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[6 Dec 2012 | One Comment | ]
A message from our CEO

Living Peace. As 2012 draws to a close and good tidings for peace abound, we reflect on our first decade of progress of connecting women to build world peace―the results of your support.
Building Capacity. This year our Mentorship for Peace program paired 60 women protégés with expert leaders to acquire peacebuilding skills in 25 countries.
Peace X Peace online multi-media resources support an international community of 20,000 women in lifelong learning, leadership skills and cultural exchange.
Leveraging Technology for Peace. We launched our Connection Point Dialogues to build bridges of understanding between …

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[21 Nov 2012 | One Comment | ]

We are deeply saddened by the ongoing violence we are witnessing in the Middle East. There are five dead in Israel and the death toll in the Gaza Strip has risen to 162. These are more than statistics – they are human beings. These are our sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, and families. Peace X Peace stands for nonviolence and equal human rights for all, and we are advocating for peace in the region.
We call for an immediate end to the use of violence by all parties, an end to the …

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[1 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Power of Women and Mentorship

Corinne Mitchell
Washington, DC, USA
“They may be from different cultures or backgrounds, but all share an unwavering desire for peace.”
What an exciting time this has been for the Peace Through Mentorship program! Now in its third season, the program has grown beyond our wildest expectations. For this round, we received over 200 applications from all corners of the globe. The fall session comprises 60 pairs of women from over 40 different countries.
This third session officially kicked off September 4, and the enthusiasm from the participants so far has been overwhelming. The …

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[26 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Aung San Suu Kyi: The Art of Negotiated Compromise

Kimberly Weichel
Peace X Peace CEO
“You must vote. You must use your democratic rights. Otherwise, they will fade away.” -Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi, who was in Washington DC last week, is the leader of the democracy movement in Burma/Myanmar who won election to parliament in April. I have long admired her courage and dedication to supporting the Burmese people, despite years of house arrest and harassment from the ruling Burma junta. I have read about her work and watched films about Burma, including the superb film about her …