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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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/ Peace, Peace & Democracy, 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

 
Yehuda Shaul, one of the founds of Breaking the Silence (c) Flickr member Trocaire
 

/ Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, 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 aiming to promote interfaith understanding is to be built in the heart of Berlin

 
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/ Peace, Peace & Democracy

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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, / Peace, Peace & Democracy, 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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/ Peace, Peace & Democracy

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

 
Shani Choir (c) Children of Peace
 

, / Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, 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

 
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/ Education, Peace

13 Apr 2012

 

A conference taking place in London in May will explore how primary schools can be transformed into peaceful communities that not only provide effective environments for learning, but help children develop into well-rounded human beings

 
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/ Peace, Spirit

27 Mar 2012

 

More than 85,000 individuals, organisations and cities have now signed up to endorse the Charter for Compassion, a document that aims to inspire compassionate action around the world

 
Dalai Lama praises founder of peace charity at Power of Forgiveness event in Ireland
 

/ Peace, Positive People, Spirit

12 Jun 2011

 

Many of us have difficulty forgiving others sometimes. But for Richard Moore, who at age ten, was shot and blinded by a soldier’s rubber bullet during the troubles in Northern Ireland, forgiveness has brought true inner peace

 
We must all rise up peacefully
 

/ Peace, Positive Perspective

06 May 2011

 

While politicians tackle the symptoms of an unsustainable economy, we need to call for a complete system change, argues Bruce Nixon

 
Freedom - an ideal and an agent for change
 

/ Peace, Positive Perspective, World Goodwill

06 May 2011

 

The power of an idea whose time has come is amazing. One such idea is embodied in the word freedom, which has been so much in the forefront of our thoughts in recent weeks

 
Could the military use meditation to create peace?
 

/ Body & Mind, Peace, Spirit

06 May 2011

 

There’s growing evidence that practicing transcendental meditation may directly create peace in the world and some military authorities are quietly taking the idea seriously

 
Children of Peace: new hope for Palestine and Israel
 

/ Peace, Youth

14 Mar 2011

 

A unique charity is helping children to set the foundations for a peaceful future in one of the most challenging conflict areas in the world