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International Day of Peace – The Globalist’s Top 10 Features

Perspectives on peace over the past five centuries, from China to Nelson Mandela.

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  • September 21 is International Day of Peace.
  1. Europe’s Last Summer

    By David Fromkin | How does pre-World War I Europe reflect current Western attitudes to international relations?

  2. The Daily Power of Women in Peace Building

    By Patricia Smith Melton | How can women help in the peace-building process of a country?

  3. Nelson Mandela: 95 Years of Fighting for Peace

    By The Globalist | Nelson Mandela (1918-2013): freedom fighter, political prisoner, President of South Africa, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

  4. A New “Credo” for Humankind

    By The Globalist | How can we better approach the problem of world peace?

  5. From Bombs to Boom: Belfast Reborn

    By Brian Beary | How has political reconciliation paved the way for Northern Ireland’s economic rejuvenation?

  6. China and the 500 Years’ Peace

    By Giovanni Arrighi | How do Europe and China compare in the 18th and 19th centuries?

  7. War and Peace in Asia: There Are Always Choices

    By Jean-Pierre Lehmann | China is becoming a global power. Can it break the bellicose pattern set by all previous rising global powers?

  8. The Congress of Vienna at 200

    By Martin Hutchinson | The enduring legacy of the best peace conference of all time.

  9. Europe’s Nobel and the Sine Wave of War

    By Martin Sieff | The European Union’s Nobel Peace Prize doen’t ensure peace in the future.

  10. Outside War: Syria’s Women and Children Carry On, Abroad

    By The Globalist | Photo Gallery: Scenes of life in the world’s second largest refugee camp.

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