The ceremony to launch the Persian translation of the book titled "With Iranian Chemical Warfare Survivors: Twenty years of International Medical Aid" by Dr. Shizuku Tsuya will be held on Monday 13th, February 2017 at the Artists' Forum with the presence of the author.
A sequence of "We'd Be at Peace" series was filmed at Tehran Peace Museum on January 28th, 2017. This drama which has a theme of the Iran-Iraq war is produced by Farhad Goli and directed by Rouhollah Sohrabi and so far, 13 episodes out of 52 episodes of it has been aired on national TV channel two.
Tehran Peace Museum and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) express their condolences on the demise of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who passed away on January 8, 2017 due to heart failure.
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani was previously the president of Islamic Republic of Iran from 1989 until 1997 as well as the chairperson of the Assembly of Experts from 2007 to 2011. He was serving as the chairperson of Expediency Discernment Council since 1989 until his death.
May he rest in peace ...
Happy new year from your friends at Tehran Peace Museum
Tehran Peace Museum wishes you all a peaceful year ahead, full of dialogue, understanding and reconciliation.
May you be blessed this new year, with inner peace, happiness and prosperity!
The 17th issue of the International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) newsletter has been published and is now available online. In this newsletter, you can find reports of peaceful activities from various peace museums and other peace related sites in Japan, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, USA and India. The participation of TPM in the 21st Conference of State parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention(CWC) is reported in pages 9 and 10 of this newsletter.
An appreciation ceremony of Professor Gerhard Freilinger, the Austrian physician who treated the Iranian victims of Iran-Iraq war, specifically victims of chemical warefar was held on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 in Cinema Museum in Tehran and in company of a number of artists, chemical weapons survivors and members of TPM and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS).
Ms. Florence Gillete, new head of representative office of ICRC in Iran visited Tehran Peace Museum along with Mr. Philip Spoerri, Director of International Law and Cooperation of ICRC in New York on December 10, 2016.
This visit was followed by a meeting in which Ms. Gillete and Mr. Spoerri got familiar with different activities of TPM.
Professor Gerhard Freilinger, an Austrian physician who treated the Iranian chemical weapon victims of Iran- Iraq war, visited TPM on December 10, 2016. 35 years ago in Vienna airport, Professor Gerhard Freilinger accepted the first aircraft carrying women and children victims of Sardasht gas attack and treated them in Vienna hospital.
TPM and SCWVS delegates attend the 21st Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention
The Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) and the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) attended the 21st Conference of State Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), in The Hague, November 28th to December 2nd, 2016.
The "Professional Course on Peace Education" was held at Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) as a joint project with Berghof Foundation from 7th to 11th, November 2016.