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June 22, 2015
The Building the New World conference ("BTNW") was an astounding success! Nina attended the conference which took place May 28 – 31, 2015 at Radford University in Virginia. The conference was based on the "Wheel of Co-Creation" designed by Barbara Marx Hubbard, who opened the conference. Thought-leaders in each of the enumerated Sectors explained that our endangered planet needs – more than anything – a positive vision and a concrete strategy for planetary peace and sustainability. Nina spoke...
June 16, 2015
Inspiration. Celebration. Global Activation. Nina Meyerhof, along with the Initiators of The Fuji Declaration and other founding signatories and partner organizations celebrated the official inauguration of The Fuji Declaration at the Fuji Sanctuary in Japan on May 17th, 2015. Together they set in motion a Divine Spark Activation to ripple out to the world beginning with the East West Celebration followed by an inspiring inauguration program with honorary guests and soulful presentations at...
June 2, 2015
Education is a calling…a vocation of passion for individuals who care about our next generation and our collective future. Educators today are so often bogged down by the subjects they are teaching that they often forget they are builders of this most important future. The young people are not only inheritors of our past but are also our pilgrims into the next phase of evolutionary consciousness. They are the architects for the coming phases that include social, cultural and global development...
May 19, 2015
Children of the Earth to Collaborate with the World Peace Caravan Children of the Earth (COE) is delighted to be partnering with the World Peace Caravan (WPC) to help trumpet the youth voice for peace. COE’s mission to inspire and unite young people to create a peaceful and sustainable world coincides beautifully with the intent of the WPC’s Youth Ambassador Program (YAP), a web-based, multi-media, solutions-driven educational program based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals that is...
April 30, 2015
From COE Alumni Mark Harris who is on the ground in Nepal: Update from Mark, May 1: "Bought supplies on credit and sending a jeep today...." In April I returned to Nepal to start an art center in Sindupalchowk, with a local friend of mine David. We had rented an old stone house near in an idylic valley and began basic renovations to make a comfortable place to invite artists and musicians to come to focus on their art with the intent of offering simple programs for local kids.  A short video...
April 21, 2015
Kehkashan Basu, leader of the UAE hub, is the recipient of the NRI of the Year Award which recognizes the exemplary work of Non-Resident Indias. The award was presented in Mumbai, India on April 10th by the Times Group, India's largest media house. There were over 30,000 applicants this year from around the globe. Kehkashan was recognized in the Academics category and has become the youngest ever winner. Kehkashan was recognized for the work she has been doing to empower young people across the...
March 21, 2015
Our GlobalGiving campaign ends March 27. Help us get to $5,000: bit.ly/opagirls Summary To generate peace, we must foster compassion and education, especially among girls in Africa. They are under threat of kidnapping if they try to better themselves. However, when girls are educated and empowered, they support their communities. Families are better fed, and their health improves. Girls' Education and Empowerment Training project in Africa, mostly Nigeria, provides programs that give young...
Spiritual leaders Raphaelle & Michael Tamura and Dr. Nina Meyerhof bless the violin
January 27, 2015
“The World Peace Violin serves as a powerful metaphor for both the beauty and diversity of our planet and for the successful integration of its religions, cultures, and people. It is bringing peace to the world.” —Reverend Patrick McCollum, Children of the Earth Director The violin has been traveling around the world and will continue traveling in 2015.  This year among others it is scheduled to play in Portugal at the opening of World Yoga Day, in Jordan and Israel for the World Peace...
January 27, 2015
“Volunteerism, education, and service are replacing rape, robbery and kidnapping in the culture of young people in south eastern Nigeria.” “As {the} Nigerian elections are approaching, if the youth that should have been used as instruments of mass destruction and violence by self-motivated politicians in achieving their selfish ambitions, are engaged in productive and promising ventures like {learning} ICT skills, the possibility of building a peaceful state is guaranteed.” — Femi Sylva, COE...
January 21, 2015
Nina Meyerhof, president and founder of COE, finished as a finalist for the 2015 edition of the Public Peace Prize. A pioneer in rallying youth around the world for peace in the 21st century, this American educator founded the Children of the Earth organization, present in more than 30 countries. Her publications and achievements propose teaching models and training tools based on a conscious spirituality proposing awareness of ethical living and youth leadership for peace. She received...

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