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Voices Across the Divide and discussion with director 6:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 24, New Haven

Voices Across the Divide, Monday, 6:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 24, New Haven A 57 min documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict Followed by a discussion with Director, Alice Rothchild Monday, February 24 at 6:30 PM Yale Law School, Room 127 Voices Across the Divide explores the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. Narrated by Alice Rothchild, ...

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Positive Peace: World Day of Social Justice Feb. 20 | CounterPunch

In November 2007, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly announced February 20 would be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice: “The observance of the day should,” the UN proclaimed, “contribute to the efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and justice for all.” This inclusion of some ...

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Journalist Chris Hedges to Keynote CT United for Peace Conference March 29, 2014

by ctup Join CT United for Peace for One Nation—Under Surveillance — A One-Day Conference about Building Networks of Solidarity in Defiance of NSA Spying & the Erosion of Democratic Rights, Saturday, March 29, 2014 10:00 a.m at the Torp Theater, Davidson Hall, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain CT Chris Hedges is a former New York ...

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Developing & Implementing Culturally Inclusive Conflict Resolution Education Policies & Practices June 11 – 16, 2014 Fairfax, Virginia

George Mason University’s Undergraduate Program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution is partnering with schools, colleges, universities and governmental and non-governmental organizations around the globe to host the next International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) June 11th – 16th, 2014 in Fairfax, Virginia. This year’s conference focuses on culturally inclusive CRE related policies and practices that are being applied at ...

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The Annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit Feb. 11-14, Arlington | deterrencesummit.com

Now in its sixth year, the annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit is a gathering of U.S. and international leaders, experts and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence. With discussion ranging from management of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex and the security of the stockpile to arms control negotiations and strategic policy, the Nuclear Deterrence Summit annually brings together the ...

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International Uranium Film Festival D.C. Feb. 10-12, Brooklyn Feb. 14-19, 2014

FROM MON, FEB 10th TO WED, FEB 12th, 2014. THE INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN WASHINGTON DC 2014 ART & NUCLEAR AWARENESS: The International Uranium Film Festival comes for the first time to Washington DC and New York, to put under the spotlight Human Rights and the consequences of Nuclear Power, Atomic Bombs, Uranium Mining, Depleted Uranium Weapons. @ Goethe-Institut Washington, ...

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Medea Benjamin to Receive the 2014 Gandhi Peace Award | Peacenews.org

The 2014 Gandhi Peace Award will be presented to activist Medea Benjamin on Wednesday, April 16, by Promoting Enduring Peace, to honor her for her unyielding advocacy for social justice of more than 30 years. She has been Described as “one of America’s most committed — and most effective — fighters for human rights” by New York Newsday, and “one ...

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Friends of the Congo to launch sixth annual Breaking the Silence Speakers Tour Feb. 5 in Salisbury, Maryland at Salisbury University

The Breaking the Silence Speakers Tour is an outgrowth of Congo Week. It serves as a follow-up to the week of activities and a continuation of the drive to build a global social justice movement in support of the Congo. The Speakers Tour is a multi-city tour that occurs throughout the United States, Canada and select countries around the world. ...

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