This year has seen the start of another partnership for Positive News with the publication of a Spanish edition of the paper.
This year's Schumacher Award went to the Prison Phoenix Trust. They believe the opportunity for personal growth exists in a prison cell and encourage prisoners in their spiritual lives through [...]
We know there is a wealth of creative ideas, talent and a high degree of motivation amongst our readership and we wanted to find a way that this could begin to be expressed and shared between us. [...]
Mary Robinson, the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights has endorsed the idea that a legal right to a safe environment should be given the same status as the UN Declaration on Human Rights.
The gardens at the Oxfordshire home of the Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb and wife Dwina, an artist and author, formed the picturesque backdrop to a gathering of nearly 100 media professionals, [...]
Over the last few years, Action Without Borders have received lots of emails from young people around the world asking them for information about places where they can volunteer or get involved [...]
OneWorld, the leading online network for human rights and sustainable development, has started a daily news syndication on the World News section of Yahoo! News (news.yahoo.com), one of the most [...]
As from May 2003, the headquarters of GEN-Europe leaves its current home in Italy and from that date will be split between the Findhorn ecovillage in northern Scotland and the ZEGG community in [...]
"For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work for it."
The time has come for the world community to recognise that war, rather than an instrument for the elimination of terrorists and aggressors, is a crime against humanity.
"Never before in the history of the world has there been a global, visible, public, viable, open dialogue and conversation about the very legitimacy of war."
Scilla Elworthy has become the first British recipient of the Japanese equivalent of the Nobel Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group on nuclear disarmament and non-violent resolutions [...]
Next time you pop out for some chips, you might like to ask if they have any old oil. Members of the Bio-Power Network are doing just that ñ recycling old vegetable oil to fuel vehicles. It is [...]
Judith Davis, Ailsa Moore and Gill Stribley took to the streets of Woking to encourage people to take a leaf out of their book.
In 1989, a small group of people in the Wirral were determined to raise enough money to buy their local wood. The group approached the Woodland Trust and so began one of the Trust's first local [...]
The people in China are very eager to recycle plastic bottles
Bustan means grove' in both Hebrew and Arabic and it is the title of a grassroots partnership addressing the plight of indigenous and marginalised people in Israel/Palestine. Bustan's coalition [...]
A global opinion poll released at the start of this year's World Social Forum showed that most people want a global agenda based on social values and not economic values.
A new People's Pension Fund' is the way out of the potentially disastrous pensions crisis that is plaguing Britain today. It would mean linking all pensions with local investments in public services.
A Worldwide Democracy Network has been set up to explore new approaches to democracy. "The current situation illustrates, in the most graphic way, the disconnection between our political systems [...]