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Challenges In Myanmar’s Peace Process Continue

Myanmar has witnessed the longest internal armed conflicts in the world. Despite the several attempts to resolve the problem, several challenges remain. The first challenge is the disunity among the armed groups. When eight ethnic armed...Show More Summary

Syrian Army Faces Rebel Bombs and Rockets in Latest Jihadist Assault on Damascus

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

The Syrian military once again faced off in Damascus with jihadist rebels attempting to strengthen the opposition's stance in international peace talks.

The Flaming Lips Announce New Album Onboard the International Space Station Concert for Peace

The Flaming Lips have announced a new “live(ish)” album. It’s called Onboard the International Space Station Concert for Peace, and it is out for this year’s Record Store Day on April 22 (via Warner Bros.). The set is pressed on orange vinyl and limited to 2,700 copies. Show More Summary

Why Coca Leaf, Not Coffee, May Always Be Colombia's Favourite Cash Crop

Iban de Rementeria, Universidad Central de Chile Colombia’s current peace process is facing numerous challenges. In a country that has suffered the worst impacts of the international drug war, one main dilemma is this: what to do with...Show More Summary

Mother Divine, Who Took Over Her Husband’s Cult, Dies at 91

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mother Divine led the International Peace Mission Movement after the death of her husband, Father Divine, who was regarded as God incarnate by his disciples.

Three flawed ideas are hurting international peacebuilding

Violence disrupts the lives of some 1.5 billion people worldwide. International interventions such as peacekeeping missions or negotiations aim to bring peace to people affected by violence, but they rarely do so. The inability of United Nations peacekeepers to contain the fighting in the Congo, Mali and South Sudan, or mediators who are unable to broker […]

Can Colombia Actually Put Its Peace Plan Into Action?

Fabio Andres Diaz, International Institute of Social Studies In Colombia, the November 2016 agreement between the FARC guerillas and the Colombian government has brought the promise of peace for the country and compelled a significant reduction in FARC-related violence. But the road ahead remains daunting. Show More Summary

'I have peace of mind that I can play Tests again' - Morkel

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Playing his first International in over a year last week, Morne Morkel is set to do what's necessary to "prolong his career''

Colombia atrocities ongoing despite peace deal: report

Thousands of Colombians are still suffering rapes, killings and torture and the country will take decades to recover from civil war despite recent peace accords, the Red Cross said Thursday. The International Committee of the Red Cross...Show More Summary

Here are the countries the US sells the most weapons to

Global arms transfers are at the highest since the end of the Cold War. The United States is the top exporter of arms in the world, accounting for 33% of the world's arms exports, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Here are the US' most frequent buyers. Join the conversation about this story »

International Women’s Day News Roundup & Open Thread for Wednesday , March 8, 2017

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY “The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.” -Aung San Suu Kyo  “We cannot all succeed when half of us are...Read more

Biafra Agitation Dangerous to ‘Nigeria’s Peace and Stability:’ Foreign Ministry

The ministry slammed Amnesty International over allegations of extrajudicial killings by the government.

Rotary Peace Fellowships 2018/19

Deadline: May 31, 2017 | Apply here Eligibility: The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Fellows are committed to the community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Show More Summary

The US spends more on its military than the next 8 countries combined

According to 2015 estimates gathered by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the United States was responsible for 36% of the entire world's military spending. Even so, President Trump is calling for a $54 billion increase...Show More Summary

Former Secretary of State Kerry joints Carnegie Endowment

Former Secretary of State John Kerry is joining a Washington think tank to serve as its first visiting distinguished statesman. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace announced Wednesday that Kerry … Click to Continue »

Who will Win the Tipperary Peace Prize? Nominee Fr Patrick Devine to Speak at Queen’s, 22 March

4 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

The shortlist for this year’s Tipperary International Peace Prize has been announced. Most of the coverage in the Northern press has highlighted that Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness is among the nominees. As in previous years, the range of nominees extends far beyond the island of Ireland. Other nominees with Irish connections are Amnesty International Ireland more...

Organization of American States Building in United States of America

The grand marble structure next to the White House is the headquarters for the Organization of American States, an international diplomatic body that promotes peace and commerce between North and South American nations. The OAS building was made possible by a philanthropic donation from Andrew Carnegie, a longtime supporter of world peace. Show More Summary

The Global Arms Trade

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent organization that conducts research on global security. More specifically SIPRI collects data on military expenditures and the international arms trade. SIPRI...Show More Summary

France insists on two-state Mideast peace deal: Hollande

France is committed to a two-state solution for the Middle East conflict, President Francois Hollande said, a week after Donald Trump broke with international consensus by stepping back from the goal. The French leader, addressing an...Show More Summary

Africa House College’s Students to Participate in the South Africa International Men’s Day “Teach Us Peace” Children’s Literacy Initiative

The first educational institution to participate, Africa House College will further their mission to educate orphans and vulnerable children. The post Africa House College’s Students to Participate in the South Africa International Men’s Day “Teach Us Peace” Children’s Literacy Initiative appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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