March 2014. CGNK Chair Glenn D. Paige was invited to make a plenary speech through video at the 8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action, organized in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India) by ANUVRAT with the theme "Towards a Nonviolent Future: Seeking Realistic Models of Peaceful Co-existence and Sustainability", January 5-8, 2014. The full speech is now available on CGNK's Youtube page.
February 2014. “Bohol Nonkilling Society” was published by CGNK Governing Council member Jose “Pepe” Abueva in the The Bohol Chronicle weekly newspaper on February 16, 2014. Abueva suggests a number of practical proposals to advance nonkilling in this province of the Philippines.
“Bohol Peace Day” and Building the “Bohol Nonkilling Society”
February 2014. Åbo Akademi University, the only exclusively Swedish language university in Finland, has incorporated nonkilling into its Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. The February issue of its "MFÅA, Meddelanden från Åbo Akademi" magazine highlighted a series of interviews featuring CGNK Director Joám Evans Pim and some of the students that took his Advanced Studies on Nonkilling course last year.
February 2014. A translation of Glenn D. Paige’s book Nonkilling Global Political Science into Bahasa Indonesia, a register of Malay with over 140 million speakers, has just been published. The translation was done locally by Ervina Novita Andriyani and is available both for free PDF download and in print for purchase at $7 (visit our books section).
February 2014. Creighton University's Asian World Center will be holding a book launch of its joint publication with the Center for Global Nonkilling Nonkilling Media. The event, to be held on March 4, will feature Dr. Beverly Deepe Keever, author of the book's preface, who will also be presenting Death Zones and Darling Spies, an account of her experience as a Vietnam war correspondent. Dr. Keever is a member of CGNK's Nonkilling Media Studies Research Committee and Professor emerita from the University of Hawaii’s School of Communications.
January 2014. CGNK Honorary Sponsor Máiread Maguire delivered the following Address at the 13th Woorld Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Warsaw, Poland, on October 2l-23rd, 2013. In her address Máiread calls to say "no" to killing and to value life as sacred: "We are challenged to stop killing each other, and instead use alternatives to violence in order to solve our problems."
Stand in Solidarity for Peace Time to Act: Replacing Violence, Armed Rebellions, Militarism and War with Nonviolence and International Law
December 2013. John Pavley, chief technology officer (CTO) at the The Huffington Post published an innovative article bridging nonkilling with the latest IT technologies, evidencing the applicability of this concept in how new projects are conceived, designed and implemented.
December 2013. The Nonkilling Balkans Forum Initiative will be organizing in collaboration with the Center for Global Nonkilling and local universities in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Nonkilling Balkans Exploratory Forum on August 28 and 29, 2014. The Forum follows the tracks of the Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploratory Seminar (Seoul, August 2010) but with significant innovations and regional dimensions.
December 2013. The Huffington Post has just published an excerpt from CGNK Director's Introduction to the collective book Nonkilling Media, released this week by the Center for Global Nonkilling and available for purchase or free PDF download at our website. Help us by sharing it by email, twitter or Facebook.
December 2013. Recent protests and violence in Thailand has sparked increased efforts by nonkilling advocates in the country. A Facebook community called คนไทยไม่ฆ่ากัน - Nonkilling Thai Society was created on November 30 and in within hours it had over 1,000 likes. The page was a response to an article published by CGNK Governing Council member Chaiwat Satha-Anand, who also teaches political science at Thammasat University.