Posts Tagged: afghanistan

Progress made, work to do, on children in armed conflict

by Max Hill Last week the Secretary-General released the annual report on Children and Armed Conflict. This report summarized all of the progress that has been made in terms of reducing the amount of children involved in situations of armed conflict, as well as highlighted areas where work still needs to be done. UN Special… Read more »

To serve humanity

by Marissa Costello “My purpose is to serve humanity.”Malala Yousafzai The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations on September 21 and is observed with celebrations and different events that work toward of peace. This day reminds me that despite all the world’s  conflicts, people can still contribute to peace through small… Read more »

War and peace in Afghanistan

The 219th General Assembly (2010) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved an overture “On the War in Afghanistan.” Through this overture, the General Assembly directed that “materials appropriate for studying the effects of the present war in Afghanistan and of non-combative actions the United States might take in pursuit of the region’s stability, prosperity, and… Read more »

The Conflict Monitors – Afghanistan and Pakistan

From the Human Security Report Project The Conflict Monitors provide concise and current information on peace and security issues in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Each Monitor contains news, research, and data. The Conflict Monitors also provide interactive charts and maps illustrating…

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Children and Armed Conflict

Children and Armed Conflict From the statement for Universal Children’s Day by Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Radhika Coomaraswamy and Under-Secretary-General Alain Le Roy: November 20 is Universal Children’s Day, a day to celebrate youth and to demonstrate…

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Reconciliation is ‘compulsion’ for Pakistani religious leader

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) – News & Announcements – Reconciliation is ‘compulsion’ for Pakistani religious leader. International Peacemaker “Bishop Mano Rumalshah is bishop emeritus of the Church of Pakistan’s Diocese of Peshawar, in the deeply troubled territory of western Pakistan that…

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I pray for peace . . . Triennium Day 4

Today marked the final day in the exhibit hall at the Presbyterian Youth Triennium. Participants stopped by the booth of the Presbyterian United Nations Ministry, the Office on Child Advocacy, and the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and added their prayers to…

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