Archive | Gold Medal for Human Rights
10
Dec

Memories of Mandela – A Life Well Lived

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 […]

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10
Dec

The Prisoner Who Freed A Nation

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 […]

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18
Jun

Ethics for a Whole World with the Sydney Peace Foundation and Compassion

This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited by the Sydney Peace Foundation to participate in discussions of Ethics for a Whole World at the New South Wales Parliament House attended by more than 170 students and others. A preamble to the event paid tribute to the Cadigal people and their possession of the […]

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02
May

Media Release: ‘Time for Outrage, Time for Celebration’: Honoring the life of Stephane Hessel

Australian Ambassador presents Sydney Peace Foundation’s posthumous award to a hero of the French Republic In the Australian Embassy in Paris,  on May 2nd , the Australian Ambassador to France awarded the Sydney Peace Foundation’s human rights gold medal to the widow of Stephan Hessel, former French resistance fighter, concentration camp survivor, co author of […]

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