Photo courtesy of Peter Dowson, Digital Storytellers.
We were delighted to award the Gold Medal for Human Rights to Midnight Oil on 26 November via a digital event. This award was in recognition of their relentless focus on human rights, and
This article first appeared in the The Guardian on 14 October. Tickets for the November events in Sydney are available via http://tix.yt/midnight-oil-gold-medal
Australian band Midnight Oil will be awarded the gold medal for human rights by the Sydney Peace Foundation for its “commitment
We were so honoured to award the Gold Medal for Human Rights to Christiana Figueres on 12 March in the Lord Mayor's Reception Room at the Sydney Town Hall. Christiana gave an impassioned speech about the need for urgent action
We were so pleased to offer a sneak peak unveiling of the Me Too movement as the 2019 Sydney Peace Prize recipient on 30 April before the news broke publicly. Thank you to everyone who woke up so early to
The Sydney Peace Foundation calls on the UK Government to refuse to extradite Julian Assange to the USA, where he is likely to face serious human rights violations in pre-trial detention.
The allegations of rape and other sexual violence against Julian
Join us for a special Sydney Peace Foundation screening of 2014 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Julian Burnside's new documentary Border Politics, including a live Q&A with Burnside himself!
Border Politics follows Burnside as he travels the globe examining the harsh treatment of refugees at
Black on Black talks on Tuesday 31 October hosted by Australian South Sea Islanders (Port Jackson) will include a meaningful discussion with Black Lives Matter Global Network leaders and the families of 'Black Murders in Custody'.
Supported by Australian South Sea Islanders
Jandali composes symphonies which integrate ancient folk melodies from Aleppo and the Silk Road to preserve the musical heritage of Syria.
"I'm trying to integrate these ancient melodies that Aleppo embraced into my symphonic, classic and chamber works in an effort
2016 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture by Naomi Klein, Delivered on 11 November 2016 at Sydney Town Hall. Naomi Klein's Lecture starts at 25:15.
I would like to pay my respects to the elders both past and present of the Gadigal people
At the precise moment that Donald Trump was giving his acceptance speech live, I was in a room packed with a thousand people in Sydney, listening to Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang, a leading activist from the island state of Kiribati.
All day I