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Reflections on Peace Education – Conceptual and Operational Dilemmas

On 2-3 July 2015 representatives from JEFCAS participated at a University of Bradford facilitated Curriculum Development and Staff Training on Peace & Security Education in Zimbabwe. 2,052 more words


Vienna stages protest welcoming refugees | World news | The Guardian

31 August 2015 – Demonstrators carry banners saying: ‘I don’t want Europe to be a mass grave’, moreover hundreds of civil persons are helping refugees arriving from Hungary, but also the Austrian Railway Services.  10 more words

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Empowering Communities in Peacebuilding and Development

Mindanao is rich in resources but the bulk of its population remains poor due in part to recurring armed conflict brought on by competing claims over resources and by social injustice. 482 more words

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A special visit

Next week I’ll be fortunate and humbled to be in the presence of two incredible peacemakers. Fr. Joseph Okumu, Executive Director of BOSCO-Uganda and Archbishop John The Baptist Odama will be visiting the US from Gulu, Uganda. 14 more words


Peace in our cities

(This article also appears at http://www.international-alert.org/blog/peace-in-our-cities)

Peace is not just when people aren’t fighting: it’s when they have the ability to resolve or manage their conflicts or differences and make progress, without recourse to violence. 992 more words


Chiapas: Native peoples pilgrim for peace, for life against violence and dispossession

On July 28th and 29th, a pilgrimage was carried out, organized by the pastoral staff, deacons and coordinators of the Tojolab’al Mission where close to 5,000 tojolab’ales, tseltales, tsotsiles y mestizos were brought together. 409 more words


You Scratch My Back - The Pacifist Itch

Pacifism is like that itch on your back in the place that you can’t reach no matter how hard you try.

I have found only three ways to scratch the itch. 202 more words