Peace Activism

In this category, we write about peaceful activities from all over the world that contribute to peace-building in the world, like peaceful manifestations, peace campaigns, and other kinds of activities that promote peace-building.



DOs and DON’Ts When Interacting With A Suicidal Person

Depression, fear and anxiety are the most common reasons why someone considers committing a suicide. It is often that people who are going through difficult times are around us, yet what would be the best way to help them and therefore help the entire society? On the World Suicide Prevention Day, we encourage everyone to …



La paz interior está bien, pero la paz comunitaria es incluso mejor

Nací en un país donde cada vez que miraba la televisión escuchaba las noticias acerca de la intolerancia, el narcotráfico, secuestros, masacres, luchas violentas y bombas. Era sobrecogedor saber que habían tantos aspectos de nuestra patria que no estaban bien (o por lo menos, esa era la cara de la historia mostrada por los medios), …



How to be proactive in making peace with the environment

environment, storm, beach

The single most important social issue of our day is climate change. Desertification, receding glaciers, massive hurricanes, tsunamis – the list goes on. Our habitat is changing and we must adapt. The question is, how can we do it in a peaceful manner? If one spends any time at all listening to the stories of …



Community theater and peace dialogue

Cambodia has experienced long lasting devastating civil war, especially, the terrible blow of genocide during the Khmer rouge regime, 1975-1979. Thus, Youth For Peace Organization (YFP) have designed a project to bring a play called “The courageous turtle” to show to Cambodian youth in different high schools. This is an attempt to  raise the awareness …