BIBLIOGRAPHY OF DOCUMENTS CONCERNING CULTURE OF PEACE 1992-2001

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

background | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001

Documents from 1993

January 26 - Personal note to Mayor from Adams with Mayor's comments of February 9 and with enclosures including
     o revised timetable of work for 1993
     o draft paragraphs for 27 C/5 for $1.5 million
     o first draft of action programme to promote a culture of peace (based on national projects of cross-conflict participation)
     o draft pilot project similar to previous document but with budget for $5 million
     o draft letter to UN Secretary-General and agencies
     o proposed list of experts to be consulted for programme
     o proposed list of participants to be invited to Round Table of Eminent Experts
February - Replies from experts consulted [in a separate Leitz binder]
February - Revised description of cross-conflict participation based on consultations with 19 specialists (Adams)
February 13 - Letter from Director-General Mayor to Secretary General Boutros-Ghali enclosing copy of Executive Board Decision from 140th Session and draft of Executive Board Document for 141st Session.
February 23 - Personal note to Mayor from Adams with enclosures including
     o paragraphs for 27 C/5 for $200,000 (at this point it was still being blocked by SHS)
     o draft invitation letter and list of participants for Round Table of Eminent Experts
     o draft 141 EX/16
February 1 to April 2 - Agendas and notes from the five meetings of Working Group on Culture of Peace held on Feb 8, Feb 18, Mar 11, April 2 and April 22 (notes from the last meeting were never distributed)
March 3 - Memo to ADG/SHS from Adams authorizing mission to El Salvador by Luis Barriga
March 12 and March 18 - Memo to DIR/BPE/BP and note to Director-General from Adams concerning 27 C/5 and administrative placement of culture of peace
March 24 - Memo to Luis Barriga (on mission in El Salvador) from Adams requesting cross-conflict participation in pilot project
March 30 - Letter of UN Secretary-General in response to Director-General concerning culture of peace programme
April 14 - 141 EX/16: Action Programme to Promote a Culture of Peace
April 13-18 - Contribution by Religions to the Culture of Peace; Papers presented at the UNESCO seminar in Barcelona
April 28 - El Salvador culture of peace forum: San Salvador Appeal and Memorandum of Understanding with Government for a culture of peace programme
April 29 - Personal note to Director-General from Adams concerning state of all activities and requesting additional budget allocation for eminent experts meeting and my salary for the fall.
May 19 - Notes from debate by Executive Board on 141 EX/16, with many expressions of reservation concerning the substance, and frequent expressions of dissatisfaction with the list of specialists consulted.
May 19 - Executive Board Decision 141 EX/Decision 5.4.2
May 21 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams responding to the Board debate and criticisms which had been handled without enthusiasm by ADG/SHS
May 27 - Memo from ADG/SHS to Adams demanding that I report directly to Mr Symonides
May 28 - Letter from Director-General to UN Secretary-General
June 2 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams reporting on mission to El Salvador pilot project (full mission report submitted June 22)
June 11 - Memo to Gonzalo Abad from Adams requesting comments on draft 142 EX/13.
June 17 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams concerning the Round Table of Eminent Experts - with special reference to its goals and to the participation of Edmund Muskie
June 18 - Memo to ADG/SHS from Adams concerning preparations for 142 EX/13 and Round Table of Eminent Experts.
June 22 - El Salvador mission report to ADG/SHS from Adams
July 1 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams proposing Mozambique pilot project and that it be under the Education sector (Atherley and Tiburcio in coordination with Chong)
July 2 - Letter from Edmund Muskie stating that he would not come
July 7-8 - Agenda, D-G speech and Report of Round Table of Eminent Experts
September - El Salvador Culture of Peace Programme (in Spanish and English, filed with books)
September 9 - Executive Board document 142 EX/13: Action Programme to Promote a Culture of Peace
September 15 - Associated Schools mission report to ADG/SHS from Adams (with comments by Director-General)
September 15 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams proposing an Annual Report on Culture of Peace (with comments by Director-General)
October 14-15 - Debate of Executive Board on 142 EX/13
October 15 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams including Mozambique mission report and concerns about El Salvador and future administrative situation for culture of peace (with comments by Director-General)
October 20 - Decision 5.4.1 of 142 Executive Board concerning culture of peace action programme, along with memo from ADG/SHS
October 27 - General Conference document 27 C/126: Action Programme to Promote a Culture of Peace
November 2 - Draft reply to plenary debate of General Conference on culture of peace, along with account of debate
November 4 - Personal note to the Director-General from Adams concerning El Salvador programme with Director General's annotations
November 6 - Synopsis of debate on culture of peace in Commission V of General Conference
November 9 - Re-election speech of Director-General Mayor stating "I intend to devote myself personally, in the coming years, to the culture of peace"


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