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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 voices outrage at latest attacks against civilians, UN in South Sudan

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT

The Security Council on Friday voiced its outrage at the recent attacks by armed groups in South Sudan that have purposefully targeted civilians as well as the United Nations peacekeeping mission sites and personnel.

Ban returns to airwaves in Central African Republic to call for end to fighting

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:41:55 EDT

On the heels of his recent visit to the Central African Republic (CAR), where the deadly rift between Christians and Muslims continues to widen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today in a radio message appealed to all Central Africans to build a unified country through peace.

Secretary-General welcomes initial talks in Geneva to defuse Ukraine crisis

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:37:45 EDT

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he was encouraged by the initial round of diplomatic negotiations on the crisis in Ukraine held in Geneva, but stressed that all sides need to follow up words with deeds as the situation remains ‘extremely volatile.’

Western Sahara: UN refugee agency announces resumption of family visit flights

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:29 EDT

The United Nations refugee agency announced today that following many months of suspension, family visit flights between Sahrawi refugees living in camps near Tindouf, Algeria, and their families in the territory of Western Sahara has resumed.

South Sudan: Ban ‘strongly condemns’ attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:20:36 EDT

Amid escalating violence in northern and central South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today’s attack on civilians and peacekeepers at the UN mission base in Bor, the war-torn capital of Jonglei state, by a mob of armed civilians who forced their way into the facility and opened fire on displaced persons sheltering inside.

On first visit to Gaza, UN official calls for end to Israeli blockade

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:59:48 EDT

On his first official visit to the Gaza Strip, the new head of the United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees across the Middle East underscored the need to lift the seven-year Israeli blockade and end the "illegal collective punishment" unleashed on the population there.

UN-Arab League Envoy urges fresh talks with besieged Syrians, authorities

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:55:20 EDT

Regretting the abrupt halt in talks between the Syrian authorities and the negotiating committee representing civilians and fighters trapped in the Old City of Homs, United Nations-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi today urged all the parties to return to the negotiating table and complete the deal that had been on the verge of being signed.

Kenya: UN agency disturbed by arrests and deportations of Somali refugees

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:59:40 EDT

The United Nations today voiced concern over the arrest and detention of over 1,000 refugees and asylum-seekers who were rounded up during counter-terrorism operations launched by Kenyan security forces in Nairobi this month.

Unrest in eastern Ukraine risks ‘seriously destabilizing’ entire country - UN rights official

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:23:52 EDT

The ongoing unrest in eastern Ukraine, if not addressed as a matter of priority, risks seriously destabilizing the rest of the country, a senior United Nations human rights official warned the Security Council today, as he also urged steps to counter misinformation and bring to an end all incitement to hatred, discrimination and violence.

DR Congo: UN official condemns attack on Virunga National Park director

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:56:13 EDT

A senior United Nations official today condemned the attack against the chief warden of Virunga National Park, and urged the international community to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in protecting not only its World Heritage sites but also those who safeguard them.

Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:51:05 EDT

Disaster risk reduction and climate change are closely linked, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed, reiterating to the world community his key priorities through the next year as preparations continue for the 2015 world conference on reducing risk from natural disasters.

South Sudan: number of civilians protected at UN peacekeeping bases is ‘swelling’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:02:32 EDT

Spiraling violence has forced an increasing number of civilians in South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state are seeking refuge with the United Nations peacekeeping mission, it was confirmed today.