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The Diana Award goes to the young colombian Angelo Cardona

Colombian human rights defender Angelo Cardona received the Diana Award in honour of the late Diana, Princess of Wales for his outstanding contribution for peace in Colombia. The Diana Award was established in 1999 by the British government as a…

How Humanity Can Realistically Prevent War From Ever Happening Again

An interview with anthropologist Douglas P. Fry on how societies that operate within peace systems avoid war and create positive intergroup relationships—and what this might mean for humanity’s future. By April M. Short We live in a time in which…

2020 US Peace Prize Nominees

The US Peace Memorial Foundation directs a nationwide effort to honor Americans who stand for peace by publishing the US Peace Registry, awarding the annual US Peace Prize, and planning for the US Peace Memorial in Washington, DC. These projects…

Face 2 Face with Christopher Salata

On this show we speak with Christopher Salata, Co-founder and Director of Peace Accelerators. He describes his organization’s long-term initiatives, including Farms Not Arms, which focuses on building regenerative community farms involving refugees and making a model for green production.…

An Urgent Need to Advance Peace

By Dr Marina Caparini, Senior Researcher and Director of the Governance and Society Programme at SIPRI. Her research focuses on peacebuilding and the nexus between security and development. STOCKHOLM, May 10 2019 (IPS) – Let us be blunt: the world is…

How international travel is changing the narrative on violence in Chicago

By Henry Cervantes August 10, 2018 When one sees Chicago in headlines, violent images — particularly those involving African American and Latino youth — often come to mind. The city’s segregated neighborhoods, like Austin, Englewood, North Lawndale, Garfield Park and Little Village,…