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This 11th of July marks-the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the political and socioeconomic situation in Africa and the fundamental changes taking place in the world. Adopted by the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, the Declaration has been the bedrock of many of Africa’s normative and policy advances over the past three decades

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The World Peace Foundation stands with the African American-led movement demanding equality and justice and denouncing police brutality.

Throughout history, Black-led justice movements—some originating in the US, but also from within Africa and across the diaspora—have resisted oppression and injustice, and have inspired others to do the same. Today is no different.

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The World Peace Foundation’s ‘employee of the month,’ is an award bestowed on someone or something that contributes to keeping the Foundation in business. This is to say, the someone or something that hinders world peace.  Read more on the World Peace Foundation Employee of the Month.

On April 2, 2018, Abiy Ahmed was […]

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Starvation isn’t at the core of these malign political developments. But it’s clear that xenophobia, corruption and dishonesty are the enemies of humanitarian action and advocacy in the short term, and in the longer term they will impede sustained action to mitigate climate crisis and its traumas. The people who are deprived of what is indispensable for sustaining life, whether in Yemen or South Sudan, in refugee camps in Bangladesh or in detention facilities on the U.S.-Mexico border, are not only the victims of starvation crimes in need of our aid and advocacy, but are the wind chimes that warn of approaching storms.

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Last week, World Peace Foundation staff hopped on the ferry to Georges Island, one of the numerous small outcroppings in Boston’s harbor, to celebrate the end of the academic year. Georges is home to Fort Warren, an old U.S. military installation built in the early nineteenth century and retired after WWII. It served as […]

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The WPF has been honored to have Jim Shannon as a WPF Board Member since 1995. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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