Sudan: Reuters' Darfur debate online May 24 2007
List of Panelists:Note, the above mentioned Sudanese Ambassador to the UN is featured in today's Sudan Tribune article by Wasil Ali entitled Sudan's envoy: Darfur "an issue for those who have no issue".
- Paul Holmes, Reuters (moderator)
- Ann Curry, NBC News
- Hedi Annabi, Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping U.N*
-Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, Sudanese Ambassador to the U.N
- John Prendergast, International Crisis Group
- Mia Farrow, Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
- Lauren Landis, Senior Representative, Sudan, U.S. Department of State
[* Reuters/Ed’s note May 24 2007: This post was updated to reflect Hedi Annabi has replaced Jean-Marie Guehenno, U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, on the panel]
Further details at Global Voices Online.
UPDATE: Also today, The Sudanese Thinker blog (hi Drima!) urges fellow bloggers to "Join the Debate on Darfur on May 24".
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Alexis de Tocqueville
Love Quote of the Day
The more you judge, the less you love.
Honore de Balzac
Famous Peace Quotes
Here below, I've starred two favourites and question marked four I don't understand:
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
?I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.
*I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace.
?Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
John Andrew Holmes
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
?War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
H. L. Mencken
Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.
It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
?Peace begins with a smile.
Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
John Greenleaf Whittier
Source: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_peace.html via without reason