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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 Javier Morales

News Not a Lost CAUSE: The Organisations Tackling The Digital Arms War

Private companies are developing and selling surveillance systems to countries around the world, often with little thought about the consequences of their international exports. A global coalition has been formed, calling on them to take responsibility for their actions, and ensure that their technologies aren’t being used to facilitate human rights abuses on the other side of the world. Read on

Video Global Peace Index 2014

 United Nations Photo

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