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The anniversary of International Day of "Sport for Development and Peace", Hosting National Athletes in Tehran Peace Museum

Sport-and-PeaceThe anniversary of the international day of "Sport For Development And Peace" was held on April 8th, 2017 in TPM, hosting the athletes of various sport fields as volleyball, chess and mountain-climbing, as well as the representatives of related organizations. In the beginning, the guests visited different sections of TPM.

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Happy Nowruz!

Nowroz-1396-tiTehran Peace Museums welcomes Nowruz and the new solar year and wishes peace, friendship and tranquility for all its volunteers, friends and companions in Iran and all around the world! We hope that together in this year, we can work even more for a global and sustainable peace.

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"Strength, a prerequisite for peace"

araghchi-22-esThe anniversary ceremony of "National Day of War Victims" memorial was held in Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) on March 11th, 2017, with the presence of Dr. Seyyed Abbas Araghchi,  guests from the ministry of foreign affairs (MFA), narrators and active warfare survivors of TPM, and warfare victims' families, as well as young volunteers of the museum and media staff. After visiting the museum, and paying tribute to the victims of war, the guests renewed meeting with the revered warfare survivors.

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"Peace On Earth" Drawing Exhibition in Bulgaria, A collaboration among Bulgarian Embassy in Iran, Hadis Educational Center and TPM

Peace-On-Earth-t"Peace on Earth" drawing exhibition was held in Graffit Gallery in Varna, Bulgaria, from March 1st to 10th. This exhibition which is a collaboration among Bulgarian Embassy in Iran, Hadis Educational Center and TPM is consisted of the drawings Iranian and Bulgarian Children from Hadis Educational center in Iran and six art schools in Varna, Sofia and Kazanlak in Bulgaria.

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Tehran Peace Museum representatives attending in the Seventh Congress of Combat and Trauma Medicine at Khuzestan

Abadan-2017TPM representatives attended in seventh national congress of Combat and Trauma Medicine at Khuzestan. Many physicians, specialists, professors and scholars took part in this congress which was held in Ahwaz, Abadan, and Khoramshahr from February 21st to 23rd.

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The Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support and Tehran Peace Museum to host MOCT

Moct-LogoIn line with various collaborations with Japanese non-profitable organization, MOCT for incessant thirteen years, the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) and Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) hosted the representatives of this organization in February 2016. The collaboration which first took place in 2004 is based on mutual recognition, cultural exchange, public awareness about chemical warfare survivors and endeavoring to publicize the negative consequences of war and weapons of mass destruction.

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Release ceremony of the book titled "With Iranian Chemical Warfare Survivors: Twenty years of International Medical Relief" was held

moct-2017-timRelease ceremony of the book "With Iranian Chemical Warfare Survivors: twenty years of International Medical Relief" by Dr. Shizuko Tsuya and Persian translation of Yaser Shahbazi was held on Monday 13th, February 2017 from 5:30 pm till 6:50 pm at Ostad Shahnaz Hall in artists' forum with the cooperation of the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) and Tehran Peace Museum (TPM).

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Ceremony to Launch TPM's new Book to be held at Artists' Forum

Moct-Book-2017-tThe 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.

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"We'd Be at Peace" at Tehran Peace Museum

aram-migirimA 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.

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Condolences on the Demise of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani

Hashemi-rafsanjani-tTehran 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 2017!

HappyNewYear2017-timHappy 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!

"OPCW: Past, Present and Future" sitting was held

OPCWThe sitting "Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons; Past, Present and Future" was held on January 1st, 2017 and Dr. Shahriar Khateri; OPCW Senior Assistance and Protection Officer, a number of chemical warfare victims, specialists and individuals attended the sitting.

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17th Issue of INMP Newsletter Published

INMPThe 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. 

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Appreciation Ceremony of Professor Freilinger in Cinema Museum

Pr-frilingerAn 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).

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ICRC's new representative in Tehran visits TPM

icrc-logoMs. 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.

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Professor Gerhard Freilinger visits TPM

Dr.-Gerhard-FreilingerProfessor 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.

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TPM and SCWVS delegates attend the 21st Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

OPCW2016The 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. 

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"Professional Course on Peace Education" hold at TPM

کارگاه تخصصی پنج روزه‌‌ آموزش صلح 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. 

This course, which was an introduction to peace related concepts and topics, was prepared based on academic courses on peace education and aimed to develop the participants' capacity in promoting a culture of peace. The curriculum was jointly planned by Iranian, German & Austrian academics at TPM and Berghof Foundation and included the following topics: Peace and Peace Education, Violence and Nonviolence, Conflict and Conflict Transformation and global citizenship. The participants benefited from the interactive and new methods of the workshop, too.


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Tehran Peace Museum will be closed for visits from 7th to 11th November 2016.

CloseThe Tehran Peace museum would be closed for visits from 7th to 11th November 2016 to hold the Professional Course on Peace Education. Peace and Peace Education, Violence and Nonviolence, Conflict and Conflict Transformation and global citizenship will be discussed in this interactive workshop.

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The Commemoration Ceremony to Appreciate Professor Mahdi Balali-Mood's Efforts

csm OPCW-The Hague AwardAccording to Mehr News Agency, the commemoration ceremony of Professor Mahdi Balali -Mood, the father of Iran's toxicology science, was held on September 27th in Birjand, South Khorasan province. In addition to appreciating Professor Balali-Mood's efforts and rewarding top students of Mood city, the life documentary of Professor Balali -Mood along with the post stamp and a rug with his portrait were unveiled. A healthcare center in Mood was also named after him.

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16th issue of INMP newsletter published

INMPThe 16th issue of the INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) newsletter has been published and is now available on the respective website. Like any other issue of the newsletter, diverse reports and news pieces can be found on this issue regarding different activities held in different peace museums around the world.

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The Commemoration of the "International Day of Peace" in Tehran Peace Museum

international-day-of-peaceAn anniversary ceremony on the occasion of "International Day of Peace" was held at Tehran Peace Museum (TPM) on September 18, 2016 and Victims of Iran - Iraq war, TPM volunteers as well as representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, United Nations Information Center, the ambassadors and representatives of the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Sweden, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Tehran Municipality and Non-Governmental Organizations, were among the attendees of this event.

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Ban Ki-moon's Message

ban-ki-moon-unEvery year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on warring parties to lay down their arms and observe a 24-hour global ceasefire. The symbolism of a day without fighting is a crucial reminder that conflict can and must come to an end.

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The message of representative of chemical warfare survivors on the occasion of International Day of Peace

Sardasht-NI also have a special hello to the victims of war and survivors of chemical weapons. On the verge of the “Week of Holly Defense”, I pay tribute to the martyrs of Iran-Iraq war as well.
We are here to commemorate 21st of September, the International Day of Peace and today, we are even more happy that this event is held by the assistance of victims of chemical weapons who are now the leaders and messengers of peace.

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