven-day humanitarian ceasefire, as they continue their efforts to bring about an end to the bloodshed and destruction that is tearing apart the lives of so many civilians in Gaza and Israel.

UN warns of ‘hunger catastrophe’ for South Sudanese children

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:50:42 EST

Two United Nations humanitarian agencies today called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they said is being allowed to happen, just as it occurred in Somalia and the Horn of Africa three years ago.

Impact of Iraq conflict on minorities ‘devastating and irreversible’ – UN rights experts

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:06:54 EST

Two United Nations human rights experts warned today that ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq are bearing the “devastating and irreversible” brunt of the conflict that has once again engulfed the country.