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January 31, 2015

I marched in France on January 11 - What it meant to me

"We carried hundreds of huge pencils thrust toward the sky to invoke the concept that writing and dialogue should replace the use of arms to resolve differences"

Togo hosts 5th ECOWAS Ministers of Culture meeting

"the experts will also discuss the findings of the validation meeting of the study on the first Forum of ECOWAS on education for a culture of peace through inter-religious dialogue"

Les ministres de la culture de la CEDEAO tiennent leur cinquieme reunion statutaire a Lome, Togo

"Les experts se pencheront aussi sur les conclusions de la réunion de validation de l’étude sur le premier Forum de la CEDEAO sur l’éducation à la culture de la paix à travers le dialogue inter-religieux"

UN ‘barbershop’ conference aims to dispel stereotypes, promote gender equality

"the initiative aims to supports non-discriminatory and non- sexist male attitudes between men, commit to discussing the role of men in realizing gender equality within the UN, and further engage men to end violence against women and girls."

U.S.: Federal Prison Sentence Begins for Anti-Drone Activist

" Kathy Kelly is one of the treasures of the peace movement. She’s been an inspiration for many, including myself"

Women working for peace in Israel

"video about a group of women formed after last summer’s Gaza war who go out every Friday to different locations around Israel encouraging people to vote in the upcoming elections for whichever party they think will push for a peace deal to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

U.S.: There are now twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs

"even though solar is still a tiny slice of the American energy pie, it has by far the fastest growth of any energy source, and it’s adding jobs apace"

ICLEI World Congress: Sustainable Solutions for an Urban Future

"Some 1,500 expected participants can look forward to a diverse program . . . including low-carbon development; resilience and adaptation; biodiversity; water; EcoMobility; green urban economy; smart urban infrastructure, and many more"

‘The World Is Watching and Expectations Are High’, Secretary-General Says at Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda

"Member States have the extraordinary opportunity — and the responsibility — to agree a far-reaching vision to 2030; to adopt an inspiring set of sustainable development goals; to make sure that they are adequately financed; to address human-induced climate change; and to rigorously monitor and review progress, so that the transformation we seek becomes a reality."

Cuban movement for peace and sovereignty of peoples

"Many tasks lie ahead in their efforts to transmit and instill a civic culture of peace . . . Among the many tasks with the aim of promoting peace, the Cuban Movement continues to advocate for the elimination of nuclear weapons and general disarmament."

Movimiento Cubano por la Paz y la Soberanía de los Pueblos

"Muchas tareas tienen por delante en su empeño por trasmitir e inculcar una cultura de paz ciudadana, . . . Entre las múltiples tareas con el objetivo de promover la paz, el Movimiento Cubano continuará abogando por la eliminación de las armas nucleares y el desarme general."

Mining interests in Guatemala challenged by indigenous direct democracy

"Communities have increasingly returned to the consulta to express their disapproval of mining and extractive projects in their territories. The consultation held in Santa Maria Chiquimula is the 73rd consultation held since 2005 within the Mayan communities of Guatemala. In each case, the communities have voted overwhelming against the mega-projects in their territories."

Nepal's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Myth or Reality?

"We had very high expectation when Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed in 2006, ever since lobby was started for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, but many things are being covered up."

Nonviolent Peaceforce Receives Grant to Start Syria Project

"The goal of the NP project is to strengthen Syrian civil society capacity to protect civilians from violence."

Where in the World to Study Peace Education? Help us Build a Global Directory

"We need your help to build this inventory. If you are running a program, teaching a course, or are currently a student studying peace education, or have the necessary information about such a program, please take a few moments to complete our online form."

Nepal: Freedom of belief should be equally enjoyed for both majority and minority religious groups

"Around forty leaders from Hindu, Christian and Bahai, educators have expressed their concerns about policy and legal provisions regarding religious freedom in Nepal"

Queretaro, Mexico: Congress on Building Communities in Peace

"The culture of peace is a set of values, attitudes, traditions and behaviors based on respect for life and the end of violence. . . Violence is not part of human nature."

Querétaro, Mexico: Congreso Construyendo Comunidades en Paz

"La cultura de paz es un conjunto de valores, actitudes, tradiciones y comportamientos basados en el respeto a la vida y el fin de la violencia. . . La violencia, no forma parte de la naturaleza humana."

Ghana: WANEP trains 150 peace Ambassadors in Tamale Schools

"This is in line with WANEP-Ghana’s newly launched programme on the theme, “The role of children in promoting a culture of peace in Ghana.”"

Brazilian Indians secure nationwide land victory

"We indigenous peoples have shown that we will never allow our lands to be recolonized, invaded or destroyed, even if that means sacrificing our own lives"