The newest video from the Story of Stuff Project, “The Story of Broke calls for a shift in government spending toward investments in clean, green solutions—renewable energy, safer chemicals and materials, zero waste and more—that can deliver jobs AND a healthier environment. It’s time to rebuild the American Dream; but this time, let’s build it better.”
Click here for the Global Peace Index 2010
Read this article about the MICT Election Journalism Training in Southern Sudan, including IDEA Code on Media Elections and the Reuters Reporters Guide to Election Coverage. Explore the Sudan Votes website for updates on the Sudan Referendum which begins on January 9th 2011, to decide whether Southern Sudan will secede to create its own nation.
A Global Telesummit for Building a Culture of Peace will be held online from September 14th until the 21st. It is a free virtual conference with over 50 peacebuilders from around the world, including Johan Galtung, Dennis Kucinich, Louise Diamond, Shariff Abdullah, 13 indigenous grandmothers, and many many more! Click here.
Today there are countless video games which simulate and legitimize a culture of violence. Many game developers and educators recognize this, and are working to create games and simulations for building awareness and developing a culture of peace. Try this excellent online game developed by UNHCR, which simulates the experience of refugees. Complete with teaching materials.