Peace and Disarmament

19.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

We Will Not Cease, or, “Lest We Forget”

We Will Not Cease, or, “Lest We Forget”

Lest We Forget, a phrase in the poem “Recessional,” by Rudyard Kipling, is the reason we engage in this memory, suggested by Vonnie Boston* following her attendance over last weekend’s (14 – 15 February 2015) conference on, “Bringing-spreading the Light” at a special centre – Tauhara Conference Space and Retreat … »

17.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Learn conflict and peace in 20 minutes

Learn conflict and peace in 20 minutes

The world is full of unnecessary violence and human suffering. Do you know anyone who’d like it to continue like that?   If we educate ourselves and look outside the box, we can create a better world for all. Peace and security can be learnt, making conflict illiteracy and most of … »

17.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

GROWING SUPPORT FOR MOVING AWAY FROM NUCLEAR WEAPONS

GROWING SUPPORT FOR MOVING AWAY FROM NUCLEAR WEAPONS

GENEVA (IDN) – Ahead of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) scheduled for April 27 to May 22, 2015 in New York, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) has expressed a clear vision for the future … »

14.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Appeal – Kathy Kelly: Pope Francis

Appeal – Kathy Kelly: Pope Francis

Building and Understanding: A Proposed Meeting: Kathy Kelly and Pope Francis, in the Name of Peace By Gary Corseri and Charles Orloski We would like to get this idea “out there”—for good Catholics, and conscientious Americans, and peace-loving citizens of the world to mull over… Pope Francis, like St. Francis, … »

12.02.2015 PressTV

East Ukraine ceasefire to start February 15: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire between warring Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine will take effect within the next few days. Speaking to reporters on Thursday following marathon talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, the Russian leader said he, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President … »

12.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Ukraine – caught between two outsides

Ukraine – caught between two outsides

Much of the American media (and many of us in general) see the Ukraine in terms of the old Soviet Union, either leaping to a defense of Russia or to total hostility to it (as if we are re-fighting the Cold War). There is no sense of history. Not even … »

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