Peace

Many people die because of armed conflicts. Some countries have an arsenal of nuclear weapons. Climate change and lack of resources make resource wars all the more probable.

We can urge governments to demobilise groups and solve conflicts by peaceful means. We must be aware of the fact that we all share this world together – no matter our nationality, colour or religion.

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Palestine Solidarity Project

News Just Vision: Storytellers for Peace

Just Vision is a non-profit non-partisan and religiously unaffiliated peace organisation. Founded in 2003 and based out of Washington DC, Just Vision looks to foster peace through presenting under-documented stories through their award-winning films and educational tools that undermine stereotypes, inspire commitment and galvanise actions.  Read on

News Eco-Changemaker: Chatting with Aythos' Nima Sherpa

Apples for Peace looks to bring organic apple farming to the Helambu region of Nepal. We spoke with Aythos Field Manager, Nima Sherpa (who also won our World Environment Day competition in June) about her work with the project and the change that is already beginning to take shape in the region. Read on

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News Rainbow Gatherings and Alternative Communities

Rainbow Gathering, does it a ring a bell? If anyone asked me about it a week back, I would have said, “it’s the point where all the rainbows originate from or converge at”. Well I would have certainly been wrong with my guess. I recently was introduced to “Rainbow Gathering” when a friend of mine uploaded a picture on Facebook of him attending one of these gatherings. Read on

Video Global Peace Index 2014

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Wissen Land and Conflict

Up to one quarter of the world's population is estimated to be landless. For decades, indigenous people all around the globe have been fighting for their land rights. Although most people spend a large part of their lives in places where food is produced, they rarely own their own land. Read on

Organisation Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford

The Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford — a global community consisting of thought leaders from the fields of behavior design, innovation, persuasive and social technologies and finance — increases positive peace via real world interventions as well as urban-scale innovations. Read on