“Peace” – what does it mean? Merriam-Webster provides the following definition: What would it mean to have world peace? The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, released in January 2016, lists the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or “Global Goals,” which are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that…Read More
To facilitate greater exchange of grassroots knowledge, resources, best practices, and lessons learned, we are conducting a series of guest interviews to sustain both public and private conversations about critical and timely issues. This week we are discussing the economics of peace with Kathy Crandall Robinson. Kathy is the Senior Public Policy Director for Women’s Action for New…Read More
Intimate, educational, captivating, inspirational, powerful – It’s difficult to accurately depict just how moving it was to see a such an engaging group of people convened at the Carter Center Wednesday night for the Center’s International Day of Peace panel discussion. Moderated by Karin Ryan, Senior Advisor for Human Rights at The Carter Center, the…Read More
‘Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself’ – Leo Tolstoy The United Nations General Assembly declared September 21st of every year as a day dedicated to strengthening the ideals of peace within and among all nations and people. The 2016 United Nations theme is “Building Blocks for Peace”. Exactly…Read More
On September 8, Emory University’s Institute for Developing Nations, Emory Campus Life, and The Carter Center Human Rights Program, in collaboration with The U.S. Institute of Peace, commenced its series of events for Emory’s 21 Days of Peace with a moderated talk on peace journalism. Emory’s 21 Days of Peace was organized…Read More
this is a test embed of un live stream.