In her recent visit to Cairo, Egypt, Scilla Elworthy visited Heliopolis University for a three day training course, where she taught leadership and teaching staff the tools needed to bring about positive social change. Read more »
Drawing on stories from her inspirations such as Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, Peace Direct co-founder Scilla Elworthy gives a TEDx talk in which she shares six methods has identified that we can use to counter violence without having to resort to force ourselves. Read more »
Dr Scilla Elworthy, co-founder of Peace Direct, explains the idea of Ombudspersons for Future Generations – guardians who would be appointed at global, national and local levels whose job would be to safeguard environmental and social conditions by speaking up for future generations in all areas of policy-making. Read more »
Dr Scilla Elworthy, co-founder of Peace Direct, reports from a recent World Future Council meeting in Egypt. The World Future Council is a group of 50 experienced specialists in Climate and Energy, Sustainable Economies, Future Justice, and Peace and Disarmament. Coming from all five continents, together they form a voice for the rights of future generations. Read more »
I have just returned from Egypt, where the reality was rather different from government advice and some media reports. The German foreign office advised its nationals against travelling to Egypt; Netherlands newspapers were running reports of Bedouin kidnapping refugees for ransom and many police posts in Sinai deserted. In reality, I have never known the Sinai so safe and relaxed. Read more »
I’d like to let everyone know about this unprecedented 3-day event to take place August 27-29 2010 in Berlin. Local peace builders are invited to present their work. See www.worldpeacefestival.org Read more »
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