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World Peace Flame presented to Sydney Peace Foundation

The World Peace Flame is a symbol of peace, unity, freedom and celebration. The World Peace Flame Initiative aims to inspire people everywhere that the individual plays a crucial role in creating peace at every level.Their dream is as simple...

Photos from the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize events

On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the Hon Professor Marie Bashir, former Governor of NSW, presented Julian Burnside with the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize, Australia's only international prize for peace. At numerous events surrounding this ceremony, the community of Sydney celebrated...

United Against Racism – public meeting on Nov 9

STOP THE POLITICS OF FEAR Public meeting, 3-5pm, Sunday November 9, UTS An important public meeting, “Communities United against Racism – Stop the Politics of Fear”, will be held on the afternoon of Sunday November 9 at the University of Technology,...

Watch it on ABC!

"Why It's So Hard to Talk About Peace in Sri Lanka" GILBERTO ALGAR-FARIA Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney and PhD Candidate at the University of Bristol Broadcasts: ABC - 11am Monday 27th October ABC News24 - Saturday November 2nd ABC Big Ideas...

Vale Gough Whitlam

Vale Gough Whitlam understood the meaning of peace with justice and moved to achieve it. Tony Stephen’s obituary says much of it. Here is a list of just some of the changes he introduced at breakneck speed in a couple of...

Celebrating Non-violence Month

Inspired by and with the support of Ela Gandhi, Gandhi Development Trust and ICON (International Centre of Non-violence) Durban, the International Centre of Non-violence (ICON) Australia was launched on 2 October 2012, when celebrating UN International Day of Non-violence and...

Celebrating Peace Day at Bondi Pavilion – Sun 21 Sept

Sunday 21 September is International Day of Peace! David Hirsch, Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation, will be one of a number of inspiring speakers joining musicians and peace lovers to celebrate Sydney Peace Day Festival at Bondi Pavilion. David will...

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