Peace Studies in China

Peace Studies in China UPDATE from Professor Liu Cheng and assistant Li Siqi. Professor Liu is the UNESCO Chair of Peace Studies in China and a Board Member of Cities of Peace, Inc. Reprinted with permission… On the afternoon of July 12, the “Nanjing University 2021 C9 Peace Studies International Summer School” jointly organized by…

ICP Collaboration Workspace

COLLABORATION TOOLS FOR GLOBAL PEACEMAKERS SELECTED FOR THE ICP GOOGLE WORKSPACE COLLABORATION PLATFORM. The Liaison for the International City of Peace initiative in Kabarnet, Kenya is John Tilji Menjo, one of our most active colleague who has developed a global outreach program to the benefit of his community. John’s partners for his innovative Children’s Art…

2021 Nanjing Poster Exhibition

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! 2nd Biennial Nanjing Poster Exhibition MULTINATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION. REQUEST FOR POSTER DESIGNS ON THE THEME OF “COMMUNITY AND PEACE”. Announcing the Second Biennial Nanjing Poster Exhibition for 2021. Enter your designs to be considered for a major global Exhibition. A jury of artists from multiple countries will make the final selections. The…

Trademark Considerations

International Cities of Peace® is a Registered Trademark Just a reminder. Without the permission of Cities of Peace, Inc., the use of the phrase “International Cities of Peace”® is not allowed. We have a formal “Cease and Desist” letter that is required by law in order to protect from trademark infringement. In addition, the words…

Strategic Plan

Vision 1000! EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Since its founding in 2009, International Cities of Peace has achieved much success in both growth and impact. Last year, the Association of peace cities exceeded membership of 300 Cities of Peace in over 60 countries and the growth has accelerated. Yet as organizational icon Marshall Goldsmith said, “What got you…

Tehran, Iran: International City of Peace

First City of Peace in Iran! Amidst last week’s air strikes and the geopolitical turmoil that always seems to reign in the Middle East, an IRANIAN VETERANS FOR PEACE group has stepped forward to establish the capital of Iran as an International City of Peace! A watershed moment. Veterans of the 1990s Iran-Iraq War where…

Zhijiang and Weifang, China

Two Announcements for China! ON FEBRUARY 3, 2021, TWO CITIES IN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA WILL ESTABLISH THEIR COMMUNITIES AS THE 307TH AND 308TH INTERNATIONAL CITIES OF PEACE. Zhijiang in Hunan Province and Weifang in Shandong Province will join Nanjing in Jiangsu Province, which was established as the 169th International City of Peace in…

Thesis on Cities of Peace

Thesis on International Cities of Peace   Motivation and Contribution in Building a Culture of Peace: A case study of International Cities of Peace A thesis presented and accepted by the Faculty of the Department of Sociology, University of Exxex by Thomas Dodge In 2020, Mr. Thomas Dodge interviewed Board Member Peter vanden Dungen, Founding…

Volunteer Positions

Volunteer Opportunities International Cities of Peace is an action-oriented, non-profit organization with Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, the United Nations body for NGOs. The organization is strong and effective with an All-Volunteer leadership that is committed and working toward establishing a global network of Cities of Peace. Hundreds of in-situ leaders are working to bring…

Peace Posters!

2019 PEACE POSTER EXHIBITION Thousands of artists around the globe submitted designs based on “Peace and City” and some extraordinary beauty was the result. With Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata in the background, the Executive Director of International Cities of Peace reads an excerpt of his nonfiction work, “The Elements of Peace: How Nonviolence Works”. The excerpt,…