Peace

20.06.2017

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

The tenth edition of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is currently underway in the impressive former West German parliament building in Bonn, Germany.  As part of the programme, Pressenza International Press Agency, with its unique focus on peace and nonviolence, hosted the workshop “How to humanise the dehumanised: journalism… »

12.06.2017

When women get together peace is possible – Interview with Yael Deckelbaum

When women get together peace is possible – Interview with Yael Deckelbaum

“Women of the World Unite” is the motto of Israeli-Canadian singer, songwriter and peace activist Yael Deckelbaum, uniting women and men all over the world in order to transcend all frontiers and to build together a future of Peace. She also wrote the song “Prayer of the Mothers” in… »

12.06.2017

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

Humankind 2050 – Peace Development Environment

By Johan Galtung West of Jondal is Torsnes, named after the Nordic war god Thor with his Hammer, a center of the Viking era from 800 to 1050, only 250 years. Why so short? Successful with raids and colonization–Gardarike in Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Vineland in Canada. And then: fini. Why?… »

12.06.2017

After 50 years of occupation in Palestine, friendship across a separation wall

After 50 years of occupation in Palestine, friendship across a separation wall

Aisha Saifi and Yifat Susskind 8 June 2017 for openDemocracy. Wars have been fought, walls built and separation policies enacted. But we share a common belief that peace is possible. We refuse to be enemies. After crossing multiple checkpoints and Israel’s… »

06.06.2017

Thoughts about ending terrorist attacks in Europe (And the World)

Thoughts about ending terrorist attacks in Europe (And the World)

By Herminio Piñeiro Let them live in peace. Get out of their countries and leave these people continue with their everyday religious and /or secular lives. Do not break their culture, do not disrupt their traditions or look down on their language, gastronomy, customs…for they are human as we are. »

17.05.2017

Women in Israel: Ready for Peace

Women in Israel: Ready for Peace

On May 22nd President Trump will be travelling to Israel in order to meet with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Earlier this month he received President Mahmoud Abbas in the White House and declared that he wants to help achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. The grassroots peace… »

08.04.2017

50 Years Later, a Speech by King Has Lessons for a President

50 Years Later, a Speech by King Has Lessons for a President

On April 4, 1967, a year to the day before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the most powerful, controversial speeches of his life: “Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break the Silence.” The legendary orator and organizer, this young Nobel Peace laureate, laid out a bold condemnation… »

26.03.2017

‘If We are Serious About Peace and Development, We Must Take Women Seriously’

‘If We are Serious About Peace and Development, We Must Take Women Seriously’

By Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible, writes Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the United Nations. He is an internationally recognized initiator of the UNSCR 1325… »

01.03.2017

Peace Between China and Japan (and the three Chinese revolutions)

Peace Between China and Japan (and the three Chinese revolutions)

By Johan Galtung Keynote: New Vision of Peace in East Asia – Sino-Japanese Peace Dialogue Nanjing, 22-23 Feb 2017 As Buddhist philosophy teaches, peace, like violence and conflict, is a relation; not an attribute of China or Japan. As Daoist philosophy teaches, in a holon like East Asia there… »

17.02.2017

A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis

A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis

By Baher Kamal “The world is in a crisis, not least because governing élites have estranged themselves from the needs and aspirations of ordinary people. This sense of being left behind has lead the latter to rebel against their country’s stratified governance,”… »

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