Dhaka, Mar 26: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has wished peace and prosperity for the next 50 years saying he is sure it will become one of the great first centuries of any nation.
UN Environment Assembly Calls to Make Peace with Nature
Its time for the world to radically change our ways if we are to make peace with the planet and create the environmental conditions so that all of humanity can thrive
Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war
Dubai, AP/UNB, Sept 12 – After decades of conflict, Afghanistan’s warring sides will open long anticipated negotiations Saturday in search of lasting peace. This will also provide an exit for U.S. and NATO troops after nearly 19 years.
Justice for Peace, Dev: Plan to introduce virtual court: PM
Dhaka, Dec 7 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government is thinking about introducing a virtual court in the country.
UN group to put Afghan women at centre of peace initiatives
By Samira SadequeReprint UN, Nov 21 2019 (IPS) – Afghanistan’s first female ambassador to the United Nations this week launched a U.N. group that aims to put women at the centre of peace initiatives in Afghanistan.
Empower young people to sustain planet for peace-prosperity
By Crystal Orderson We need to empower young people to sustain our planet, and let peace and prosperity thrive says UN’s Resident Co-ordinator in Kenya, Siddharth Chatterjee speaks to IPS on reflections on the ICPD25 Summit. Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 15…
Ayuddha Verdict: Dhaka hopes peace to be upheld
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday said Bangladesh expects the existing peace and harmony to be maintained in India following the verdict on disputed religious site in the town of Ayodhya.
We have swung into Dark Ages: Nobel Laureate Jody Williams
By Anna Shen UN, Sep 26 2019 (IPS) – On Monday, United States President Donald Trump continued to float the idea that he should be awarded a Nobel Prize, but that it would never happen because the system was rigged.
Maintain peace for development: PM to police
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday hoped that the police will continue their sincere efforts to maintain peace and discipline in the country which is essential for economic development.
French ‘Spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper urging peace
A French climber known as “Spiderman” has scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper and put up a banner urging peace in the city rocked by political unrest. Alain Robert unfurled a banner showing a handshake and the flags of Hong Kong…
The contribution of humanitarian action to peace
By Peter Maurer Stockholm, May 22, 2019 (IPS) – The connection of humanitarian action to broader objectives like peace, development and human rights is understandably complex, but it is also an area in which some fresh thinking is important. The…
An urgent need to advance peace
STOCKHOLM, May 10 2019 (IPS) – Let us be blunt: the world is in crisis. Peace, human rights, our planetary ecosystem, and our systems of conflict management and global governance are under enormous strain. Global military expenditures reached 1.8 trillion in 2018,…
Japan gets a new emperor as Naruhito vows to pursue peace
Tokyo, May 1 (AP/UNB) — Emperor Naruhito inherited the sacred sword and jewel Wednesday that signaled his succession as the 126th member of his family to rule Japan, pledging in his first public address to follow his father’s example by…
Peace, stability not possible sans rural development
Rome, 9 November 2018 – At this week’s Paris Peace Forum, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will ask global leaders to consider the crucial role that increased investment in rural areas of developing…
250 political leaders of Ctg pledge to win with peace
Chittagong, Oct 5 – A total of 250 political leaders from the Bangladesh Awami League (AL), the Bangladesh Nationali st Party (BNP) and the Jatiya Party of Chittagong Division came to one platform in Chittagong Thursday to pledge for nonviolent…
Bring peace to Afghanistan
Mairead Maguire Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire Goes to Afghanistan to Join Afghan Peace Volunteers’ Demand for Cease Fire and Negotiation I have come here to give my support to the campaign for 2 million friends of the Afghan people. You…