New York City-based Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy seeks an executive director who will lead advocacy efforts for the abolition of nuclear weapons through respect for international and domestic law and is responsible for all aspects of LCNP operations.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life and work is an energizing inspiration to all feminist peace educators.
Education has a key role to play in empowering students to understand their fundamental rights, and to become champions for justice in society. Therefore, UNESCO in partnership with UNODC’s Doha Declaration Global Programme has developed two handbooks to help teachers empower their students.
Behaviour change through education is possible, according to experts from all regions of the world gathered at UNESCO to attend a two-day consultation meeting on the role of education in the promotion of the rule of law and culture of lawfulness on 15 and 16 March 2018 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Secretary of State for Human Rights, António Bento Bembe, stressed the need for the integration of the teaching of human rights in the training of new personnel of the National Police. “The police, whose responsibility is to enforce the law, must have the sense of citizenship which consists of the awareness of the Rule of Law it is not sustained without having as centre the dignity of the human person and the human rights duly guaranteed.”
The NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective developed a syllabus project useful for educators and activists seeking to understand the historical issues of indigenous people’s struggle for social, cultural and ecological justice arising from the current movement to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Measure of Our Humanity: Nobel Peace Laureates Promote Solutions to Refugee Crisis, Terrorism, Climate Change and Nuclear Annihilation
In November the 15th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates crafted the Barcelona Declaration. They addressed the crisis of refugees and the violence of terrorism with a focus on positive policies focused on root causes. A measure of a civilization is how it treats the most vulnerable. From that perspective, it is necessary to look with compassion on the lives disrupted by the civil war in Syria, drug-driven corruption in Central America and Mexico, chaos arising from the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, and the poverty driven multiple crises arising in Africa from dysfunctional governance, the failure of the rule of law, hyper-exploitation, and environmental degradation.
(Source: ECCHR Newsletter) Developing joint strategies and creating global networks: this was the focus of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) alumni conference held from 5 to
by Caroline Fidan Tyler Doenmez with an Introduction by Betty Reardon (Originally posted 2014) (*Photo credit: Ira Gelb. “NOT for sale: human trafficking”) [icon type=”glyphicon glyphicon-folder-open” color=”#dd3333″] Download a PDF of
[icon type=”glyphicon glyphicon-folder-open” color=”#dd3333″] Download this article: Criminalizing War and Those Who Make It (*Photo caption: Nuremberg Trials. Hermann Göring at the left edge on the first row of benches.) Betty A. ReardonFounding Director
(Original article: Max Ehrenfreund and Zachary A. Goldfarb June 18 – Washington Post) America is a land of guns. It was true when twelve people died in Aurora, Colo., when a gunman opened