Tehran Peace Museum and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) express their condolences on the demise of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away on January 8, 2017 due to heart failure.
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani was previously the president of Islamic Republic of Iran from 1989 until 1997 as well as the chairperson of the Assembly of Experts from 2007 to 2011. He was serving as the chairperson of Expediency Discernment Council since 1989 until his death.
May he rest in peace ...
Happy new year from your friends at Tehran Peace Museum
Tehran Peace Museum wishes you all a peaceful year ahead, full of dialogue, understanding and reconciliation.
May you be blessed this new year, with inner peace, happiness and prosperity!
The 17th issue of the International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) newsletter has been published and is now available online. In this newsletter, you can find reports of peaceful activities from various peace museums and other peace related sites in Japan, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, USA and India. The participation of TPM in the 21st Conference of State parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention(CWC) is reported in pages 9 and 10 of this newsletter.
An appreciation ceremony of Professor Gerhard Freilinger, the Austrian physician who treated the Iranian victims of Iran-Iraq war, specifically victims of chemical warefar was held on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 in Cinema Museum in Tehran and in company of a number of artists, chemical weapons survivors and members of TPM and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS).
Ms. Florence Gillete, new head of representative office of ICRC in Iran visited Tehran Peace Museum along with Mr. Philip Spoerri, Director of International Law and Cooperation of ICRC in New York on December 10, 2016.
This visit was followed by a meeting in which Ms. Gillete and Mr. Spoerri got familiar with different activities of TPM.
Professor Gerhard Freilinger, an Austrian physician who treated the Iranian chemical weapon victims of Iran- Iraq war, visited TPM on December 10, 2016. 35 years ago in Vienna airport, Professor Gerhard Freilinger accepted the first aircraft carrying women and children victims of Sardasht gas attack and treated them in Vienna hospital.
TPM and SCWVS delegates attend the 21st Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention
The Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) attended the 21st Conference of State Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), in The Hague, November 28th to December 2nd, 2016.
The "Professional Course on Peace Education" was held at Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) as a joint project with Berghof Foundation from 7th to 11th, November 2016.
The Tehran Peace museum would be closed for visits from 7th to 11th November 2016 to hold the Professional Course on Peace Education. Peace and Peace Education, Violence and Nonviolence, Conflict and Conflict Transformation and global citizenship will be discussed in this interactive workshop.
According to Mehr News Agency, the commemoration ceremony of Professor Mahdi Balali -Mood, the father of Iran's toxicology science, was held on September 27th in Birjand, South Khorasan province. In addition to appreciating Professor Balali-Mood's efforts and rewarding top students of Mood city, the life documentary of Professor Balali -Mood along with the post stamp and a rug with his portrait were unveiled. A healthcare center in Mood was also named after him.