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Afghanistan: Borderfree From A Culture of War to A Culture of Peace in Malaysia
"the newly launched “Borderfree Community Center of Nonviolence,” where projects and programs take place" "In the wake of the government crackdown, over the last week, of the legitimate rights of the Malaysian people to peacefully demonstrate, a Bersih 2.0 Global Solidarity Network has sprung up"
Hong Kong’s Occupy Central pushes for ‘genuine democracy’ Culture of Peace in Hamilton, Ontario
"hundreds of thousands of protesters took part in the annual July 1 march to call for a more direct election of the chief executive in 2017" "We in the Hamilton Culture of Peace Network are putting together a history of our accomplishments from April 2000 to now - a list of evidence that Hamilton is moving toward a Culture of Peace"
Moving towards restorative justice in the United States International Peace and Non-Violence Fortnight Celebration in Orissa (India)
"a profound questioning of traditional justice methods and an eloquent demand for involvement of the entire community in the administration of justice" "when we understand the fierce preparation of countries for wars it has become inevitable to work for peace . . . peace and development are complementary. "
Institutional Cooperation for Restorative Justice in Brazil Shukran, Mister President, Thank you!
"Promotion of a restorative focus and culture of peace, including the renewed discussion of policies, services and programs of assistance . . . keeping in line with the participatory, humanizing, and responsibilizing paradigm of restorative justice, as well as the values ​​of tolerance and solidarity which promote a culture of peace " "What are the real threats to the Arab revolutions? Danger, or progress? In developing a democratic system can we convert and integrate those who are ' undemocratic''? "
Cooperação Interinstitucional para Difusão da Justiça Restaurativa em Brasil Global Youth Service Day in Trinidad and Tobago - 2007
"Promoção do enfoque restaurativeo e da cultura de paz, abrangendo a rediscussão de políticas, serviços e programas de atendimento . . . objetivando alinhamento com o paradigma participativo, humanizante, dialógico e responsabilizante da Justiça Restaurativa, assim como dos valores de tolerância e solidariedade voltados à promoção de uma Cultura de Paz." "The event was organised by the International Education and Resource Network, Trinidad and Tobago. It was entitled 'Creating holistic communities through peace education'"
New York City: Participatory Budgeting: Catch the Fever! 2nd Guwahati International Music Fest to establish city in global music circuit
"in 2011, four daring City Council members . . . decided . . . to initiate a pilot project in NYC. Now, only three years later, 22 Council Members have taken up the challenge—committing at least $25 Million to a public vote—and central Council staff and resources now support the process." "Given the present socio-political turmoil in the State of Assam, the GIMF comes at the right time as the theme for this year’s edition is peace "
Mandela Day 2014: how will you be an ethical leader? Ghana: Most Rev. Prof Asante: I have a dream for peace
"Mandela wanted the next generation to take on the struggle against injustice, saying: ‘It is in your hands now.”" "he was presented with the 2014 US Embassy Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Peace and Social Justice. . . .the award recognises Ghanaian citizens who imitate the view and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr by helping to build a culture of peace, dialogue and conflict resolution "
3,500 people take part in the diagnosis stage of participatory budgeting in La Serena, Chile. New Haven (US) Votes to Cut Military Budget and Fund Human Needs
"this allows the municipality to generate more inclusive processes of residents in decision-making, and it ensures that the work of our city authorities is more attuned to what the public expects" "New Haven has long been in forefront of the struggle for a culture of peace "
3.500 personas participaron en etapa de diagnóstico del Programa Presupuesto Participativo [La Serena, Chile] Summit Conferences in Havana and New York
"esto hace que la municipalidad pueda generar procesos de mayor inclusión de los vecinos en la toma de decisiones y hace que el trabajo que hacen nuestros dirigentes esté también en mayor sintonía con lo que la ciudadanía organizada espera de sus dirigentes" "Both summits supported peace, but the Non-Aligned Summit was more explicit. "
The municipality of Alcoutim, Portugal, launches Participatory Budgeting Model United Nations - Peace Building With Youth
"This measure encourages active citizenship by promoting the participation and involvement of citizens in the dynamics of governance and prioritization of investments" "This process allows students to resolve issues based on their research, creativity, and problem-solving abilities, utilizing doctrines such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Charter, and Millennium Goals. "
Alcoutim lança Orçamento Participativo Municipal [Portugal] Nobel Laureates Close Summit with Appeal to World’s Youth
"Esta medida incentiva a cidadania ativa, promovendo a participação e envolvimento dos munícipes nas dinâmicas de governação e na definição de prioridades " "those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war. "
Participatory Budget 2014: Sunday will be the vote [Trenque, Argentina] Sixth Summit of Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures of Peace
"In all there are nine interesting alternatives that the citizens of Trenque Lauquen can choose from according to what they consider most necessary for the community" "the highest level gathering of national peace ministries in the history of the organization "
Presupuesto Participativo 2014: el domingo será la votación [Trenque, Argentina] Extreme Poverty is Violence – Breaking the Silence – Searching for Peace
"En total son nueve las interesantes alternativas que los trenquelauquenses podrán elegir de acuerdo a lo que se considere necesario para la comunidad." "a three year international participatory action research project led by the International Movement ATD Fourth World . . . culminated in a colloquium held at UNESCO House. "
Computerized voting system for Participatory Budgeting in Ubatuba, Brazil Growing a Culture of Peace in Eugene (Oregon, U.S.)
"We will make the system available on the Web to enable all citizens of Ubatuba to participate in the process from their home, work or community. " "Reading through our newsletters for all the events of the last six months, I was impressed with how much had happened in such a short time "
Sistema informatizado de votação para Orçamento Participativo é destaque em Ubatuba, Brasil Moving towards the culture of peace and non-violence in Democratic Republic of Congo
"Vamos disponibilizar o sistema na Web para possibilitar que todos os ubatubenses participem do processo também de sua casa, trabalho ou comunidade." "For the very first time in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo, we held free and democratic elections in 2006"