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UN chief teams up with global leaders, celebrities to get all children into school by 2015 World Social Forum 2008 and 2009: Meeting defines mobilisation schedule for process and working groups
"No child should be denied an education because his or her country is at war. No child should be targeted for violence because she or he wants to exercise the fundamental right to education " "The meeting had two main agendas: the preparation for the week and day of mobilisation and global action (January 26 2008) and discussions on the first initiatives towards 2009 event organisation"
Bridging the gap- -International documentary film festival World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil
"UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women's issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace. " "the indigenous peoples spoke as an important voice of the forum ... They came in their warpaint; one indigenous woman explained to me that they consider themselves engaged in a fight to save their forest from exploitation and destruction "
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Culture of Peace Advocacy at the UN: Education about Peace Education
"Sports transcend social, cultural, and gender differences to unite people of all ages and empower vulnerable groups " "With the creation of a Culture of Peace Working Group in Geneva, we are now working together with other NGOs to focus on the Human Right to Peace"
The First World Time-Bank Culture of Peace Advances Despite Media Silence
"This nonprofit organization manages an alternative exchange that is gaining more and more users worldwide, fostering social relationships and equality. " "700 organizations participating from over 100 countries in the 2005 World Report on the Culture of Peace ... report provides the first comprehensive view of the progress of the global movement for a culture of peace, since it was called for in 1999 by United Nations Resolution A/53/243. "
Se créo el primer banco mundial del tiempo The Colonel Who Saved the Earth
"Actualmente, los bancos de tiempo funcionan en muchos países y permiten cubrir necesidades fomentando la cooperación y la igualdad de sus participantes. " "Had Petrov cracked and triggered a response, Soviet missiles would have rained down on U.S. cities"
Johan Galtung: The Fall of the US Empire The 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"Although the American empire is destined to collapse, the country can survive as a republic, especially if it follows his advice to work at the local municipal level instead of relying on Washington " "A group of Human Rights 'elders' has a sign-up page on the Internet to garner a billion signatures this year for the 60th Anniversary ... I appeal to all CPNN readers to assess their feelings about the UDHR and to consider participating in this endeavor."
Women and aid Gathering the Pieces of Peace
"the 36-page HPN paper concludes that knowledge of gender-based violence in emergencies was “inadequate” " "I thought the best way to reach people was using the internet so I created a site ... with the aim to connect the web sites to each other that support world peace. "
L’aide humanitaire et les femmes Her Name Is Jody Williams, a Book Review
"L’article de 36 pages du HPN . . . conclut que la connaissance des violences sexistes dans les situations d’urgence est « insuffisante ». " "A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize "
Take action to Orange your day: End violence against women The Nobel Peace Prize for 2011
"mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, . . . every month " " It is the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s hope that the prize to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman will help to bring an end to the suppression of women that still occurs in many countries, and to realise the great potential for democracy and peace that women can represent. "
Where in the World to Study Peace Education? Help us Build a Global Directory Book Publication: Peace: A World History
"a survey to inventory programs, courses, and workshops in peace education " "Peace: A World History is the first study to explore the full spectrum of peace and peacemaking from prehistoric to contemporary times in a single volume aimed at improving their prospects."
Global Day of Action on Military Spending The gift of Change: The Global Youth Assembly 2007
" Send us details of your plans and we will post them in the world map of GDAMS actions. " "a project to keep the momentum of the assembly going on; so this assembly would not have a dead end like most of the other youth "Things"."
Día Mundial de Acción Contra el Gasto Militar Book Review of The Real Wealth of Nations
"enviarnos vuestros proyectos y los colgaremos en el mapa muncial de acciones del GDAMS " "Eisler contributes by promoting a "new economics" and by recognizing the recent efforts by a number of economists to include measures of household work as an important part of a nation's economic output."
Journée Mondiale d'Action sur les Dépenses Militaire The Day of the Girl Has Come
"Tenez-nous au courant des détails de vos projets et nous les publierons dans la « carte du monde » des actions du GDAMS " "a MUST SEE video that embodies what has happened to the young 14 year old girl “Malala” in Pakistan "
Oxfam agrees with IMF on 'Redistribution, Inequality, and Growth' Advocating for UPEACE at the UN
"the paper finds extreme income inequality harmful for the pace and sustainability of economic growth. It also makes the case that redistribution efforts – including progressive taxation tax and spending on health and education – are pro-growth " "The UPEACE alumni advocacy team met with 30 UN missions, 10 UN agencies, and 7 NGOs. The project was highlighted by two events, each with over 100 individuals in attendance. "
Dena Merriam, Founder and leader of The Global Peace Initiative of Women to receive the Niwano Peace Prize The Peace Gong Article- and Poster-making competition on Peace
"Niwano Peace Prize to honor and encourage individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to inter-religious cooperation, thereby furthering the cause of world peace " "The aim of the competition is to promote critical thinking abilities amongst children on non-violent methods of resolving conflicts; understand the causes and impact of conflicts in their own communities and how resolution of these conflicts leads to a culture of peace "