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Swords into Plowshares is the blog of the Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations of the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.

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January 31, 2011

Sudan - what comes next

"Birth of a nation," an article in Africa Confidential, looks at what comes after the referendum for the people of Sudan.

January 31, 2011

New START Treaty to enter into effect

The lower and upper houses of the Russian parliament have ratified the New START Treaty which had already been ratified by the United States Senate. The new Russia-US nuclear disarmament treaty will enter into force on February 5 during an...

January 31, 2011

Children at risk - Sudan, Myanmar, Philippines, Gaza

The Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict provides links to stories about children at risk in several places around the world. Singers strive for peace in new Sudan: The bumping beats of African...

January 31, 2011

Lisa Schirch: Egypt and the US "We Know Best" Syndrome

Lisa Schirch: Egypt and the US "We Know Best" Syndrome. Director of the 3D Security Initiative, Lisa Schirch has been a speaker for the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. She reflects on change and stability and how American attitude of "We know...

January 30, 2011

Ban voices UN readiness to help Tunisia hold credible elections

Ban voices UN readiness to help Tunisia hold credible elections.

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