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/ Arts, Peace, Positive People

30 Mar 2015

 

Stone Flowers – a musical group comprised of war and torture survivors – is releasing its new album Ngunda, proving that something beautiful can come out of unimaginable violence

 
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/ Community, Peace

26 Mar 2015

 

A project is fostering cooperation and trust among Palestinians and Israelis in the olive oil industry

 
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/ Peace

24 Mar 2015

 

Peace talks in Colombia saved 5,000 people from being killed or injured last year, according to a report by a local thinktank

 
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/ Community, Peace

09 Mar 2015

 

Against a backdrop of hatred and antisemitism, a new wave of activism born of tolerance and solidarity is gaining traction

 
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/ Peace, Positive People

05 Mar 2015

 

International peacemaker and founder of the Centre for Nonviolent Communication, Marshall Rosenberg passed away last month. Daren De Witt recounts his remarkable life and how he helped spread Nonviolent Communication throughout the world

 
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/ Peace, Positive Perspective

02 Feb 2015

 

The UK government spends £37bn on the arms industry every year. What if that was invested in green energy instead, asks Andrew Smith

 
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/ Democracy, Peace, Technology

15 Jan 2015

 

Computers have long been used to identify potential areas of conflict, but a new model being used in Liberia means that violence can now be predicted on a grassroots level

 
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/ Democracy, Peace, Positive People

17 Nov 2014

 

As Syria struggles under the weight of ongoing conflict, teams of ordinary citizens are staying to help people where others have fled – and saving lives in the process

 
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/ Community, Democracy, Peace, Politics, Sustainable Development

14 Nov 2014

 

Permaculture is often associated with agriculture, but now a global network of environmentalists, development professionals and entrepreneurs aims to combine the power of human connections with sustainable design to help rebuild the war-torn Gaza Strip

 
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/ Community, Culture, Democracy, Peace, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

19 Sep 2014

 

As UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon urges nations to “demand the right of peoples to peace,” millions plan to gather in diverse celebrations

 
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/ Community, Peace

22 Aug 2014

 

The Egyptian Alliance for Minorities, including Arab and Jewish members as well as other religious, ethnic and political groups, united in solidarity for a Ramadan meal at a synagogue in Egypt’s capital as violence erupted in nearby Gaza

 
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/ Democracy, Peace, Politics, Positive Perspective

20 Aug 2014

 

The role of the Arab league and the US, and the lessons that can be learned from the Northern Ireland peace process, are key to reaching peaceful coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians, says Vijay Mehta

 
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/ Community, Democracy, Peace, Politics

20 Aug 2014

 

Anna Behrmann talks to grassroots groups protesting for peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and discovers their defiant commitment to their cause, despite intimidation and the continuing crisis in the region

 
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/ Community, Peace

04 Aug 2014

 

A new house of worship, which founders hope will promote interfaith understanding, is to be built in the heart of Berlin

 
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/ Democracy, Peace

13 Jun 2014

 

Following the announcement of Basque separatist group Eta’s intention to disarm, Nicola Slawson examines the opportunity and challenges facing the delicate peace process ahead

 
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, / Democracy, Peace, Politics

27 Nov 2013

 

Iran has agreed to temporarily suspend its nuclear programme in exchange for the relaxation of sanctions, which could boost its stagnant economy by $7bn

 
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/ Peace

04 Sep 2013

 

War has 'not existed for the majority of human history,' say anthropologists

 
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/ Democracy, Peace

29 Apr 2013

 

A new scheme hopes to reduce crime and improve lives by offering laptops and bikes in exchange for firearms

 
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/ Peace, Positive Travel

05 Sep 2012

 

A former Irish gunrunning ship has set sail on a song-filled peace mission to Israel, fulfilling the long-held retirement dreams of a North Pennines smallholder

 
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, / Community, Democracy, Peace, Youth

29 Jun 2012

 

An Israeli-Palestinian girl’s choir will make its first trip to the UK to open the 2012 Three Choirs Festival in Hereford, sponsored by conflict resolution charity Children of Peace