After accepting the Nobel Prize for Peace, Pire established (1960)
in Huy the Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Centre, later known as
the University of Peace, for instructing youths in the principles and
practice of peace. He was also the founder of the World Friendships
(to promote better understanding between races) and the World Sponsorships
(to aid African and Asian refugees). Pire's Batir la paix (Building
Peace) appeared in 1966.
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