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September 22, 2014
Click the link below to download and listen to Nina Meyerhof and Noah Miller's interview on the Summer of Peace as part of the 11 Days of Global Unity session: Download interview. The entire conference was jam-packed with amazing speakers. Click here to sign up to listen to them all for free.
September 22, 2014
Reported by: Simran Vedvyas, COE Chapter Leader, Green Team Student Coordinator & Student at UAS Dubai ‘Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.’- Lyndon B. Johnson Simran and the ESOL-UAS Green Team at The Universal American School, Dubai UAE partnered with global organisations like Eno Program, Peace Pals International and Peoples Climate March and participated in the ‘Plant A Tree For Peace' project. Every September 21st trees are planted to...
August 25, 2014
It is alarming to know that there are still close to about 370 Million indigenous people spread across 70 countries worldwide. The bigger concern is there is still no clarity on the definition yet and these people still do not have a global identity. In some countries they are known as tribes, aboriginal’s, ethnic groups and is some other part of the world as adivasis, Janajati. Occupational and geographical terms like hunter-gatherers, nomads, peasants, hill people etc. are...
The World Peace Violin
August 12, 2014
Announcing a special world concert on September 6th at Theatre at Sand Harbor State Park in Nevada featuring Reverend Patrick McCollum's World Peace Violin. The event, organized with the Truckee Tahoe Peace Project, gets a jump on Peace One Day, which calls for a day of cease-fires and nonviolence on Sept. 21. It kicks off with a duet by violinist Scarlet Rivera and flutist Ann Licater. Rivera will be performing on what's called the "violin of peace" made by global activist, and a Director of...
Deaf children in Ebolowa, Cameroon expect MY World will bring change
July 29, 2014
By Ntiokam Divine, Global Youth Digital Advocate Post 2015 and MY World 2015 and Bernice Atabong from CRTV South Region (and COE Ambassador) “The marginalized grassroots are crying that nothing is being done to ameliorate their living conditions,” Father Jude Thaddeus laments as the MY World survey team visits his school to tell him about the survey project. Father Thaddeus is the director of the Pere Monti Centre in Ebolowa, Cameroon. The center has a boarding primary school which educates...
(Photo Courtesy Larry Palumbo)
July 15, 2014
Noah Miller is a Burlington, Vermont native who went through the COE Spiritual Activism training and is now using the skills he learned to bring Arab and Jewish kids in Israel together through the sport of Lacrosse. The multiculutural team he put together is now competing at the World championships in Denver. So far they have won their first 3 games and are moving up the ranks to play more skilled teams. However, during this jubilant time, unspeakable violence is happening in Israel and Gaza....
July 14, 2014
After a wave of June storms swept through the D.C. area, Dr. Nina Meyerhof (President) and Kelly G. Ramer (training coordinator) arrived into the thick summer air that carried the weighty smell of lush vegetation, not exactly what you might expect arriving in the capital of the dominating world power. Yet acutely fitting for the intentions of sharing COE’s mission with academic counterparts at the upcoming conference; amid institutional stalwarts the fertile ground for planting seeds and...
July 14, 2014
The World Conference on Youth 2014 was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka earlier this year in May and was one of the largest congregation of youth leaders after Rio+20. Its cross cutting theme was "mainstreaming youth in the Post 2015 development agenda." It was a huge honour to be invited to attend this path breaking summit. It was also a great feeling to be the youngest delegate at this conference. The conference was hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka who made wonderful arrangements for all the...
July 9, 2014
The Summer of Peace: Transforming Conflict in Your Heart, Your Relationships and Your World. The Summer of Peace is a free online event presented by the Shift Network June 13, 2014 through September 21, 2014. This online summit will feature 70+ of the world’s top peace-builders, social-change leaders, indigenous elders and spiritual mentors offering inspiration, skills training and powerful solutions – to bring inner, interpersonal and collective peace efforts to the next level. It all...
July 9, 2014
by Femi Sylva Chapter Leader, Children of the Earth, Southeast Nigeria As a contribution to the 30 communities in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA, Imo State, Nigeria, I started an ICT (Information and communications technology) training aimed at fortifying young people in the local area with necessary ICT skills to meet the demand for such skills and knowledge in the global environment. The free training lasted for more than 4 months of regular classes and the trainees included fresh Nigerian graduates,...

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