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Petition: I stand with Afghan Women: #AllorNone

The recent upsurge in the Taliban’s repression of women cannot go unanswered. The world community, most especially the United States, must take action to address these grave injustices, and do so in accordance with the calls of Afghan Women. All of us should be urging our governments to fulfill these obligations of the world community to assure international standards of human rights and gender justice in Afghanistan. 

Why condemn threats to use nuclear weapons?

Russia’s threats to use nuclear weapons have heightened tensions, reduced the threshold for use of nuclear weapons, and greatly increased the risk of nuclear conflict and global catastrophe.  This briefing paper prepared by ICAN provides an overview of why delegitimization of these threats is urgent, necessary and effective.

Hurricane Fiona Spells Misery for Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria’s Unheeded Lessons

We ask for your solidarity with our colleagues in Puerto Rico, especially Anita Yudkin and the UNESCO Chair in Peace Education at the University of Puerto Rico, long active contributors to the Global Campaign for Peace Education. We would be grateful if you could do an adaptation or an endorsement of this letter and send it to your respective Congressional representatives. 

Second Open Letter to the Secretary of State requesting fair process for visas for at-risk Afghan scholars and students

This is a second open letter from American academics to the Secretary of State calling for immediate steps to overcome the present obstacles in the visa process that keep so many at-risk Afghan scholars from the US universities to which they have been invited. Thanks to any and all who take steps toward urging action to address the immediate problem.

Nuclear Weapons and the Ukraine War: A Declaration of Concern

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation supports the call for a broad-scale civil society movement for nuclear abolition and puts forward a proposal to convene a civil society tribunal to address violations of international law flouted by nuclear possessing states. We encourage peace educators to read the declaration to support inquiry into the potential of a civil society tribunal.

Mr. Guterres please go URGENTLY to Moscow and Kyiv

We call on all whom we can reach to send their own requests to Secretary-General Guterres to go to Moscow and Kyiv to establish an immediate ceasefire and advance serious peace talks sponsored by the UN, representing the world’s people who want and need peace.

Take a 10-minute survey to help shape global policy supporting peace education

The Global Campaign for Peace Education, in consultation with UNESCO, is supporting the review process of the 1974 Recommendation Concerning Education for International Understanding, Co-operation and Peace.  We strongly encourage your participation in this survey, a significant opportunity to contribute your voice to global policy supporting peace education. The deadline to respond is March 1.

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