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Dr. David Adams: Toward a Sustainable Culture of Peace: Promoting Enduring Peace 2012 Annual Meeting, Nov. 13, New Haven

Promoting Enduring Peace received word this week that Jonathan Schell, our original guest speaker for Nov. 13, is unable to speak at the PEP annual meeting as previously announced. Author and Professor Dr. David Adams will deliver the 2012 Promoting Enduring Peace Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Haven, 704 Whitney Ave. ...

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2012 Annual Keynote Luncheon: ‘The Future of Democracy in Egypt’ 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Washington, DC

1000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001   Tickets: $110   Click HERE to register  Keynote Speaker: Naguib Sawiris  Executive Chairman, The Orascom Group; Founder, Free Egyptians Party  Naguib Sawiris is the executive chairman of the Orascom Group, one of Egypt’s most diversified conglomerates and the country’s largest private sector employer. He is also the vice-chair of the Sawiris Foundation ...

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New UN “atlas” links climate change, health | Connecticut Post

The two U.N. agencies for health and weather services have created a new “atlas” of scientific data that they say offers fresh evidence of the links between climate change to outbreaks of meningitis, malaria and other diseases. The World Health Organization director-general says the manual, which includes maps, tables and graphs, provides a practical guide to “climate-sensitive diseases” that decision-makers ...

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Tell Romney and Obama to give up Afghanistan war | United For Peace and Justice

United for Peace and Justice writes that “even the New York Times has reversed its position of over 11 years and editorialized for withdrawal from Afghanistan now.” The crowd at the Republican National Convention cheered for immediate withdrawal when Clint Eastwood and Senator Rand Paul proposed it. The U.K. and other allies are speeding up their withdrawal plans. A strong ...

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Basta! Converge on Fort Benning, Nov. 16-18 | SOA Watch

520 Years of Oppression… 520 Years of Resistance! As SOA Watch converges each year at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, they are creating a strong community and a powerful force that will close the SOA, end U.S. militarization in the Americas and dismantle the broader system of oppression of which the SOA is a part. This movement unites vast ...

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Two Special $50 One-Day Workshops in CT — Oct. 27, Nov. 17

  Preventing Violence, Transforming Power, and Building a Sustainable Future These special 1-day workshops provide an excellent introduction to a wide array of peacebuilding theory, knowledge and skills. Transforming Power: an Intro to Alternatives to Violence Prevention Dates: October 27, 2012 Location: The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT Course Instructor:  Barbara Thorngren, M.Ed. Course fees: $50 NPA Certificate Points: 1 CEUs: ...

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Upcoming events in the peace and justice movements from Fellowship of Reconcilliation

Memphis, TN: Gandhi-King Conference, this weekend Gather with activists, organizers and grassroots leaders in a unique environment that will leave you better equipped and connected at the 2012 Gandhi-King Conference. This year will begin today with the Gandhi-King Youth Conference, which is open to middle and high school aged youth from throughout the mid-south. There is also a program for ...

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China Town Hall at Yale | New Haven BULLETIN

A SPECIAL ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION AND WEBCAST ON U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS Auditorium (Room 101), Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT Sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University (with National Resource Center Title VI Grant support from the United States Department of Education) and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (with support from the Starr ...

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Get ready for #GlobalNoise! | globalnoise.net

#globalNOISE #13O #GlobalNoise, Oct. 13, 2012, is a moment to establish new connections, strengthen our networks and communicate our plans for the future. The coming weeks and months a large number of events are scheduled, including the Global Education Strike on October 18, movement gatherings in Madrid (Agora99) and Florence (Firenze10+10) in November, the global day of action for the ...

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