IFLAC IPCTV: A Peace Culture Television and Internet ChannelPosted: 2013/04/29
“The enemy is he whose story you have not heard.”
(Nobel Peace Laureate, Elie Wiesel)
IFLAC has as one of its major projects the creation of an independent Peace Culture TV and Internet Channel, called IFLAC IPCTV, and is calling for sponsors and seeking to enlarge its Consortium of Peace Partners for this purpose.
The aim of IFLAC IPCTV would be to counterbalance the culture of violence and war by spreading a culture of peace, and to tell the stories of “the other”. In the IPCTV proposal, Dr. Ada Aharoni writes, “Stories are the founding bricks of culture, and through the IPCTV we will explore and tell as objectively as possible, the stories and cultural backgrounds of both sides of a conflict. This knowledge of each other will lead to understanding and respect and would help in eliminating the causes of conflict, war and terror, and would promote reconciliation and peace.”
One of the organizations that has accepted the invitation to partner with IFLAC on this initiative is the Center for Global Nonkilling (CGNK). In their response, they write:
CGNK is pleased to join the consortium of peace partners which IFLAC is putting together for the proposal. IFLAC and Center for Global Nonkilling have a lot of goals in common. Working together makes us all stronger. It is time that we have a TV channel dedicated to promoting a culture of nonkilling peace. A TV channel that feels obliged to: