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Author: Dylan Mathews

Peace for Paris – and beyond

In Paris this week, people returning to work will be trying to make sense of the terrible events that took place in their city last weekend. Lives were cut short or have been changed irrevocably. In an interconnected world, we too heard the screams and saw the blood and panic, the lifeless bodies – and … Continued

UN adopts a target for peace

Tomorrow leaders from around the world converge on New York to take part in the UN Sustainable Development Summit. It’s a momentous occasion, when the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be approved, setting in motion 15 years of collective action to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems. And we are delighted to see that for the first time, the goals recognise the crucial links between conflict and poverty, peace and prosperity.

Day of peace – a progress report

On this International Day of Peace, let’s not forget those who continue to work tirelessly for peace, away from the gaze of the world’s media whose work inches us closer to a more peaceful world.

A word from our new CEO

“It is with a great deal of pride that I join Peace Direct as its new CEO, taking over from Carolyn Hayman, who has steered this organisation to great success.”