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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News Drones and Satellites For Good - Keeping the Peace

In February of this year, the UN released a report calling for an upgrade in the technological tools deployed by peacekeeping forces. More specifically, they advocated an increase in the use of drones in humanitarian efforts, highlighting their ability to monitor and curb outbreaks of violence, and to gather information about the situation within conflict zones. Read on

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News Crisis Mapping Meet Up in New York

The International Conference of Crisis Mappers gets underway tomorrow in New York City, offering those active in the field the opportunity to explore some of the local crisis mapping initiatives including some of the responses built following Hurricane Sandy in 2012. 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