Peace Caravan is a project that gives the opportunity to its participants to lead, together with local SCI branches and their volunteers, peace related activities. The participants, split in 4 consecutive teams, will travel during the summer of 2012 from Finland to Catalonia, while passing through Easter Europe.
Archive for February, 2012
Peace Caravan, something a lot of you may have heard about or even discussed with us in the last month. And the first step, a seminar concentrating on working on the peace caravan and preparing volunteers for it is finally only about a month away – from 17th ot 24th of March .
- SCI Germany,
- Utilapu – Hungary,
- Youth Memorial Perm, Russia,
- AVI- Moldova,
- SCI Slovenia (zavod-voluntariat),
- VCZ Croatia,
- KVT Finland,
- Young Georgians for Europe (mail to YGE: firstname.lastname@example.org),
- SCI Catalonia,
- SCI Austria,
- VSI Ireland,
- SCI Madrid,
- SCI Italy,
- Genctur (Turkey),
- IVS Great Britain
And here you can download the application form: “Preparing for Peace application & info“, which also contains more information on the seminar itself and some background knowledge!
We will write more about the European No-More-War peace caravan on “No borders for peace” in the following weeks – the project will span thirteen European countries, volunteers traveling through them, and a lot of branches and partners cooperating to make this project of the No-More-War group and the Peace Messengers work!
"nonviolent resistance campaigns were twice as likely to achieve success compared to their violent counterparts" "particularly against dictatorships, that nonviolent resistance is overwhelmingly more effective than armed struggle" "the effectiveness of nonviolent resistance is actually increasing over time (...) people are learning, not only that it works but how it works"