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Vandana Shiva speaking in Surry Hills – Friday 20 Feb!

Dr Vandana Shiva, who received the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize, will be speaking in Sydney on the evening of Friday 20 February 2015. Planet on Plate: Eating and Farming for Our Future INTRODUCTION BY JOEL SALATIN WHEN: Friday, 20 February 2015, 6 pm for...

Nous Sommes Charlie

Nous Sommes Charlie We are seeing the killers whose balaclava eyes stared like bad breath shared with collaborators, each masturbating anger sufficient only to hear   the notes of their Kalashnikovs which they played in defence of their deities, their dogma and themselves.   We are mourning cartoonists murdered for laughter, their freedom stifled on the...

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...

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