Let My Children Go: World Efforts to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labour.

Featured Picture: Nepali girls working in brick factory. Krish Dulal, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Child Labour. Your children are not your children;They are the sons and daughters ofLife’s longing for itself.They come through you but not from you.And though
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Ecologically-sound Gaza Development Programme.

Featured Picture: Photo by hosny salah in Pixabay Jerusalem-Gaza 2021, An Effort is Needed For An Ecologically-sound Gaza Development Programme. In early May 2021, Palestinians protesting the pending eviction of six  famlies from their home in East Jerusalem clashed with Israeli police.  For
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Our Common Oceans and Seas.

Featured Picture: Photo by Alice Mourou on Unsplash. The people of the earth having agreed that the advancement of man in spiritual excellence and physical welfare is the common goal of mankind…therefore the age of nations must end, and the era of
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Jerusalem-Gaza Cease-fire: Broad Negociations Are Now Needed.

Featured Picture: Al Jazeera English, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. The efforts of mediation in the recent Jerusalem-Gaza conflict by the Egyptian President Abdel Fettah El-Sisi and Egyptian diplomats is a good example of action by one state when the
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Burma: An Alternative to Military Rule Takes Form.

Featured picture credit: MgHla (aka) Htin Linn Aye, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons On 1 February 2021, the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, taking advantage of a clause of the Myanmar constitution providing the possibility for the military to
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A Multilateral Framework for Afghan Negotiations.

U.S. Department of State from United States, Public domain, Afghan Negotiations: Joint Statement of Extended Troika on Peaceful Settlement in Afghanistan. On 30 April 2021, the representatives of what is called the Extended Troika – the U.S.A., Russia, China and Pakistan –
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Cyprus: Toward a Non-territorial Con-federation?

British Army official photographer, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. Three days, 27-29 April 2021, of “informal” talks on the future of Cyprus were held in Geneva under the leadership of U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.  There have been no formal negotiations on the
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Track Two Diplomacy and Beauty as a Bridge.

Photo by  Anfaenger in Pixabay  By Rene Wadlow. Only the bridge of Beauty will be strong enough for crossing from the bank of darkness to the side of light. Nicolas Roerich (1874 – 1947) There is a growing interest in the role of non-governmental organizations
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Saber Rattling Along the Frontiers of Ukraine

Photo by  jorono in Pixabay.  By Rene Wadlow. 16 Apr 2021 – The meeting today in Paris of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the French President Emmanuel Macron highlights the tensions between Ukraine, the separatist regions of Donbass and Luhansk and the
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The Association Of World Citizens – Libya Appeal

Photo by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash. The Association  of World Citizens calls for a ceasefire in Libya, the respect of international  Humanitarian Law and the start of negotiations  in good  faith on the future Constitutional Structure of the State. The Association of
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