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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Sinclair issues challenge to help heal pain of schools

" the commission had conducted four years of hearings and investigations and compiled accounts in video and spoken word from 7,000 survivors. The groundwork had already begun to include the commission’s findings and the history of the IRS system in school curriculums across the country"

UN Asia-Pacific forum opens meeting to advance gender equality

"More than 700 representatives from governments, inter-governmental organizations, UN bodies and civil society in Asia and the Pacific began meeting today [19 November] to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment"

Yemen's youth draw peace messages in Sanaa streets

"to counter the culture of violence and extremism by painting on walls and selecting phrases and quotes of thinkers, writers and famous global figures which appeal to people of all orientations,"

Nuclear disarmament: Greenpeace Champions the Marshall Islands

"On April 24, 2014, The Marshall Islands filed unprecedented lawsuits in the International Court of Justice and U.S. Federal Court to hold the nine nuclear-armed nations accountable for flagrant violations of international law with respect to their nuclear disarmament obligations "

People's Summit in Peru: “The Earth is burning, let´s change the system!”

"Thousands of Peruvians from the coast, Andes and Amazon joined their voices along with citizens from over thirty countries that came to Lima for the United Nations climate talks and the People’s Summit."

Confederación Campesina del Perú presente en marcha de Cumbre de Pueblos

"Los dirigentes que llegaron a Lima en representación de las bases provinciales y regionales, esperan que esta movilización pacífica sea un ejemplo de hermandad, y compromiso de todos los pueblos con la defensa de la madre tierra. "

Burundi/Reconciliation - Truth Commission Elected amid Opposition Boycott

"The TRC will have four years to establish the truth about mass crimes committed in the country between 1962 and 2008; identify and map mass graves; propose a reparations programme; and promote reconciliation and forgiveness."

Climate action: the race to Paris

"One thing is clear: People, no matter where we live, will be impacted by climate change. This is not just a problem for scientists and governments to solve, it is a problem for all of us to solve."

The U.S. Senate Torture Report as a Truth Commission

"Eventually we will pursue more than just truth. We will discuss a formal truth and reconciliation commission, and will investigate who and how to prosecute the perpetrators of torture."

U.S.: Immigrant Leaders Congratulate President on New Approach to Cuba

"We welcome these first steps toward normalizing relations with Cuba and harnessing the "power of people to people engagement," as the President mentioned in his speech today."

U.S. Senate Report Reveals Brutal CIA Torture

"Graphic new details of the post-9/11 U.S. torture program came to light Tuesday when the Senate Intelligence Committee released a 500-page summary of its investigation into the CIA."

Book Review of Zahid Shahab Ahmed, Regionalism and Regional Security in South Asia: The Role of SAARC

"The book is an engaging read, especially for those interested in South Asia’s progress of and prospects for regional integration."

Israelis rattled by search for truth about the Nakba

"The first-ever “truth commission” in Israel, to be held on Wednesday, will feature confessions from veteran Israeli fighters of the 1948 war who are expected to admit to perpetrating war crimes"

U.N. General Assembly Demands Israel Mothball Its Nuclear Arsenal

"There will never be any real stability in the Middle East until Israel complies with the UNGA resolution. "

Meet Carine Novi Safari, Democratic Republic of Congo

"Carine is playing an important role in bringing sorely needed resources and support to Congolese women doing remarkable work—under difficult circumstances."

A Kenyan kid turns his friends’ poop into clean energy

"Creating change in the way a community thinks makes all the difference, in Mwasaru’s view, and holds the key to addressing fast-depleting resources and the effects of climate change."

Brazil: Truth Commission details ‘Dirty War’ Atrocities, Calls for Prosecutions

"In addition, the commission proposed creating a body to monitor the adoption of its recommendations for addressing past abuses, and to examine and promote measures to end the continued use by security forces of torture and other abusive practices documented in the report."

Brasil: Comissão da Verdade Expõe Atrocidades da Ditadura

"Além disso, a Comissão propôs a criação de um órgão para monitorar a adoção de suas recomendações quanto aos abusos cometidos no passado, bem como para examinar e promover medidas para acabar com a prática atual, pelas forças de segurança, da tortura e de outros abusos documentados no relatório."

UNESCO chief calls for ‘protected cultural zones’ in war-torn Iraq, Syria

"there can be no purely military solution to this crisis. To fight fanaticism, we also need to reinforce education, a defence against hatred, and protect heritage, which helps forge collective identity"

UNESCO llama a proteger patrimonio cultural de Siria e Iraq

"La solución a esta crisis no puede ser puramente militar, para combatir el fanatismo debemos también reforzar la educación, baluarte contra el odio, y proteger el patrimonio, que contribuye a forjar una identidad colectiva"