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Video on Participation of Civil Society in Achieving CWC Goals

Civil Society and the Chemical Weapons ConventionOrganization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has published a video on why participation of civil society matters in achieving the goals of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).

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The Visit of Ambassador of Austria

AUSTRIAN AMBASSADOR TehMr. Stephan Scholz, Austrian ambassador to Iran, visited TPM on November 8th, 2017 by TPM's invitation.
Accompanied by the volunteer docents of TPM and CW survivors he had a tour of the museum; Thereafter he got acquainted with the other cultural and international activities of TPM and had a friendly chat with the volunteer members of the museum.

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ICAN Wins the Noble Peace Prize 2017

Ican-NobelThe International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. This campaign consists of 460 members from 100 countries and was established in 2007.

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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.

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Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament Visits TPM

netherland-parliamentChairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament along with a delegation, including Mrs. Susanna Terstal, the ambassador of the Netherlands in Iran, whose country is in charge of the European Union in Iran, visited the TPM on Saturday, October 21, 2017 and got acquainted with its activities.

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Science Magazine International News Editor visits TPM

Richard-Stone-timMr. Richard Stone, the international news editor of Science Magazine visited TPM on 19 October 2017. This visit was a part of his program to get more information about the health effect of chemical weapons, the Iranian research in this field as well as the life of the Iranian victims of chemical weapons.  Before visiting TPM, Mr. Stone had meetings at Shahed University and Sasan Hospital in which he talked with prominent Iranian researchers in this field about their findings.

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Visit of Senior researchers from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

nupi-timFour top researchers from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) visited the museum on Monday, October 16th, with the invitation of the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) at the International Education and Research Center of Foreign Ministry and became acquainted with some of TPM's activities.

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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.
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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.

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Two scientific sessions held in TPM

globalcitizenTehran Peace Museum held two scientific sessions with the contribution of Berghof Foundation on "world citizenship" and "peace region" on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday 23rd.

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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.

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


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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. 

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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".

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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.

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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.

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"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.


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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.

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