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George Floyd RIP

George Floyd RIP

George Floyd RIP, Press Release, Press Releases
#blacklivesmatter Press Release – By Mairead Maguire Nobel Peace Laureate "I would like to add my sympathy and condolences to George Floyd family and the families of Black victims, and others killed by racists, be they in USA, United Kingdom, Asia, no matter where they live.   It was inspiring to see millions of people, respond to the call of the Movement ‘Black Lives Matter’ and take to the streets to pray act and protest police brutality, institutional violence, racism and discrimination, and to call for transparency and accountability and real change". Anti-black and racism continues to permeate through the criminal justice system and the social fabric of the USA, UK and many countries. During my many visits to the USA, I was deeply shocked by the extreme poverty, particularly in…
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Innate – Irish network for nonviolent action training & education.

Innate – Irish network for nonviolent action training & education.

Innate
Below we present the website of Innate. We invite you to delve into their website to explore the following: 1. Innate Nonviolence manifesto - http://www.innatenonviolence.org/resources/INNATE_manifesto_2018.pdf 2. Nonviolence in Ireland a study guide. http://www.innatenonviolence.org/ We know you will find their work informative and inspiring.  Peace People 
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Press release for the  HUMAN SECURITY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, PEACE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT  appeal

Press release for the HUMAN SECURITY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, PEACE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT appeal

Press Releases
Embargoed until May 24, 2020 Contacts: Vanda Proskova (Czech Republic) +420 728 407 661 vanda@pnnd.org Jennifer Blemur (USA)  jblemur@wand.org Miriam Petersen (Germany) +49 178 101 8019 miriam.petersen@worldfuturecouncil.org 24 May 2020. Governments need to cut military expenditure, and increase their focus and budgets on human security and global cooperation, in order to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, address climate change and ensure a sustainable future, according to an international women’s appeal released today by Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND), Women Legislators’ Lobby (WiLL) and World Future Council (WFC). The appeal, Human security for public health, peace and sustainable development, endorsed by 237 women legislators, religious leaders and civil society leaders from more than 40 countries* was released  to coincide with International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament on May 24, 2020. It also supports, in particular, United Nations’ initiatives for…
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Do Not Be Afraid…. All Will Be Well….

Do Not Be Afraid…. All Will Be Well….

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Coronavirus COVID-19:  Local and International Cooperation and Solidarity 9 Apr 2020 – We, as a human family, are living in extraordinary times but must not be afraid. Many people are traumatized as they face the shock and pain of a new virus called Corona Covid 19, which is spreading rapidly around the world, snatching the lives of loved ones. The virus has forced scientists and health care experts in laboratories around the world to work for a life-saving vaccine. In the meantime, medical experts and political leaders are cooperating to face the challenges, both personally and collectively, to deal with this pandemic. The new virus has changed the world we live in literally overnight and even though it will pass in time, things will never be the same. We have been…
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