Articles by Peace News Network

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Mass Media for Culture of Peace
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2018

1 Feb 2018 – It has been the dream at CPNN from the beginning that our website and others like us would be able to attract so much readership that the mass media would need to take up the theme of the culture of peace in order to compete with us.

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Peacebuilders: The Making of Mandela
Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2018

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison but upon his release, he chose reconciliation over revenge.

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What is Peace Journalism?
Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

Have you noticed that news media always cover war and violence, but rarely peace and reconciliations? Check out a new style of reporting that is emerging, and being used worldwide.

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The Struggle to Eliminate Violence against Women Is Essential to the Culture of Peace
David Adams | Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

1 Dec 2017 – The advance this year of the struggle to eliminate violence against women is an important step forward for the global movement for a culture of peace. Here’s why.

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Catalunya: Culture of War or Culture of Peace?
David Adams | Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

1 Nov 2017 – It seems that the people of Catalunya will vote in December whether to declare independence from Spain, i.e. to form a separate state. If someone were to ask my advice about this election, I would say that it risks becoming a decision to move Catalunya towards the culture of war. There are good alternative for Catalunya, apart from secession.

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Towards a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly
David Adams | Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2017

2 Aug 2017 – We need a profound reform of the UN so that it is managed more directly by the peoples of the world – through cities or parliaments instead of the present Member States that are inextricably linked to the culture of war. A significant first step towards such a reform would be the proposed parliamentary assembly of the UN (UNPA). There are proposals from the European Parliament, the Pan-African Parliament and an international conference of around 300 chief justices, judges, legal experts and ambassadors from nearly 60 countries predominantly from the Global South.

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The Global Campaign for Peace Education
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2016

The Global Campaign for Peace Education provides coverage of peace education from around the world, including original articles, research and stories cultivated from journals and independent and mass media sources.

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(Castellano) Bachelet crea Ministerio de Pueblos Indígenas en Chile
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2016

15 Jan 2016 – La Presidenta de Chile, Michelle Bachelet, firmó hoy en el Palacio de La Moneda las leyes que crean el Ministerio de Pueblos Indígenas, el Consejo Nacional y los Consejos de Pueblos Indígenas.

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President Creates Ministry of Indigenous People in Chile
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2016

15 Jan 2016 – Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed today at La Moneda Palace the laws that create the Ministry of Indigenous People, the National Council and the Indigenous People”s Councils.

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Needed: Political Will . . .
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015

A solution to the problem of global warming is not a technical problem, but rather a political problem. The means are available. The Earth Policy Institute published “Seven Surprising Realities behind the Great Transition to Renewable Energy” showing that the global transition to clean, renewable energy and away from nuclear and fossils is well under way. Their “seven surprising realities:”

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NGO Open letter to Member States of the General Assembly on the Selection Process of the UN Secretary-General
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015

The selection of the new Secretary-General in 2016 will be one of the most important decisions the General Assembly will make in the next ten years. The new Secretary-General will have to address a world confronted with increasingly dangerous civil wars, humanitarian and environmental disasters, terrorism, regressive development, economic and financial turmoil, and inequality.

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Protecting Schools 80 Years after Roerich
Bede Sheppard, Human Rights Watch – Culture of Peace News Network, 3 Aug 2015

The Declaration is a political commitment to do more to protect students, teachers, schools and universities from attack and from military use during times of armed conflict. It calls upon armed forces to refrain from converting schools or universities into military bases, barracks, defensive positions, detention centers, and weapons caches, as well as from harassment, rape, and forced recruitment by the soldiers inside the school.

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Bolivia: Mediators Are Formed In Culture of Peace
Henry A. Aira Gutiérrez, Correo del Sur - Culture of Peace News Network, 3 Aug 2015

July 22, 2015 – Culture of peace and conflict resolution are new phrases that Bolivians can use to avoid going to court. With the implementation of the new moral codes as of August 6, it is also the expression of the mediators, whose job is to reduce the caseload in the courts for civil and commercial matters.

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(Castellano) Colombia: La Cátedra de la Paz
Ernesto Amézquita en Cronica del Quindio – Culture of Peace News Network, 6 Jul 2015

28 jun 2015 – En desarrollo de la ley 1732 del 2014, el gobierno nacional acaba de dictar el decreto “por el cual se reglamente la cátedra de la Paz en todas las Instituciones educativas del País. Para responder al mandato constitucional consagrado en los arts. 22 y 41 de la Constitución Nacional, el carácter de la cátedra de la Paz, será obligatorio”.

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Colombia: Teaching Peace
Ernesto Amézquita en Cronica del Quindio – Culture of Peace News Network, 6 Jul 2015

28 Jun 2015 – According to law 1732, adopted in 2014, the national government has to issue a decree “by which the teaching of Peace is regulated in all educational institutions of the country”. Article number 2: “to meet the constitutional mandate enshrined in the articles 22 and 41 of the Constitution, the teaching of Peace is compulsory.”

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Latin America in Perspective: Between Successes and New Challenges
Raffaele Morgantini and Tarik Bouafia – Culture of Peace News Network, 4 May 2015

Movements against governmental fiscal austerity, are they part of the global movement for a culture of peace? Austerity cures imposed on some countries in the region by the IMF and the WB have been abandoned in favor of stimulus policies where the state has taken up a key role in managing the economy.

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Closing of the World Social Forum: Citizens of the World versus Terrorism and Oppression
Sihem Oubraham, El Moudjahid – Culture of Peace News Network, 4 May 2015

6 Apr 2015 – The 13th edition of the World Social Forum 2015, which took place over four days in the Tunisian capital, completed its work under the slogan of “all-out solidarity with all oppressed peoples.”

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