Nobel Laureates, Charter for a Nonviolent World adopted in Rome, Dec. 13-15, 2007

Below is the link for Charter for a Nonviolent World, adopted by the 8th World Summit of the Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome, December 13-15, 2007.  Note in particular its 13th principle and its plea for scientific research in the fields of interaction and dialogue:
“Thirteenth: In implementing the principles of this Charter we call upon all to work together towards a just, killing-free world in which everyone has the right not to be killed and responsibility not to kill others.

To address all forms of violence we encourage scientific research in the fields of human interaction and dialogue, and we invite participation from the academic, scientific and religious communities to aid us in the transition to non-violent, and non-killing societies.”

The full of text of the Charter which proclaims “violence is preventable” can be accessed directly at http://www.nobelforpeace-summits.org/ENG/PDF/2007/CHARTER_ULTIMATE.pdf.

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