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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Korean Art Exhibit Illustrates a New Era of Peace

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Peace is not an absence of war, but the living process of freely interacting with others across borders seeking to understand their values and perspective, while striving for justice and truth.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Christian Social Innovation

The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) sits at the intersection of a number of fields. Peacebuilding, social innovation, and art for social change all find a home in the work of the CPA and our participants. In pursuit of our mission – to advance expansive and innovative understandings and practices of peace locally and globally – we have dug into these intersection points to see what new possibilities might emerge.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Reflecting on “Nukes and the Nobel: A Conversation with Setsuko Thurlow”

Setsuko receives her honorary doctorate

In 2017, Hiroshima survivor and nuclear disarmament advocate, Setsuko Thurlow, received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Yesterday afternoon, Thurlow received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Waterloo. Thurlow addressed an auditorium of Faculty of Arts graduates and their families, sharing her story and encouraging students to join ICAN’s cause, or to seek out a cause of their own.