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July 2018

Transformative Leadership: An Ethics and Values-Based Leadership Program Offered by the Center at MIT

July 9 @ 9:00 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Balsillie School of International Affairs, Room 1-43, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, Ontario Canada
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Effective leadership requires a compelling vision for the future and an ability to inspire and motivate across a diverse audience. Research on leadership has confirmed that the capacity to positively and strongly influence others is highly related to a leader’s character and personal values. Great leaders who understand and embody their core values are able to transform the aspirations of those around them and align their efforts with a purpose that transcends individual gain. The Transformative Leadership Program offered at…

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September 2018

Peace Week 2018 at Conrad Grebel University College

September 17 - September 22

  Every year, on September 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace. Peace Week began when Conrad Grebel University College initiated a series of community events for the week surrounding the International Day of Peace. Since 2017, we have been opening up this initiative to Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond. We invite you to continue to make Peace Week a region-wide celebration by attending an event in your community or planning your own event to mark the occasion your way! Check out the Community…

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International Day of Peace #peaceday

September 21

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. This year's #peaceday celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: "The Right to Peace- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70." Learn more about this important…

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#NoWar2018 Conference: Designing a World BEYOND War: Legalizing Peace

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - September 22 @ 7:30 pm EDT
OCAD University, 100 McCaul St.
Toronto, Ont M5T 1W1 Canada
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Join World BEYOND War for its annual global conference in Toronto on September 21 and 22, 2018, at OCAD University (Ontario College of Art and Design University), 100 McCaul St, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada. At #NoWar2018 we will explore how the rule of law has been used both to restrain war and to legitimize it — and how we can re-design systems to abolish the institution of war and uphold human and ecological justice. The conference will take place on Friday September 21 (5:00…

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World Beyond War: Blue Scarf Peace Walk

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Grange Park, Toronto

As part of its annual conference, World Beyond War invites you to join the Blue Scarf Peace Walk, inspired by the Blue Scarf Movement. Scarves made by Afghan Peace Volunteers are available for purchase here.

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