TitleCulture of peace : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
Culture of peace
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Takes note of the report of the Director-General of Unesco (A/52/292. annex) which is set within the framework of UN actions for peace-building, including the UN Decade for Human Rights Education, 1995-2004, and the UN Year for Tolerance, as well as the programmes of action of recent UN world conferences; calls for the promotion of a culture of peace based on the principles established in the Charter of the UN and on respect for human rights, democracy and tolerance, the promotion of development, education for peace, the free flow of informations and the wider participation of women as an integral approach to preventing violence and conflicts, and efforts aimed at the creation of conditions for peace and its consolidation; notes that the report includes: (a) elements for a draft UN declaration on a culture of peace, including the historical basis, the meaning and significance of a culture of peace and the major fields and main actors for its promotion; (b) elements for a programme of action, including the relevant aims as well as the strategies needed to implement each of those aims; (c) a presentation of the progress of projects within the framework of the transdisciplinary project entitled "Towards a culture of peace"; requests the Secretary-General, in coordination with the Director-General of Unesco and taking into account the debate in the General Assembly, the specific suggestions of Member States and the comments, if any, of member States in the General Conference of Unesco at its 29th session, to submit a consolidated report containing a draft declaration and programme of action on a culture of peace to the General Assembly at its 53rd session.