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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?

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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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1210, 2018

Rotary – UN Day Features Youth Innovation; Crafting Solutions to emerging challenges

Published in rotaryundaynairobi.org

Join Rotary leaders, members, and guests in Kenya, as we recognise our longstanding special relationship with the United Nations and young leaders who are changing our world. 1000 delegates are expected to attend this year’s Rotary Day at the United Nations, Youth Innovation: Crafting Solutions to Emerging Challenges. UN officials and humanitarian experts will inspire participants to find innovative strategies for addressing humanitarian challenges both locally and globally.

810, 2018

Campaign to get ‘Peacebuilding’ in Dictionaries Gains Traction

September 29, 2018, Published in PeaceNews.com

'Peacebuilding’ was coined in the 1970’s by Norwegian scholar Johan Galtung, who defines it as projects that involve “concrete action” towards peace. The word gets 7 million hits on Google, but isn't in most dictionaries. Now a campaign has started to get ‘peacebuilding’ included. Mike Jobbins from Search for Common Ground says it’s been a real frustration in the peacebuilding field to constantly get the Microsoft Word red squiggle from the spellchecker.

 

 

210, 2018

Empower Your Community

By Rotary Service and Engagement, October 2, 2018, Published in Rotary International

The United Nations reports 470 million jobs are needed globally for new entrants to the labor market between 2016 and 2030. Unemployment, underemployment, lack of economic opportunity, lack of appropriate training, and the absence of social safety nets lie at the core of poverty. For the poor, labor is often the only option to improve well-being. Creating productive employment opportunities is essential for reducing poverty and achieving sustainable economic and social development, and for providing income security and empowerment especially for women, people with disabilities, youth, and the extremely poor.

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1109, 2018

New Book Features Meditations on Peace

Published in FieldsofPeace.org

Soft as Water is a book of 52 meditations on peace--- peace within ourselves, peace in our relationships, and peace in our world.  Each meditation consists of a one-page reading followed by a brief commentary.  The readings are excerpts taken from many voices and sources---movies and memoirs, novels and history, folk tales and anecdote. The book is endorsed by Rotarian Action Group For Peace Co-Founder Harry Anastasiou. 

2908, 2018

Author Provides Book of Values to RAGFP Members

Published in PaulaFellingham.com

Dr. Paula Fellingham is a best-selling author and has written 7 books. As a Rotarian, she is pleased to make The Book of Values for Children of All Ages available for download for RAGFP members and Rotarian Peacebuilders. The Book highlights 76 values that deal with peace and sound principles of building ethical relationships in our society.    

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