Posts Tagged: conflict

Wars Leave Devastating Impact on Environment

by Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Mark Koenig This article was posted on in preparation for the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6. Check for more articles, videos and news. Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 5:39 am Section:’s Latest Articles – Ancient… Read more »

The future we want: International Day of Peace 2012

Grace Bickers, volunteer intern with the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, wrote this reflection. September 21 was the International Day of Peace, and this year’s theme was “Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future.” The theme was planned to go along with the Rio+20 Conference of Sustainable Development that took place this summer. The theme… Read more »

Women, War & Peace film series

Written by Grace Bickers As a human rights student at Columbia University, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to volunteer with the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations this fall. My particular interests concern international education and development after times of conflict, and I was excited to attend a film screening and panel discussion last… Read more »

WCC Living Letters Team to visit Philippines

An international team of church representatives will pay a solidarity visit to churches, ecumenical organizations and civil society movements in the Philippines from 1 to 5 December. It will be the last in a series of “Living Letters” visits to…

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Dry Land, Living Stones: Peacemaking in Israel and Palestine

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 8:00am – 8:00pm Presbyterian United Nations Office 777 United Nations Plaza, 7th Floor New York, NY Human beings face increasingly complex challenges as the world confronts issues like climate change, hunger and poverty, and conflict. This…

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Pray for Sudan at the time of the election

Here is a prayer for the people of Sudan as the April 11 election draws near. Gracious God, We seek a just and lasting peace for our brothers and sisters in Sudan. May the Sudanese people never lose hope and…

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Peace be with you

Here again is the video that promotes the Peacemaking Offering. A litany based on the video is available. Download Peace Be with You Litany [PDF]. It appears below the video. It may be adapted for use when the Peacemaking Offering…

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