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Committee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedFebruary 25th, 2013
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Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2013
To establish a Department of Peacebuilding.
Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2013 - Establishes a Department of Peacebuilding, which shall be headed by a Secretary of Peacebuilding (Secretary). Sets forth the mission of the Department, including: (1) cultivation of peace as a national policy objective; and (2) development of policies that promote national and international conflict prevention, nonviolent intervention, mediation, peaceful conflict resolution, and structured conflict mediation. Establishes in the Department: (1) the Office of Peace Education and Training, (2) the Office of Domestic Peace Activities, (3) the Office of International Peace Activities, (4) the Office of Technology for Peace, (5) the Office of Arms Control and Disarmament, (6) the Office of Peacebuilding Information and Research, (7) the Office of Human Rights and Economic Rights, and (8) the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Peace. Establishes a Federal Interagency Committee on Peace. Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Secretary of State to consult with the Secretary concerning nonviolent means of conflict resolution when a conflict between the United States and any other government or entity is imminent or occurring. Directs the Secretary to encourage citizens to celebrate the blessings of peace and endeavor to create peace on a Peace Day.
This makes more common sense than everything we have been doing for the last 250 years. They say if you want to break bad habits, you concentrate on trying to create a new habit that replaces the old bad habit. This philosophy is applied here. We concentrate on trying to establish, create and support peace initiatives and become the America that we have been propagandizing the world on. Creating wars and supporting nations and groups of people who are warring, is not benefitting any society. Start supporting god, instead of evil and positive results will happen.
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways. ~ Dalai Lama #BuddhaQuote https://bit.ly/BuddhaApp-iOS