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- BlogFri, 10 May 2019‘Once in a Refugee Camp’: The Pain,...
In 1993 fighting erupted within the small South Sudanese town of Yei (pronounced “Yay”). Machine guns mounted atop land cruisers and AK-47s shouldered by men wearing fatigues launched shells of ammunition into the air. Mothers and grandmothers hurried out of gunfire with babies tied to their backs and cooking pans seated on... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogFri, 22 Mar 2019New Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning
As New Zealand holds a National Day of Mourning commemorating the lives lost and supporting those wounded in the recent horrific mosque attacks in that country, Intersections International stands in solidarity with our global neighbor and asks as many as are able, to submit your notes of condolences to the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations at email@example.com...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogThu, 21 Mar 2019International Day for the Elimination of Racial...
On March 21, 1960, South African police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africamore...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogFri, 15 Mar 2019Vigil for those killed and wounded in the terror...
As-Salam-u-Alaikum. My name is Barbara Costigan. I am the Chair of the Board of Deacons of the Collegiate Churches of New York.more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogTue, 3 Oct 2017Are drones paving the future?
In this day and age, governments and militaries around the world are seeking the most efficient and casualty minimising means of warfare. This new rationale and strategy can be connected to people’s and governments’ sensitivity towards human suffering. Therefore, the main aim is to reduce one’s own casualties and... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogWed, 20 Sep 2017A Path of an Immigrant
I was born In Uzbekistan, a beautiful country with endless opportunities for the few and poverty for many. I was among the few. My father, a successful upholsterer, has ensured a comfortable life for our family in a two story house with two swimming pools and a beautiful garden. I would only spectate the economically struggling... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogMon, 11 Sep 2017Acid attacks in rise
Since Trump’s 2016 election victory we have witnessed a drastic increase in the number of hate crimes committed on American soil. According to one study undertaken in nine areas across the US, there is an overall increase of 23.3% in hate crimes from the previous year. This same phenomenon can also be observed in the UK post-Brexit... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogMon, 28 Aug 2017How to handle politics in Jewish-Muslim...
Jewish-Muslim dialogues are needed now more than ever. Many conversations do take place, at scholarly level as well as at community level. These are all high level political steps that can be distinguished from college based interfaith groups or civil society meetups. Those are Muslims and Jewish “masses” standing in... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking
- BlogTue, 8 Aug 2017The UN’s Worst Kept Secret
Women and children’s vulnerability increases dramatically in a conflict environment. This might be due to the breadwinner (most commonly the husband or father) deceased during the conflict or joined the battle itself. However, this vulnerability is frequently associated with women and children’s subjection to sexual and... more...Filters: Global Peacemaking