Manifesto 2000 for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence 

Because the year 2000 must be a new beginning, an opportunity to transform - all together - the culture of war and violence into a culture of peace and non-violence. Because this transformation demands the participation of each and every one of us, and must offer young people and future generations the values that can inspire them to shape a world based on justice, solidarity, liberty, dignity, harmony and prosperity for all. Because the culture of peace can underpin sustainable development, environmental protection and the well-being of each person. Because I am aware of my share of responsibility for the future of humanity, in particular to the children of today and tomorrow I pledge in my daily life, in my family, my work, my community, my country  and my region, to: 

Your signature of the Manifesto 2000 will be part of the one hundred million signatures to be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in September 2000.

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