Rise to Peace blog

Human Rights Champion or Ruthless Pragmatist: Did Aung San Suu Kyi Fool Us All?

Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who is serving as the de facto leader of Myanmar, has for…

4 years ago

Vehicles as Tools of Destruction: The New Weapons of Terror

It was a day of celebration. Strolling down the waterfront with fireworks overhead. Thousands gathered to mark the holiday.  The…

4 years ago

From Remote, Luxurious Islands to Terrorist Breeding Ground: Trinidad and Tobago

© Getty - Trinidad and Tobago When people hear the words Trinidad and Tobago they think of lush, remote islands,…

4 years ago

Harrowing Death, Calls For Action: The Syrian Genocide Persists

The Assad regime has been conducting airstrikes on its own citizens for six years now. To date, more than a…

4 years ago

How the United Nations Is Empowering the Leaders of Tomorrow

The United Nations’ Friendship Ambassadors Foundation (FAF) brought together more than 1,000 students and young professionals from around the world…

4 years ago