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  • Amnesty

    One of the largest advocacy organizations globally, and works on all the following issues, and more: prisoner rights, poverty and human rights, the death penalty, refugee rights, torture, human rights, LGBT rights, and censorship and free speech.

  • INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMICS & PEACE

    The Institute for Economics and Peace aims to create a paradigm shift in the way the world thinks about peace. They do this by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analysing country level risk and fragility, and understanding Positive Peace.

  • UN Peacekeeping

    UN Peacekeeping helps countries navigate the difficult path from conflict to peace. It has unique strengths, including legitimacy, burden sharing, and an ability to deploy troops and police from around the world, integrating them with civilian peacekeepers to address a range of mandates set by the UN Security Council and General Assembly.

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  • Know Justice, Know Peace

    Popular podcast which offers listeners the chance to hear directly from the next generation of leaders on politics and first-hand accounts of the black experience in America.

  • Peace and Conflict – Understanding Our World

    This podcast series looks at conflict and peace-building around the world, from Afghanistan to Ireland, Colombia and South Africa to the Middle East.

    Academics from Queen’s University, Belfast, share their experiences and reflections on how societies can transition from conflict to peace and how the traumatic political legacies of conflict can endure and continue to shape political discourse today.

  • “Blowin’ In The Wind” - Bob Dylan

    A famous song dedicated to anti-violence and promoting peace, “Blowin’ In the Wind” asks a series of questions with the answer being mysterious: it’s blowin’ in the wind. This is done to emphasise that the answer to these issues is all around us, but if you aren’t paying attention, it flies away. It has gone on to become one of the most symbolic songs for peace and anti-war since its release.

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  • Sustainable Futures: Survivor Girls (2016)

    Sustainable Futures: Survivor Girls documents the unexpected impact of a solar power and water filtration system donated to a trafficking rescue and rehabilitation centre for young female survivors in Kolkata, India.

  • A Healing River: An Invitation to Explore Restorative Justice Values and Principles (2004)

    A Healing River is an excellent film which acts as a useful training resource for introducing groups to restorative justice. Designed to be viewed either in segments or at one time, it deals with issues such as trauma, recovery, and the psychology of the restorative process.

  • “I have a dream” – Martin Luther King Jr speech (1963)

    I Have a Dream” is a public speech that was delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, in which he called for civil and economic rights and an end to racism in the United States.

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  • Peace in the Age of Chaos – Steve Killelea

    Peace in an Age of Chaos offers a new way of conceptualising how to create a peaceful world, from Steve Killelea, creator of the Global Peace Index and founder of world-renowned think tank, the Institute for Economics and Peace.

  • Reversing Conflict Minerals: Let’s Formalize Artisanal Mining for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies

    Jorden de Haan looks at the impact of artisanal and small-scale mining is known for associations with armed conflict, organized crime, human rights abuses, and corruption. The article looks at how inclusive formalisation processes can reverse these linkages. Read here:

  • Peace and Justice: Seeking Accountability After War – Rachel Kerr

    Rachel Kerr looks at the international judicial intervention to address serious and widespread abuses of international humanitarian law and human rights in recognition of an explicit link between peace and justice.

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How peace can build resilience during these uncertain times

How understanding the concept of Positive Peace can help conflict-stricken countries out of despair.