Peace

Interview with Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Sharan Burrow is the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). During her time at the head of ITUC, she has helped to foster relations between trade unions and the peace movement – bringing together themes of peace,…

Hibakusha- Japan’s peaceful warriors awarded a Peace Prize

The International Peace Bureau, IPB awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize to the Japanese organization HIDANKYO who launched the International Signature Campaign in Support of the Appeal of the Hibakusha for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The award ceremony was…

UN Youth4Disarmament Recognized by ‘Billion Acts of Peace’

By Devinder Kumar Disarmament is at the heart of the collective security system set out in the United Nations Charter, with its goal to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. In commemoration of the United Nation’s 75th anniversaries…

Road to Barcelona 2021: Interview with Philip Jennings

IPB World Peace Congress 2021: An Interview with IPB Co-President Philip Jennings Q: What is the significance of the timing and location of the congress? Why 2021 and why Barcelona? A: The IPB Barcelona Conference aims to be the largest…

Colombia: UN Security Council Backs Peace

The member countries of the United Nations Security Council reiterated their support for the Comprehensive System of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition in Colombia, during the presentation of the quarterly report of the UN Verification Mission on the implementation of…

How Social Movements Can Make Durable, Wider and Definite Contribution to Creating a Better World

Bharat Dogra Social movements have a very important role in society, a role that has to assume even more significance if our deeply troubled world has to find a way out of the survival crisis in which it is entangled…

Chile-China: Pressenza Agency in an event marking 50 years of diplomatic relations

The 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Chile was celebrated via an online event that underlined the cultural exchanges necessary from different points of view for the mutual understanding of history, literature, education and the role of the…

African Women Stress the Need for a Horn of Africa Peace Initiative

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”…

Education for peace and non-violence in times of crisis

Doris Balvín, senior researcher at the New Civilization Humanist Studies Center in Lima, Peru and a specialist in social ecology, spoke with Pressenza about education for peace and non-violence in times of social and ecological crisis. Pressenza: Could education contribute…

Luis Arce, President of Bolivia: “Let’s rebuild the country and live in peace”

November the 8th, Luis Arce was declared the new President of Bolivia. During the inauguration ceremony, after being sworn in before the multinational Legislative Assembly, the incoming President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia stated as follows: “On this November…

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