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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.
International Atomic Energy Agency
The IAEA is the world's centre of cooperation in the nuclear field. It was set up as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization in 1957 within the United Nations family. The Agency works with its member states and multiple partner...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the Convention to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the Convention. The Tribunal is composed o...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's premier p...
Permanent Court of Arbitration
The PCA is an intergovernmental organization with over 100 Member States. Established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states, the PCA has developed into a modern, multi-faceted arbit...
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of The Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues include: defence policy, militar...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of Chin...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...
Barrie Zwicker
Author, producer and social and political activist Barrie Zwicker has specialized in media criticism since 1970. Since the events of 9/11 he has become a leader in the "9/11Truth movement." Millions of people around the world (as ...

News Releases

Canadian Boat to Gaza announces the delegates who will be aboard the Tahrir
2011-06-16
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2 Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a ran...
Canadian Voice of Women calls on federal government to cut defence budget on Global Day of Action on Military Spending
2013-04-15
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Monday, April 15th is the Global Day of Action on Military Spending and the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace is calling on the federal government to redirect military spending to environmental and so...
Canadian Voice of Women demands an immediate ceasefire
2012-11-21
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace supports the United Nations demand for an immediate ceasefire. VOW is calling on the Canadian government & all opposition parties to act immediately to stop this ...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) sends Young women peacemakers to United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
2013-03-05
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Five young women who attended the VOW's first Peacemaker Summer Camps in 2012 thanks to a generous grant from the Canadian Auto Workers union (CAW ) have arrived in New York to take part in the Unite...
Canadian Voice of Women holds National Peace Conference in Toronto this weekend White Poppies Action - Call for Human Security not War
2012-11-08
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) will be holding its annual conference and general meeting this weekend in Toronto. The conference entitled Revisioning Human Security and Building the Peace...
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election
2015-10-07
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election. National peace organization calls on leaders to take pledge for peace and supports its twelve priorities.
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Countdown to Zero Gets Thumbs Up From Canadians Working for Nuclear Disarmament
2010-07-26
Members of several Canadian groups working towards nuclear disarmament enthusiastically recommend Lucy Walker#s documentary Countdown to Zero, which opens on July 30th. The film outlines the nuclear ...
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemorations in Toronto
2012-07-30
Hiroshima Day Coalition
Toronto's commemoration for the 67th Anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki. 'TORONTO FOR A NUCLEAR WEAPONS-FREE WORLD' on August 9, 2012, 6:15 PM at the Church of the Holy Trinit...
Jewish human rights group to hold annual conference in Toronto this week
2012-10-11
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices' annual general meeting takes place this week in Toronto. It will feature a number of prominent guest speakers and address a range of issues related to the organization's man...
Miko Peled to speak in Vancouver on ending the crisis in Israel-Palestine
2013-01-29
Independent Jewish Voices
Peled provides a clear, optimistic perspective on the crisis and how to end it.
Peace Activist Spends Last Days Resisting War, Supporting Kim Rivera
2012-09-13
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
In the last days of her life, wheelchair bound and terminally ill, peace activist and author Shirley Farlinger will be in Nathan Phillips Square to hold a sign in support of Kim Rivera, the Iraq war r...
Sources welcomes Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
2012-09-28
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nati...
Sources welcomes Hiroshima Day Coalition
2012-09-05
Hiroshima Day Coalition
Sources welcomes a new member: The Hiroshima Day Coalition, a coalition of community and peace groups commemorating the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki while promoting nuc...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources welcomes Science for Peace
2010-03-29
Science for Peace
Sources welcomes a new member: Science for Peace. Science for Peace is a Canadian organization which brings together those interested in the natural and social sciences in order to address the global ...
Toronto Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Addresses the World
2015-08-05
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
2015 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Torontonian Setsuko Thurlow, will broadcast her message of peace around the world. A retired social worker with the
Toronto Will Not Wait Until 3 Minutes to Midnight
2015-08-04
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
On Thursday August 6, 2015 at the Church of the Holy Trinity (10 Trinity Square, behind the Eaton Centre), Torontonians and their international guests will join to say "Not This City, Not Any City". ...
VOW distributes White Poppies Today
2013-11-11
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace will distribute free White Poppies in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013, 5:00pm at Yonge and Dundas on the southwest corner.
White Poppies for Peace
2013-11-06
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace will distribute free White Poppies in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013 at Yonge and Dundas on the southwest corner.
Who speaks for Jews when it comes to civil liberties and human rights?
2013-05-14
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) Canada strongly condemns the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) for sponsoring a Daniel Pipes lecture May 13.
Women for Peace Applaud Prime Minister Designate Trudeau
2015-10-28
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
We applaud the decision of Prime Minister Designate Trudeau to withdraw from Syria the six Canadian fighter jets. We strongly encourage you to re-align Canada's responses to violent conflict, threats ...

Sources Select Resources

Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Canadian Voice of Women wants to Make for Space for Peace this election. National peace organization calls on leaders to take pledge for peace and supports its twelve priorities.
Connexions Library: International Affairs & Development Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on international issues.
Connexions Library: Peace Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on peace and conflict resolution.
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Military War Peace Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to the military and war and peace in the Sources directory for the media.
Ossietzky, Carl von
Connexipedia Article
Article
German radical pacifist. (1889-1938).
The Peace Journalism Option
Article
1997
POIESIS
The Peace Journalism Option represents the findings of the Conflict and Peace Journalism summer school which took place at Taplow Court in Buckinghamshire, UK, over the week of August 25-29 1997. Part...
Russell-Einstein Manifesto
Russell, Bertrand; Einstein, Albert
Article
1955
We have to learn to think in a new way. We have to learn to ask ourselves, not what steps can be taken to give military victory to whatever group we prefer, for there no longer are such steps; the que...
Sharing as our common cause
Article
2014
Share The World's Resources
A call for sharing underpins many existing initiatives for social justice, environmental stewardship, true democracy and global peace. On this basis, STWR argues that sharing should be more widely pro...
Social determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.

Sources Bookshelf

Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Press for Conversion #41
July 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
War, Peace and the Media
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
1983
Zwicker argues that press coverage of the USSR is "profoundly uninformative, a journalistic yawn that is helping us sleepwalk toward the biggest slumber of all time: nuclear war."
Where Hope Takes Root
His Highness The Aga Khan
Book
2008
A collection of talks given by the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims.

Media

Anglican Journal
National news magazine of the Anglican Church of Canada. Covering issues of importance to Anglicans.
Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine
Promoting peace and justice in the Middle East and supports multiculturalism and self-determination of people all over the world. Original articles, poems, stories and reviews by writers from Canada, ...
Peace Magazine
Offers analysis of conflicts and approaches to conflict resolution for both a general and academic readership.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."


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