Dr Vandana Shiva was the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize Recipient. She an international voice for sustainable development and social justice. She's a physicist, scholar, social activist, and feminist. She is director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource
On May 10 2011, at a ceremony at London's Frontline Club, the Sydney Peace Foundation awarded its Gold Medal for Peace with Justice to WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange. The citation reads, ‘For exceptional courage and initiative in pursuit of human rights’.
VANDANA Shiva's journey from nuclear physicist to eco-feminist began with a trek in the Himalayas. Before beginning a PhD in Canada, she took a walk in the mountains where she had spent countless hours as a child trailing her father,
It was a strange day to fly into Sydney. Olara Otunnu, a man of peace who has devoted his life to the protection of children involved in war, arrived in a city reeling from the understanding that global terrorism is
KERRY O'BRIEN: Outspoken former Irish president Mary Robinson would not have been mourned in either Washington or Canberra when she left her job as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights two months ago.
She had put the spotlight on both America