Main Menu

Completion of Destruction of Russian Chemical Weapons Stockpile

russiaOn 27 September 2017, the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Üzümcü, made a statement on the completion of the full destruction of the 39,967 metric tons of chemical weapons possessed by the Russian Federation.

Read more...

20th Issue of INMP Newsletter Published

INMPThe 20th 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 and articles from various peace museums and other peace related sites in Japan (Hiroshima & Kyoto), Switzerland (Geneva), UK (Bradford), Belgium (Ostend), USA (California & Ohio), Canada, Germany (Muenster & Frankfurt), the Netherlands (the Hague) and Pakistan. The TPM news has been reported in pages 3 & 4 of the newsletter.
To download this newsletter, please click here.

The International Day of Peace Ceremony is Held

peace-day-2017-timA ceremony on The International Day of Peace, with the theme of "All Together for Peace" was held by TPM on September 20th, 2017 in cooperation with The International Counsel of Museums (Iran ICOM) and The Counsel for Promoting a Culture of Peace for Children.

Read more...

The Regional Summer School is held at TPM

summer-scholThe “Youth Dialogue and Peacebuilding” Summer School was held at TPM from 19th to 23rd September 2017. This course included participants from eight countries of the region: Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine, Yemen, Pakistan, Lebanon and Iran. The summer school was designed and held in cooperation with Berghof Foundation and included topics on peace, conflicts and intercultural dialogue.

Read more...

Tehran Peace Museum will be closed for visits from 19th to 23th of September

Close

Tehran Peace museum will host "Youth Dialogue and Peacebuilding" summer school from September 19th to 23th 2017. The museum would be closed from 19th to 23th of September for preparations and tour guiding practices.

This summer school will includes peace, dialogue and intercultural dialogue. 

Spanish Diplomats Visit Tehran Peace Museum

Spain-timThe representative of Spain to the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW); Mr. Fernando Arias González and ambassador of Spain in Tehran; Mr. Lopez Busquets, accompanied by the representative of the National Authority of Disarmament in MFA of Iran visited TPM on August 29th, 2017.

Read more...

The 6th UN Security Council Model Workshop held at TPM

isj2017timThe 6th UN Security Council practical research workshop was held on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 by the International Studies Journal (ISJ) and the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Iran, with TPM collaboration, along with the presence of professors and guests of Iran Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and university students holding PhD and MA degrees in International Law, International Relations, International Criminal Law, Human Rights, Political Science, International Economics, Diplomacy, Sociology and Regional Studies from different universities in Iran.

Read more...

Former UN under Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs visited Tehran Peace Museum

un-m2017-timFormer United Nations under Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Mr. Kim Wan-Soo visited TPM on Monday, August 21st, 2017, along with Ms. Chun Misung, the first secretary of the embassy of the Republic of Korea, as well as the representative of the National Authority of Chemical Weapons Convention.

Read more...

19th Issue of INMP Newsletter Published

INMPThe 19th 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 a report on 9th general conference of INMP which was held in May 2017 in Belfast, Ireland as well as the news of peaceful activities in other countries including Japan, the Netherlands, UK, Germany and France.

Read more...

OPCW's Director-General Visits TPM

opcw-MTehran Peace Museum hosted director-general of the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü on July 3, 2017. Dr. Alireza Jahangiri, ambassador of I.R. Iran in the Hague; some chemical weapon victim (CWV) and volunteer guides of TPM; representatives from Sardasht and Halabjah as well as representatives from ministry of foreign affairs were among the guests.

Read more...

The first Tehran-Sardasht rally for peace is held

Rally-Sardasht-Final-timThe first Tehran-Sardasht car rally for peace of was held in Tehran-Sardasht route on 28 and 29 July 2017 on the occasion of 30th anniversary of chemical bombardment of Sardasht city and also 20th anniversary of Chemical Weapons Convention coming into force. The rally included 40 automobiles and 150 members of TPM particularly chemical warfare victims and their families.

Read more...

Germany Ambassador Visits Tehran Peace Museum

german-ambassador-timMr. Michael Klor-Berchtold, ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany along with Mrs. Monika Meents, the first secretary and embassy's press director, visited Tehran Peace Museum on Wednesday May 31th, 2017 and got familiar with its activities. 

Read more...

Tehran Peace Museum awarded as "The Best Private Museum"

icom-2017-timThe tenth round of selecting Best Museums of the country was held in Artists Forum on 24 June 2017 on occasion of International Museums Day and Cultural Heritage Week with the international motto of "Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums".

