In 1795 Immanuel Kant outlined six preliminary conditions for peace between states in his famous essay Zum ewigen Frieden: Ein philosophischer Entwurf (Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch). The Redrafting Perpetual Peace initiative invited academics to engage in the project of re-writing Perpetual Peace to re-frame it for the contemporary world.


This page offers a list of external links to organizations and initiatives whose mission resonates with the scope and content of the Perpetual Peace Project and Redrafting Perpetual Peace.

perpetual peacePerpetual Peace Project
Website dedicated to the first phase of the Perpetual Peace Project, containing audiovisual material from the exhibitions, symposia and workshops organized between 2009 and 2011.

A community of social entrepreneurs, volunteers, bloggers, musicians, businesses and other active citizens who connect and work together to fuel peace-building and intercultural understanding.

charter for compassionCharter for Compassion International
Umbrella organization for people to engage in collaborative partnerships worldwide. Its mission is to bring to life the principles articulated in the Charter for Compassion created by Karen Armstrong through concrete, practical action in a myriad of sectors.

free the slavesFree the Slaves
Organization dedicated to alerting the world about slavery’s global comeback and to catalyzing a resurgence of the abolition movement.

Histories of ViolenceHistories of Violence
Three-year project that interrogates the meaning of mass violence and human destruction in the 21st Century, and invites critical reflections from renowned public intellectuals, artists and writers.

International Peace DayInternational Day of Peace
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly of the United Nations has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

Divan OrchestraWest-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Orchestra founded in 1999 by Israeli conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim and Pakestinian scholar Edward Said to bring together musicians from Israel, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Iran, Turkey and Spain and promote reflection and understanding.

Peace-of-MindPeace of Minds Academy
Organization composed by students and young professionals working on concrete case studies in the field of conflict and peace, to understand the role played in them by Dutch companies, consumers and politicians.