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Peace Organizations The word 'peace' has a different meaning for each individual in the world. Many religious practices like Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, etc. all state for world peace. Peace is a term also expressed in trainings such as yoga and Tai Chi. My definition of peace is an ideal of freedom and happiness among all nations and people. There are many different organizations in the world that support and try to bring world peace and aid to many countries like the United Nations, Peace Corps, Doctors Without Borders, Peace Without Borders, Nobel Peace Prize etc. Peace Without Borders was a free concert held on the border between Colombia and Venezuela. ...read more.


The mission of the Peace Corps is to help people in interested countries to meet their need for trained men and women, to encourage people to understand Americans better on the part of the people served and vice versa. A volunteer going to different parts of the world can specialize in education, environment, business, agriculture, etc. They work with schools, non-profit organizations, governments and entrepreneurs. M�decins Sans Fronti�res or Doctors Without Borders is a humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization created in 1971 by French doctors. This organization believes in peace, neutrality and that everyone should be taken care of medically no matter their religion, race, gender or anything that makes them different from others. ...read more.


Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, instituted this prize. United Nations in an international organization made up of 192 member states. This organization wants to achieve world peace, cooperation in international law, security, economic development, social progress and human rights. The UN was established in 1945 to replace the League of Nations and stop wars between countries. It also works with the World Health Organizations, The World Food Programme and UNICEF. The six official languages are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The United Nations also sends peacekeepers to different places in the world to enforce peace agreements and prevent hostilities between regions. This peacekeeping force received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1988. There are many other organizations in the world that want to help achieve world peace and help other regions in need of medical aid or other reasons. ...read more.

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