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UN Resolutions

Year 2000,
International Year for
the Culture of Peace

Manifesto 2000

Education for a Culture of Peace

Peace, Human
Rights, Democracy
and Tolerance

Peace and New
Dimensions of

Women and a
Culture of Peace

Intercultural Dialogue
and Pluralism for a
Culture of Peace


UNESCO Offices and




Recently Received Publications
Relating to the Implementation of the
Transdisciplinary Project "Towards a Culture of Peace"


Dialogue between the Three Monotheistic Religions Towards a Culture of Peace. Report on the Seminar on the Dialogue between the Three Monotheistic Religions Towards a Culture of Peace organized under the high patronage of His Majesty, King Hassan II, by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Culture of Morocco and UNESCO, held in Rabat in February 1998. Published in February 1999 by the UNESCO Rabat Office. Text in Arabic, French and English. 200 p.

Rapport général des Assises sur la Culture de la Paix et l'UNESCO held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on 24-26 November 1998 and organized by the UNESCO Regional Office of Yaoundé. Compiled by F. Fiève-Kuraj, F. Sissoko and Cheikh Tidiane Sy. Published by the UNESCO Regional Office in Yaoundé. February 1999. 80 p.

La médiation traditionnelle des conflits par les femmes au Cameroun, par Valérie Ngongo-Mbede, Bureau de l'UNESCO en Afrique Centrale, Yaoundé, Cameroun. Février 1999. 40 p.

Etude sur femmes, violences et paix - Rapport de l'Association de lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes réalisé avec le concours financier de l'UNESCO, Yaoundé, Cameroun. Février 1999. 35 p.

Proceedings of the Regional Symposium on Cooperative Peace in Southeast Asia, co-organized by UNESCO and ASEAN, held in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 11 and 12, 1998. Ed. by M. Goucha, R. Zapata and I. de Billy. Published by UNESCO. 1999. 252 p.

Democracias participativas y cultura de paz - El gobierno de las ciudades en América Latina y el Caribe - Proceedings of the International Seminar on Citizen Participation, Democratic Governance and Culture of Peace held in Mexico, 27- 28 July 1998. Published by UNESCO - Unidad para la Cultura Democrática y la Gobernabilidad, México. 1999. 223 p.

UNESCO Chairs in the Struggle for Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance - Documents, Material and Information relating to the International Meeting of Chairholders of UNESCO Chairs on Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance held in Staddtshlaining, Austria 22- 25 April 1998. Published by the European University Center for Peace Studies, Stadtshlaining, Austria in co-operation with UNESCO. 1998, 158 p.

Human Rights New Dimensions and Challenges - First volume of the Manual on Human Rights Education for Universities. Ed. J. Symonides. Co-published by UNESCO and Ashgate Dartmouth Publishing UK. 1998.

The Southern African Human Rights Reader - Towards Creating a Sustainable Culture of Human Rights - Compiled by B. F. Hankie, C. Marias and J.T. Namiseb, Gamsberg Macmillan with the support of UNESCO. December 1998.124 p.

Human Rights and Democracy in Southern Africa - Papers presented at the Conference on Cultivating Co-operation amongst Human Rights Institutions in the UNITWIN Network in Southern Africa held at the University of Namibia in 1996. Namibia Books, 1998. ISBN 9991631-60-7. 274 p.

The Use of Children as Soldiers in Africa - A Country Analysis of Child Recruitment and Participation in Armed Conflict. Report issued by the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers with the financial support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNESCO. March 1999. 119 p. (The Report was launched world-wide on April 19,1999.)

Women Say No to War - Non à la guerre dissent les femmes - Preface by F. Mayor. Introduction by I. Breines and B. Pavlic - Conception and Iconographical Research Dominique Roger. English-French. ISBN 92-3-003510-6. UNESCO Publishing. 1999. 81 p.

Peace Education : Contexts and values - Ed. Jaime Calleja and Angela Perucca, Published in collaboration with the Department of Democracy, Human Rights and Peace of UNESCO and the Peace Education Commission of the International Peace Research Association Edizioni Pensa Multimedia Lecce, Italy. 1999, 436 p.


Last up-dated: 27th September 1999

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