Articles by Vijay Mehta

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Departments for Peace – A Great Institutional Invention
Vijay Mehta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Sep 2023

15 Sep 2023 – We need to change this culture of militarism, populism and extremism or we will face the scenario of what John F Kennedy said in his speech to the UN in 1961, ‘Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.’

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UN, Great Powers and World Peace
Vijay Mehta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2023

The future of the UN, its funding requirements and authority remain uncertain. Will it buckle and break by rising nationalism, militarism and populism? Will it ever be able to realise its UN Charter goal of – “…to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war which in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind?”

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Revitalising the Peace Movement for the 21st Century
Vijay Mehta – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Aug 2023

18 Aug 2023 – With a barely existing peace movement worldwide and a decline of the left and its ideas and values, how can we make peace activism work? How can we uplift our focus on hope and be optimistic, bold, for positive changes and a more peaceful and compassionate world?

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