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  • The Guyana Peace Council Joins with the United Nations in observing INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR TOLERANCE

    The United Nations has designated November 16 as INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR TOLERANCE by Resolution 51/95 of 1996. This action followed up on the United Nations Year for Tolerance, 1995, which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 at the initiative of UNESCO, as outlined in the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance and Follow-up Plan of […]

  • Guyana Peace Council Salutes United Nations Day 2017

    The Guyana Peace Guyana salutes United Nations Day 2017. This year’s observance comes at a time when the UN is facing serious challenges with its mandate coming under increasing criticism from its peace loving and developmental partners around the world. While it is generally recognized that efforts are being made by the UN to address […]


    The Guyana Peace Council (GPC) has noted with grave concern the decision taken by President David Granger to unilaterally appoint a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). The Guyana Peace Council views this move by President Granger as not only an assault on our democracy but one that has the potential to destroy the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Guyana Peace Council Extend Sympathies on the Passing of Comrade Ali Baksh

    The Guyana Peace Council extends deepest sympathies to Mrs Baksh, children and grand children on the passing Comrade Ali Baksh. Comrade Ali Baksh was a former Member of the Central and Executive Committees of the People’s Progressive Party. In addition, Comrade Baksh was a Member of Cabinet and Minister of Government, a Member of Parliament […]

  • The Bridgetown Declaration from the 1st Caribbean Peace Conference

    As reported in   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 […]


    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 […]

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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



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