ERIC Number: ED229310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr-21
Reference Count: N/A
United States Academy of Peace Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on S.1889 to Establish the United States Academy of Peace, and for Other Purposes.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Testimony of witnesses, including senators and professors, newspaper articles, press releases, communications, and other publications in support of legislation that would create a Department or Academy of Peace and Conflict Resolution are provided. The academy would have 3 major functions: (1) to perform and assist research about international peace and peacemaking; (2) to educate and train--directly and indirectly--persons across the nation from government, private enterprise, and voluntary associations about international peace and peacemaking skills; and (3) to establish an information service in the field of peace learning. To be located within easy reach of Washington, D.C., the academy would be governed by a 15-member board, consisting of 4 members from Congress (2 members from each major political party from the Senate and the House of Representatives) and 11 members nominated by the President and approved by the Senate. (RM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.