June 20, 2011 Tom Oliver CEO & Founder World Peace Festival – An Introduction ‘The World Peace Festival Berlin’
The World Peace Festival from August 20th – 27th 2011 comprises of three major elements: Inspiring music performances on August 20th, several art exhibitions during the week and a unique peace building conference from August 26th to August 27th. Below you find more information about each of these elements.
World Peace Partnership is a non-profit, non-partisan, international acting organization with the aim to systematically initiate and foster processes for worldwide peace building. With support of the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the United Nations Department of Public Information the World Peace Partnership combines its own unique and holistic peace-building strategy with initiatives and the long-standing practical knowledge of renowned peace building experts. The goal of the World Peace Partnership is to create global movements that will serve to inspire systemic policy changes for peace and help to prevent and reduce conflicts between people, countries and creeds. From 20th to 27th of August 2011 the inaugural World Peace Festival will take place in Berlin as medial launch for the World Peace Partnership. On the occasion of the festival the campaign “The Arms Deal – taxing arms profits to help arms victims“ will be launched, demanding a one percent tax on all profits of arms exports investing the revenue to help achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.