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Promoting a culture of non-violence and peace

Promoting a culture of non-violence and peace

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For the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the promotion of social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace is one of the three strategic aims in the IFRC’s Strategy 2020. The promotion of a CNV+P is an essential part of IFRC’s activities, as it not only reduces violence and discrimination but also creates stronger, healthier and more resilient communities.
For the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the promotion of social inclusion and a culture of non-violence and peace is one of the three strategic aims in the IFRC’s Strategy 2020. The promotion of a CNV+P is an essential part of IFRC’s activities, as it not only reduces violence and discrimination but also creates stronger, healthier and more resilient communities.

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www.ifrc.orgSaving lives, changing minds.
 The Red Cross Red Crescent approach to
Promoting a culture ofnon-violence and peace
 
 Table of contents
Introduction 3The Challenge: violence, discrimination and exclusion 6Transformation towards a CNV+P: Common roots, common solutions 7
Snapshot: Values and skills-based education, an essential tool for CNV+P 8How do these values and skills relate to Red Cross Red Crescent? 9Snapshot: Promotion of a CNV+P in action: Youth as Agents of Behavioural 11
Transformation towards a CNV+P 12
Component 1: Non-discrimination and respect for diversity 12Component 2: Violence prevention, mitigation and response 14Snapshot: Volunteering, an essential tool for CNV+P 16Component 3: Social inclusion: inter-cultural, inter-religious andinter-generational dialogue 18
Conclusion: Promoting a CNV+P at multiple levels 2010 key ideas of the paper 21 Annex: Examples of Red Cross Red Crescent and governmentprogrammes and policies contributing to the promotion of a CNV+P 22
© International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, 2011.
Copies o all or part o this study may be made or noncommercial use, providing the source is acknowledged. The IFRC wouldappreciate receiving details o its use. Requests or commercial reproduction should be directed to the IFRC atsecretariat@irc.org. The opinions and recommendations expressed in this study do not necessarily represent the ofcial policy o the IFRC or o individualNational Red Cross or Red Crescent Societies. The designations and maps used do not imply the expression o any opinion on the parto the International Federation or National Societies concerning the legal status o a territory or o its authorities. All photos used in thisstudy are copyright o the IFRC unless otherwise indicated.P.O. Box 372CH-1211 Geneva 19Switzerland Telephone: +41 22 730 4222 Teleax: +41 22 733 0395E-mail:secretariat@irc.org Web site:http://www.irc.org
Cover photo: Marko Kokic/ICRC.
 
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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
 The Red Cross Red Crescent approach toPromoting a culture of non-violence and peace
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
 The Red Cross Red Crescent approach toPromoting a culture of non-violence and peace
Promoting a culture of non-violence and peace
Violence, discrimination and exclusion cause suering or millions o people
across the world today. Born out o ear, ignorance and mistrust, these ac-tors undermine saety, health and human potential. Dierences o opinionand disagreements are a normal part o humanity, but the question is:
how
can we deal with these in a constructive way?
Violence, discrimination and exclu-sion are too oten looked at in isolation, as separate issues. However, they are
intertwined and have common root causes. By looking at these common rootcauses, we can seek common solutions.
The promotion o a
culture of non-violence and peace (CNV+P)
is not just aboutthe absence o war. It is not an end or nal goal, but a process. It is about creat-ing an enabling environment or dialogue and discussion and nding solutionsto problems and tensions, without ear o violence, through a process in which
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a great movement by a holy thoughts for welfare of mass! Hinduism is the central national of life highway!as you act as you act!the holy thoughts born by holy thinking!the good or bad acts starting from your thoughts!the habit only butting to all alive on the earth!a great thoughts towards violence for food?the test of tong bringing the unhappiness!wishing to a great success in your mission !

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