June 2014. “Urgent need to establish the Department for Peace” was published by CGNK Governing Council member Jose “Pepe” Abueva in the The Bohol Chronicle weekly newspaper on June 1, 2014. Abueva suggests a number of institutional proposals to advance nonkilling in the the Philippines.
Urgent need to establish the Department for Peace
June 2014. The Center for Global Nonkilling has just launched an historic translation of of
May 2014. The Center for Global Nonkilling organized in partnership with the Lorentz Center and several other institutions a week-long scientific workshop on "The Bio-Social Bases for Nonkilling and Nonviolent Behavior".
May 2014. On 24 May 2014, the 67th World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted a historic resolution entitled "Strengthening the role of the health system in addressing violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children". The resolution, which was co-sponsored by 24 countries, scales up the need to implement the recommendations of the 2002 landmark World report on violence and health.
March 2014. CGNK Chair Glenn D. Paige was invited to make a plenary speech through video at the 8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action, organized in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India) by ANUVRAT with the theme "Towards a Nonviolent Future: Seeking Realistic Models of Peaceful Co-existence and Sustainability", January 5-8, 2014. The full speech is now available on CGNK's Youtube page.
February 2014. “Bohol Nonkilling Society” was published by CGNK Governing Council member Jose “Pepe” Abueva in the The Bohol Chronicle weekly newspaper on February 16, 2014. Abueva suggests a number of practical proposals to advance nonkilling in this province of the Philippines.
“Bohol Peace Day” and Building the “Bohol Nonkilling Society”
February 2014. Åbo Akademi University, the only exclusively Swedish language university in Finland, has incorporated nonkilling into its Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. The February issue of its "MFÅA, Meddelanden från Åbo Akademi" magazine highlighted a series of interviews featuring CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim and some of the students that took his Advanced Studies on Nonkilling course last year.
February 2014. A translation of Glenn D. Paige’s book Nonkilling Global Political Science into Bahasa Indonesia, a register of Malay with over 140 million speakers, has just been published. The translation was done locally by Ervina Novita Andriyani and is available both for free PDF download and in print for purchase at $7 (visit our books section).
February 2014. Creighton University's Asian World Center will be holding a book launch of its joint publication with the Center for Global Nonkilling Nonkilling Media. The event, to be held on March 4, will feature Dr. Beverly Deepe Keever, author of the book's preface, who will also be presenting Death Zones and Darling Spies, an account of her experience as a Vietnam war correspondent. Dr. Keever is a member of CGNK's Nonkilling Media Studies Research Committee and Professor emerita from the University of Hawaii’s School of Communications.
January 2014. CGNK Honorary Sponsor Máiread Maguire delivered the following Address at the 13th Woorld Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Warsaw, Poland, on October 2l-23rd, 2013. In her address Máiread calls to say "no" to killing and to value life as sacred: "We are challenged to stop killing each other, and instead use alternatives to violence in order to solve our problems."
Stand in Solidarity for Peace Time to Act: Replacing Violence, Armed Rebellions, Militarism and War with Nonviolence and International Law