Forwarded by Terri in Owen Sound:
Our peace group is having Dr. Peter Russell, a leading authority on Canadian Constitutional Democracy up to speak on April 30. We will follow his talk with a World Cafe styled ‘conversation’. He’s speaking at the high school in the afternoon. Kids are being bussed in from several [...]
Science for Peace: Eric Fawcett Panel & Luncheon 2012.
[This is a great opportunity to hear Ocampo (esp if you have seen the documentary). I have heard him speak in person, and he's very intelligent and passionate. Seating is limited, and the dinner is $40. MB]
Who creates harmony the world over? Women. Who signs peace deals? Men.
Around the world, women make peace in their homes and communities on a daily basis. But when it comes to negotiating and signing peace deals on a national or international level they are almost universally shut out, according to a report that calls [...]
(From HAT) Peace and Conflict Lecture series 2012, University of Toronto.
Vital Discussions of Human Security and Peace Lecture Series for 2012-13 academic year. Co-Sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace, and Voice of Women for Peace. Thursdays, 7-9 pm, usually in Rm. 144, University College, 15 Kings College [...]
On Saturday, November 12, Matthew Bin will be presenting a talk on “Peace and Canadian Peacekeeping from a Humanist Perspective”. The talk is hosted by the Humanist Association of Toronto at OISE, 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto.
Matthew Bin is President of the Canadian Authors Association, also a writer, a Humanist Officiant, and author of a [...]
Tickets are now available for this event:
They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children with Romeo Dallaire and Stephen Lewis Friday, November 25, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
Romeo Dallaire and Stephen Lewis discuss the eradication of the use of children as weapons of war. Moderated by Anna Maria Tremonti and [...]
The Oslo Declaration on Peace | International Humanist and Ethical Union.
Here is the OSLO Declaration of Nov. 2011, from the IHEU Congress:
The Oslo Declaration on Peace
Many Humanists, from the Carvaka teachers of ancient India to Bertrand Russell and from the Epicureans in ancient Europe to Jawaharlal Nehru, have worked hard for peace. [...]
We noted previously that the theme of the IHEU conference this year is “Humanism and Peace”
An OHS board member, Terri, suggested the following PETITION on establishing a Canadian Department of Peace (part of an international movement). This action was posted previously on the EthicalActionAlert web site. But the campaign runs until January 31st, so [...]
There is a long-standing initiative in many countries to established Ministries, Secretariats and Departments of Peace, rather than War and Military aggression.
Here is an alert to a Canadian Campaign (thanks to OHS member Terri):
“In this season of “Peace and Goodwill” the Canadian Department of Peace Initiatives is launching an on-line DoP petition: