John Lennon and Yoko Ono wrote Give Peace a Chance in a ‘bed-in’ in Montreal.
Ahead of International Peace Day celebrity musicians like Yoko Ono have released music for peace. But the same qualities that bring us together around music can also inflame conflict, from the Yugoslav civil wars to Northern Ireland.
We need to learn the skills of living together.
The war in Syria has been responsible for many of the high number of deaths in wars in recent years.
To maximise the long-term effectiveness of Australia’s foreign policies, there would be great value in strengthening our conflict prevention and resolution capabilities.
A FARC member waves a white peace flag to commemorate the completion of their disarmament.
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Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Students for a Democratic Society was the largest – and arguably most successful – student activist organization in U.S. history.
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Student protest has been in the political spotlight since Trump's election. Todd Gitlin, former president of Students for a Democratic Society, shares his perspective on protest in the 60s and now.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
A former US diplomat explains why some programs may make sense to cut, while others are crucial to America's moral standing.
A fast-paced soccer game in Zambia.
Getting involved in sports-based projects offers young Zambians a sense of community and helps them to build new support systems.
President Woodrow Wilson addressing a joint session of Congress on April 2, 1917, urging a declaration that a state of war exists.
Wilson coined the phrase 'America First' and appealed for 'peace without victory.' But on April 2, 1917 he asked Congress for a declaration of war. The impact on American foreign policy was profound.
Armed forces in Iraq, January 2017.
New research from a multidisciplinary teams of scholars suggests military alliances tie nations together in ways that are not always immediately obvious.
A North Korean ballistic rocket launching drill, undated photo.
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Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
The world will be watching the country's courts.
Another 'last chance' has been missed. But while talks disintegrate, islanders are just getting on with peace in practice.
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Tolkien and Zamenhof are two of imaginary languages' most successful proponents – yet their aims were very different.
Donald Trump brings aggression into the US Presidency that threatens world stability.
One of the messages coming out of Donald Trump's victory is that his supporters are rejecting the tolerance and cosmopolitanism of the past 30 years.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.
Scholars share their research with former combatants in Colombia, after a majority of Colombians voted against a peace deal. Can understanding reintegration help peace negotiations move forward?
Juan Manuel Santos: changing how we think about peace.
Why would anyone award a prize to a rejected peace deal?
University students and supporters of the peace deal protest during a rally in Bogotá, Colombia.
Few Colombians who have been displaced by violence voted on the peace deal from abroad. An expert in conflict resolution explains why their voices must be part of the peace process.
On October 2, the Colombian people will decide the future of their country.
As Colombians head to the polls for the October 2 referendum to permanently end the country's civil war, everything from grief and hope to partisan politics will factor into their decision.
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Ridrigo Lodono announce the signed peace accord in Cartagena.
The peace accords signed by the FARC and the Colombian govenment on September 26 are momentous, but they're only the beginning of the path to peace.
Imprisoned members of FARC at the camp where they will ratify a peace deal with the government.
The peace deal in Colombia is not only a welcome surprise after 50 years of war, it's also groundbreaking. If Colombians vote in favor, it could offer hope for other countries in conflict.