Archive for September, 2014

28, Sep

In South Africa, Sunday 5th October is the start of Anti-Trafficking Week. A group of women called Sisters For Justice will hold a symbolic walk today on Melville Koppies in solidarity with all people who struggle to eradicate any form of modern day slavery in our world. The attached ritual is a meaningful reflection on […]

14, Sep

“And into any house which you enter, first say “Peace be to this house”   Luke 10:51 Each year on September 21, the UN invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities and commemorate the International Day of Peace through education and public awareness on issues related to peace. The theme for 2014 is […]

10, Sep

Major goals of poverty eradication, inequalities, human rights and climate change were highlighted at the recent UN-DPI (Department of Public Information) Conference in New York 27th – 29th August. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon acknowledged the Civil Society contribution to achieving the MDGs and called on the Non Government Organisations to intensify action and […]

8, Sep

On Sunday 21st September 2014, millions of people around the work will participate in activities, events, prayers and festivals to celebrate the International Day of Peace. At noon in every time zone, a moment of silence will be held, sending a peace wave around the world. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981 […]