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People to People Peace Camp, Turkey 2011: Student newspaper posted

A student newspaper produced at PTPI Peace Camp in Turkey the last two weeks has been posted. It's great work by 28 outstanding teens from 23 countries. See: blood/2011%20peace%20gazette.p…


Added by Steven L. Youngblood on June 19, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments



Erle Frayne D. Argonza


Good afternoon from Manila!

Is it possible to practice guru for nationhood? Everybody who knows the term ‘guru’ or teacher expects the role of somebody who mentors on the level of the individual psyche, or intervenes on the individual level. Let me shed light about the matter.

There are different levels of consciousness and awareness. Each one of us has an individual aspect to our…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on June 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Bilderberg 2011: The Rockfeller World Order and the "High Priests of Globalisation" -Andrew Gavin Marshall

Bilderberg 2011: The Rockefeller World Order and the "High Priests of Globalization"


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on June 18, 2011 at 5:27pm — No Comments

This Week in Conflict… June 11th-17th, 2011.

Hello all! Hope all is well!

Since the This Week in Conflict report has gotten so incredibly long in recent weeks, I thought it might be easier to digest as 6 shorter reports highlighting the different regions on separate days. The World report, which will highlight different news at international organizations, human rights research and other aspects of peace and conflict that affect global situations, will be posted each Monday. The Africa…


Added by Rebecca Sargent on June 18, 2011 at 2:15pm — No Comments

India is not signatory to ILO convention on child labour..

India is not signatory to ILO convention on child labour..

World over we are celebrating the world day against child labour on june 20th ,over 20 cr are still engaged as child labourer .india having the largest number of child labourer ,followed by africa with 33% and latin america with 8%, some of them used for prostitution and pronography ,many forced into beggary others are used as child sodiers.child labour and slavery are among the worst form of human right violation.child labour is… Continue

Added by Gaurav kashyap on June 18, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Government is failed to end the manual scavenging

Government is failed to end the manual scavenging

Government is failed to end the manual scavenging . The emplyoment of SC/ST person to handle excreta would be an offence under the SC/ST act.Manual scavengers and construction of dry latrines prohibition act 1993 has failed to eradicate even after 18 years its enactment.

Added by Gaurav kashyap on June 18, 2011 at 12:03pm — No Comments

'Nepal's Stolen Children

'Nepal's Stolen Children

Actress Demi Moore partners with CNN Freedom Project .A passionate advocate for victims of human trafficking herself, Moore travels to Nepal to meet 2010 CNN Hero of the Year Anuradha Koirala and some of the thousands of women and girls Koirala’s organization has rescued from forced prostitution. How were they taken and where were they sent? Hear the emotional, first-hand experiences of these young survivors. And follow along with Moore as she searches for answers… Continue

Added by Gaurav kashyap on June 18, 2011 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Gaza strip entered its fifth year of a full israeli blocked by land , air and sea

Gaza strip entered its fifth year of a full israeli blocked by land , air and sea

The Gaza strip entered its fifth year of a full israeli blocked by land , air and sea on tuesday with unemployment at 45.2% one of highest rates in the world . The U.N relief work agency for palestine refugees found that by the second half of 2010 ,real wages had fallen 34.5% since2006 when sanction were imposed by hamas an islamist group that now rules the gaza strip ,won a palestine legislative… Continue

Added by Gaurav kashyap on June 18, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

African Environmental Journalists Form new federation

Press release,                                                         

DATE: JUNE 18th, 2011

Monrovia/Nairobi for immediate release

Ref: 001/2011




African Environmental Journalists Form new federation


The African Federation of Environmental Journalists (AFEJ) comes after online consultations among…


Added by Daud Abdi Daud Dhimbil on June 18, 2011 at 5:07am — No Comments

Cyber Crime in Africa, a Stalemate to Economic Development

Three West African countries Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon are ranked among the top countries in the world where cyber crime is most prevalent according to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria, Mrs Farida Waziri. The world loses $557 million annually to cyber crime.…

Added by Osagyefo Nana Osei Poku on June 17, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments

