As long as there’s been violent conflict there have been individuals and groups striving to prevent it and create social conditions in which violence need not arise. Working for a peaceful future takes many forms, from refusing to take part in war and violence, and publicly raising the issues, to promoting andwhite poppies practising education for peace and the creation of humanitarian international laws; the PPU’s annual White Poppy campaign challenges ‘popular’ assumptions about war, and spotlights creative techniques of conflict prevention and conflict resolution.

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