Tagged: peace

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Passwords

When I first started using a computer, I had the same password for everything. I figured it would assure me of never forgetting a password when I needed it. Later I learned that this...

Pastor Larson’s Corner: Believe it or not

Harvard University psychology professor Steven Pinker spoke here in Minneapolis at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum held at Augsburg College last March. He recently authored a book entitled The Better Angels of our...

Laureate chosen

Sallie Shawl named as Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Laureate for 2013 Special Release Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Sallie Shawl has a simple wish; she just wants everyone in the world to get along. Even...

Working toward peace for 20 years

Earlier this month, the former ambassador of Norway saw part of that work come to fruition with a vote by the south Sudanese people to secede from the north and become an autonomous country....

New strategic plan on women, peace and security

On January 20, the Government launched a new plan for efforts in the area of women, peace and security. The purpose of the plan is to promote women’s participation and enhance the protection of...

IMF chief visits Oslo

In prepared remarks for a speech in Oslo, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said that while the world economy seems “to have turned the corner,” the crisis hasn’t ended. Strauss-Kahn said the Group of 20...

Building Peace in Haiti

Norway’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, Mona Juul, says the international community must renew its push for peace and stability in Haiti. In a statement to the Security Council, Ambassador Juul said...