Recent Press Coverage

IOC article

Geneva International School backs the Truce

Olympic Truce TV interview

Afrique en ligne

Associated Press of Pakistan

Lord Bates’ meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

World Radio Switzerland

 Lord Bates in Milan

Pope Benedict commends the walk

Article by Gary Streeter MP published by Insight on Conflict

Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Article

Delo Daily (Slovenia)

Dnevnik Daily (Slovenia)

Slovenian Radio interview

British Embassy in Croatia

Press coverage in Croatia

Wall Street Journal Blog

Radio Oxford

Interview on Croatian TV (coverage starts 4.50 minutes in)

BBC News and website coverage 15th August 2011

Gazette Live Article, 27th July 2011

Albanian Parliamentary Article, 29th June 2011

BBC Website coverage 20th June 2011

Nouse (York Student paper) Article 21st June 2011

Northern Echo Article 16th April 2011

Journal Live Article 16th April 2011

Darlington & Stockton Time Article 16th April 2011

Other Resources

2011 Draft Olympic Truce UN Resolution

The United Nations Association is also promoting the Olympic Truce

The Foreign Office mission to the UN frequently updates the progress being made on the Olympic Truce Resolution

Truce 2020 is a great example from London of young people using truce as a tool for peace in their local communities.

The Olympic Truce organisation in Athens have been very helpful and encouraging about the Walk for Truce.

The Olos Foundation has been promoting the Olympic Truce since 2009

Olympic Wristbands are producing wristbands to create awareness of the 7 Olympic and Paralympic values.

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs outline the origins of the Olympic Truce

Peace Legacy are doing a wonderful job promoting ‘A Hundred Days of Paece’ based around the London 2012 Games…

Sochi set London an example in highlighting the importance of the Olympic Truce in 2014.

Article on Beyond Sport regarding the push for a true observance of the Olympic Truce

A publication by Demos on the potential for the Olympic Truce in 2004

My submission to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee RE Olympic Truce as part of their enquiry into the Public Diplomacy aspects of the London 2012 Games.

My first post on ‘Lords of the Blog’ web site–about the Olympic Truce

Amazing organisation ‘Peace One Day’ and Jeremy Gilley show that Truce is possible

BBC Coverage of the Olympic Truce debate

Conciliation Resource is another great organisation working for peace and reconciliation around the world.