Afghanistan: A Month of Questions and No Clear Replies.

Featured Image: A street in Kabul, Afghanistan. By Christopher Killalea, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. By Rene Wadlow. It is a month that the Taliban forces have taken control of Kabul, a symbol that they now control the state.  In addition to
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A Day of Deeper Peace.

Featured Image: Photo by Artem Podrez in Pexels. 21 September is the U.N. sponsored International Day of Peace chosen to mark the annual start of the U.N. General Assembly.  The General Assembly touches upon all the armed conflicts and tension areas. It can
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Louise Diamond. The Courage For Peace.

Featured Image: Photo by Avi Chomotovski in Pixabay  (Berkeley, CA : Conari Press, 2000, 263pp). Louise Diamond;  a co-founder of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy in Washington, DC;  works in areas of inter-ethnic conflict to empower peacebuilders. “Our power to empower is perhaps
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Paulo Freire: Popular Participation.

Featured Image: Paulo Freire Panel. CEFORTEPE – Center for Training, Technology and Educational Research Prof. “Milton de Almeida Santos”, SME-Campinas. By Luiz Carlos Cappellano, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. By René Wadlow. In the Declaration of Principles and Programme of Action;  adopted
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Nikolai Kondratiev: The Long Economic Cycles.

Nikolai Kondratiev (4 March 1892 – 17 September 1938). 17 September marks the execution of Nikolai Kondratiev (also written as Kondratieff) in 1938 as part of Stalin’s “Great Purge” of those who disagreed with him.  Konratiev held that the 1929 “Great Depression” was
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Negotiation Appeals for to end The Armed Conflict in Ethiopia.

Featured Image: National Ethiopia Flag. Photo by Kelly Lacy in Pexels.   The Association of World Citizens (AWC) now reiterates its Appeal to the parties in the armed conflict in Ethiopia for negotiations in good faith to end the fighting,  and to deal
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We Must Protect the Rights of the Hazara Population in Afghanistan.

Featured Image: Hazara people in the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan 2020. By Shaah-Sultaan, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. The Association of World Citizens (AWC) is strongly concerned by possible repression against the Hazara population in Afghanistan, repression of such an
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Maria Montessori (1870-1952).

31 August is the birth anniversary of Maria Montessori, an Italian childhood educator and world citizen. Her approaches to early childhood education are used both in Montessori schools and also more widely in other schools and home schooling. Maria Montessori, inspired by
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