Nonkilling is THE Measure of Human Progress

The Center for Global Nonkilling has a unique mission that is both inspirational for individuals and transformative for societies: To promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world by means open to human creativity in reverence for life. To make every person a center for global nonkilling requires innovative research, global education & training, as well as a monitoring program that measures progress and reveals the way forward. Download brochure.

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  • Nonkilling Balkans Forum to be held in Sarajevo

    August 2014. The Nonkilling Balkans Forum Initiative will be organizing in collaboration with the Center for Global Nonkilling and the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Nonkilling Balkans Exploratory Forum on August 28 and 29, 2014. The Forum follows the tracks of the Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploratory Seminar (Seoul, August 2010) but with significant innovations and regional dimensions.

    CGNK Granted Special Consultative Status with the UN ECOSOC

    July 2014. The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Coordination and management meeting in July 2014 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant Special Consultative Status to the Center for Global Nonkilling.

    A Department for Peace Toward a Nonkilling Philippines

    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

    New book: "The Principle of Nonviolence: A Philosophical Path"

    June 2014. The Center for Global Nonkilling has just launched an historic translation of of Le principe de non-violence: Parcours philosophique by French philosopher-writer-activist Jean-Marie Muller. The book, now published as The Principle of Nonviolence: A Philosophical Path was first published by Desclee de Brouwer in Paris in 1995.

    Nonkilling Scientific Workshop held in the Netherlands

    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".

    67th World Health Assembly adopts resolution on addressing violence

    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.

    Nonkilling Toward a Nonviolent Future, 8th ICPNA Video

    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.

    Building the “Bohol Nonkilling Society”

    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”

    Nonkilling at Åbo Akademi University, Finland

    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.

    Bahasa Translation of Nonkilling Global Political Science Published

    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).

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