Remembering Nelson Mandela
It is with great sadness that we accept the fact that a truly inspirational man is no longer with us.
May he continue to inspire!
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The Sydney Peace Foundation was founded in 1998 in order promote public discussion about peace with justice and universal human rights so as to influence public interest. It is a not-for-profit organisation at the University of Sydney and is supported by the City of Sydney.
Peace with justice is a way of thinking and acting which promotes nonviolent solutions to everyday problems and thereby contributes to a civil societyRead More
Across countries and cultures over the centuries, the most powerful pleas for peace and the most significant protests against violence have come through poets. The Sydney Peace Foundation continues this tradition. Read the latest poetic snapshots from Stuart Rees, poet, scholar and Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation.Read More
The Sydney Peace Foundation invites you to attend weekly sessions of POLITICS IN THE PUB Thursday 6.30pm to 8.15pm Dinner and snacks from 5pm Harold Park Hotel Cnr Wigram Rd & Ross St Glebe NSW Ph: 9660 4745 6th March 2014 THE FAR RIGHT AGENDA OF THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT NOW REVEALED – EG: GONSKI EDUCATION […]
MEDIA RELEASE – 28 February 2014 Manus and Asylum Seekers: The Case for a Nonviolent Response The death of a 23 year old asylum seeker and injuries to over sixty others on Manus Island are the inevitable consequences of a policy of violence based on bullying and brute force to arrest, detain and humiliate vulnerable […]
The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies supported by the Global Social Justice Network invite you to: ‘Celebrating Women, Inspiring Girls’ Panel Discussion with Q & A International Women’s Day (IWD) is not only a time to recognise the role of women as equal participants of all societies, but also to celebrate women’s achievements and […]
An Australian professor is at the heart of a Middle East peace conference that has gone largely unreported in the west, writes Nikki Barrowclough. First published in The Guardian on Tuesday 14 January 2014. It is currently facing technical issues. Professor Stuart Rees spoke at a conference in Doha last month. Photograph: Dean Lewis/AAP One […]
Utopia, from the Bafta and Emmy Award winning director and recipient of the 2009 Sydney Peace Prize, John Pilger, draws on his long association with the first people of his homeland Australia. The film is both an epic portrayal of the oldest continuous human culture, and an investigation into a suppressed colonial past and rapacious present. […]
By Dr Wendy Lambourne The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and Sydney Peace Foundation remember and honour the life and contribution of Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, who died peacefully at his home on 5 December 2013. We join South Africans everywhere in celebrating the visionary yet humble man who displayed great […]
By Stuart Rees Nelson Mandela has passed away and South Africa and the world are poorer. Stuart Rees, chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation, recalls the life of a great man and his own meeting with Madiba As the leader for a democratic South Africa and as an inspiration for civil rights activists around the […]