The Tirana Call is a significant outcome of the Conference, Developing Democracy
Through Peace Education: Educating Toward a World Without Violence; held in Tirana,
Albania in October 2004. To read more about the conference please click here
The call is a pledge for the integration of peace education into all forms
of education and a commitment to the 1995 UNESCO Framework for Action; the United
Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the Convention on the Rights
of the Child; Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security;
and the Hague Agenda for Peace and Justice for the 21st Century.
It was endorsed by the Ministries of Education of Palestine, Peru, Niger, Sierra
Leone, and Cambodia and United Nations Representatives Ambassador Anwarul K.
Chowdhury, Under Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed
Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States;
and Michael Cassandra of the UN Department for Disarmament Affairs
Tirana Call for Peace (PDF file)