Peace and Disarmament

17.12.2014 Anna Polo

Flash of the last day of the Nobel Peace Summit

Flash of the last day of the Nobel Peace Summit

A change of location for the last day of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: no longer the auditorium at Music Park, but Julio Cesar Sala del Campidoglio, seat of the Communal Council of Rome. It began with a reading of messages from Gorbachev, who could not participate and is … »

17.12.2014 Pía Figueroa

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Irish Nobel Peace Laureate in 1976, engaged for years in nonviolent conflict resolution, talks about the current situation on the issues of peace, nonviolence and disarmament; about nonviolent movements which are known and maintained in the Middle East and the steps to follow to reach a world … »

17.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Reclaiming Pacifism in East Asia

Reclaiming Pacifism in East Asia

Today, East Asia stands at the crossroads, not least due to Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s efforts to accelerate the long-pursued attempts by the Liberal Democratic Party to change Japan’s peace constitution – and more specifically, its Article 9 that renounces war and prohibits maintenance of war potential. By Kawasaki Akira … »

15.12.2014 Anna Polo

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Outside the auditorium that hosted the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates colourful canvases, posters and Tibet flags were displayed to welcome and support the Dalai Lama. It was a very busy morning, with three round tables that happened without a moment’s respite, with a real bombardment of intellectual and emotional … »

14.12.2014 Redazione Italia

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: Final Declaration

The Nobel Peace Laureates and Peace Laureate Organizations, gathered in Rome for the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates from 12 – 14 December, 2014 have issued the following declaration regarding their deliberations: LIVING PEACE Nothing is as antagonistic to peace as the … »

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