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EUFOR Calls for a New Vision of Europe

At a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, 25 representatives of the European branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) call for a ‘renewed vision of Europe’ based on Culture of Peace; not military might.

A new way of working in Europe is needed based on unity, solidarity and humanity to tackle 21st Century challenges.

A Different Afghan Winter Photo Essay Series

The following photographs were taken by Dr. Hakim of the Afghan Peace Volunteers. Please click on the links to advance to a photo essay website to see more of Dr. Hakim's fabulous photos and to read the attending essays.

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VIDEO: Persevering for peace with FOR

Last year, we celebrated the beginning of our centennial year with a series of events in and around New York City that included a multifaith service and gala dinner at The Riverside Church.

Invitation: Organizing with International FOR, featuring Rev. Lucas Johnson

We're thrilled to invite you to a special FOR national organizing call featuring International FOR Coordinator Rev. Lucas Johnson.

An open letter to the UN to end the Korean War

Lead by International FOR's main representative to the United Nations in New York, John Kim, IFOR along with the Center for Global Nonkilling sent

Nominations open for 2016 Peace Awards

Each year, the Fellowship of Reconciliation awards three peace prizes — international, national, and local — to individuals or organizations whose commitment to peace, justice, and reconcilia

Détente and the New Cold Wars, a Global Policy Perspective

The possibility of war between nuclear armed powers is returning as a real threat to the security of people all over the world.

How many global crises can a 15 year old Afghan take on, including the water crisis?

On 31st Jan, I followed Zekerullah, an Afghan Peace Volunteer who coordinates the Borderfree Street Kids School in Kabul, to visit Zuhair (right) and his family in their rented room.

Voices for Creative Nonviolence activists enter drone base with a loaf of bread

Camp Douglas, WI — On Tuesday, Brian Terrell and I, peace activists with Voices for Creative Nonviolence, were arrested when we attempted to deliver a loaf of bread and a letter to drone operators at Volk Field — an Air National Guard Base in Wisconsin which trains pilots to operate Shadow drones over o