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  • Guyana Peace Council Celebrates International Day of Non-Violence

    GPC CELEBRATES UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. According to General Assembly resolution A/RES/61/271 of 15 June 2007, which established the commemoration, the International Day […]

  • Guyana Peace Council calls for Peace on the International Day of Peace

    September 21st is designated International Day of Peace by the United Nations. The Guyana Peace Council (GPC) takes this opportunity on the occasion of International Day of Peace to call on all peace loving forces in Guyana and the world at large to recommit themselves to the cause of peace and disarmament, in particular nuclear […]

  • The Guyana Peace Council (GPC) salutes United Nations International Day of Democracy 2017

    This year’s observation is being held under the theme; ‘Democracy and Conflict Prevention.’ International Day of Democracy is being observed by fighters for Democracy, Peace and Social Progress all  over the world. In 1997, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted a Universal Declaration on Democracy. Subsequently, in 2007, the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe […]

  • The Guyana Peace Council Welcomes Prospects for Peace in Colombia

    The Guyana Peace Council (GPC) welcomes recent developments in Colombia signaling a further consolidation of efforts at peaceful reconciliation among guerrilla movements and the government of Colombia. In this regard, the GPC notes that while war continues to rage in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan and war drums continue beat harder and harder on Korean Peninsula […]

  • Guyana Peace Council Calls for Non-Interference in Venezuela

    August 20, 2017 The Guyana Peace Council (GPC) has noted with concern the tense political situation in neighboring Venezuela and the debilitating impact the crisis is having on the living and working conditions of the Venezuelan people. The conflict, which has already claimed several lives, is showing no signs of abating. The Guyana Peace Council […]

  • The Bridgetown Declaration from the 1st Caribbean Peace Conference

    As reported in CaribFlame.com:   Mr. Omesh Satyanand represented the Guyana Peace Council at the First Caribbean Peace Conference The Bridgetown Declaration Resisting Nuclear and Environmental Disaster: Building Peace in the Caribbean A Declaration from the 1st Caribbean Peace Conference Bridgetown, Barbados, Oct. 6-7th, 2017 Introduction The Peace organisations existing in the Caribbean — the […]

  • WPC Condemns Atrocities on Rohingyas

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Statements The World Peace Council condemns the ongoing brutal attacks and ruthless torture on Rohingyas people living in Rakhaine province in Myanmar which became an act of “Ethnic cleansing” resulting in killing of thousands of innocent people. The Myanmar government also forced millions of Rohingyas to cross border to take shelter […]

  • WPC – SOLIDARITY WITH THOSE AFFECTED BY IRMA

    Socorro Gomes: Solidarity with those affected by hurricane Irma; we salute the support offered by Cuba Monday, September 11, 2017 Statements More than 750 Cuban doctors and nurses were sent to Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Dominica and Haiti, this Saturday (Sept., 9) to assist the victims of hurricane Irma, which is […]

  • WPC – Open Letter to the UN Secretary General

    Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Statements Your Excellency Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, We, representatives of the organizations of friendship and solidarity with Korean people in different countries and international NGOs, address this letter to you after our gathering in Pyongyang, capital of DPRK, on the 16th of August 2017 in the hope that the UN […]

  • Resuscitation of Guyana Peace Council

    June 20, 2016 Group discusses resuscitation of Guyana Peace Council – PPP The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) says a Steering Committee has been established tasked with the responsibility of formally re-establishing the Guyana Peace Council over the next months. This follows a meeting  with a group of “like-minded” Guyanese on June 23 at the […]

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Guyana Peace Council
Events.

The Guyana Peace Council is engaged in the promotion of peace and as a result, we participate in a number of events during the year. Some of these events are local in nature while others are of an international nature.

United Nations

Calendar of Events.

While the Guyana Peace Council focuses mainly on local issues and events, we are part of the global community and so we subscribe to many international events sponsored by the United Nations.

We Must All Work Towards Peace

The Guyana Peace Council encourages people from all walks of life to contribute to peace, progress and development. While we recognize the efforts of those who been heeding this call, we want to bring more peace loving people into the family so that we can all work together for a better future.

Ambassadors of Peace

The world has been blessed with some great souls who have made innumerable sacrifices for peace and betterment of their fellow humans. The Guyana Peace Council was founded by the Late Dr. Cheddi B. Jagan.

Dr. Cheddi Jagan

Dr. Cheddi Jagan

Mother Theresa

Mother Theresa

United Nations

United Nations

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

MLK Jr.

MLK Jr.

 

Some facts: Guyana and the World

The concept of peace covers a wide area of issues as it relates to peoples and nations.

Guyana 95th - Global Peace Index
Domestic Violence in the Caribbean
World Poverty - over 3 billion people live on less than US$2.50 a day