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Making a warm winter by donating clothes

Clothing-DonationTehran Peace Museum (TPM) in collaboration with Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, University of Tehran and Ehsan Charity gathered donated clothes which were gently used or new from, individuals for donating to in need all ages and genders.

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Iranian physician as a recipient of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award"

csm OPCW-The Hague AwardAccording to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Dr. Mahdi Balali-Mood, an Iranian national, who is an expert toxicologist and has dedicated his career to the treatment of victims of chemical warfare agents; is one of the recipients of the Second Annual "OPCW-The Hague Award”. Professor Balali-Mood has jointly won the prize with Dr. Alastair Hay of the United Kingdom.

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TPM representatives delivered a petition on “Mecca Disaster” to UN

Mena-2015Few days after the “Mecca Disaster” (24 September) in which hundreds of pilgrims, including Iranians, died as a result of an incident; The Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds in collaboration with the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) launched a campaign to express the concerns over the incident in a peaceful way.

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From Clouds of Chemical Warfare to Blue Skies of Peace

Peace-educationThe October 2015 edition of the Journal of Peace Education has been released and includes the article From Clouds of Chemical Warfare to Blue Skies of Peace, which was co-authored by Dr. Shahriar Khateri and Elizabeth Lewis.

This article charts the origins, rationale and development to date of the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM).

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The seminar on “Legal Aspects of Anfal Operation” in the TPM

anfal-newsThe seminar on “Legal Aspects of Anfal Operation” was held in the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) in October 28th, 2015. In this seminar, Dr. Asa’ad Ardalan and Dr. Seyed Ghasem Zamani discussed this issue, after Mr. Shayan Seyed Ahmadi presented a summary of his M.A dissertation for his post graduate studies in International Law with the same topic. Representatives of Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG) were among the participants.

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International day of Girl Child commemorated in the Peace Museum

Girl-day-newsOn October 11th, 2015 on the occasion of International Day of Girl child, the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) in collaboration with the ‘’ Shiftegan-e Del” artistic group organized an event. 

In this event, girl children performed a musical play directed by Ms. Hayedeh Kishipoor.

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The 12th issue of the INMP newsletter is published

The 12th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) Newsletter (August 2015) is published and is now available on the following link.
In this issue of the newsletter, you can find reports and news from the peace museums around the world as well as useful information about the new peace related publications and exhibitions.

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International Children's Day and National Children's week

Childrens-Day-2015-2On October 6th, 2015 on the occasion of International Children’s week and the International Children’s Day (8 October), the Tehran peace museum organized an event for children with activities such as storytelling, drawing and peaceful group games.

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Ambassador Krzysztof Paturej Visits TPM

csm paturej da5f49ce30Ambassador Krzysztof Paturej, President of The International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS), visited the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) on September 22nd, 2015. 

After a guided tour by chemical weapons survivors of the TPM, Mr. Paturej joined the volunteers of the TPM for a short meeting. 

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Angola Joins Chemical Weapons Convention

Angola FlagAngola has joined the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) as the 192nd member. Angola deposited the instrument of accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) with the Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, on September 16th 2015. The convention will come into force on October 16th 2015. 

 

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“International Day of Peace” Celebration in the Tehran Peace Museum

Peace-day-Icom-newsThe chemical weapons survivors of the Iran-Iraq War and volunteers of the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) hosted an International Day of Peace celebration on Tuesday, 22 September 2015. Held at the TPM, the event was in collaboration with the National Secretariat of the International Council of the Museums (ICOM).

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“Council for Promoting Culture of Peace for Children” commemorated International Day of Peace

30sep2015On Monday 21 September 2015, on the occasion of International Day of Peace, an event by the Council for Promoting Culture of Peace for Children held to commemorate the date.

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Children’s drawing workshop on the occasion of International Day of Peace

kodak-kar-newsOn 20 September 2015, the Tehran Peace Museum organized a children drawing workshop with the aim of Cooperation and Participation for peace in the Tehran’s City Park.

