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The complete agenda and programme of work of the 68th session of the General Assembly is available on the General Assembly website.

UN High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

9 September 2014

On 13 September 1999, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, by consensus, Resolution 53/243 on the Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace. Among other things, this Resolution provided the driving force for the implementation of the UN-declared International Decade for Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010). Asserting and re-affirming the commitment of the totality of the United Nations membership to building a Culture of Peace, the General Assembly has been adopting resolutions on the subject every year since 1997.

The one-day High Level Forum will take place on 9 September, 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will comprise of an opening segment and two multi-stakeholder interactive panels and a brief closing segment. The two panels will focus on: (1) the role and contributions of women and the young to the Culture of Peace; and (2) global citizenship as a pathway to the Culture of Peace.