Writing in the Guardian, George Monbiot describes how the Somerset town of Frome saw a dramatic fall in emergency hospital admissions since it began a collective project to combat isolation. The case offers lessons for usContinue reading
We get into conflict. It is natural. When we create conflict or end up in conflict, it is because we, humanity, have the capability for conflict. On the other hand, we also have the capabilityContinue reading
In 1993 Sean took the life of another human being. He spent 21 years in prison for murder. Whilst in prison, he started to look for answers. How could he have allowed himself to get to the point where he believed it was okay to commit this crime? He began with God. When he was introduced to the Peace Education Program he realized he was looking for peace in all the wrong areas. He was looking everywhere but inside of himself. Prem Rawat’s teachings told him that real peace was inside. After he was released from prison, the lessons of peace in the program were so powerful that he started to work as a facilitator of the Peace Education Program.
My objective was to take one of the worst pieces of land and restore it to be one of the best.
Given the right tools, corporations can be a driving force for change. One example is the Future-Fit Business Benchmark which helps corporations be more sustainable. The methodology helps corporations identify what they can do toContinue reading
The annual Caux Dialogues on Land and Security starting in July , 2013 have explored the potential of sustainable land management as a driver of peace, development and climate change mitigation by bringing together individuals, governments, international organizations, NGOs and business in a unique environment.
This video points to the essence of what’s wrong with the global economy and the multiple benefits of localisation. Localisation can ensure more have food on their table a roof over their head and areContinue reading
Foodshare in Nottingham UK sees more and more people desperate for food going to food banks. To help these food banks provide fresh, nutritious food, they organise food growing in schools in a way that integrates into the curriculum. Children learn about climate and sustainability and get to be helpful to their community.
Historical wounds and ongoing mistrust between people need active engagement or they can persist for generations. Honest conversation, taking responsibility and moving beyond blame and personal pain along with acts of acknowledgment and reconciliation canContinue reading
Cultural expressions of peace that look beyond religion to the basic values all humans share can promote peace. Retreat director and musician Peter Elmberg set out to create a music event that would reflect the universal quality of peace and be appropriate to be performed in churches , mosques, synagogues etc. as well as at public halls and at events at his retreat center form a meeting place for people of many different backgrounds to come together.