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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.
UN News Centre

Ban urges calm, inclusive dialogue as mass protests sweep Burkina Faso capital

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:07:18 EST

Greatly concerned by the deteriorating security situation in Burkina Faso, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for an end to the violence and announced that he is dispatching his special envoy for West Africa to the crisis-gripped country.

Rwanda accelerates move to cashless economy by joining UN-backed alliance

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:04:14 EST

The Government of Rwanda moved today to accelerate plans to transform into a cashless economy by joining a United Nations-backed initiative that supports countries’ transitions to electronic payments.

UN Ebola response in West Africa to be bolstered by increase in World Bank funding

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:31:57 EST

The World Bank has announced it is boosting its efforts in assisting health workers fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in the three most-affected countries in West Africa as part of the wider United Nations Ebola crisis response.

Asia-Pacific better poised to respond to disasters as experts agree on statistics standards

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:14:49 EST

Marking a milestone towards better disaster risk management in Asia and the Pacific, a United Nations-backed group of experts agreed this week on core principles for establishing a common basic range of disaster-related statistics.

In Kenya, UN chief kicks off global media campaign to end female genital mutilation

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:33:55 EST

The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) must come to a quick end and the global media can play a critical role in making that happen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed today during his visit to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

South Africa poised to be key player in humanitarian assistance, says UN relief chief

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:34:13 EST

Learning from the experiences of the Eastern and South Africa region will be vital in global efforts to reform humanitarian action, a top United Nations humanitarian official said today in Pretoria, South Africa, at the opening of the regional consultation for Eastern and Southern Africa of the World Humanitarian Summit.

Ban pays tribute to late Zambian President Michael Chilufya Sata

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:17:57 EST

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute today to Zambia’s late President Michael Chilufya Sata, praising his vision for the country and commitment to addressing the needs of Zambia’s poor.

UN Asia-Pacific forum helps foster youth volunteerism to counter unemployment

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:15:13 EST

The United Nations has helped set up a youth alliance committed to serving their communities through volunteerism in the Asia-Pacific region, where more than 80 million young people of working age are unemployed, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said today.

Massive scale-up of assistance needed for countries impacted by ongoing crisis in Syria – UN relief official

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:38:17 EST

The ongoing civil war in Syria and its spillover effects continue to inflict a devastating human and humanitarian toll on neighbouring Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan, a senior United Nations relief official said today, warning that rising numbers of displaced persons, increasing pressure on refugee hosting countries and dwindling international support left the UN “racing against the clock” to meet the needs on the ground.

‘Status quo not viable option’ in Jerusalem, UN political chief tells Security Council

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:25 EST

Ongoing tensions in East Jerusalem and the West Bank cannot be separated from the larger reality that remains unresolved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today.

Ban ‘deeply troubled’ by findings of review of allegations of misreporting by joint Darfur Mission

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:03:22 EST

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is “deeply troubled” by the findings of a review conducted into recent allegations that the UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s Darfur region intentionally sought to cover up crimes against civilians and peacekeepers.

UN study finds ‘substantial’ skills mismatch for European workers

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:58:56 EST

Europe’s labour market is facing a “substantial” mismatch between supply and demand as a sizeable percentage of continental workers are currently over- or under- qualified for their jobs, a new United Nations study has found.