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Discussion on Peace and Disarmament Education in Turin, Itlay

In Peace and Disarmament by SGI OUNA

On 1 February in Turin, Italy, Senzatomica, an Italian campaign for the abolition of nuclear weapons, held a panel discussion entitled “Educare alla Pace e al Disarmo – incontro con ICAN premio Nobel per la Pace 2017” (Peace and Disarmament education – conference with ICAN, Nobel Peace Laureate 2017). The panel discussion took place after a public guided tour of …

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ICAN Celebrates the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

In Peace and Disarmament by SGI OUNA

On 10 December 2017, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, in recognition of its work to bring attention to the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons and the “ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.” Since the launch of ICAN in 2007, the SGI has been proud …

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Role of Young Women in Peace and Security the Focus of NGO CSW/NY September Monthly Meeting

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Peace and Disarmament by SGI OUNA

Monthly meetings are held by the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York on various topics that promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The September 28 meeting highlighted the important contributions of young women in peace and security, as is recognized in two UN Security Council Resolutions: 1325 and 2250. As the NGO CSW/NY …