compiled as of July 22, 2005 in the archives of David Adams
available for scholarly research at Olin Library, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT, USA

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Documents from 2000

January 1 - Message from the Director-General on the occasion of the International Year for the Culture of Peace
January - The Manifesto 2000 in 44 languages: brochures for 8 of them
January - Kit distributed by Education International for the International Year for the Culture of Peace, distributed to 295 national unions in 152 countries with 24 million teachers (filed with books)
March 14 to April 9 - Report of mission for CPNN to South America by Sergio Sarmiento
March 20 - American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) "mailgram" to retired teachers including information on IYCP, along with background Memorandum of Understanding and note to Director-General dating from March 1998 [note that AARP has 35 million members]
April 6 - Site development of CPNN in Jordan: Mission report by Zeynep Varoglu
April 18-28 - Mission concerning culture of peace and non-violence in the Russian Federation (Moscow-Kazan-Elabuga): report by Adams and DIR/MOS (Reuther)
April 26 - National Council of Churches of USA: Partnership agreement, brochure for IYCP, and endorsement by Presbyterian Church
May 4 - 159 EX/37 - Strategy paper by the Director-General on the place of UNESCO in the United Nations system-wide actions on the culture of peace
May 12 - Circular letter to all ASP Schools for International Year for the Culture of Peace
May 19 - 159th Executive Board: Analysis of debate on culture of peace
June 6-14 - Site development and moderator training for CPNN in China: Mission report by Varoglu (with report of training by Chinese)
June 21 - Summary of involvement of National Commissions for UNESCO for the first six months of the International Year for the Culture of Peace
July 25 - Letters from Pierre Marchand and Mairead Maguire of the Appeal of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, all Nobel Peace Laureates - diffused widely by Internet
August 22 - Contribution to Report of Director-General: Summary list of main activities by UNESCO field offices for the first six months of the International Year for the Culture of Peace
August 24 - Activities for IYCP in Japan: Report from Japanese National Commission for UNESCO
August 29 - Letters from Director-General Koichiro Matsuura to Secretary-General Kofi Annan and from David Adams to Ambassador Chowdhury and to Mairead Maguire and Pierre Marchand of Nobel Peace Laureates Foundation concerning UNESCO's role in International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence
September - Third newsletter of CPNN (Culture of Peace News Network) edited by Varoglu
September - Newsletter of NGLS - United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service on International Year for the Culture of Peace
September 12 - A/55/377 (UN General Assembly document): International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World: Report of the Secretary-General
September 15 - Chicago Peace Day ceremony: Press release and leaflet
September 19 - Presentation of 60 million signatures for a culture of peace to President of UN General Assembly: UNESCO press release
September 21 - Presentation of one million signatures on Manifesto 2000 from Japan to Director-General Matsuura by the National Federation of UNESCO Associations of Japan: Press release, ceremony programme and campaign results
September 21 - Signatures gathered by Brahma Kumaris: Description of results and methods
October 11 - Situation du développement de CPNN en Amérique Latine et les Caraibes: Report by Sergio Sarmiento
October 19 - Catherine Deneuve presents special cinema prize for the culture of peace to Chinese Director Zhang Yuan: UNESCO press release
November 2 - General Assembly hears 19 speakers address "culture of peace" (UN General Assembly press release), along with speech of Ambassador Chowdhury and comments of Japan
November 3-16 - Site development and training mission for CPNN to Australia: Mission report by Zeynep Varoglu, along with training protocol developed by Australian team
November 22 - Notes from meeting on culture of peace of ODG and BSP
November 24 - Notes from meeting of Director-General with Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury
November 24-25 - NGO Conference for the International Year for the Culture of Peace: Programme; Workshop reports; Speeches by Director-General and Ambassador Chowdhury
November 24 - Meeting of French NGOs in association with International NGO Conference: speech delivered by Janine D'Artois of the French National Commission for UNESCO
November 29 - A/RES/55/47 (UN General Assembly resolution):: International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010)
November 27-December 2 - Report of mission to India (Adams)
December 6 - Memo from D. Adams to ADG/BSP requesting Unit for the Movement for a Culture of Peace
December 29 - Letter from Director-General to all National Commissions for UNESCO for the International Decade

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