Anna Polo

Impegnata da anni nel campo della pace e della nonviolenza, ha coordinato la commissione dedicata a questo tema nella Regionale Umanista Europea del 2003 (riunione di Praga) e 2004 (riunione di Budapest) e nel Forum Umanista Europeo del 2006 a Lisbona e del 2008 a Milano. Nel 2009 ha fatto parte dell'equipe relazioni della Marcia Mondiale per la Pace e la Nonviolenza. Attualmente partecipa a Mondo senza guerre e senza violenza.

30.11.2015

Tony De Brum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Marshall Islands: a brave struggle for nuclear disarmament

Tony De Brum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Marshall Islands: a brave struggle for nuclear disarmament

Together with your people, you have received the Right Livelihood Honorary Award for your courage and commitment to nuclear disarmament. When you were nine years old, you witnessed the ‘Bravo shot’ at Bikini Atoll, the largest-ever US nuclear test that produced an explosion 1,000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima… »

13.07.2015

The terrorists in suits and ties strike again

The terrorists in suits and ties strike again

The terrorists in suits and ties who in January showed such indignation for the atrocious Parisian attack by their Kalashnikov-wielding twins have struck again. If a terrorist is distinguished by the cruelty and absolute indifference for the consequences of their actions on others, how else can we call the band… »

02.02.2015

“I want to take care of happiness.” Even (and especially) in Afghanistan

“I want to take care of happiness.” Even (and especially) in Afghanistan

A country traumatized by decades of war; a people full of life and dignity; an active and courageous civil society; a project to help transition from fear to trust. We speak with Alberto Pennella – counsellor, poet, blogger and expert on emotions – about his extraordinary experience in Afghanistan. Where… »

12.01.2015

Who’s the terrorist?

Who’s the terrorist?

The image of the events of 11th of January in Paris have provoked two opposing reactions: on the one hand I am greatly moved by the number of ordinary people who want to make a statement, with their presence, about their rejection of hate and violence, and on the other… »

17.12.2014

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… »

15.12.2014

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… »

13.12.2014

Courage, passion and humour in the Summit of the Nobel Peace Laureates

Courage, passion and humour in the Summit of the Nobel Peace Laureates

The passion and strength of those who dare to challenge the seemingly impossible, the sense of humour of a spiritual guide who knows how to communicate profound messages without useless and heavy solemnity and still the noticeable presence of a great fighter for nonviolence who died a year ago, dominated… »

22.10.2014

The creative force of nonviolence: interview with the directors of “Everyday Rebellion”

The creative force of nonviolence: interview with the directors of “Everyday Rebellion”

Everyday Rebellion is a documentary about creative forms of nonviolent protest all over the world. We talk about it with Arman and Arash Rihai, who directed it. How did you get the idea of a film about nonviolent movements? The initial moment when… »

18.10.2014

The crisis and its challenges in Europe and South America – Part One

The crisis and its challenges in Europe and South America – Part One

Viewed from Europe, the crisis seems global and the future bleak, but at world level: are things really that way? Are there countries or even continents living in a different situation, with certain optimism, offering alternative experiences, views and reasons for hope? South America could be the case in this… »

27.05.2014

Twenty years of studies on the Goddess: an inspiring conference

Twenty years of studies on the Goddess: an inspiring conference

Photo: https://it-it.facebook.com/associazionelaima Friday, May the 9th, 2014, 6pm, the ‘International House of Women’ in Rome: an exhibition by women artists paying tribute to the Potnia with their work and a celebration to our Ancestresses mark the start of the conference to honour Marija Gimbutas twenty years after her death. »

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