NNA News for civil society


A candle lit for peace

Photo: Cornelie Unger-Leistner

“Courage for peace” is the motto of this year’s Peace Light as it makes its way from the Nativity Grotto in Bethlehem to Europe and other parts of the world. [more]


The courage to take responsibility

Fri, 20 Dec 2019

ESSAY | Greta Thunberg und Edward Snowden have become known for their resolute action. At first sight, both have little in common. But at second glance there are parallels which can move us profoundly, writes Stefan Ruf. [more]

British democracy in hot water

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

EDITORIAL | The decision by the British government to suspend parliament in order to prevent it from exercising any meaningful influence on the Brexit process at a crucial time is profoundly anti-democratic. [more]

Every cloud has a silver lining – the future of Steiner Schools in England

Fri, 21 Jun 2019

ANALYSIS | Many Steiner schools in England have come in for serious criticism of their practices in recent inspections by the schools inspectorate Ofsted. Sylvie Sklan explains the issues. [more]

NGOs seek to stop the expansion of open net salmon farms in Iceland

Fri, 21 Jun 2019

An alliance of NGOs is seeking to stop the expansion of open net salmon farms in the fjords of Iceland which threaten the survival of wild salmon. A petition calling for a ban has so far raised over 137,400 signatures. [more]