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Prevention of Nuclear War

Prevention of Nuclear War

Prevention of Nuclear WarJonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute is an International lawyer who chairs the nuclear task force of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association. He serves as the Representative to the United Nations...

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World Peace Day 2020

World Peace Day 2020

World Peace Day 2020Our keynote speaker at this years World Peace Day event, 21 September 2020, was Mr Tim Weeks the former captive for 3 years and 3 months of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Take the time to listen to what Tim had to say to those assembled.

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ICAN representatives ring the bell for peace

ICAN representatives ring the bell for peace

On Sunday 9 August 2020 Dr Sue Wareham and a group of people seeking a more peaceful world met at the Canberra Rotary Pease Bell and rang the bell in memory of those lost due to the atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki in 1945. It has been 75 years since that event...

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembered

Hiroshima & Nagasaki Remembered

A special ringing was held at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell to remember the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima Japan on 6 August 1945.A short statement was read by His Excellency Ambassador Mr Reiichiro Takahashi — Japanese Ambassador to Australia.

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World Peace Prayer Gathering

World Peace Prayer Gathering

To mark the 33rd anniversary of the "World Peace Prayer Gathering" ceremony a special ringing was held at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell where the words of the ancient Chinese Philosopher Laozi were read. Following each verse, the Peace Bell was struck with the wish...

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Now available: translation to 104 languages!

Now available: translation to 104 languages!

Now available: translation to 104 languages!8JULY 2020 We have just added a connection to Google Translation services to allow viewers of this website to read any page or post in their language. There are 104 languages available to select. Just click on the blue...

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Plans for 2020 and beyond

Plans for 2020 and beyond

Canberra Rotary Peace Bell Plans for 2020 and beyond26January 2020The Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin (RCCBG) would appreciate assistance to operate the Japan Earthquake event and also the Hiroshima event — in future — from any group connected with Japan, or...

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Review of 2019

Review of 2019

Canberra Rotary Peace Bell Review of 2019 26January 2020During 2019 there were a huge 23 Special events conducted at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell during 2019 with over 4132 people attending. This significant community series of Canberra events was created by a...

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To Christchurch

To Christchurch

TO CHRISTCHURCH21 MARCH 2019 Rotary Meeting, 21 Mar 2019 Firstly - a minute's silence. I'm sure we're all deeply shocked, saddened, dismayed by the brutal assault of an Australian citizen on people at prayer in mosques at Christchurch NZ Friday last week, 15 March...

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NZ Massacre vigil

NZ Massacre vigil

NZ Massacre vigil 18 MARCH 2019 The New Zealand High Commission will be holding a vigil at the Canberra Rotary Peace Bell on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at 6pm for those who would like to show their support. It has been organised by the ANU Students’ New Zealand Club and...

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Third LJ Hooker Walk, Run or Ride for Peace

Third LJ Hooker Walk, Run or Ride for Peace

  Walk, Run or Ride for Peace is back!31  MARCH 2019 This form is in 2 parts.1st part is directly below2nd part is: click (donate Now). We apologise for any inconvenience. Once you complete and SUBMIT your entry. Please click below. You will be taken to the Rotary...

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63 unnecessary deaths

63 unnecessary deaths

Zonta Canberra Breakfast Club and the Rotary Club of Canberra Burley Griffin 10 DECEMBER 2018 There have been 63 unnecessary deaths of women due to domestic violence this year in Australia!On 10 December 2018 the Zonta Canberra Breakfast Club and the Rotary Club of...

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Macka in Canberra 2018

Macka in Canberra 2018

Listen to the podcast 11 NOVEMBER 2018 ABC radio star Ian MacNamara was in Canberra on 11 November 2018 presenting his 'Australia All Over' program where he introduced Laurie McDonald who recited a poem by Monte Grover – a contemporary of Henry Lawson and Banjo...

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Polish peace bell visited!

Polish peace bell visited!

During September this year (2018) a number of members of the Rotary Club of Burley Griffin visited Europe and especially their peace bell. New facts emerged about their bell! See the new story at: https://canberrapeacebell.org/project/warsaw-poland/

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Past presidents of the Rotary Club of Burley Griffin will discuss the creation and use of the World Peace Bell.
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