December 2013. The Nonkilling Balkans Forum Initiative will be organizing in collaboration with the Center for Global Nonkilling and local universities in 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.
December 2013. The Huffington Post has just published an excerpt from CGNK Director's Introduction to the collective book Nonkilling Media, released this week by the Center for Global Nonkilling and available for purchase or free PDF download at our website. Help us by sharing it by email, twitter or Facebook.
December 2013. Recent protests and violence in Thailand has sparked increased efforts by nonkilling advocates in the country. A Facebook community called คนไทยไม่ฆ่ากัน - Nonkilling Thai Society was created on November 30 and in within hours it had over 1,000 likes. The page was a response to an article published by CGNK Governing Council member Chaiwat Satha-Anand, who also teaches political science at Thammasat University.
December 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling has just released its latest book Nonkilling Media, which includes a selection of 10 chapters prepared mostly by members of its Nonkilling Media Studies Research Committee. The volume, co-published by the Asian World Center at Creighton University and edited by CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim, has a Foreword by Beverly Deepe Keever, former Vietnam War correspondent and Professor emerita from the University of Hawaii’s School of Communications.
November 2013. The Center for Global Nonkilling, a member of the World Health Organization's Violence Prevention Alliance, participated last week (November, 11-15) in the 6th Milestones in a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting, organized in Mexico City by the country's ministries of Health, State and Foreign Affairs.
November 2013. How much does one human life cost? As we try to measure and place a price on every single aspect of our existence, can we dare to place a dollar tag on our necks? Beyond the per capita amount of state-funded education and health care, how much would the thousands of hours of parental and kin dedication be worth? Can the impact of a human being through his or her lifespan be related to a certain number of digits?
October 2013. Reproduction of the editorial piece from The Tampa Tribune, published on October 15, 2013. The Tampa Tribune is a daily newspaper published in Tampa, Florida, with a circulation of 226,990.
What the world needs now is more people like Dr. Glenn Paige, who is far better known in parts of Africa than anywhere else but whose message has a universal appeal: the end of killing.
October 2013. This year's Justice and Peace Studies Association Conference, held on October 17-19 at the Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, featured a presentation by CGNK Vice Chair Dr. Bill Bhaneja entitled "Nonkilling Security and the State: A Review Essay". The full paper can be downloaded in PDF here.
Resolution of the Mindanao State University Faculty In Support of the Movement for a Nonkilling Philippines
October 2013. The Mindanao State University passed on October 25, 2013, the following Resolution "in Support of the Movement for a Nonkilling Philippines". Considering the historical significance of such document and acknowledging the dedication and commitment of President Macapado A. Muslim, the Center for Global Nonkilling is pleased to reproduce it. MSU has currently 45,990 students and 1,338 faculty.
October 2013. Kyung Hee University's Graduate Institute of Peace Studies featured a Special Lecture and Web-seminar on October 23 by CGNK founder and Governing Council Chair Glenn D. Paige. The lecture "From the Korean War to Nonkilling Unified Korea and Korean Leadership toward a Killing-Free World" is now also available in CGNK's Youtube page.