Governing for Living Peace

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This page will contain ideas for developing governing patterns that prioritize cooperation and inclusion.

Global Peace

Interview with Kurt K. about Department of Peace

Prioritizing Diplomacy Through Peace

Department of Peace Origins

  • 1793: Benjamin Rush, Founding Father
  • 1947: Representative Everett Dirksen (R-Illinois) introduced a bill for “A Peace Division in the State Department”.
  • 1955 to 1968: Eighty-five Senate and House of Representative bills were introduced calling for a United States Department of Peace.
  • 2005 This legislation was introduced into the U.S. Senate (S. 1756) and re-introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 3760) in September of 2005.

Nuclear Disarmament

Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Decision Making Through Consent