There are quite a few people who believe that one of the key aspects to promoting increased peace and understanding in the world is through facilitating positive interaction between individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds. The assumption is by learning about each other's cultures, languages, lives, that people can do discover what they have in common, as well as explore their differences and…
Pax Populi, which means “the peace of the people,” is a people-to-people peacemaking program with a working objective to put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people. We see the peaceful resolution of conflicts as one of the most…Continue
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The 2015 Annual Peacebuilding Training with the theme “Peacebuilders Lighting…Continue
From 28-19 November 2014, the Generations For Peace Institute will hold its inaugural Forum at its headquarters in Amman, Jordan. The purpose of this Forum is to unpack community-based peace building measures and explain Generations For Peace’s approach. Particular emphasis will be placed on how GFP uses sport…
In today's increasingly connected world there are thousands of resources available to obtain news and analysis about conflict and peace related issues. However, there are not that many sites that provide true in-depth analysis, reflection from a deep conflict or peace perspective. Within the field of conflict resolution there has also been a rapid growth in the field of peace journalism or peace media. The basic concept is that instead of media reporting passively…
by Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO)
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A UN resolution established the International Day of Peace in 1981 to coincide with the opening of the UN General Assembly. The first Peace Day was celebrated in 1982 and was held on the third Tuesday of September each year until 2002, when September 21 became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. The assembly decided in 2001 that the International Day of Peace should be annually observed on September…Continue
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Is religion the main cause of conflict today? New report answers 5 key questions on the link between peace and religion.
The Institute for Economics and Peace has just released a new report that debunks common myths about the link between religion and peace. Given how much news coverage focuses on religiously motivated violence, we saw it necessary to undertake a global statistical analysis so that we might…Continue
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The civil war in Nepal, driven by communist ideologies, affected the private sector both physically and psychologically. In addition, the private sector's own malpractices damaged its public image, creating hopes and suspicions which persist in the discourse on corporate engagement in peacebuilding. This paper explores the potential for, and challenges to, private sector engagement in peacebuilding in Nepal. It analyzes corporate sector approaches in…Continue
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Read my blog on how women are key players in combatting climate change.
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Dr. Samuel Mahaffy, Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village interviews Madut--one of the 'Lost Boys of Sudan'. Madut's journey and story teach us much about the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan. It is a story of great tragedy and also of tentative hope. Madut's account of his journey and his perspective on his homeland of South Sudan and what is needed to bring peace are woven into this…Continue
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Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC, organized Aman Chaupal on 4th October at two centres – Hastal Village and Jeevan Park, of AAM Foundation, an NGO that…Continue
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For more than seven years, Peace and Sport has been working with various local actors who use sport as a tool for education and peace in a wide range of settings. This experience has shown us that many of them have difficulty implementing certain sports due to a…
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Women of Life: Strength and Vision in Mostar By Danielle Bonner (This blog first featured on…Continue
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MasterPeace sets new standards for Peace efforts worldwide.
The Unifying Concert in Amsterdam, broadcast across 4 continents, features top artists from conflict areas sending the world a message of peace.
Syrian diva Assala to be given Peace Award and confirmed to perform at Ziggo Dome.
MasterPeace, the award-winning peace movement, celebrates the International Day of Peace with 55 events in…Continue
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In July, DME for Peace got in touch with TechChange to help tell the story about the challenges that peacebuilders face. DME for Peace (Design, Monitoring & Evaluation for Peace) is a project…Continue
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www.augp.edu.in and www.augp.webs.com His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan The Founder & Chairman Of " ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE " " AUGP" and Honry Chairman Of DIPLOMATIC MISSION - DMPP along with Dr. Shefki Hysa The Governor Of Diplomatic Mission & Intl. Governor Of AUGP , in Continuation to GLOBAL PEACE FOR PROSPERITY MOVEMENT , Holded a remarkable Strategic PEACE TREATY For UNITY , JUSTICE, HUMAN…Continue
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Israel & Palestine:
Securing The Cease-Fire and What Comes Next -
This Briefing covers recommendations for immediate actions/needs to sustain the cease-fire and specific measures to assist achieving security, peace for all Israelis and…Continue
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