Abolish Militarism and War

Abolish Militarism and War

Photocredit: nousnatobases.org   By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate and TFF Associate Presented at the International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases, 16-18 Nov 2018, Dublin, Ireland. November 27, 2018   Dear Friends, It is good to be here with you all. I would like to thank the organizers for inviting me to address the conference. Firstly […]

The Silk Road Belt And Road Initiative (BRI) can be a peace generator

The Silk Road Belt And Road Initiative (BRI) can be a peace generator

  By Thore Vestby TFF Associate September 11, 2018   The Belt and Road Initiative has turned 5 years. On September 7, 2013, at the Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, President Xi Jinping of China launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This initiative – which has attracted a lot of attention from all over […]

A piece of world peace history in-the-making

A piece of world peace history in-the-making

  Jan Oberg April 27, 2018 Please watch the video below carefully. You’ll see what could – could, and most likely will – become a piece of world peace history. Note the body language of the two leaders – warm smiles and long handshakes. In spite of being one and the same nation, they meet […]

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Nonviolence or Nonexistence? The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking against the Vietnam War, St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota | 27 April 1967 . (Image by Minnesota Historical Society| Creative Commons)   By Robert Burrowes, Australia April 4, 2018 Fifty years ago, on 4 April 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated The night before he died, […]

Norway’s Parliament Must Change Its Routine for Selection of the Nobel Committee

Norway’s Parliament Must Change Its Routine for Selection of the Nobel Committee

By Fredrik S. Heffermehl* 23 Oct 2017 • The parliament will select a new Nobel Committee only in a month’s time–and we fear the worst. But there are 19 law professors backing our demands. Below, our letter to parliament. I. Parliament must change its routine for selections for the Nobel Committee, legislators must comply with […]

Johan Galtung’s Acceptance Speech of the People’s Nobel in Sweden

Johan Galtung’s Acceptance Speech of the People’s Nobel in Sweden

Via transcend.org • The People’s Peace Prize According to Nobel’s Will Celebration-Seminar-Banquet, Orust Peace Movement at Svanvik, Sweden, 2 Dec 2017 – Most gratefully received: a beautifully engraved granite stone that will adorn our garden in Spain, and a wonderful diploma!   I am deeply moved, with a feeling that my long life dedicated to […]

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

TFF PressInfo # 437 – Johan Galtung is awarded peace prize in Nobel’s spirit

By Jan Oberg • On Saturday, December 2 2017, Johan Galtung is awared the alternative peace prize, The People’s Peace Prize In Accordance With Nobel’s Will. Who is Johan Galtung Born in Norway 87 years ago. The most innovative and productive figure in international peace and conflict research. Has taught at 50 universities around the […]