Tag Archives: Peace

Fight not with violence but education, understanding, and peace

K.R. Ravindran, President 2015-16 One sunny morning at the end of June 1991, a van drove through the busy, rush-hour streets of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Winding through traffic to a northern suburb, the van arrived at the Forward Command Headquarters … Continue reading

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Where are the Peace Scholars?

Where are the Peace Scholars? When I asked myself that question I was surprised to discover that Rotary’s Peace Scholarship program only began in 2002. So in a way it is quite remarkable the extent to which Rotarians worldwide have … Continue reading

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Rotary, Peace Through Service, Families and Guns in America

by John Borst, A nation that lives in peace is a nation that controls its guns.  Is that too political a statement for the President of Rotary International to make? The “tragedy of Newtown” is the tragedy of Everytown, in … Continue reading

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The ‘Common Good”: a cornerstone of peace

by Sakuji Tanaka, President Rotary International I am part of the first generation to grow up in Japan after a terrible war. I think it is natural that my countrymen now place a great priority on peace. We saw where … Continue reading

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Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni: Living the Rotary 2012-13 Theme ‘Peace Through Service’

by Wilfrid Wilkinson, Past Rotary International President The Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution were established in 2002 to develop leaders who build capacity for local, national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of … Continue reading

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Rotary’s voice: a road to Peace

by Kalyan Banergee, President Rotary International This November, I had the opportunity to speak at the Rotary institute in Kolkata, India. The focus of this institute was on peace and the ways in which we in Rotary could work to … Continue reading

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Peace is an inside job

By D. G. Harvey Hanson, District 5550 June 11, 2011 Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from D G Harvey Hanson’s closing remarks at the District 5550 Convention “Party in the Parkland”. When I started my journey a year … Continue reading

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