"Gustave Moynier and the peace societies" by Andr Durand, Intl. "A Century of Nobel Peace Laureates, 1901-2005: From Peace Movement to the United Nations" from League of Nations Archives & Indiana University. | Click here for individual peacemakers, including all Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
"Conference Tables in History" from Stoneline Designs Conference Table Blog. (1931), "The History of Peace: A Short Account of the Organized Movements for International Peace," G. Click here for monuments related to peace treaties. May 22, 1787 - Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade, London (England).
Two hitmen on a motorcycle were said to attached a magnetic bomb to the car of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan killing him and a passenger instantly as they sat in the Iranian-assembled Peugeot 405 in northern district of the capital Tehran.
Iran has accused Israel’s Mossad, the CIA and Britain’s spy agencies of engaging in an underground “terrorism” campaign against nuclear-related targets, including at least three killings since early 2010 and the release of a malicious computer virus that temporarily disrupted controls of some centrifuges - a key component in nuclear fuel production.
But all attempts failed, and each World War brought an end to most pre-war conferences and peace organizations.
| "Peace Congresses," by Walter George Smith in the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913). "An Exhibit of Photographs of Leaders & Supporters of the American Peace Society" from the Swarthmore College Peace Collection.
"Monuments Related to World Federalism and/or World Goverment" on this web site. Also called Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
"100 Years of Peace making: A history of the International Peace Bureau and other international peace movement organisations and networks" by Rainer Santi, Pax frlag, International Peace Bureau (IPB), Geneva (Switzerland), January 1991. Founded by abolitionist Thomas Clarkson [1760-1846] & others. Local peace societies (part of a liberal movement for human rights, social improvements, free trade, abolition of slavery & an end to war) start to appear when the Napoleonic wars finally end in 1815.
--- The history of the conferences reflects the ups and downs of various peace organizations, e.g.
New York Peace Society, American Peace Society, the Peace Society (of UK), International Workers Association, International Arbitration & Peace Association, Universal Peace Union, Inter-Parliamentary Union, International Peace Bureau, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Women's Peace Party, Women's International League for Friendship & Peace. -- Peace conferences brought together many peacemakers on whom the Nobel Committee bestowed the Nobel Peace Prize -- Henri Durant (1901) | Frdric Passy (1901) | Charles Albert Gobat (1902) | lie Ducommun (1902) | William Randal Cremer (1903) | Bertha von Suttner (1905) | Fredrik Bajer (1908) | Auguste Beernaert (1909)| Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles de Constant (1909) | Tobias Asser (1911) | Alfred Hermann Fried (1911) | Elihu Root (1912) | Henri La Fontaine (1913) | Christian Lange (1921) | Austen Chamberlain (1925) | Aristide Briand (1926) | Gustav Stresemann (1926) | Ferdinand Buisson (1927) | Frank Kellogg (1929) | Nathan Sderblom (1930) | Jane Addams (1931) | Nicholas Murray Butler (1931) | Cordell Hull (1945) | Emily Greene Balch (1946) | John R. (Click here for a longer list of peacemakers who attended in the 19th century & early 20th century.) -- Peace conferences tried to end war -- and to stop impending wars. Henry Ford & Andrew Carnegie) invested in peace conferences to stop World War I.