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Thich Nhat Hanh’s Code of Global Ethics


At the turning of the Millennium, the United Nations chose Thich Nhat Hanh's code of global ethics, the Five Mindfulness Trainings, as the foundation for a non-sectarian ethical path for humanity.

Inner Work Makes Our Outer Work Massively More Effective


If you are already on the path of your own inner work, you will know how a regular practice of self-reflection can be incredibly useful—not just to you, but to the communities around you, as well as to the wider world. 

Sacred Diplomacy in the Emerging Ecozoic Era


International diplomats are worn out from the toxic politics, overriding militarism, and positional bargaining for land, money, and power that define present negotiations.

Unlearning Together


...We’ve entered the era that the Hopis predicted in their prophecies of the “great purification,” the unstoppable entropy of not only our external political, economic and ecological systems, but above all the unexamined assumptions underlying those systems.

Thomas Hübl’s The Pocket Project: Facilitating the Integration of Collective Trauma


Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous […]

New Approaches to Healing Collective Conflict and Trauma: Our Responsibility as Global Citizens*


Thomas Hübl and William Ury "This is the beginning of what we need, a vocabulary for how we talk about a process that we don’t even have words yet to describe—what actually is happening at the biochemical, genetic, psychological, and spiritual levels as the process of peace is being made." -Ury

Dealing With the Darkness of What Humans Do to Humans


This article shows how in response to thuggish forces the qualities of feminine intelligence—available to men as to women—can enable […]

A Model for Building Safe Communities: The River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding Leads the Way


We share our model as an inspiration and affirmation that work is being done that builds safe community. We know […]

Citizens Peace Movement of Iraq


KOSMOS: Let’s begin, Kai, with an overview. We want to give our Kosmos readers a sense of you, your work, […]

Women Cross DMZ to Make Peace in Korean Peninsula


Women’s Hope to End Longest Forgotten War Thirty international women peacemakers from 15 countries walked across the demilitarized zone between […]