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[23 Oct 2013 | 5 Comments | ]
Travel Light!

From Patricia Smith Melton, founder, celebrating Peace X Peace as a catalyst for raising women’s voices
Dear peacebuilding friends, old and new,
Embracing the changes that have occurred since I founded Peace X Peace, I am also embracing my future in the Here Now. I have started a blog!
Titled “Traveling Light,” it gives me the opportunity to write about all the things I find intriguing, compelling, enraging, needed, hopeful, and thrilling. It will be spiritual for those of you consciously on that path, it will be irreverent for those of you who …

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[23 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Peace X Peace: A Mission Fulfilled

Kim Weichel
Peace X Peace CEO 
This is a time of change for Peace X Peace (PXP).
As we look around at the peacebuilding landscape, PXP can proudly announce “Mission Fulfilled.” We feel that PXP has fulfilled its stated mission by increasing awareness of the power of women’s voices and bringing women’s wisdom to the forefront of the strategy and goals of many affiliated organizations. PXP believes its goals can be best furthered by now passing the torch to those other organizations and asking that they continue the work that PXP has started. You can …

Voices from the Frontlines »

[28 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Global Campaign: End the Korean War & Sign a Peace Treaty!

Gyung lan Jung
Korea 
“We appeal to the people. Now we must replace politico-military hostilities and arms races with peaceful cooperation.”
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Background
2013 marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Agreement. Hostilities were ended in 1953, leaving numerous deaths and inestimable property damage. Since then the war has not been officially terminated.
Sixty years later, the Korean Peninsula still faces an unprecedented level of military tension – recently moving dangerously close to a state of war following the rocket launch and the third nuclear test by North Korea and sanctions by …

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[26 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Women Leaders: Ask Questions, Don't Be Afraid to Fail

Moza Saeed Al Otaiba
UAE
Moza Al Otaiba is an entrepreneur and social activist – the co-founder of M2 Artistic Productions; CEO and Founding Partner of Almenara Middle East, Social and Economic Studies; and CEO/Founder of the Al Otaiba Inmaa Group. She is one of the very few Arab Muslim women who have entered the world of entertainment media on the business side. CEO Kim Weichel and Board President Gail Montplaisir interviewed her together on June 23.
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First, what is the UAE doing to foster women’s leadership and participation?
In 2005 the Emirates appointed …