Stanford Speech

Stanford World Peace Network On October 15, 2021, Board Chair and Lead Facilitator J. Frederick Arment spoke for the Stanford Global Peace Network. The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is “an interdisciplinary center for research on development in all of its dimensions: political, economic, social, and legal, and…

Unity in Dandora

UNITY PROPOSITION IN KENYA A few months ago, the ICP Lead Facilitator J. Fred Arment asked the leaders of the five Cities of Peace initiatives in Dandora, Kenya for their input. Dandora has five large communities just outside of Nairobi, that are built in the largest toxic dump site in Kenya. These ICP Liaisons stepped…

Peace Day in China

The Celebration of International Peace Month held by the Courtyard of the Happy Way and Weihsien Concentration Camp Museum of Weifang On February 3, 2021, the executive director of International Cities of Peace J. Frederick Arment announced the new list of International Cities of Peace to the world, and Weifang became the second International City of Peace in China…

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…