Wars down the ages have killed and maimed billions, and have the ability to destroy all development agendas overnight.
From 1945 onward, more than half a billion have died and many more injured as a result of inter-state and intra-state wars. Humanity needs a world without wars in order to survive and develop.
The post-2015 Global Development Goals of the United Nations (which continues the path taken by the Millennium Development Goals) offer a historic opportunity for the whole of humanity to rally together and demand a world without wars; and global peace.
A post-2015 development agenda which does not pledge nation-states towards global peace and elimination of all wars will be meaningless to some, hollow to many and irrelevant to all of humanity.
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The targets include, a world without war by 2030, restrictions on production and sale of small arms, dismantling of nuclear arms, a stop to establishment of military bases outside one's borders, and the launch of a more democratic global governance system.