Feb. 12 – Red Hand Day: A worldwide initiative to stop the use of Child Soldiers

  Children are involved in numerous armed conflicts all over the world. Recent examples are Afghanistan, Angola, Burundi, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, India, Iraq, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Indonesia, Liberia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda. Armed groups and government […]

Remembering Lanza del Vasto, Servant of Peace

  “Power can be used for any purpose, but non-violence and the power of of justice can serve only justice.” “… the future must be a future of non-violence, or else there will be no future.” “…peace, strength and joy.”     Lanza del Vasto, (Giuseppe Giovanni Luigi Enrico Lanza di Trabia), (September 29, 1901 – January 5,1981) […]