Peace News Articles

2504, 2017

The Birth of a ‘Peace Army’

April 25th, 2017|Categories: |

Unarmed civilian protection works, and the practice is growing By Ellen Furnari, March 2017, published in Sojourners IN DECEMBER 2014, the United Nations approved a resolution put forth by Bangladesh and more than 100 other countries that included a reference to “unarmed civilian protection.” This was the first time the

2504, 2017

The Success of Nonviolent Civil Resistance

April 25th, 2017|Categories: |

 By Erica Chenoweth | TED Talks - Transcend Media Service  Between 1900-2006, campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance were twice as successful as violent campaigns. Erica talks about her research on the impressive historical record of civil resistance in the 20th century and discusses the promise of unarmed struggle in the

1904, 2017

Introducing the New Peace Pole Map!

April 19th, 2017|Categories: |

Please view and explore our new Rotary Peace Poles Map!

By using the map, you are able see the location where each of the 121 peace poles are planted. You can use the map to enter in your own location and find the nearest peace pole to you!

1804, 2017

April 21st Peace Pole Planting Ceremony

April 18th, 2017|Categories: |

On Friday, April 21, 2017, Rotarians from around the northwest will be planting peace poles at locations throughout Oregon including dozens of schools, city offices, police precincts, houses of worship and other non profit organizations. The Portland Police Bureau's North Precinct will have a peace pole planting ceremony Friday, April 21st at

1204, 2017

Jerusalem Conference on Forgiveness for the Renewal of Individuals, Families, and Communities

April 12th, 2017|

Jerusalem Conference on Forgiveness for the Renewal of Individuals, Families, and Communities Rise above the storm clouds! Register Today! Hosted by the International Forgiveness Institute  Venue: Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center Dates: July 12-13, 2017 Ticket Price: $10 (40 NIS)- Your filling out of the registration form is required. Registration Form: VIEW What is the focus

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