Peace Energy Unleashed

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Site Description: Peace is an energy we all have to contribute to peacebuilding in ourselves, relationships, organizations, communities, and the world. Believe in the energy, and let us all unleashed it altogether to build a peaceful and better world.
Date Joined: Apr 26, 2010

Tags: peace, conflict, democracy

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Terrorism? Invasion? Intrusion? What is it, then? The Sabah Standoff
on Mar 8, 2013 in Philippines Sabah standoff Malaysia North Borneo Lahad Datu Sultanate of Sulu Kiram Source: Malaysia's Ministry of Defence ( This is not to justify the actions of the armed men who sailed to Lahad Datu. This is to understand why Malaysia reacted in such a way, or an attempt in that direction to understand...

An Appeal to Laotian Government to Locate and Present Sombath Somphone
on Dec 25, 2012 in Asia People's Forum Sombath Somphone Asia-Europe Meeting Ramon Magsaysay Award Laos Appeal Below is an appeal by Ng Shui Meng, wife of Sombath Somphone who won the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2005 for Community Leadership. He was last seen being escorted by police. But the government denied any involvement in the disappearance of Mr. Somphone...

Losses by Pacquaio and Pablo
on Dec 11, 2012 in Philippines RH bill knockout loss Pablo Manny Pacquaio typhoon Devastating losses hover the Philippines. In those losses, many Filipinos tend to look up and utter, why? They still believe that the One above knows why. The losses happened in separate locations: Mindanao and Las Vegas. The first one was about...

Talking about University for Peace (UPeace)
on Oct 1, 2012 in Leiden Univesity College-The Hague University for Peace-The Hague UPeace LUC Career Fair 2012 Netherlands Last September 5, I was invited by UPeace-The Hague to join its team to orient students of Leiden University College (LUC)-The Hague of the opportunity to study in the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. The other invited panels for the L...

Being Indonesian from a non-Indonesian: More or less
on Aug 16, 2012 in Monas Independence Day Olympic games August 17 Indonesia Monas 2008 August 17, 2008. It was my second month in Mampang Prapatan, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia. I went outside to go to the market when I was invited to join parlor and children's games on the street. The street was blocked by a pole with Indon...

Our Beliefs and Our Problems
on Apr 23, 2012A certain columnist in a Philippine daily wrote about beliefs and religion, specifically Roman Catholicism in the Philippines. (Not all beliefs though are simplistically religious) He enumerated many negative conditions (even with rankings and perce...

University for Peace (UPeace) – Asia Graduation message
on Mar 9, 2012 in Nippon Foundation United Nations graduation message UPeace commencement rite Ateneo de Manila University peace education peace and conflict University for Peace Asia Leaders Program This video has excerpts of the whole message. (Thank you Chino, my nephew who took this amateur video.)  The transcript of the whole message could be found below.  Good evening to all of you.  In Naga Pi Chaung Village in Delta region...

Ceasefire, Ceasefire: Breaking the Escalation of Violence
on Oct 20, 2011 in Philippines MILF Mindanao peace talks ceasefire War talks is more terrible than actual war because violence exists without end. The recent clashes between the Philippine troops and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Basilan island and Zamboanga Sibugay province have brought back talks...

Social Distance in Facebook: Breaking or Building Barriers Among Differentiated Groups in Cyberspace
on Oct 1, 2011 in Facebook social distance sociological intergroup relations Source: Social networking sites have captured the interest and aspiration of people especially Filipinos and Filipinas to make contacts and connect with families, friends, and others. To illustrate this, imagine...

Searching for a Hero (Happy Father's Day)
on Jun 18, 2011 in Philippines Hero Jose Rizal Happy Father's Day “Only the leader’s own involvement in reality, within a historical situation, led them to criticize this situation and to wish to change it.” – Paulo Friere, Pedagogy of the Oppressed As we celebrate the 150th birthday of Jose Rizal, are we...

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