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Third Peacecast 2014 Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Weinberg, 214.282.3924, weinbergd@aol.com ACTOR MICHAEL NOURI HOSTS THIRD PEACECAST 2014 CELEBRATING UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE DAY SEPTEMBER 21 PEACECAST ISSUES CALL FOR PEACE VIDEOS MIAMI.  On September 21st the world celebrates the United Nations International Day of Peace. From Peace Day’s first minute in Auckland, New Zealand until its last minute in ...

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The under-reported ray of hope in the Palestine/Israel violent saga

The News could not be more discouraging: "Israel has carried out deadly strikes on the Gaza Strip amidst continued violence following the killings of a Palestinian teenager and three teenage Israeli settlers. At least nine Hamas members were killed Sunday when the Israeli military bombed two parts of Gaza. It was Israel’s deadliest strike on Gaza since an eight-day assault in late 2012. Hamas has called the ...

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Finally the Comiso Airport will be renamed after Pio La Torre

by Francesca Piatti “I am overwhelmed with emotion on learning that the Airport of Comiso will be given the name of Pio La Torre once again, that of the mafia-killed Union Leader and Italian Parlamentarian, whose strong and brave contribution didn't just start off the struggle against nuclear Missiles in Comiso, but has also been of moral example to all those who believe in peace and Justice, like ourselves ...

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Making Peace exhibition opened Saturday in Strasbourg

Our photo-exhibition 'Making Peace' opened on Saturday in Strasbourg in fine style. Despite the bitter cold, curator Ashley Woods and Secretary-General Colin Archer joined a large group of officials and specially invited guests (including the Bosnian Ambassador and a representative of the German Consulate) from the international institutions for the opening ceremonies of the Lieu d'Europe, a handsome, newly ...

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Peace, disarmament, active nonviolence. Interview with Alex Zanotelli

www.shekina.it Alex Zanotelli is an Italian priest and a Comboni missionary, the founder of several movements that promote peace and justice in solidarity. He is also one of the promoters of the Arena of Peace and Disarmament which will take place on April 25 in Verona and which will bring together the entire peace and nonviolence movement, both secular and religious, and those promoting solidarity and volu ...

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Noam Chomsky Lecture: Security and State Policy

Prof. Noam Chomsky delivered the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation’s 13th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on February 28, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. A leading principle of international relations theory is that the highest priority of states is to ensure security.  As George Kennan formulates the standard view, government is created “to assure order and justice internally and to provid ...

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International Peace Research Association at 50

by Johan Galtung, 17 Feb 2014 - TRANSCEND Media Service Known as IPRA, founded in 1964 in London–and this author, 34 at the time, is the only surviving founder.  IPRA rotates every two years from one peace research center to the other, and is now in very competent Turkish hands.  And what is more natural than having the 50th anniversary for the hub of peace studies in that hub of the world, Istanbul, 10-14 ...

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Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Declare “Peace Zone” in the Region

Latin American and Caribbean leaders have wrapped their annual summit of a regional grouping that excludes the United States and Canada. The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States held its first gathering last year as a counterweight to forums that exclude Cuba. Cuban President Raúl Castro touted the summit’s accomplishments. President Raúl Castro: "We’ve reached important agreements on significan ...

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2nd CELAC Summit Concludes with Important Statements

Havana, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The 2nd Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is expected to conclude today with important statements, particularly in proclaiming the region as a zone for peace and free of nuclear weapons. Presidents of Chile, Peru, Arrive in Cuba for CELAC Summit France Says CELAC Is Major Stakeholder for Europe Such agreement is transcendental when there ar ...

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Photo Contest “Peace Is”

The 5th International Photo Contest "Peace Is" on children's rights, organized by the Greek office of the international organization "World Without Wars and Violence" was successfully completed. The statistics of the competition are impressive! The competition website received more than 1.4 million visitors from 159 countries (until December 10th). A total of 830 photos submitted in 4 categories from 317 ph ...

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