The Global Alliance for Ministries and Departments of Peace

The Global Alliance for Ministries and Departments of Peace was launched at the first People’s Summit for Departments of Peace, held in London October 18-19, 2005, with the intention of supporting national-level campaigns to establish departments of peace in governments throughout the world. 

A Vision for the Future 

The world is at a crossroads.

We have recently ended the most violent century in history and started the new millennium on a similar path. At the same time there is a new consciousness spreading in the world that we, the people, are the stewards of our precious but vulnerable planet; that the planet and its peoples are under threat from the culture of violence and war that is dominant in the world today; and that urgent action must be taken now to reveal and strengthen the countervailing culture of nonviolence and peace that to a large extent already exists. 

Our culture is giving form to a strong and spreading awareness of the horror of war. In February 2003 there was an unprecedented demonstration by many millions of people worldwide against the Iraq war. . . read on 

For news of initiatives click on: 

United States    United Kingdom    Uganda   

New Zealand   Nepal   Italy  

India    Costa Rica   Canada  

 Australia   Japan

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