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The nature of peace

Peace is reverence for life.

Peace is the most precious possession of humanity.

Peace is more than the end of armed conflict.

Peace is a mode of behaviour.

Peace is a deep-rooted commitment to the principles of liberty, justice, equality and solidarity among all human beings.

Peace is also a harmonious partnership of humankind with the environment.

Today, on the eve of the twenty-first century, peace is within our reach.

  • Source : The International Congress on Peace in the Minds of Men, held on the initiative of UNESCO in Yamoussoukro
  • Publication date : 1988
  • Topics : Peace