'This war has changed the role of global civil society', Rafaella Bolini from the Genoa Social Forum told the 4th Assembly of the People's UN. 'A little miracle occurred in Perugia. A movement [...]
n 1543 Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus, challenged the view that the Sun revolved around the Earth, arguing instead that the Earth revolved around the Sun. His alternative model led to a [...]
After three years of campaigning across the world, working only with volunteers and individual donations, 32 year old British film-maker Jeremy Gilley has obtained official recognition for Peace [...]
It's understandable why many of us, after grieving and consoling the mourners, will feel anger ñ and while some demagogues in Congress have already sought to manipulate that feeling into a [...]
This year's Gandhi Memorial Lecture was given by Dr. Scilla Elworthy, founder director of the Oxford Research Institute. The following is extracted from the full Lecture which is available on [...]
Today, when I listen to the violence couched in defence of freedom' rhetoric, I feel compelled to let you know that terrorism is often bred of terror ñ an act of violence carried out by a person [...]
New Delhi ñ Just as the Gulf War in 1991 was all about oil, the new conflict in South and Central Asia is no less about access to the region's abundant petroleum resources, ac-cording to Indian [...]
This summer, a musical workshop led to the creation of an orchestra comprised of gifted Israeli, Egyptian, Jordanian, Lebanese and Palestinian students. It was organised by Daniel Barenboim, the [...]
A people's hotline to the world has been set up by the online global news agency, Out There News' on the website www.megastories.com. Run from a converted attic in Muswell Hill by ex-Reuters [...]
The past weeks have been so shocking, it is understandable why some want immediate revenge. Your President is asking the world's nations to line up behind him in striking back, saying 'if you are [...]
An Israeli peace group and two of its founders Uri and Rachel Avnery, have been awarded a Right Livelihood Award. Gush Shalom was founded eight years ago on three principles: Israeli withdrawal [...]
Seeds of Peace equips young people from areas of conflict with the skills and leadership capabilities to end cycles of violence and build lasting peace. Founded in 1993 by author and journalist [...]
A vision of a better world is quite literally at your fingertips. Three new websites for young people are promoting ways we can live in harmony .....
'Terrorism will not be stopped by militarised minds which create insecurity and fear and hence breed terrorism.'
Journalists from ITN, the BBC and the broadsheet press were among an audience of 600 people who attended a Media Workers Against the War (MWAW) meeting in North London on 10 October. Established [...]
The London Time Bank has been given a major grant to build on the work of setting up time banks in different parts of the capital. That was just one of the successes reported at the Time Banks UK [...]
The 11th of September suicide attack on New York's World Trade Center and Washington's Pentagon was an offence against all of human life and every civilisation. We condemn this act of terrorism [...]
We all have this common mission that we must fulfil. World peace will be achieved when every member of humanity becomes aware of this common mission - when we all join together for our common [...]
The Prince of Wales has blamed the worst excesses' of modern life for a deep malaise' among humanity.
In the five years of its existence, Al-Jazeera has become the most watched satellite channel in the Arab world and has infuriated every government from Libya to Kuwait. What draws the viewers is [...]