“Educating the Heart & Mind” A Talk by Dalai Lama

Saturday November 1, 9:30 to 11:30 AM The Tibetan Association of Boston will host "Educating the Heart & Mind" a talk by Dalai Lama on Saturday November 1st, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM at TD Garden, in Boston.

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The First International Iraqi Marathon for Peace and Nonviolence in Erbil


October 7, 2011


Hundreds of Iraqi and international runners will compete in a marathon in the historical city of Erbil, Iraq on October 7, 2011, to send the world a message “Let’s Run for Peace and Nonviolence.”
We …

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Announcing NYC Workshop on Organizing Journalism & Civil Resistance

Applications now available for a Three-Day Session, October 21-23, in New York

By Al Giordano


The Narco News School of Authentic Journalism and the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict today announce 24 scholarships for our October 21-23 workshop on …

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Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship Program at USIP has opened



NID: The Jennings Randolph (JR) Senior Fellowship provides scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, journalists, and other experts with opportunities to spend time in residence at the United States Institute of Peace, reflecting and writing on pressing international peace …

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Can Non-Violent Resistance Work in Iran?

Robert Toscano, Ramin Jahanbegloo, Karim Sadjadpour
Friday, March 25, 2011 – Washington, D.C.

With popular protest movements engulfing the Middle East, Iran’s opposition movement hopes to rekindle the momentum that brought millions of Iranians to the streets in the summer …

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Tunisian PM takes over as interim president as Ben Ali flees

From: Rima Maktabi, CNN

Tunis, Tunisia (CNN) — Tunisia’s prime minister announced Friday that he is the interim president of his country’s embattled government, the latest development in a fast-moving story of unrest and public outrage in a tiny but …

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Modernity and Nonviolence in Iran

On Saturday October 2nd 2010 Farzin Vahdat, a founding member of Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy (NID), gave a talk at Agora Philosophical Forum at the University of Toronto entitled “Modernity and Nonviolence in Iran.”  

In this talk Dr. Vahdat analyzed …

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Toward a Culture of Civil Liberties, Human rights and Democracy in Iran

October 29-31
University of Maryland

An international conference to be held by the Roshan Center for Persian Studies the University of Maryland, College Park

Conference statement

Over the past two decades intellectuals and academics, activists and journalists, as well as …

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EthnoGraphic Media Launches Documentary on Israeli-Palestinian Nonviolent Movement

PR Newswire

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — During his speech at the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals on September 22, President Obama echoed the theme of the recently launched documentary Little Town of Bethlehem. Obama urged …

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Sudan expels five UN/ICRC staff from West Darfur

By Opheera McDoom

KHARTOUM, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Sudan has expelled five U.N. and ICRC workers from West Darfur state, a U.N. official said, in the latest confrontation with international organisations in a region with the world’s largest aid operation.…

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