International day of nonviolence

The PASàPAZ Choir has brought its music to Spain

The French choir PASàPAZ has performed in Madrid (Casa de Vacas del Retiro) and in the Toledo Park of Study and Reflection, in two concerts that have taken place on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Nonviolence.…

Madrid also joined in the celebration of the Day of Nonviolence

As usual, on 2 October, Madrid (Spain) joined in the celebration of the International Day of Nonviolence. And it did so in Casa de Vacas (El Retiro) during an event in which different organisations working in very diverse fields drew…

Spain: Celebration of the Day of Nonviolence in Valencia

On the day of 2 October, two activities took place. In the morning, in the Town Hall Square, messengers of Silo’s Message, humanists, representatives of organisations and associations, friends, etc. came together for two hours in a simple but moving…

October 2nd a Nonviolence Day in the White West

This year it’s really complicated in this part of the world to hold a joyful celebration about nonviolence. The International Day of Nonviolence is a celebration of Gandhi’s birthday and an opportunity to commemorate the work of many others who…

“Become a person who produces hope”

“At times when everyone in the world is asleep, and even when dreams are asleep confined in darkness, Become a person who walks as he follows the stars instead of being afraid…

The Art of Nonviolence

On the occasion of the International Day of Nonviolence, 2 October 2019, 11 international artists have been invited to a symposium at the Schlamau Study and Reflection Park near Berlin. At the beautiful meeting place in Hohen Fläming, the artists…

Spain: the city of A Coruña declares October 2 the “Day of Active Nonviolence”

A Coruña declara el 2 de Octubre “Día de la Noviolencia Activa” en la ciudad

International day of nonviolence around the world

The 2nd of October was instituted as the International Day of Nonviolence at the UN in 2007 on the request of India to recognise Gandhi’s birthday. Around the world, many events to mark the day have been held this weekend. …

Nonviolence: the response to a xenophobic referendum in Hungary

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday, now the International day of nonviolence, Hungarians were faced with a divisive, xenophobic referendum on whether the country should accept a few hundred refugees as part of a redistribution programme promoted by Germany which…

From pacifism to nonviolence in Berlin

With the slogan “Reconciliation is the only path to peace”, on the 1st of October, the eve of the International Day of Nonviolence, hundreds of people formed a human peace symbol in Berlin that then transformed into the symbol of…

1 2 3