peace

A mother and her son looking for a better future. Photo: CAFOD Photo Library, Flickr

Amnesty International says Europe is complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

The international human rights organisation denounces European governments as supportive of exploitation and smuggling of refugees in Libya.

Doctors Without Borders staff distribute take-home kits for Ebola survivors. Photo: Morgana Wingard, Flickr

Doctors Without Borders launches a travelling site for humanitarian aid

The website's aim is to raise awareness among citizens and collect donations to send them to disadvantaged countries where they help to develop their projects.

Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, independent expert from the UN. Photo: Wikipedia

UN expert on human rights asks Spanish Government to lift Catalan autonomy’s suspension

Alfred de Zayas has called on Spanish authorities to negotiate with Catalan leaders. He has criticised in his own words the retrogression in human rights protection after the measures taken. 

Ican campaign members celebrating the award. Photo: Youtube

The campaign to abolish nuclear weapons receives the Nobel Peace Prize

Fundipau and the Delàs Centre of Studies for Peace are the two Catalan NGOs out of the 468 international institutions taking part of the international campaign.

Building trust, avoiding revenge

In a time when the world is balancing on a knife-edge, and the possibility of nuclear conflict appears to be more likely, it may seem that efforts to work towards peace are futile.  

Imagining the future. Photo: Pexels

Imagine All the People, a non-profit initiative to change the world

The Imagine All the People project is aiming a world living in peace without possessions, religions and countries to be achieved in 2222. 

Worker suffering slavery conditions. Photo: 50 for Freedom

50 for freedom, the campaign against modern slavery

The International Labour Organisation launches an initiative to raise awareness.

Challenges for the reintegration of former combatants in Colombia

At the threshold of the implementation of the Colombian peace agreement between the Government and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) after a 50-year long armed conflict, the future of the country is full of hope, but also of uncertainty.

There can only be peace when there is justice

Recently was the 80th anniversary of the coup that marked the beginning of a terrible civil war in Spain and then a dictatorship that lasted 36 years.

Image: www.visionofhumanity.org

Which are the most peaceful countries in the world?

Iceland, Denmark, Austria, New Zealand and Portugal are at the top of rank in the 2016 Global Peace Index.