Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombia’s President

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombia’s President for efforts to end conflict

Colombia president awarded one of world’s most prestigious prizes for efforts to end 52 years of war with FARC rebels. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on... Read more »

Peace & Security Funds greatly contribute to global peace and stability: Research

Peace and Security Funding Index tracks more than $280 Million in Foundation and Philanthropic Grantmaking Washington, DC (US) – Peace and security funders are making important contributions to global peace and stability, despite making... Read more »

The Intractable Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Finds a Practical Approach Towards Resolution

Palestine – President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine met with Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) on 4 December to discuss Chairman Lee’s proposal on... Read more »
Paris' famed Notre Dame Cathedral was in lockdown after terrorist attacks across the city killed more than 100 people. EPA/Ian Langsdon

Paris attacks: why Islam and Christianity are twin religions of war and peace

By Philip Almond, The University of Queensland — Questions are being raised as to the role of religion in deadly attacks in Paris that killed more than 100 people. Specifically, is Islam a religion... Read more »

1,000 Women Representatives join the Peace Agreement Ceremony

Seoul, Republic of Korea – On 5 November 2015 the International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) hosted the ‘2015 IWPG Network Peace Forum’ to urge the ‘Implementation of the International Convention on the Cessation... Read more »
Australia's Social cohesion and multiculturalism stronger than ever

Australia’s Social cohesion is stronger than ever

Eight year high for social cohesion in Australia The latest Scanlon-Monash Index of Social Cohesion report has confirmed that social cohesion in Australia is at an eight-year high. The Assistant Minister for... Read more »

Iran and world powers agree ‘historic’ framework nuclear deal

LAUSANNE, (Switzerland) — Iran and international powers have reached “solutions on key parameters” of Tehran’s nuclear program following eight-day talks in Switzerland, according to a joint statement issued by the negotiators on Thursday. During... Read more »

Angelina Jolie opens Center on Women, Peace and Security in London

Angelina Jolie expanded on her humanitarian efforts in London, announcing the creation of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics. Jolie, 39, a special envoy of... Read more »