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 1997

January - The Human Right to Peace: Declaration by the Director-General of UNESCO
January 20-24 - The UNESCO-Hebrew University Second International Symposium on Science for Peace, Mission report by Adams. Also article The Deep Structural Relationship between Culture of Peace and Culture of Science
February 10-14 - Establishment of Culture of Peace Programme in Russian Federation (Mission report by Adams with comments by Director-General)
February 23-25 - Experts Meeting on the Human Right to Peace, Canary Islands, Spain - Speech by J. Symonides and final recommendation
February 28 - Letters from Nobel Peace Laureates to all Heads of State calling for International Year and Decade for a "Culture of Nonviolence"
March - Article by D. Adams and M. True in International Peace Research Newsletter entitled "UNESCO's Culture of Peace Programme: An introduction
April - Second Newsletter of Culture of Peace Programme
April 9 - Preparation of elements for draft provisional declaration and programme of action on a culture of peace for UN General Assembly: CPP Memo to sectors
April 10 - Note from Director CPP (written by Adams): Elements on democracy and governance for Maputo Conference on Culture of Peace
April 23 - 151 EX/43: Report on the implementation of the transdisciplinary project "Towards a culture of peace"
April 25 - Letters of Director General to the UN Secretary-General and to Mr Pierre Marchand representing Nobel Peace Laureates supporting the Campaign for the Children of the World
April 30 - Memo from Choy Arnaldo with suggestions for programme of action (note that memos not available for suggestions received from, Katerina Stenou, Alain Modoux, Ingeborg Breines and Doudou Diene)
May 17 - Declaration of Puebla - Meeting of publishers and editors of Latin American newspapers for a culture of peace, Puebla, Mexico
May 20 - Report on Mission to Strasbourg to Develop Peace-making Project with World Scout Movement (Adams)
June 4 - Preliminary version of draft provisional declaration and programme of action on a culture of peace: CPP Memo to sectors
June 12 - Note from Adams to DIR/CPP: Importance of Information/Networking for Culture of Peace
June 16 - Note of Director-General 97/22: Implementation of the Transdisciplinary Project "Towards a Culture of Peace"
June 20 - Note from Director of New York Office to Director of Culture of Peace Programme re culture of peace at 52nd General Assembly
June 24 - Culture of Peace at UN General Assembly: notes from DIR/NYO and SA/LAC
June 26 - Note from Director of New York Office to Pierre Marchand in preparation for press conference of July 1
June 30 - Memo to Director General from Director of New York Office concerning preparations for culture of peace at ECOSOC
June 30 - Note from Director of Geneva Office to Director of New York Office re ECOSOC deliberations on culture of peace
July 1 - Press Conference at UNESCO with Pierre Marchand, Mairead Maguire, Adolfo Perez Esquivel and Director-General Federico Mayor (no press release issued by UNESCO and no documentation available)
July 3 - Note from Director of New York Office to Director of Geneva Office re culture of peace at ECOSOC
July 7 - Note from Director of New York Office to UNESCO Director-General re culture of peace at General Assembly, enclosing letter of Bangladesh requesting special item for culture of peace in General Assembly session
July 11 - Memo from Director of Geneva Office of UNESCO concerning initiative of African Group at ECOSOC for culture of peace resolution, along with draft resolution
July 17 - Note from Director of New York Office to Director of UNESCO Bureau of External Relations re culture of peace at General Assembly
July 22 - Memo to Director General from Director of Geneva Office concerning ECOSOC action on resolution for International Year for the Culture of Peace
July 22 - E/1997/47 (ECOSOC resolution): International Year for the Culture of Peace, 2000
July 22 - Estrategia par la implementacion del Programa transdisciplinario hacia una Cultura de paz: memo to Director General from Sra Anaisabel Prera Flores
July 24 - A Global Culture of Peace Info-Net: Proposal given by Adams to the Director-General (along with a draft note for the Director-General to establish a unit for its implementation)
July 25 - Letter from UNESCO Director-General to UN Secretary-General transmitting report on culture of peace
July 31 - Letter from Pierre Marchand to Nina Sibal, Director of New York Office, concerning International Year and Decade, along with Marchand's draft for a UN resolution
August 14 - Memo to Director General from Director of New York Office on culture of peace at 52nd General Assembly
August 26 - 152 EX/50: contribution by the Director-General to the report of the United Nations Secretary-General on the transdisciplinary project: Towards a culture of peace
August 27 - Culture of Peace at UN General Assembly: memo from DIR/NYO, correspondence with Pierre Marchand and draft UN resolutions
August 28 - Memo to Director of New York Office from CPP concerning strategy at General Assembly
September 1-4 - Conférence internationale, Culture de la paix et gouvernance démocratique, Maputo, Mozambique: Rapport General
September 4- Press Conference at United Nations: Nobel Laureates and UNESCO work together for a culture of peace and non-violence (UNESCO News)
September 12 -Internal Co-ordinating Group of the Culture of Peace Project: Revised report
September 18 - Memo to Director General from Director of New York Office on strategy for culture of peace at General Assembly, along with minutes from General Committee debate
September 19 - A/52/292 (UN General Assembly Document): Towards a culture of peace: Report of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on educational activities under the project "Towards a culture of peace" with elements for a draft provisional declaration and programme of action on a culture of peace
September 19 - Memo from Director of New York Office to CPP concerning adoption of culture of peace item by General Committee despite European Union opposition
September 25 - Letter from Ambassador Chowdhury to UN delegations with draft resolution and request for suggested changes
September 30 and October 2 - Exchange of letters between representative of the European Union and Ambassador Chowdhury concerning procedure for culture of peace debate
October - A Global Culture of Peace Info-Net given to Director-General for British funds
October 16 - Memo to Director General from Director of New York Office concerning UN debate and procedures, including European Union opposition
October 10 and 17 - Debate at 152nd session of Executive Board on document 152 EX/50
October 22 - Internal memo of New York Office concerning use of "talking points" with delegations in preparation for UN debate
October 31 - Debate in 52nd session of UN General Assembly on culture of peace (Memo from DIR/NYO, summary for Secretary-General, Synopsis by Adams, UN press release, statements by Cuba and Bangladesh)
November 5 - Comments by European Union on draft resolution for a culture of peace
November 6 - Notes concerning debate in Commission V of UNESCO General Conference on culture of peace with excerpts from debate concerning the Human Right to Peace
November 18 - Informal consultations at UN on Declaration and Programme of Action: Memo from DIR/NYO
November 20 - A/RES/52/13 (UN General Assembly resolution): Culture of peace
November 20 - A/RES/52/15 (UN General Assembly resolution: The International Year for the Culture of Peace
November 20 - Debate at UN General Assembly on resolutions A/52/13 and A/52/15
December 5 - Estrategia de Programa "Hacia una Cultura de paz" para el bienio 1998-1999: memo to Director-General from Anaisabel Prera Flores
December 8-9 - Moscow International Scientific-Practical Conference 'From the stereotypes of war to the ideals of peace through culture and education' (mission report by Adams with comments by DIR/CPP and the Director-General and conference report)
December 13 - Personal note from Adams to the Director-General along with strategy, timetable and organigramme for International Year for the Culture of Peace (earlier notes of 29 August and 10 November)
December 20 and January 16, 1998 - Exchange of letters between Director-General and the UN Secretary-General on implementation of UN resolutions on a culture of peace


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