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Special Announcement

On Thursday, November 5th, Forest Whitaker will participate in a panel discussion on the impacts of worldwide conflict on young people’s ability to access education as part of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) taking place in Doha, Qatar from November 3rd–5th. The panel, titled “ more

Peacebuilding in the Digital Age

By Forest Whitaker October 19, 2015 A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel with my good friend Hans Vestberg, who is the CEO of Ericsson, one of WPDI’s closest partners. The subject of our discussion was the role that information and communications technology (ICT) can play more

“Peace as the Presence of Goodness” by Forest Whitaker

September 21, 2015 This 34th International Day of Peace is an occasion for all of us to pause from our busy lives and reflect on a concept that we all strive toward but whose true meaning often escapes us. We usually think and talk about peace as the absence of bad things. Peace is a lack of more