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Moving beyond conflict to ‘culture of peace’: Linda Gbowee to the United Nations

" keynote speech during the United Nations High Level Forum on The Culture of Peace"

Cuba will Send 165 Health Professionals to Fight Ebola in Africa

"The Cuban Health minister called on the governments and health ministers of all nations that can join the global effort against Ebola at times when Africa is badly needing international solidarity and support"

Cuba responde al llamado de Naciones Unidas para enfrentar el Ébola

"un llamado a los gobiernos y ministros de salud de todos los países para que se sumen a este esfuerzo global, en momentos en que África está urgida de la solidaridad internacional"

Israeli Defense Forces intelligence veterans refuse to operate in ‘occupied Palestine’ - open letter

"They explained that it is a decision based on conscience and a realization that continuing to carry out their duties effectively robs millions of their human rights. "

Women, rurality and historical memory among the themes of the Peace Congress [Bogotá, Colombia]

"creating a culture of peace. Even if we eventually sign a peace accord with the guerrillas that's just the first step, the other is to create a collective consciousness and a culture of non-violence"

Mujer, ruralidad y memoria, entre los temas del congreso de paz [Bogotá, Colombia]

"crear cultura de paz. Si eventualmente firmamos la paz con la guerrilla ese es solo el primer paso, lo otro es crear una conciencia colectiva y una cultura de no violencia"

Some Events for the International Day of Peace

"Over 30 global cities are having Feasts for Peace with each town developing their actions based on community desire . . . The hope is to have 100 cities by Peace Day."

Women's empowerment: learning, labour and leadership.

"Christine Lagarde . . . the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF) . . . calls for opening the door to women’s learning, labour and leadership in the economy."

Brazil's first indigenous woman lawyer beats prejudice to battle for land rights

"I know lots of strong women with strong voices. You just need to push them to be part of the process"

25ème anniversaire du Congrès International sur la paix dans l'esprit des hommes à Yamoussoukro

"l’Afrique est à nouveau le lieu d’où penser et repenser la culture de la paix"

25th anniversary of the International Congress on Peace in the Mind of Men,Yamoussoukro

"Africa is the new place of thinking and rethinking the culture of peace"

Investing in women peacebuilders is "best value for money": UN Women

"The event on "Women, Everyday Peacebuilders" was organized by the UN Peacebuilding Commission and UN Women to provide a forum for women leaders to share their experiences"

Sister-to-Sister 2014 kicks off in Ottawa!

"Each of the participants are actively involved in promoting peace, justice and women’s rights in their countries"

Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity

"the project . . . educates young people on a range of issues, from gender roles, sex discrimination and early marriage, to reproductive health, personal hygiene and preventing child labour"

UN High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

"an important opportunity for Member States, UN entities, civil society, including NGO's, media, and the private sector, and all other relevant stakeholders to have an exchange of ideas and proposals on ways to build and promote the Culture of Peace"

Trinidad and Tobago: Students told to create a culture of peace in classrooms

" students were exposed to various disciplines including anger management, communication and listening skills on how to create a win/win situation"

IIPT World Symposium: Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations Through Tourism, Culture and Sports

"Our intent will be to harness the Symposium and legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to build bridges of tourism, friendship and peace"

Support Richard Branson’s Ukraine dialogue initiative

"Undoubtedly business has a role to play in conflict resolution. When in the right mode, business can contribute to peace and has much much more to gain from peace than from war. "

Global Peace Index: The United States Isn't Even Among the World's 100 Most Peaceful Countries

" For the sixty years after World War II, world peace looked like a real possibility. Only in the past decade has that trend been broken"

Bali summit: Are women our best hope for fighting climate change?

"We have to change the system, not the climate, right? I think that we, as women, are in a very important moment right now, politically and historically speaking. Now is the era of women."