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About Christie Nicoson

As Program and Operations Coordinator at World Without Genocide, Nicoson organizes educational events, supports advocacy initiatives, and engages community members to build an anti-genocide constituency.

Climate Change Talks and Human Rights Crises




This past year, International Human Rights Day, December 10, fell on the same day that negotiators gathered in Lima, Peru for the United Nations Climate Summit. It has long seemed that human rights and environmental justice are in two different arenas. The tactics to address the issues and strategies to ease negative impacts of each have remained separate. Human rights and environmental sustainability, however, could

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The Path to Peace




“There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.” Mahatma Gandhi This time last week, a very unique group sat down together: the youngest members of the Moroccan, Egyptian, and Tunisian parliaments and leading activists from Israel and Jordan. The group assembled in Berlin, Germany for the third annual convening of Forward Global Women, which brings together women peace-builders from the Middle East, North Africa,

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