Make the Worldwide Peace Building Visible

TitleMake the Worldwide Peace Building Visible
Publication TypeBook
Subtitle / Series TitleDocumentation of the Event in Bonn on September 21st, 2007
Year of Publication2007
Corporate AuthorsPlattform ZKB,
PublisherPlattform Zivile Konfliktbearbeitung
Accession Number945

The German Platform for Peaceful Conflict Management together with eleven other organizations invited to the event "Make the Worldwide Peace Building Visible" in Bonn. The occasion was the International Day of Peace, which was celebrated on September 21st with information, music and workshops. To make peacebuilding worldwide visible, the organizers had invited international peacebuilders like Bosiljka Schedlich (Südost Europa Kultur e.V.), Florence Mpaayei (Nairobi Peace Initiative Africa, Kenya) and Guiamel M. Alim (Kadtuntaya Foundation, Philippines). Moreover, the group of artists "Peace in Action" presented an interactive exhibition called "Hot Peaces" consisting of a sound collage, photos and "Slogans to pick" and other material.It was the first time that the UN-Day of Peace has been celebrated with support from the city of Bonn. Some impressions of this event can be found in the internet; for instance, there is a video from a turkish broadcasting company with records from the opening session (the sound is original); it is approximately five minutes long: article of the internet newspaper Social Times can be found here: report by the Protestant Press Service can be found here: for the World has reported about its partners on its website: the FriEnt-Impulses 09 / 2007 there is a report about the meeting in Bonn: the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of the Leipzig district wrote a note on the International Day of Peace: than 8,990 initiatives have dealt with events at the UN-Day of Peace. The GPPAC-project "People Building Peace" gathered articles from a whole series of events in different countries on its homepage: picture galleries of the interactive exhibition "Hot Peaces" in the city center of Bonn and in the Museum of Fine Arts Bonn are online over here: On this website, a documentation in .pdf format can be found in which some pictures an impressive contributions have been collected (see link below). Attention: File size amounts up to 5 MB.

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