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Report: “Peace means…”, the drawings exhibition of Iranian children

mahd-hadis-tiOn 13-15 February 2016 the Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Hadis Educational Centre for Children, held to their seventh joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Iranian children’s art works.
The “Peace means…” exhibition took place in the Gallery No. 4 of Tehran’s Andisheh Cultural Center and has been widely seen by spectators from different groups of people such as children and their family members, members and active volunteers of Tehran Peace Museum, Dr. Shizuko Tsuya and her colleagues from “MOCT”, the Japanese NPO based in Hiroshima; as well as Dr. Will Parks, United Nations Children’s Fund (unicef) Representative in Iran.

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The “Peace means…” Art Exhibition

Mahd-Hadis-tThe Tehran Peace Museum in collaboration with the Hadis Educational Centre for Children, would like to invite you to their seventh joint project of a peace drawing exhibition of Iranian children’s art works.

The “Peace means…” exhibition will take place on 13-15 February 2016 in the Gallery No. 4 of Tehran’s Andisheh Cultural Centre, Andisheh Park, Shariati Street in Tehran.

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“Peace Counts” Workshop in Tehran Peace Museum

Cover-Persian-newsThe Peace Counts workshop was held in the Tehran Peace Museum on February 2nd, 2016. 15 participants from 6 member organization of the Council for Promoting the Culture of Peace for Children were present in this workshop.

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Mayors for Peace Membership in Iran Exceeds 800

Peace-mayor-logoAccording to the Mayors for Peace secretariat in Hiroshima, as of January 1, 2016, the number of Iranian member cities reached 812. More than 700 new members joined in 2014 and 2015, which represents the largest single-country increase in two years among all countries.

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UN Security Council adopts resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

UN-YPSOn 9 December 2015, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2250, which for the first time in the history of the UN focuses entirely on the role of youth in peace and security.
The resolution highlights the need to engage young men and women in peace-building, conflict resolution, disarmament, overcoming violence, and preventing terrorism and extremism.

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Happy New Year from your friends in the Tehran Peace Museum

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 Dear friends,
 
Happy New Year! We wish you a nice and peaceful year ahead!
 
May love be in our life, may hope be in our heart, may peace be in our world... .

Peace seeds in the National Botanical Garden

Green-LegacyThe seeds of the Ginkgo are our guests again; and Iran’s National Botanical Garden, with the guidance and presence of one of the volunteers of the Tehran Peace Museum, is the host. They are the seeds of Hiroshima's Ginkgo tree, collected in 2015 from the mother tree located in Shukkeien Garden less than 1.5 kilometers from the hypocenter of the atomic bomb attack (1945). 

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"Peace Counts" exhibition and workshops in Tehran's universities

Cover-Persian-newsFaculty of Law and Political Sciences of Allameh Tabatabai University in Tehran hosted the "Peace Counts" exhibition on 13-20 December, 2015. The exhibition was organized in collaboration with the Tehran Peace Museum on the occasion of the National Research Week. 

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The 13th issue of the INMP newsletter is published

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The 13th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) Newsletter (November 2015) is recently published and is now available on the following link.

 

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The TPM's representatives attend the 20th Conference of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

CSP-20The 20th Conference of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) was held from 30 November to 4 December 2015 in the Hague, the Netherlands. Two representatives of the Tehran Peace Museum and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) were among the participants and attended some of the plenary sessions of the conference and the CWC coalition's meetings as well as the side events.

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Making a warm winter by donating clothes

Clothing-DonationTehran Peace Museum (TPM) in collaboration with Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, University of Tehran and Ehsan Charity gathered donated clothes which were gently used or new from, individuals for donating to in need all ages and genders.

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Iranian physician as a recipient of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award"

csm OPCW-The Hague AwardAccording to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Dr. Mahdi Balali-Mood, an Iranian national, who is an expert toxicologist and has dedicated his career to the treatment of victims of chemical warfare agents; is one of the recipients of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award”. Professor Balali-Mood has jointly won the prize with Dr. Alastair Hay of the United Kingdom.

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TPM representatives delivered a petition on “Mecca Disaster” to UN

Mena-2015Few days after the “Mecca Disaster” (24 September) in which hundreds of pilgrims, including Iranians, died as a result of an incident; The Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds in collaboration with the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) launched a campaign to express the concerns over the incident in a peaceful way.

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From Clouds of Chemical Warfare to Blue Skies of Peace

Peace-educationThe October 2015 edition of the Journal of Peace Education has been released and includes the article From Clouds of Chemical Warfare to Blue Skies of Peace, which was co-authored by Dr. Shahriar Khateri and Elizabeth Lewis.

This article charts the origins, rationale and development to date of the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM).

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The seminar on “Legal Aspects of Anfal Operation” in the TPM

anfal-newsThe seminar on “Legal Aspects of Anfal Operation” was held in the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) in October 28th, 2015. In this seminar, Dr. Asa’ad Ardalan and Dr. Seyed Ghasem Zamani discussed this issue, after Mr. Shayan Seyed Ahmadi presented a summary of his M.A dissertation for his post graduate studies in International Law with the same topic. Representatives of Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG) were among the participants.

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International day of Girl Child commemorated in the Peace Museum

Girl-day-newsOn October 11th, 2015 on the occasion of International Day of Girl child, the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) in collaboration with the ‘’ Shiftegan-e Del” artistic group organized an event. 

In this event, girl children performed a musical play directed by Ms. Hayedeh Kishipoor.

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The 12th issue of the INMP newsletter is published

The 12th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) Newsletter (August 2015) is published and is now available on the following link.
In this issue of the newsletter, you can find reports and news from the peace museums around the world as well as useful information about the new peace related publications and exhibitions.

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International Children's Day and National Children's week

Childrens-Day-2015-2On October 6th, 2015 on the occasion of International Children’s week and the International Children’s Day (8 October), the Tehran peace museum organized an event for children with activities such as storytelling, drawing and peaceful group games.

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Ambassador Krzysztof Paturej Visits TPM

csm paturej da5f49ce30Ambassador Krzysztof Paturej, President of The International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS), visited the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) on September 22nd, 2015. 

After a guided tour by chemical weapons survivors of the TPM, Mr. Paturej joined the volunteers of the TPM for a short meeting. 

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Angola Joins Chemical Weapons Convention

Angola FlagAngola has joined the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) as the 192nd member. Angola deposited the instrument of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) with the Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, on September 16th 2015. The convention will come into force on October 16th 2015. 

 

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“International Day of Peace” Celebration in the Tehran Peace Museum

Peace-day-Icom-newsThe chemical weapons survivors of the Iran-Iraq War and volunteers of the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) hosted an International Day of Peace celebration on Tuesday, 22 September 2015. Held at the TPM, the event was in collaboration with the National Secretariat of the International Council of the Museums (ICOM).

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“Council for Promoting Culture of Peace for Children” commemorated International Day of Peace

30sep2015On Monday 21 September 2015, on the occasion of International Day of Peace, an event by the Council for Promoting Culture of Peace for Children held to commemorate the date.

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Children’s drawing workshop on the occasion of International Day of Peace

kodak-kar-newsOn 20 September 2015, the Tehran Peace Museum organized a children drawing workshop with the aim of Cooperation and Participation for peace in the Tehran’s City Park.

This event was organized in collaboration with the Network for Assisting Labour Children and a group of Imam Ali Student Society for Assistance and Relief.

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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

ban-ki-moon-un21 September 2015

 This year’s International Day of Peace comes at a time of deadly violence and destabilizing conflicts around the world. Rather than succumbing to despair, we have a collective responsibility to demand an end to the brutality and impunity that prevail.

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