International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace.

photo by 995645 in Pixabay. 24 April; International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace was established by the U.N. General Assembly and first observed on 24 April 2019. The resolution establishing the Day is in part a reaction to the “America First, America First”
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Arnold Toynbee: A World Citizens view of challenge and response.

Featured Image: Arnold Toynbee. By Atyyahesir, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975)  was a historian, a philosopher of history, and an advisor on the wider Middle East to the British Government.  Already a specialist in Greece and the
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Conscience: The Inner Voice of the Higher Self.

Featured Image: Photo by Lan Johnson in Pexels By Rene Wadlow. The United Nations General Assembly has designated 5 April; as The International Day of Conscience. An awakened conscience is essential to meeting the challenges; which face humanity today as we move into the World
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A Step Forward in the U.N.’s Efforts Against Rape as a Weapon of War.

Featured Image: Photo by Stewart Munro on Unsplash. On Tuesday, 23 April 2019; the United Nations Security Council voted for resolution N° 2467; concerning the use of rape as a weapon in times of armed conflict.  This resolution builds on an earlier resolution of 24 June
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The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons

Featured Image: This symbolically represents an holistic approach to peacebuilding. By Consensusafp, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. John W. McDonald with Noa Zanolli. The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008, 341pp.) This
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H.G. Wells: The Open Conspiracy for Peace.

Featured Image: Portrait of Herbert George Wells by George Charles Beresford. Black and white glossy print. 150 mm x 108 mm (1920). By George Charles Beresford, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. “Behind the short-sighted governments that divide and mismanage human affairs, a
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