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Practicing Nonviolence in Education – ABC Radio interview with Professor Magnus Haavelsrud

Nonviolence Month 2015 Practicing Nonviolence in Education

ICON (International Centre of Nonviolence Australia) invites everyone at the launch of its second annual NON-VIOLENCE MONTH, starting on the UN International Day of Nonviolence marked on 2 October 2015, in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi pioneer … Continue reading

“Every One of Us” (Dr Ela Gandhi & the power of Non Violence) – Digital Storytellers

In 2015 Dr Ela Gandhi visited Sydney, Australia, to share the principles of Non Violence as a means of inspiring change. Following in the footsteps of her Grandfather, the honourable Mahatma Gandhi, Dr Ela Gandhi is empowering a new generation … Continue reading

Nonviolence Month 2015 – Practicing Nonviolence in Education

Practicing Nonviolence in Education   –Magnus Haavelsrud The transformative power of nonviolence has been evidenced in so many contexts and by so many – most notably in the work by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King. In this lecture I shall … Continue reading

Gandhi’s Granddaughter remembers Mandela at Curtin University, Perth Australia

Discrimination and oppression existed in all forms; races were segregated, social classes were divided and extreme poverty was the norm for the majority, this was life in the Apartheid period in South Africa. This unrest sparked an uprising. Ms Ela … Continue reading

Public Lecture, Social Activism and Peace Q&A – 31 January 2015

Social Activism and Peace Q&A on 31 January 2015 ICON Australia in partnership with Soka Gakkai International Australia (SGI) organized an exchange program with Dr Ela Gandhi highlighting Dr Ela Gandhi’s thoughts and experiences. Public Lecture on 31 January 2015 … Continue reading

Dr Ela Gandhi at University of Technology (UTS ) – 31 January 2015

Public Lecture on 31 January 2015 organised by ICON Australia in partnership with the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Dr Ela Gandhi presented a speech: The power of nonviolence as a means of inspiring change.  

Gandhi Oration – 30 January 2015

Gandhi Oration on 30 January 2015 at University of New South Wales: The Gandhi Oration is delivered each year by a person whose life’s work exemplifies the ideals of Gandhi. The 2015 Oration was presented by Dr Ela Gandhi.   … Continue reading

Nonviolence Month – From 2 October 2014 to 1 November 2014

Nonviolence Month: started on 2 October 2014, International Day of Nonviolence and birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and finished on 1 November 2014 with an event, Nonviolence Concert, organised by ICON Australia in partnership with Soka Gakkai International Australia. On … Continue reading

Mahatma Gandhi International Prize for Social Responsibility – 10 May 2014

Mahatma Gandhi International Prize for Social Responsibility: ICON Australia launched the Mahatma Gandhi International Prize for Social Responsibility on 10 May 2014 at Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Victoria Community Centre. The prize was given in Melbourne to President Daisaku Ikeda … Continue reading