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What if we started thinking about Rotary as more than a collection of service clubs and started thinking of ourselves as a global peacebuilding force?

Our Mission

Serve as a resource to Rotarians, Rotary clubs and districts by supporting the peace work of Rotarians worldwide.

What if together we wage peace?

Just imagine, Rotarians building a world beyond war. Learn more about our organization and how you can join us as ‘We Wage Peace’.

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812, 2017

Refugee Women Beat Stress Through Drum Circles

By Ari Honarvar, December 8, 2017, Published in Yes! Magazine

More than three dozen women and children sit in a circle inside the conference room of a public library in El Cajon, California, each holding a hand drum on their laps. No one is speaking.

I stand in the center and ask who in this group of Afghan, Iraqi, and Syrian women has suffered loss. Several hands go up. I then ask: “Who would like to volunteer to express their feeling of loss, using the drum as their voice?”

 

712, 2017

Global Pluralism Award Honors Champions of Diversity

By Winona Raylance, November 29, 2017, Published in Diplomatic Courier If you dare to turn on the news these days, you may find it hard to refute we live in an age of increasing xenophobia, intolerance and nationalism. That’s because these stories usually dominate the airwaves and our social media feeds. This is why, it was a privilege to attend the Global Centre For Pluralism’s award ceremony earlier this month, where award winners from all corners of the world showed that pluralism—which is the concept of recognizing, valuing, respecting and celebrating our differences—is alive well.

512, 2017

Rotary Peace Fellows use Networking to Promote Peace

By Magdalena Zurita and Phill Gittins, Published in Rotary International

My interest in promoting peace brought me to Bolivia, where I am doing my applied field study while earning a master’s degree at the Rotary Peace Center at International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan. I am passionate about the reduction of poverty and inequality, and efforts to address these challenges in ways that promote working together and embracing difference.

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1810, 2017

Rotary Day at the United Nations Map

Use the "Rotary Day at the United Nations Map" to quickly locate Rotary peace entities within a 30 minute drive of the UN Headquarters in Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

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