Pía Figueroa

Co-Director of Pressenza, life-long humanist, author of several monographs and books.

The Time is Now: Reduce the Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Although the cold war ended some 20 years ago, Obama is the first U.S. president to commit to making significant changes in U.S. nuclear weapons policy to reflect new global realities.

The Colombian Congress endorses the World March

According to Senate sources in Bogota, today Congress endorsed the World March.

This journey will also symbolize a step forward in humanity’s history, away from discord and towards harmony

With such words, Queen Rania Al Abdullah, from Jordan, endorses the World March for Peace and Non-Violence.

President Rafael Correa to resolutely promote Nonviolence

In a 50 minute audience, today at 5pm, the President of Ecuador, economist Rafael Correa, spoke with much joy and fraternity to Rafael de la Rubia and Tomas Hirsch, to express his resolute commitment to the World March for Peace and Nonviolence.

Douglas Tompkins endorses WM

“The acceleration of everyday life, the growth of arms technology and the over-development of the global economy with ensuing global climate change among many other issues has left the world in a far more precarious place than ever in the history of civilization”.

Award for “Silo: Sage of the Andes”

It has just been announced that “Silo: Sage of the Andes” was awarded a Special Jury Award at the Houston, Texas based, 42nd International WorldFest Film Festival.

Information exchange agreement between Morris Productions and Pressenza

Today in the city of Bogota, Colombia, an agreement was reached to exchange information between our agency and Morris Productions, directed by the renowned journalist Hollman Morris.

Evo’s gesture of active nonviolence leads Bolivian legislators to approve electoral reforms

Bolivian legislators approved an historic electoral law increasing the representation for the Bolivian people from low income rural areas.

Give peace another chance!

Imagine: The Peace Ballad of John & Yoko

Commitment for the reduction of nuclear weapons arsenals

“Let us honor our past by reaching for a better future”, proclaimed Unites States President Barack Obama, vowing to a new era without nuclear weapons.

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