In June, Mohammed registered her own NGO to help young people and women whose family members have been taken, whether abducted, recruited, or killed (c) Caelainn Hogan Al Jazeera]

/ Peace, Positive People

23 Nov 2015


Hafsat Mohammed went into schools and markets, organised a conference and set up her own NGO in her mission to tackle extremist narratives

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/ Community, Peace

08 Sep 2015


Rosie Strickland joined a Critical Mass mission to donate bikes to refugees in the notorious ‘Jungle’ at Calais – this is what she found

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/ Democracy, Peace

29 Jun 2015


With the rise of Isis in the Middle East, what do pacifists make of the situation? Should foreign governments stop their force, or is such activity necessary for future peace? Feminist researcher and writer Cynthia Cockburn considers the dilemma


/ Peace, Politics

09 Jun 2015


Fighting militant groups in the Central African Republic have agreed to a peace deal

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/ Arts, Peace, Positive Perspective

05 Jun 2015


There is still little documentation of how art creates social and personal change. We must develop this language, argues Charlotte Onslow


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17 Apr 2015


Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi

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/ Peace, Positive Perspective

10 Apr 2015


Peace is no longer a utopian ideal, says Peace in the City director Ella Matheson, who explores the idea of a government department focused solely on promoting peace and harmony


/ Peace

09 Apr 2015


Iran has agreed to significantly curtail its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions, following international negotiations

JVS activists rebuiding a home after Israeli demolitions in Fasayil village, May 2012

/ Community, Peace, Sustainable Development

08 Apr 2015


Palestinians in the Jordan Valley are reviving the ancient art of earth building, learning resistance from the Earth during a time of conflict


/ 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


/ Community, Peace

26 Mar 2015


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

(c) Camilo Rueda Lopez

/ 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


/ 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


/ 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

(c) Flickr member Tu

/ 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

United Nations Peacekeeping

/ 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


/ 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

(c) Flickr member young shanahan

/ 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