The International Coalition for the Decade, renamed International Network for a Culture of Nonviolence and peace, has sent a Proposal for an International Declaration on Children’s Right to Violence-free Education and to Peace and Non-violence Education to the 192 permanent delegations of the member countries represented at UNESCO. The aim is that this text will be adopted by the next UNESCO General Conference, which will be held in Paris in 2011.
This declaration explicitly introduces two significant points that are implied, but not specifically stated, in current international instruments pertaining to the rights of the child:
Children’s right to violence-free education
Children’s right to peace and non-violence education
Numerous influential figures already support the campaign, including several Nobel Peace laureates, and over 900 associations.
To succeed, we need to show that a wide range of organizations and influential figures worldwide support this Proposal.
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