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December 12, 2012
By- Simran Vedvyas, Children of the Earth Chapter Leader United Arab Emirates and India (Northern) I am very excited and happy to share what I did on this special day 12.12.12. With some friends of my school in Dubai we drove to Abu Dhabi, where at around 11 am I planted a tree in my name, thereafter we all engaged in Clean Up UAE drive, and at 12 past 12 in the afternoon we all were engaged in Clean Up the area and gave a message to the world with the kind of risk we are in due to the...
December 10, 2012
The Winter Solstice of 2012 is a time of immense promise in the life of Children of the Earth. This is a moment of uncertainty, wonder, hope, change and renewal. Let us celebrate the still point as one humanity. Then, drawing from the diverse sacred traditions which transcend time, may we turn and move forward to light the way of Peacemakers worldwide. Nina Meyerhof has been the inspiration, the seeder, the builder, the connector and the visioneer of Children of the Earth for over 25 years....
November 30, 2012
COE Chapter Leader from UAE Simran Vedvyas interviewed at Climate Change Studio as she joins in Youth and Future Generations Day at UNFCCC DOHA COP18 Youth for the Environment from UAE,  Simran Vedvyas,  joins in Youth and Future Generations Day at United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, DOHA COP18. Simran says, "I am attending the Conference, advocating the need for the Youth to be engaged with the process and understand why it is so important to deal with issues and...
November 29, 2012
by Simran Vedvyas Children of the Earth Chapter Leader United Arab Emirates and India (Northern) Did you know - Since 1990, land in tropical forests has been disappearing at the rate of one football field every 2 seconds to satisfy the world's demand for paper? Did you know that 80% of all office waste is paper? We observed Paperless Day in our school in 2012, as we did in 2011.  Paperless Day is an initiative started by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, promoting better paper saving habits...
November 14, 2012
Every year, the Radisson Group of Hotels in the UAE, conducts an unique campaign to help the underprivileged labourers/construction workers through their campaign titled “BOX APPEAL”. The idea is quite simple – residents are urged to fill up a box provided by the hotel with daily use items/toiletries/personal care items for the labourers most of whom cannot afford to buy them. Like every year, I participated .... But with a little difference. This time, several of my friends, who are part of...
October 24, 2012
World Energy Summit, Dubai addressed to global energy, poverty and sustainability. The World Energy Forum 2012 took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 22nd -24th October 2012 I was part of the Official Delegation U.A.E. I learnt a lot from attending this event and I am happy that U.A.E is taking such positive and progressive steps toward a sustainable future and the Future We Want. Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh...
October 12, 2012
We Children of the Earth GIRLS have far more exposure and opportunities than those sad, suppressed girls who yearn for freedom, love and happiness throughout their lives. Many of those girls don't make it to the finish line. This is why its time for ACTION and to STAND UP FOR WHAT'S RIGHT. For we can make a difference and maybe make the lives of others better.Happy UN International Day of the Girl "Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world." – Marilyn Monroe By Ambassador...
October 8, 2012
Look for COE Ambassador Divine Ntiokam at 2:48 in the video below which tells the story of Jolandie Rust, the first woman to ride across Africa. Learn more about the UN International Day of the Girl at dayofthgirl.org or on Facebook
October 1, 2012
ACTION PLANS FOR IDP Cameroon, Fuhbang Emmanuel Tanifum Organize a conference on that day for 250 participants who will be taught a non-violent approach to conflict resolution.  Participants will march together to a tree planting ceremony and each will have the opportunity to plant a tree. Kenya, Deborah Oriana Ikroot A project targeting 50,000 or more youth, using positive media to highlight youth, peace and sustainability.  Rwanda, Clark (Vema Ntahmuhaga), Jean De Dieu Basabose...
September 28, 2012
Conference/ debate on the International day of peace 2012 theme” Sustainable peace for sustainable future”.  Students presented their worries and recommendations for moving the earth toward sustainable peace. they emphasized on the necessity of building an inclusive world, where equity and freedom are sacred values. Jean de Dieu facilitated discussions. Around 300 students attend the discussions. After the conference, a football for peace match was organized. The game pursues the following...

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