is so much going on for a better world all around us that the mainstream media
never shares. Throughout history, there have been many social movements for change
-- for democracy, for the abolition of slavery, women's rights, for peace and
the environment. Many advancements have been made, but each of these and many
other causes is just part of larger wish for a more peaceful, just and sustainable
diverse movements for a better world are beginning to converge, and a more holistic
movement -- what UNESCO has described as a 'global movement for a culture of peace'
-- is emerging.
of Peace' describes the goal of transforming our culture and way of life, so that
working for a more peaceful, just and sustainable world becomes our planetary,
national and individual goals.
United Nations declared the first decade of the New Millennium as the 'International
Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence for the Children of the World.'
You can help to create a culture of peace. There are many paths to creating a
better world. But every thing we do to make this world a better place makes a
difference -- whether its big or small ... We can all be heroes for a culture