Foundation Launched New Website on First Anniversary

To celebrate the first anniversary since its incorporation on June 14, 2010, the Foundation for Global Collaboration and Peace launched its official website:

"I had wanted to built this site since the very beginning," says Founder and CEO, Wendy Hong, who initiated the Foundation's activities…


Added by FGCNP on June 17, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 06/17/2011

In this week’s PSR: Guatemala elections; Nigeria suicide bomb; al-Qaeda leader killed in Somalia; Sudan strife; Brazil land activist killed; Colombian compensation for victims; US guns in Mexico violence; Burma clashes; Foreigners barred from Tibet; Philippine journalist killed; Belarus protests; Czech missile defense; Kazakh summit; Spy in Egypt; Libyan updates; Tunisian leader faces trial; Afghanistan most dangerous for women; Nepal landmine…


Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on June 17, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

( Lord's Resistance Army )Who must take care of the Central African population against LRA

BANGUI (AFP) – Rebel fighters from the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) killed a doctor and his driver in an ambush in the Central African Republic, a military official said Tuesday.

The doctor was delivering polio vaccines with the driver and three other people when their vehicle was ambushed in the southeast of the country on Monday, said the official in the regional capital Bangassou.

"The doctor and his driver were killed on the spot. The three other people managed to escape.… Continue

Added by Madendama Endzia on June 17, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Eliminating USIP Is Unwise & Unsafe

Yes, this was posted about three weeks ago but I thought it was worthy of still posting.  Thoughts?


Eliminating USIP is unwise and unsafe


By Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.)05/25/11 11:26 AM ET


From a national security standpoint, the…


Added by Jeff Thompson on June 17, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

An Argument to Repeal DOMA

As many of us know the restriction of Civil Rights to certain groups is a major source of conflict.  The following entry is from a recent paper written for Public Policy.  I know this topic can be particularly heavily debated, and not civilly. I respect opinions but please no "bashing."  Thanks.


Our nation has, since its inception, defined itself as one that holds equality of the people as sacrosanct. Yet, our history speaks volumes as to the fact that we have not yet reached…


Added by Sarah Hanisko on June 17, 2011 at 8:29am — 2 Comments

Integration vs. Assimilation: Does anyone have a great article or resource?

We are looking for a few "go-to"  articles or resources on the differences between integration and assimilation.


Context:  Through the use of sport, recreation and physical activity, we are working with a group of Iraqi refugees living in a small city in the southern part of the US.  Our research is focused on how sport, service-learning and university-community partnerships can promote social…


Added by Sarah Hillyer on June 17, 2011 at 8:13am — 10 Comments

Bridging the Gap between Sport for Development and Sport Development in South Africa

There is a significant gap between youth-centered programming in sport for development and sport development in South Africa. This gap can be seen in various sectors – in the corporate…


Added by Sarah Moran on June 17, 2011 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

DR Congo: Making crafts from war by Rebecca Sargent

Hope can make all the difference in a person’s life. One small light of hope can lead people to peace, even in the massive shadow of war. SHONA, which means “sew” in Swahili, started with a simple idea; to give dignity and hope to a handful of handicapped persons living in Goma, in the DR Congo who are normally expected to beg for their subsistence. Read more on Insight on Conflict…


Added by Joel Gabri on June 17, 2011 at 6:07am — No Comments

The lunar eclipse as seen from Yerevan, Armenia

Not exactly to do with peace, but it does strike me that when people argue or fight about ethnicity, religion and ideology they're forgetting that we're here for just a moment in a much larger scheme of things. This week's lunar eclipse kind of puts things a little in perspective.



A larger version is available on my new Facebook page:…


Added by Onnik Krikorian on June 17, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments



Erle Frayne D. Argonza



It definitely feels great to see my country and region booming economically at this time, boom marked by strengthening currencies, bourses, and investment environments. However, the climb of ASEAN to economic prosperity is being hampered by the rouge manipulations of the Saxon Empire—British imperialism and U.S. hegemonism…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on June 16, 2011 at 6:33pm — 1 Comment

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