he Rotary District Peace Communities
Program, being an initiative of District 9700 that now encompasses some
fifty-six communities in some sixteen countries world-wide, firmly supports in
District Peace Communities are committed to peace, under a declaration binding
upon their community and through a formal compact between Rotary Clubs and the
local government administration of the community concerned.
The objectives of these Peace Communities are:
respect for the life and dignity of every person,
without discrimination or prejudice
rejection of violence, in all of its forms and towards
resolution of conflict among people within local and
reconciliation of differences and the pursuit of
expression and cultural diversity.
Rotary District Peace Communities’ objectives are consistent with the higher
values of Rotary International and its global pursuit of Peace, Goodwill and
the Rotary District Peace Communities encourage such objectives to be
incorporated as goals of the
the Rotary District Peace Communities strongly endorse the call of the Honolulu
Peace Declaration for Rotary International to complement the United Nation’s
Culture of Peace Program and the Hague Appeal for Global Peace, through a
Campaign for Peace Education.
or and on Behalf of the Rotary District Peace Communities Program,
District Peace Communities Program