Read more...

The painting exhibition of “I Am Happy When…”

i-am-happy-timAn exhibition of children’s paintings with the name of “I am happy when…”was held in the gallery of Andisheh Cultural Center on 21st and 22nd of May. This project was a collaboration between Hadis educational center and Tehran peace museum which was inaugurated with the presence of the children artists and their families as well as Iranian and international guests such as UN resident coordinator in Iran, head of UNICEF in Iran, representatives from Japanese school in Tehran, Tehran peace museum and also Hadis educational center.

Read more...

Survivors of Chemical Weapons from Tehran Peace Museum Onboard Peace Boat

peaceboatFive volunteer guides of Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) joined Peace Boat as the first victims of chemical weapons ever onboard. The team embarked in the Greece on 10th of May 2017 and disembarked on May 15th. During this voyage, they participated in several programs including meeting with Hibakushas, presentation for the passengers and testimony for students in Valencia university.

Read more...

"I am Happy When ... ", Children's Art Exhibition

iamhappy-tim"I am happy when ..." is the name of the exhibition by Hadis Educational Centre in collaboration with Tehran Peace Museum and includes 29 beautiful art works of Iranian 6-7 years old children. In these drawings, the children have expressed their feeling of happiness with the audience.

 

Read more...

Tehran Peace Museum hosted Molla Saleh Ghari

Mola-Saleh-timMolla Saleh Ghari visited TPM on 9 April 2017 and presented his autograph book entitled "Molla Saleh: the Life of Molla Saleh Ghari, the Translator of Iranian Prisoners of War" to TPM.

Read more...

Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs of Presidency Visits TPM

Dr-Mohebi-timDr. Mohsen Mohebbi, the deputy minister for legal and international affairs of presidency and some of his colleagues visited TPM on Saturday, May 7th, 2017. Formerly, they visited the different sections of TPM with the museum volumteer guides and later, they got acquainted with TPM activities on peace education, art for peace and further cultural and educational exchanges in a session which was held with the attendance of the guests and museum's guides and staff.

Read more...

Dutch University Students Visit of TPM

Utrecht-uni-timA group of Amsterdam and Utrecht university students, the Netherlands, along with law students of Tehran University visited TPM on May 2nd, 2017. The introduction tour, with a focus on consequences of the use of chemical weapons was presented to students by volunteer guides of TPM and then in a friendly session, they got familiar with different activities of TPM, specifically educational activities.

Read more...

TOT Courses in cooperation with the Berghof Foundation were held in Tehran Peace Museum

april-berghuf-2017Tehran Peace Museum continuing cooperation with the Berghof Foundation, held two TOT workshops with the presence of representatives from the Berghof Foundation during 21st to 23rd of April attended by TPM’s volunteers and a number of NGO activists.

Read more...

Memorandum of Understanding between AllamehTabataba’i University, Berghof Foundation and Tehran Peace Museum

Tafahomname-hoghoogh-timA Memorandum of Understanding between AllamehTabataba’i University (ATU), Berghof Foundation (BF) and Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) to exchange experiences in the fields of peace education, global learning and global citizenship education, with the presence of representatives from each respective party, was signed on Wednesday April 19th, in the ATU.

Read more...

Tehran Peace Museums will be closed for visits on April 18th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th

CloseThe Tehran Peace museum would be closed for visits on April 18th, 22nd and 24th to hold Peace Counts workshops. 

The Peace Counts exhibition includes 25 stories of successful peace builders from around the world and is a part of international "Peace Counts on Tour" project by Berghof Foundation. "Peace Counts" has been recognized by UNESCO as a contribution to the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence.

Building Bridges – Making Peace Museums More Interactive

Belfast-2017-timRepresentatives of Peace Museums from all over the world gathered in Belfast in Northern Ireland during 11-12 April and the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) was among them.  Over 20 countries were represented at this, the 9th International Conference for the International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP).

Read more...

The anniversary of International Day of "Sport for Development and Peace", Hosting National Athletes in Tehran Peace Museum

Sport-and-PeaceThe anniversary of the international day of "Sport For Development And Peace" was held on April 8th, 2017 in TPM, hosting the athletes of various sport fields as volleyball, chess and mountain-climbing, as well as the representatives of related organizations. In the beginning, the guests visited different sections of TPM.

Read more...