gittoes profile WY sm2015 Sydney Peace Prize

will be awarded to

George Gittoes AM

for exposing injustice for over 45 years as a humanist artist, activist and filmmaker

6pm Tuesday 10 November 2015, Sydney Town Hall at the 2015 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture

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Peace with Justice

Peace with justice is a way of thinking and acting which promotes nonviolent solutions to everyday problems and thereby contributes to a civil society

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2014 Sydney Peace Prize

The awarding of a prize for peace is a celebration of inspiring people and their achievements. The 2014 Sydney Peace Prize will be awarded to Julian Burnside AO QC on 5 November 2014 at Sydney Town Hall. Tickets for the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize are now on sale!

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Gittoes’ Videos and Media

On Saturday 11 April the Sydney Peace Foundation announced that George Gittoes would receive the 2015 Sydney Peace Prize. Here are some links to the media coverage of the announcement so far: Media coverage: Apr 17, 2015, War artist and film maker George Gittoes discusses his time in the Afghan city of Jalalabad filming with impoverished youth The […]

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George Gittoes wins 2015 Sydney Peace Prize

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 11 April Australian artist George Gittoes AM has been selected to receive the 2015 Sydney Peace Prize. The Prize will be awarded on Tuesday 10 November at Sydney Town Hall. The 2015 Sydney Peace Prize Jury’s citation reads: George Gittoes AM: For exposing injustice for over 45 years as a humanist artist, […]

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Statement of Support to Aboriginal people in Australia

The Sydney Peace Foundation recognises the fundamental rights of Indigenous peoples to self-determination on the principles of peace with justice. We give our support to Aboriginal people in Australia struggling against overt, punitive policies of assimilation such as the Northern Territory Intervention, the denial of essential services to force relocation from Aboriginal lands and severe […]

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A special issue of Social Alternatives devoted to ending war and building structures for peace

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