Title Image

Peace Blog

Nominate an extraordinary woman for the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize!

Call for Nominations It’s time to honour an extraordinary woman with the Sydney Peace Prize. By employing the theme Women Building Peace the Sydney Peace Foundation seeks to recognise and celebrate the women who are advancing the cause of sustainable peace with justice, and to dedicate a year

Internships available for 2015 Sydney Peace Prize events!

The Sydney Peace Foundation is urgently looking for one or two interns to join our small team for the next four months. This is an opportunity to gain substantial experience with organising and coordinating events, marketing, exposure to public relations, social

“Conversations in Peace” Book Launch

Announcing the book launch of "Conversations in Peace" to be launched by Dame Marie Bashir plus film of 'Conversations in Peace' introduced by philanthropist Steve Killelea and music by renowned Kurdish artist Veli Toprak When: Tuesday 11th August 2015, 6pm for 6:30pm Where: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe Entry: Free Celebrating

The Synthages – by George Gittoes

George Gittoes, the 2015 Sydney Peace Prize recipient, shares some of his latest work with you here. These synthages were created at Syracuse Light Work during his 2013 residency. In these Gittoes combines drawing with photographs from his work at Kibeho

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

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

Celebrating Non-violence Month

Inspired by and with the support of Ela Gandhi, Gandhi Development Trust and ICON (International Centre of Non-violence) Durban, the International Centre of Non-violence (ICON) Australia was launched on 2 October 2012, when celebrating UN International Day of Non-violence and

Celebrating Peace Day at Bondi Pavilion – Sun 21 Sept

Sunday 21 September is International Day of Peace! David Hirsch, Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation, will be one of a number of inspiring speakers joining musicians and peace lovers to celebrate Sydney Peace Day Festival at Bondi Pavilion. David will

‘MEMORIES OF THE STRUGGLE’: Australians Against Apartheid

The Australian South Africa Alliance (ASAA), in collaboration with Customs House. At Customs House, Circular Quay Ground Floor, Level 1 and Level 2 15 September - 26 October 2014. An exhibition documenting Australia’s involvement in the anti-apartheid movement from 1960 to 1994 celebrates 20 years of democracy in South Africa. A