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United States to Attend Hiroshima Memorial for First Time

HIROSHIMA, Japan – Sixty-five years after a mushroom cloud rose over Hiroshima, the United States will for the first time send an envoy this Friday to commemorate the bombing that rang in the nuclear age. Its World War II allies Britain and France, both declared nuclear powers, will also send their first diplomats to the ceremony in the western Japanese ...

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Through Others’ Eyes: A Photography and Dialogue Project of Givat Haviva, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., NYC

Join Givat Haviva Educational Foundation and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations for a special evening to meet and view the work of Israeli Arab and Jewish youth. Middle Eastern food will be served. For more information, contact Julie Spiegel at 212-989-9272 x3. via Through Others’ Eyes: A Photography and Dialogue Project of Givat Haviva « B’nai Jeshurun.

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Rwandan Peace Activist Sees Education As Key to Brighter Future

Ariane Inkesha has a vision that 50 years from now Africa will have been transformed by education. In recognition of her work to promote peace in Rwanda, which was rent by genocide in 1994, President Obama has invited Inkesha to participate in the President’s Forum with Young African Leaders in Washington Aug. 3-5. Inkesha is director of communications at the ...

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Women’s Peace Conference Underway in Juba, Sudan

This week, 66 women from some of Sudan’s diverse and volatile regions are in Juba for a conference called “Pathways to Sustainable Peace in Sudan: Why We Can’t Wait!” Joining them are 10 Sudanese women now living in the United States and Canada who are members of a group called Sisterhood for Peace. via Women’s Peace Conference Underway in Juba, ...

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More Countries Than Ever Will be Represented at Hiroshima Peace Ceremony – Japan Real Time – WSJ

Hiroshima’s Aug. 6 Peace Ceremony marks the 65th anniversary of the dropping of the atom bomb that devastated the city in World War II. This year’s event is set to be attended by the greatest number of official representatives this year. And in Tokyo there’s speculation that four of the five permanent UN Security Council members, including the U.S., could ...

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Veterans For Peace :: TORTURE – TWO PERSPECTIVES

Participate with Veterans for Peace’s first two web streamed dialogues. One event will feature those who have tortured and another will feature those who are survivors of torture. Not only will you be able to watch in live, but you will be able to submit your questions live to the presenters. Torture: Perspectives & Consequences for the Torturer Streamed live ...

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Historic peace gathering in Albany this weekend

A gathering this weekend at a downtown Albany hotel is being billed a “significant historical” meeting of the peace movement in America. Nearly 600 peace activists from more than 30 peace organizations from around the nation and the globe are expected at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the United National Peace Conference. via Historic peace gathering in Albany | albany, ...

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Watch the National Peace Conference on the Web

Voters for Peace will be offering live and recorded video coverage of the National Conference to Bring the Troops Home Now! taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Albany this weekend (july 23-July 25). The conference will bring together antiwar and social justice activists from across the country to consider what can be done to end the U.S. ...

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Nature and Human Nature Annual Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2010, St Anne’s College, Oxford

The Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society is hosting its Annual Conference, “Nature and Human Nature,” Sept. 10-12, 2010, St Anne’s College, Oxford Here is the Call for Papers for our 2010 Annual Conference. Paper submission is now closed and conference registration is open. Please note that the early bird registration deadline is the 21st July. ...

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