'Children of the World draw for Peace', Montauban, France, March
March 2nd to March 16th, 2017, the Municipality of Montauban
welcomed the running exhibition 'Children of the World draw
for Peace' which was organized with the collaboration of the
Unesco Children Club. This show was inaugurated by the Deputy
Lord Mayor Mr Alain Crivella, in charge of Culture, the Councillor
Mrs Nicole Roussel, and Alain Mila, the President of the Association
'Sentinals of Peace'. And with the artist Asilva, curator and
coordinator of this exhibition, Mrs Martine Pasquet, IAA Executive
Secretary, and with the active participation of the Montauban
Schools of Dance, Music, and Drawing.
March 15th, a balloons release with messages of Peace written
by the children gathered about 400 kids from Montauban. When
you know that Montauban was the field of terrorist attacks on
March 15th, 2012, it is easy to understand the importance of
this manifestation. A choir of 50 children of the School of
Music sang 'Tout le bonheur du Monde' (All the happiness of
the world). Then all the children sang and danced on the Esplanade
des Fontaines with their day holiday centers accompanying adults,
and the volunteers of 'The Sentinals of Peace'.
the affiche, the invitation and more pictures on large format
through this link.
International Forum of NGOs in Official Partnership with Unesco. Querétaro, Mexico. November 3-5, 2016
From November 3rd to November 5th, 2016, was hold in Querétaro,
Mexico, the 6th Unesco NGOs International Forum devoted to 'From
Promotion to Building Peace with the Unesco NGOs'. This Forum
gathered 50 International NGOs which prepared it. IAA was one
of those participative NGOs.
Honorary President Rosa Maria Burillo participated to this Forum
by intervening to present the Mexican National Committee Projects
around Peace, and by participating to the round table which
was organized on the topic: 'Art as a tool of dialogue'. She
also organized with the other participative Latin American NCs
a huge exhibition of 'Murals' and of children drawings in the
Educational and Cultural Center Manuel Gomez Morin (http://gomezmorin.gob.mx).
In this exhibition being open to everyone, groups of children
from the Foundation Mexico, Pride and Tradition of Queretaro
could think about their idea of the Peace and draw their feeling
in the light and in the eyes of everybody. All the drawings
were shown, and a visit was organized for the Unesco officials,
the members of the Liaison Committee, and the participative
Quite a lot of the Mexican Committee members came to attend
this Forum of Querétaro, as well as Rosemary Golcher,
the President of the IAA Regional Committee of Latin America
(Costa Rica), Claudia Adriazola, the Vice President (Chile),
Albino Luna, the Secretary (Mexico) and Oscar Casquino, Member
(Peru). This Forum gathered a total number of more of 800 persons,
students groups from Mexican Universities wishing attend the
this Forum, the IAA Secretariat and the Unesco Children Club
organized a 'Sentinals of Peace' special day for the children
of the Unesco staff with the collaboration of three French artists:
Alain Mila, President of the Association 'Les Sentinelles de
la Paix', working at international level, Gilles Charrot, artist
who was selected for 'Nuit Blanche 2016' (White Night), and
Asilva, a member of the French Committee who curated the exhibition
'Children of the world draw for Peace'. As well as the clarinetist
and actor Camille Artichaut who accompanied the building of
of Peace Echoing
the Querétaro Forum on Peace 'From promoting to building
Peace with NGOs', hold in Querétaro, Mexico, on 3rd and
4th November, 2016, an event was proposed by IAA to the Unesco
Children Club in order to raise, once again, children from 3
to 13 years old.
event was animated by Alain Mila, a sculptor, President of the
Association 'Sentinelles de la Paix', Association approved by
the French Minister of Culture, Gilles Charrot, artist selected
to participate to 'Nuit Blanche 2016', and Asilva, a CNFAP member
who curated the exhibition 'Children of the world draw for Peace'.
The clarinetist and actor Camille Artichaut gave ryhtm to the
building of the Sentinels by his talented improvisations while
the artists and the children were working to put stones in balance.
As a symbol of the fragility of human values.
to the Delegation of Indonesia to Unesco and to the International
Council of Dance (CID), the teenagers of the 'Garuda Cendekia
Middle School Jakarta' presented a part of their world running
Excellency Mr H. PANDJAITAN, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Ambassadeur of the Republic of Indonesia honored this event.
video of this day was made, you can watch it here:
children of the schools of Solliès Ville,
(Var, South of France) were invited to reflect on what is, for
each of them, the idea of Peace. All the obtained définitions
were hung to balloons that were released at the opening by the
Mayor, on May 6th 2016, of the exhibition 'Children of the World
draw for Peace'. An article
[PDF] published in Var Matin speaks of this 'exceptional exhibition'.
more pictures on large format through this link.
The Children of the World Draw for Peace, Italy,
Pavese (near Trevise), April 2016
more pictures on large format through this link.
for Art, Together for Peace, the children undertake'
In December 2015, the French National Committee organized a
second travalling exhibition, France-Morocco, including
children's drawings from those two countries. The children thought
and worked about the idea of Peace: 'Together for Art, Together
for Peace: the children undertake'.
running exhibition was shown at the Decauville House, in Voisins-le-Bretonneux
(near Paris), on December 2015, 16th et 17th. Fatema Binet-Ouakka,
a CNFAP member, in charge of international relationships, made
the Fes Region and Paris Region work about
the theme; 'Art and Peace'. (Documents
in French and Arabic language and Berberian language version)
draw for Peace Unesco Children Club
September 16, 2015
artist ASILVA, a member of he CNFAP, the IAA French National
Committee, organized at the Unesco Children Club, and with its
participation, an exhibition of 600 children drawings coming
from 16 countries of the five regions. This travelling exhibition
was presented with a dance performance created for the 45 children
who attended the show.
André Hervio, the CNFAP President, gave to each participative
child to the exhibition a certificate including the drawing
of the 'Colombe de la Paix' which was drawn by one of them.
more pictures on large format through this link
(UNESCO Children Club), this link
(Townhall Paris 5th District) and this link
(Sesto Fiorentino and Paese, Italy).
2015 Fes-project (Morocco)
artists will participate in the 2015 'Fes-project' about Peace.