Tag Archives: Peace

Investing in Gender Equality Will Strengthen Peace

Leaders at the United Nations (UN) say women’s rights around the world are now under threat, and the threat is especially so in conflict-affected countries. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UN Women Executive Director Sima Sami Bahous pledged to do more across the world body, but both called on member …

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Philippine President Congratulates Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The office of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Monday (11/10), congratulated journalist Maria Ressa on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. A spokesman, Henry Roque, called it a “victory for a Filipino” but made no mention of Ressa’s investigative reporting on the Duterte administration. Ressa founded the news website Rappler, which is …

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Filipino and Russian Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize

Two journalists whose work has angered authorities in Russia and the Philippines were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded “for their brave struggle for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia,” Norwegian Nobel Committee Chair Berit Reiss-Andersen told a news conference. “At …

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