CULTURE OF PEACE

​Children and War – Guide

​Children and War – Guide

This recently created guide on children and war as part of the Peace and Dialogue Platform compiles essential knowledge resources and information on the subject. It is aimed to be an ongoing knowledge sharing space and accumulation of information around this issue.

In Memoriam: Padma Ratna Tuladhar – A Remarkable Peacemaker

In Memoriam: Padma Ratna Tuladhar – A Remarkable Peacemaker

Nepal and the world lost a remarkable peacemaker this past November.   Padma Ratna Tuladhar passed in Kathmandu, Nepal at the age of 78.   A long time human rights activist and a former independent parliamentarian who never affiliated  with a single party, Patma Ratna...

30 Days of Facts and Reflections on Displacement Launched

Are refugee numbers the highest ever?  What were the origins of US Non-governmental support for refugees? What are the latest statistics from the Rohingya refugee crisis?  How do Mexicans view the "migrant caravan" traveling to the United States border?    These...

Zimbabwe’s Contested Election, and a Call for Dialogue

Zimbabwe’s Contested Election, and a Call for Dialogue

August 10, 2018. Earlier today Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (“MDC”), formally contested the election results of the July 30th presidential and parliamentary elections. Official election results were announced this past Thursday,...

Zimbabweans Work to Seize an Historic Opportunity

Zimbabweans Work to Seize an Historic Opportunity

December, 2017.   ​A coalition of civil society groups, representing Zimbabwe’s leading religious bodies, labor and human rights organizations, women, youth and disabilities movements, Media associations, students and more have come together to advance democratic...

Reflections on the Possibilities and Limitations of Dialogue

Reflections on the Possibilities and Limitations of Dialogue

On the one year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally and protests in Charlottesville, Virginia held in 2017, we revisit the reflections of our board colleagues, Derek Brown and Jeff Seul.  Derek offered his reflections on the events in the community that he...

“Self-Mediation” Structures and Procedures of National Dialogues

"Managing Complexity, Breaking Deadlocks and Building Consensus " A Background Paper for the Third Conference on National Dialogues, April 5-6, 2017 Perhaps the most outstanding characteristic of National Dialogues, as seen from a planning and facilitation...

New Report Highlights Challenges to Peace Support

Two-thirds of U.S.-based nonprofit organizations working abroad are facing problems accessing financial services, according to a comprehensive report released by the Charity and Security Network.  (The Peace Appeal Foundation is a member of the network, and serves on...

New Challenges to Peace Support

Washington DC,  Two-thirds of U.S.-based nonprofit organizations working abroad are facing problems accessing financial services, according to a comprehensive report released today by the Charity and Security Network.  The study illustrates a growing challenge to...

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