- Central Organisation for Durable Peace
The Central Organisation for a Durable Peace was established at
The Hague, The Netherlands, in April 1915. Its members represented nine European nations and the United States. They called for a "new diplomacy", willing to accept military sanctions against aggressive countries.
The Organisation was dissolved after the
Treaty of Versailles. Involved American peace leaders included Fannie Fern Andrews, Emily Greene Balchand William I. Hull.
Tablet to The Hague, 'Abdu'l-Bahá's letter to the organisation.
* [http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/CDGB/centralorganisation.htm Swarthmore College Peace Collection: Central Organisation for a Durable Peace]
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