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Syria peace conference to open Jan. 22 in Montreux | Boston.com

The United Nations plans to precede its internationally brokered peace talks between Syria’s warring sides next month with a one-day meeting of foreign ministers in the Swiss city of Montreux, officials said Tuesday. A daylong gathering for speeches by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and more than two dozen other foreign ministers is planned ...

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Peace Now convenes third annual conference of Israel’s peace camp | Americans for Peace Now

Israel’s Peace Now movement convened on Friday the third annual conference of Israel’s peace camp. More than 700 people braved the weather – the worst winter storm in decades – to participate, and more than 100 spoke. Participants included members of Knesset, prominent pundits, leading experts on peace and security, and prominent activists on this issue and on other progressive ...

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Reconstructing Peace Studies: Assessing New Knowledge & Outcomes March 20-23, 2014, Pa. | Baker Institute for Peace & Conflict Studies

The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College, and the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) are pleased to extend an invitation to participate in a conference on “Reconstructing Peace Studies: Assessing New Knowledge & Outcomes.” Institutions of higher education around the globe are being pressed to identify and assess program goals and student learning outcomes for ...

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Free screening of ‘Inequality for all’ Dec. 5, Hartford | Justice Party of CT

FREE – INEQUALITY FOR ALL Feature film Join the Justice Party of Connecticut, Let’s Talk Forum of Trinity College, members of Occupy Hartford and ActivateCT on Thursday Dec. 5th, 7:00PM for a free screening of Robert Reich’s (former US Secretary of Labor) feature film INEQUALITY FOR ALL. This documentary explores the causes and consequences of the widening income gap in ...

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CODEPINK : 2013 Drone Summit Nov. 16-17, Washington DC | CodePink

2013 Drone Summit Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance Washington DC, November 16-17, 2013 Registration now closed! Check out the Summit Program & Speakers! Housing board and rideshare available! The peace group CODEPINK, progressive think-tank Institute for Policy Studies, The Nation Magazine, and National Lawyers Guild (Georgetown Chapter) are hosting a second drone summit titled “Drones Around the Globe: ...

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International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education June 13, 14 | gmu.edu

Call for Workshops for the main conference June 13 and 14, 2014 are due Nov. 15. Details and forms available at: www.CREducation.org/cre/goto/creconf International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) “Developing and Implementing Culturally Inclusive Conflict Resolution Education Policies and Practices in K-12 and Higher Education” June 11 – 16, 2014 Hosted by George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA http://creducation.org/cre/goto/creconf June ...

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March against killer drones, Nov. 15, Washington, D.C.

Join CODEPINK and allies for a day of anti-drone actions as we march from the White House to the offices of General Atomics, the largest manufacturer of the killer drones that circle over much of the world and have caused so much catastrophe, heartbreak and despair on the ground in places we are not at war with, like Yemen, Pakistan, ...

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‘Shackled and Chained’ book tour, with author Eugene Puryear, Nov. 16, New Haven

Author Eugene Puryear will be at the New Haven Free Public Library from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 16 as part of the speaking tour for his new book “Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America.” The book examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism as well as bipartisan political allegiance to ...

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Hands Off Appalachia Day of Training, Nov. 23-24, Voluntown

Please join Hands Off Appalachia for a Saturday Action Training and Sunday Day of Action in Connecticut! UBS is a top funder of mountaintop removal coal mining, which is poisoning communities in Appalachia. UBS North American Headquarters is in Stamford, CT and we are excited to confront them directly at the source of their power! More information about the Saturday ...

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Phil Donahue to present ‘Body of War’ 7 p.m. Nov. 7, New Haven

Directed and produced by Donahue and Ellen Spiro, with a sound track by Eddie Vedder, Body of War follows the path of 25-year-old Tomas Young, an Iraq war veteran turned activist who was injured in the line of duty during his first week of combat. Senatorial speeches in the build-up to the invasion are intersliced with segments chronicling Young’s journey ...

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