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Useful links

There are a myriad of peace organisations and groups campaigning around various peace-related issues around the world.  The following links are just a few of them.  

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Alternative media sources

  • New Internationalist 
  • Project Censored www.projectcensored.org The Mission of Project Censored is: "to educate people about the role of independent journalism in a democratic society and to tell The News That Didn't Make the News and why."

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  • Palestine Matters website 
    http://www.palestinematters.com
    Justice for Palestine Matters (JFPM) voluntary non profit organization based in Sydney, Australia providing urgent appeals on human rights abuses and atrocities against Palestinian civilians by the government of Israel.
  • Site about human rights maintained by Olivia Ball who is currently Adjunct Lecturer at Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education. http://blog.rightsbase.org

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Australia

National

South Australia

New South Wales

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

  • Anti-Nuclear Alliance of Western Australia www.anawa.org.au non-profit community group campaigning for an end to the nuclear industry and the adoption of safe energy strategies.
  • No-War Alliance of Western Australia 
  • Sea Swap http://www.anawa.org.au/seaswap/index.html The WA and Federal Governments have been investigating options for establishing a de-facto US naval base in Cockburn Sound Western Australia, a proposal which is linked to US bombing of a Defence Training Area near Lancelin.

International

UNIFEM website, a resource for information on all things to do with Women, War and Peace. This portal is launched to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, and aims to be a centralized repository of information on the impact of armed conflict on women, and women's role in peace-building.

On June 24, 1982, at the 2nd UN Special Session on Disarmament held at UN Headquarters in New York, then Mayor Takeshi Araki of Hiroshima proposed a new Program to Promote the Solidarity of Cities toward the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons. This proposal offered cities a way to transcend national borders and work together to press for nuclear abolition. Subsequently, the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki called on mayors around the world to support this program.

Canada

India

New Zealand

In July 2002 Christchurch City Councillors voted in favour of declaring Christchurch a Peace City. This was seen as a way for Christchurch to celebrate its peace history, as many people involved in the peace movement and some of the movement's peace initiatives started in Christchurch.

United Kingdom

United States 

  • Check out http://www.peace-action.org from the USA
  • This Journal is offered as a new convenient 'link' between the minds of peacemakers everywhere.  There are original articles, selected and edited for concise and relevant content.  Check out the constantly updated "cost of the war in Iraq" figure on the home page. www.peacemakersjournal.org

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Science (back to index)

Women

  • International Women's Development Agency http://www.iwda.org.au IWDA is an Australian non-profit organisation aiming to create positive change for women in Asia, the Pacific and Indigenous Australia.


 

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