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U.N. Climate Talks Advance Link Between Gender and Climate Change World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil
"the task is not only to recognise that women are more affected by climate change, but to ensure they are a large part of the solution " "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 "
Peace through Tourism by David Scowsill, President and CEO of WTTC World Social Forum 2008 and 2009: Meeting defines mobilisation schedule for process and working groups
"People instinctively share travel with their friends; it broadens the mind, mends fences and breaks down negative perception. We have a really powerful message, and peace security and understanding can be fostered through tourism" "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"
Peace Through Tourism by Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of UNWTO Culture of Peace Advocacy at the UN: Education about Peace Education
"we all wish to deliver a better world to our children than the one we started with. Tourism can help foster this" "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"
NetGain: Let’s Work Together to Improve the Internet Culture of Peace Advances Despite Media Silence
"The most motivating parts of the launch for me were the discussions around digital inclusion and empowerment, especially of women and minorities. The digital world we build depends on everyone being involved in shaping it" "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. "
Volunteering for the World We Want: Annual Report of United Nations Volunteers The Colonel Who Saved the Earth
"In 2013, 6,351 United Nations Volunteers were deployed to 129 countries. They contributed to the effective delivery of the peace and development interventions of 34 UN system partners." "Had Petrov cracked and triggered a response, Soviet missiles would have rained down on U.S. cities"
Hibakusha of Japan nominated for Nobel Peace Prize The 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"Over these 70 years they have made the choice of activism, unceasingly recounting their experiences and struggles, and working constantly for a total ban and the elimination of nuclear weapons, appealing to governments and peoples all over the world." "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."
25 years of efforts for the culture of peace Gathering the Pieces of Peace
"A Nobel Peace Prize for the culture of peace would be an enormous boost to the initiative and the many people, institutions and organizations engaged" "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. "
UN ‘barbershop’ conference aims to dispel stereotypes, promote gender equality Her Name Is Jody Williams, a Book Review
"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." "A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize "
ICLEI World Congress: Sustainable Solutions for an Urban Future The Nobel Peace Prize for 2011
"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" " 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. "
‘The World Is Watching and Expectations Are High’, Secretary-General Says at Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda Book Publication: Peace: A World History
"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." "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."
Where in the World to Study Peace Education? Help us Build a Global Directory The gift of Change: The Global Youth Assembly 2007
"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." "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"."
UN General Assembly Approves Language Supporting Unarmed Civilian Protection Book Review of The Real Wealth of Nations
"Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is proud to have UCP [unarmed civilian protection] noted by the UNGA as part of the Culture of Peace. “It is not a coincidence that NP grew up during the decade of the Culture of Peace (2001-2010). . . The Culture of Peace sets the global context for UCP to develop.”" "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."
Oil price crash won’t hurt renewable sector – analysts The Day of the Girl Has Come
"On the contrary, [Bloomberg New Energy Finance] chairman Michael Liebrich argued a shift to clean energy was hitting oil demand, driving the price down." "a MUST SEE video that embodies what has happened to the young 14 year old girl “Malala” in Pakistan "
Climate action: the race to Paris Advocating for UPEACE at the UN
"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 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. "
A Review of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate The Peace Gong Article- and Poster-making competition on Peace
"This is an important book that deserves to be widely read." "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 "