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How can we invest in sustainable peace?

Sometimes it feels as if there’s a never-ending cycle of conflict on the news and peace – especially sustainablepeace– is rare.  This event delves into some of the key elements we need to consider:

  • What causes conflict? Are there new effective methods we can share that have dealt with root causes and prevented war? What can we do ourselves to counter the tendency to see others negatively?
  • How do we get out of a conflict? Experienced peace negotiators take us inside their worlds and help us understand the ways warring parties can be encouraged to the table.
  • And what makes peace sustainable? How can we judge sustainability? Hear from those who have hands on knowledge of the systems and ideas needed to embed peace.

If you want to hear from practitioners and professionals, social entrepreneurs, activists and artists– all of whoare passionate about contributing their talents and knowledge to the objective of lasting peace, then this edition of HagueTalks is for you. Come along and join the discussion at #haguetalks.


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Is it possible to achieve positive peace and international justice without raising ethical standards?

Every year there are around a hundred armed conflicts in the world, ranging from large scale conflicts to smaller conflicts. Peace has been defined in a negative way as the ‘absence of armed conflict’, regardless of the level of other armed violence like organized crime…

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Comments (2)

  • Ir. Johannes van der Harst says, "Message *The materialistic focus can be diminished by education, including good relations via all sorts of aquaintices and stimulating polit... Read more"
  • Tony Oposa Jr says, "Excellent message. Look forward to making contact with you one day. Keep up the good work!"