The International Coalition for the Decade is a non profit association
created in order to promote the Decade for the Promotion of a
Culture of Peace and Non-Violence in the world. It gathers associations
wishing to contribute to the promotion of the culture
of peace and non-violence (art. 2 of its statute).
The association wishes to further the passage from a culture of violence
to a culture of non violence, for the well-being of the children
and teenagers of the world.
It gathers 11 international associations, 3 observing members, 8 national
coalitions, and received the support of 13 personalities among
which 4 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, who are members of its Honorary
It has several missions, and among its numerous aims, it particularly
wants to furhter non-violence and peace education.
The association is managed by an International Committee composed
of 10 members representing 10 member associations. All the member associations
and coalitions are invited to attend a General Assembly
The secretariat is located in 148, rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis in Paris. Estelle Ribier is in charge of it.
The projects of the Coalition are managed by commissions,
working groups gathering some members of the member associations.