By Dr Vandana Shiva, recipient of the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize
We live in times whose signature is violence – from the killing of 134 innocent children in Peshawar to the massacres of 2000 by Boko Haram in Nigeria and the 17 in Paris just in the
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
By David Hirsch
It's a good thing peace prizes are not given for results; hardly anyone would qualify.
Since 1901 the Nobel committee in Oslo has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to 128 peace laureates. The award recognises those who have tried,
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, 1999 Sydney Peace Prize recipient, calls for a global boycott of Israel and urges Israelis and Palestinians to look beyond their leaders for a sustainable solution to the crisis in the Holy Land—in an exclusive article
What do The Beatles, Bono, Bob Geldof, Billy Bragg, Billie Holiday, Ben Harper, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, and Barenboim all have in common—in addition to being musicians and starting with “B”? They have each contributed to peace with justice, and
“The Art of Peace”: It’s time for an artist to win the Sydney Peace Prize
Sun Tzu’s ancient Chinese military treatise “The Art of War”has been a manual for war makers for centuries. With the centenary of the First World War upon us,
Julian Burnside's City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture was filmed by ABC Big Ideas. You can watch it online here: ABC Big Ideas Julian Burnside - 2014 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture. This was broadcast on ABC1 on Monday
For Tuesday 27 May 2014
Julian Burnside wins 2014 Sydney Peace Prize
Australian barrister, human rights advocate and author, Julian Burnside AO QC has been selected to receive the 2014 Sydney Peace Prize. The Prize will be awarded at the 2014
The important and inspiring work of the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Vandana Shiva continues in her fight to save seeds, farmers and food from corporate monopolies.
Activist Vandanda Shiva calls for ‘satyagraha’ against federal Bill C-18
Renowned environmental and agricultural activist Vandana
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