This event was organized in collaboration with the Network for Assisting Labour Children and a group of Imam Ali Student Society for Assistance and Relief.

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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

ban-ki-moon-un21 September 2015

 This year’s International Day of Peace comes at a time of deadly violence and destabilizing conflicts around the world. Rather than succumbing to despair, we have a collective responsibility to demand an end to the brutality and impunity that prevail.

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Tehran Peace Museum Welcomed International Day of Peace

International-Day-of-Peace-2015In the afternoon of Wednesday 16 September 2015, the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) family held an event to mark and welcome the International Day of Peace (21 September). The ceremony was held by the TPM in collaboration with the United Nations office in Iran, and the Andisheh Cultural Center as its venue.

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Tehran Peace Museum commemorates International Day of Peace

PeaceDay-f-newsEvery year, the Tehran Peace Museum family, in collaboration with the United Nations Office in Tehran, holds a ceremony to commemorate the International Day of Peace.  This special occasion reminds us all about how and why we have come together to reconcile peace among nations, community members, families and individuals.

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Indonesian Ambassador Visits the Peace Museum

Indonesian-AmbassadorOn Wednesday 9 September 2015, H.E. Mr.  Dian Wirengjurit, Ambassador of the Indonesia to Tehran, and companies visited the Peace Museum.
Ambassador Wirengjurit, who was invited by young volunteer members of the museum, was given a guided tour of the museum by chemical weapons victims who volunteer at the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM).

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Peace Education Workshop held for interested individuals

Kh-workshap-sep-2015A Peace education workshop in collaboration with a number of Tehran University professors was held in the Tehran Peace Museum on Wednesday, September 8.
In this one-day workshop that was held with the presence of a number of interested guest masters of peace studies, political sciences and international law, the concept of peace with an Islamic view, the Iranian constitutional law and international studies were discussed. The participants of the workshop, along with the explanations of the volunteer guides and narrators of the museum, visited the Tehran Peace Museum and got acquainted with its activities.

Fourth Model UN Security Council Simulation at Tehran Peace Museum

un-simulation-news 2015The fourth UN Security Council simulation in cooperation with United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran and the International Studies Journal (ISJ) was held on 27 August 2015 at the Tehran Peace Museum.

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Australian Ambassador Visits the Peace Museum

Australian-AmbassadorOn Monday 23 August 2015, H.E. Mr. Paul Foley, Ambassador of Australia in Tehran, visited the Tehran Peace Museum.
Ambassador Foley was given a guided tour of the museum by chemical weapons victims who volunteer at the TPM. After the tour, the Ambassador joined a meeting with volunteers and staff of the TPM, where he was presented with a brief report on the museum’s educational programs and international relations.

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International Youth Day Celebrated in the Peace Museum

International-youth-day-2015An event on the global celebration of International Youth Day took place in the Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) on Wednesday August 12, 2015, in collaboration with the Iranian Youth Parliament and the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) office in Tehran.

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TPM Volunteers Attend the International Youth for Peace Conference in Hiroshima

Hiroshima-youth-2015-tnThree young volunteer members of the Tehran Peace Museum represented the city of Tehran at the International Youth for Peace Conference hosted by the Hiroshima municipality in Japan from the 4th to the 14th of August 2015.

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Invitation to Attend the International Youth Day at the Tehran Peace Museum

youth-day-poster-2015On Wednesday 12 August, 2015 from 10 am to 12 noon, the Tehran Peace Museum will be hosting a special event to celebrate International Youth Day. The event is being held in collaboration with the Iranian Youth Parliament, the Office of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran and the Tehran Peace Museum.

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Second Iran-Japan Love and Peace Film Festival

filmfestivalleaflet 2015As one of the annual joint projects of the Tehran Peace Museum and the Japanese NPO (MOCT), the second Iran-Japan Love and Peace Film Festivalwas held in Hiroshima and Tokyo from 1st to 9th August 2015.

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