Awarding Australia’s international prize for peace

1c789c8e-539f-41f7-a800-4e979a79ebc5“Conversations in Peace” – be inspired by the world’s leading voices on peace, justice and nonviolence

This volume includes the groundbreaking Lectures of the first 14 recipients of the Sydney Peace Prize (1998-2011), including Nobel Laureates Muhammad Yunus and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former leader of Amnesty International Irene Khan, the Indian novelist Arundhati Roy, environmental scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva, indigenous leader Patrick Dodson, and the inimitable academic activist Professor Noam Chomsky.

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Peace with Justice

We advocate for peace with justice - recognising that to achieve true and lasting peace, we must, beyond ending war and violent conflict, address deep injustices and structural inequality.

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Why a “Sydney Peace Prize”?

By awarding an international prize for peace, Sydney recognises leading peace makers, celebrates their inspiring achievements and learns about peace, justice and nonviolence.

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New event 9 Nov: Naomi Klein in conversation with Australia’s most powerful voices on climate justice

In a panel moderated by Lenore Taylor, Naomi Klein, Murrawah Johnson, Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang, Nadine Flood and Shen Narayanasamy will discuss the need for transition to a post-carbon Australia. Together we will find a way to transition away from fossil fuels, towards a more equitable, just Australia that is based on caring for each other […]

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2016 Social Good Summit Australia to take place at the University of Sydney on 15 October!

Sydney Peace Foundation is proud to support the second annual Social Good Summit Australia, which will take place at the University of Sydney at 10am on 15 October. The Social Good Summit Australia is a one-day conference examining the impact of social good initiatives around the world. Held annually the Social Good Summit Australia unites a […]

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Missy Higgins, Senator Patrick Dodson and Professor Gillian Triggs join Naomi Klein at Sydney Town Hall

We invite you to join us for the 2016 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony, and the spectacular Sydney Peace Prize Gala Dinner. On Friday 11 November at 6.30pm Sydney will come together at Sydney Town Hall to celebrate the awarding of the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize to award-winning author, journalist, and activist Naomi Klein. Naomi […]

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Diaspora Symposium: Refugees & Asylum Seekers’ Discourse Event

Sydney Peace Foundation is proud to support and invite you to: Diaspora Symposium: Refugee & Asylum Seekers’ Discourse NSW Parliament House Tuesday 11 October 2016, 5:30pm – 8:30pm The Symposium provides an opportunity for artists and poets to use avant-garde arts and poetry to explore critical feminist perspectives on social justice and human rights. The value of […]

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