Tag Archives : A Cultural Conception of Peace


Diana Francis (United Kingdom)

  Update 18 December 2015 (agreed with her) „I am a radical peacenik and peace professional.“ The ten years since 2005 have been full and demanding ones for Diana Francis (http://www.dianafrancis.info/ ). In addition to writing two more books, as well as several articles for the Committee for Conflict Transformation Support (CCTS), she has been […]

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Patricia Gaffney (United Kingdom)

Patricia Gaffney (United Kingdom)

  ———————————– Update Patricia Gaffney, February 2016 Key to Pat Gaffney’s work over the last ten years has been addressing the rolling „war on terror“ and its implications for the world we are living in. She has been doing this through the global and national civil society peace groups that make up Pax Christi.  This […]


Eve Bazaiba Masudi (Dem. Republic of the Congo)

————————————- Update: Honorable Senator Eve Bazaiba Masudi is a Member of Parliament, Chair of the Social and Cultural Committee, Democratic Republic of Congo, She is Secretary General of the MLC (Mouvement de Libération du Congo).  She was also Honorary Senator and President of the Social and Cultural Senate Committee, from 2007 to 2012. She is President […]


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Savitri MacCuish (Netherlands)

  ———————————————- Update Savitri MacCuish 24 February 2016-02-25   World Peace Flame has gone from strength to strength over the last ten years, under the leadership of Savitri MacCuish. Her particular success has been the enthusiasm with which the World Peace Flame educational packs have been taken up by schools all around the world. This […]


Yoko Ono (Japan)

Yoko Ono was born at 18th, February, 1933. She is a pioneer artist and well-known as the wife of one of the member of the legendary British band Beatles: John Lennon. She was often neglected as an artist promoting peace, love and anti-war but always become a gossip topic as John Lennon’s wife. People often […]


Wangari Maathai (Kenya)

In 1940, Wangari Maathai was born in village of Ihithe, Nyeri District of Kenya. She was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was also the founder of “Green Belt Movement”, which is an environmental and non-governmental organization focusing on planting trees. In 2004, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize because of her great […]


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Cheng Lai Yung (China, Hong Kong SAR)

  Cheng Lai-yung is a female security guard, working at Lingnan University.  She has been working there for five years. Being passionate and responsible, she has improved the environment by safeguarding the peace and building good relationships with students, as well as teachers.   As what Yung said, she had only one duty, which was […]


Wong Lai Fong (China, Hong Kong SAR)

Wong Lai Fong (Fong) work in a public housing in Cheung Sha Wan. She has been working as a security guard starting from 2009 when the factory that she worked in was closed. Security guard is a job relatively easier compare to cleaning or restaurant jobs, so this attract Fong to join in this field […]