Peace means dignity, well-being for all, not just absence of war – UN officials

Underscoring that peace is more than just the absence of war, United Nations officials today stressed the need for concerted efforts to achieve the common vision of a life of dignity and well-being for all.

Education crucial to engender a ‘culture of peace,’ UN officials stress at General Assembly

Top officials of the United Nations said today that education could tackle the roots of conflict by promoting an understanding of common humanity, as they opened a day-long General Assembly forum on the promulgation of a ‘culture of peace’ at the Organization’s headquarters in New York.