This morning His Holiness the Dalai Lama was invited by the Sydney Peace Foundation to participate in discussions of Ethics for a Whole World at the New South Wales Parliament House attended by more than 170 students and others. A
On Thursday 21 March 2013, in partnership with the Australian Arab Women’s Dialogue and the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the Sydney Peace Foundation staged a panel discussion to discuss the role of women in building and sustaining democratic
The Australian government should consider re-imposing sanctions on Myanmar, according to the Sydney Peace Foundation (SPF).
A new report from the US-based Human Rights Watch has shown how the central Thein Sein government is complicit in appalling human rights abuses in
Australian Ambassador presents Sydney Peace Foundation’s posthumous award to a hero of the French Republic
In the Australian Embassy in Paris, on May 2nd , the Australian Ambassador to France awarded the Sydney Peace Foundation’s human rights gold medal to the
There appears to be a tension between economic interests and freedom of speech. We see it in the daily influence of corporations' ownership of the media. In early April, we saw it on our own home ground: the internationally renowned
Sydney Peace Foundation is to award a posthumous Gold Medal to
On 2 May, at the Australian Embassy in Paris, the Sydney Peace Foundation will award a posthumous Gold Medal for Human Rights to Stéphane Hessel for his life-long contribution
Joint statement from Senator Sekai Holland, 2012 Sydney Peace Prize recipient and Co Minister for Reconciliation, Healing & Integration in the Government of Zimbabwe, and Professor Stuart Rees AM Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation.
We make this statement in terms
In November 2011, the cognitive scientist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky arrived in Australia to receive the Sydney Peace Prize. He delivered lectures and answered questions about economics, history, international relations, linguistics, philosophy, justice and much more: What is
By Professor Stuart Rees
Two campaigns are being waged over Gaza. One concerns the rockets from Gaza and the use of excessive force to try to eradicate the Hamas government. Such violence leads not only to loss of life and numerous
A big thank you to our photographer Gobie Rajalingam, who graduated from his Master of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney in 2009. Since then, he worked as Program Coordinator at Pacific Friends of the Global Fund