Thursday, January 24, 2019

Building robots with a humanitarian mission

Richard Yim and Demine Robotics team with robot prototype

Last week, the University of Waterloo released a feature highlighting Richard Yim of Demine Robotics. The Demine Robotics team have created a demining excavation machine to free the world of landmines.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Map the System: thinking differently about social and environmental change

Fall in love with the problem, not the solution

Want to explore a social or environmental issue that matters to you? Do you want to connect with other socially conscious students, researchers and practitioners at the University of Waterloo and beyond?

Thursday, September 13, 2018

South Korean Art Curator to Speak About His Exhibit on Peace in Korea

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.

Art has unique potential to advance peace in transformative ways. In this spirit, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement invites the public to engage with an exhibit of hope and reconciliation on September 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Building a Global Perspective

Current CPA IVEP participant Lorenzo Fellycyano presenting in front of a Mennonite Congregation

Through its relationship with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) has been able to make connections with peacebuilders around the world.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Meeting entrepreneurs and investors in DC

Venture Peacebuilding Symposium 2018 logo

It’s not every day that you find professional peacebuilders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors gathering to engage in conversation.