Season of Non Violence Jan. 30'14 to April 4'14
Join the Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace for an evening of Indian dance, music, and prayer as we honour and remember Mahatma Gandhi on the 65th anniversary of his death and mark the beginning of
the Season for Non Violence
on January 30, 2014, 7:00-8:30 PM
2nd floor theatre (Room 2-115), Education Building, University of Alberta
Refreshments and snacks will be served. All are welcome.
See attachments at bottom of page for more information on 64 ways/days of non- violence
NEW Book by Sally Armstrong
Ascent of Women: Our Turn, Our Way – A Remarkable Story of Worldwide Change
by Sally Armstrong Journalist, activist, and author Sally Armstrong’s latest book tells the stories of women around the globe who create change in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Armstrong spares no detail in describing the violent crimes perpetrated against women. These crimes, she says, must be related explicitly, in all their horror, in order to be recognized and addressed. - See more
To join an Edmonton Book Club discussion on Ascent of Women, please contact Irene at CDPI@shaw.ca for more details on March 19, 2014 meeting.
Wear Orange on the 25th of every month in support of the Unite Campaign to End Violence Against Women
The UNiTE campaign will also launch a new ribbon as symbol for preventing and ending violence against women and girls. With your help, we can make this symbol universal.
Geneva Peace Summit for Ministries and Departments of Peace
Victoria, BC, Oct. 3,2013. 55 countries were represented at Geneva Peace Summit. Three delegates from Canada, Saul Arbess, Penelope Joy and Furquan Gehlen, attended the Sixth Global Summit of the Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace, held in Geneva, Switzerland, September 16-20, to call for the establishment of civil society and government institutions supporting a culture of peace. www.gamip.org