peacemaking

  • September 4, 2014

    Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the 'negotiating table', say United Nations officials.

  • August 5, 2014

    The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged world leaders to find new ways to broker peace at the commemoration of 100 years since the outbreak of WW1 at Glasgow Cathedral.

  • June 3, 2014

    This is the theme of a discussion meeting taking place at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church tonight (7pm, Tuesday 3rd June 23014), in a two-part series co-sponsored by Ekklesia.

  • May 5, 2014

    Theologian and Anglican clergyman Sam Wells, who among other things is a specialist on the writings and thought of doyen Anabaptist-oriented public intellectual Stanley Hauerwas, has worked with Marcia Owen in the practical Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham (RCND) in the USA, as well as on a stimulating book called Living Without Enemies: Being Present in the Midst of Violence (InterVarsity Press, 2011).

  • January 26, 2014

    On Sunday 26 January 2014, BBC1's ethics and beliefs discussion show, The Big Questions, features a special edition recorded at Oasis Academy MediaCityUK in Salford, where presenter Nicky Campbell will be asking just one Big Question: Is war ever just?

  • November 11, 2013

    Leymah Gbowee spoke at the WCC 10th Assembly Peace Plenary, which featured stories, images and signs of hope for justice and peace.

  • September 21, 2013

    Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)

  • September 21, 2013

    This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.

  • August 28, 2013

    As Parliament is recalled to debate the unfolding crisis in Syria, Quakers in Britain have issued a statement urging those tempted to respond militarily to think again.

  • August 25, 2013

    The World Council of Churches is calling on its member churches to observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September.