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25 Years in the Never Ending Struggle for Peace and Human Rights

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 16th October, 2013 | No Comments

Global-Exchange-25-Year-AnnGuess what today is…it’s Global Exchange’s 25th Birthday! To celebrate, Global Exchange Human Rights Program Director Ted Lewis takes a look back over the past 25 years at Global Exchange’s never ending struggle for peace and human rights.

Why Are Young People So Important to Creating a Peaceful World?

Posted by in Featured, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 16th October, 2013 | No Comments

Peace-is-Possible-photoToday is Blog Action Day, the unifying global day of online action when bloggers around the world all write about one topic. This year it’s “human rights.” The United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble begins, “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” Without human rights, there can be no peace. So this Blog Action Day Global Exchange Organizing Director Kirsten Moller explores why young people are so important to creating a peaceful world: