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Nina and a Sadhu
April 9, 2012
Our visit to the Holiest of Holy cities in India is Rishikesh and Haridwar. Below is the Mother Ganga River and as you can see people bathe themselves here to receive immortality and on the other hand here is where they are cremated…both existing at the same time. Life and death. The Ganga is the Mother and the sky filled with the sun going down for the evening prayers of Aarati represents Father Sun. Across the water is the Parmath Center where Swami Chitanand lives with his devotees. One of...
Togo Map
April 9, 2012
COE Togo is based in a village named Kouvé. We shared with children and young people here many notions in the following fields: Environmental protection The peacekeeping Love Music We touch more than 25,000 people in our area. Kouvé is a canton of the prefecture of Yoto. For a population of 49,000 inhabitants in 14 districts, Kouvé contains three high schools (two high schools and a modern technical college), four colleges, and 18 primary schools. We have two markets, two medical...
Global Free Hugs
March 20, 2012
We sure hope so. :) Email your name/city/state/country To hugs@positive-focus.com as we'd love to have you part of the global hug team! May 4th, 5th, or 6th – 2012
March 8, 2012
The Rulindo District situated in the Northern Province of Rwanda, not far from Kigali, was the scene of devastation during the genocide. Almost two decades on the wounds of that genocide are still very much felt, and reconciliation in the area is a necessary and continuous task. In light of this, Shalom Educating for Peace (an organization in collaboration with COE) has been involved in the creation of a dialogue space where people may come to discuss their stories and find restoration. In this...
March 6, 2012
Once I was conducting a survey in the village, I found two orphan girls crying. They were in school dress, which led me to ask why they were crying. They said, “our mother does not have money for our school fees and we want to study more. Our village school is up to fifth class and now we need to go to the city by bus or rickshaw to get enrolled in middle or sixth class but for that we need money. We don’t have a brother and our father died some years back. Our mother used to stitch clothes of...
February 3, 2012
Let us show the children in Ishinomaki, Japan that we certainly have not forgotten them.   So, please consider the urgent appeal to all pupils in Europe and everywhere: no matter how old you are, please do send a letter or postcard (or a painting if you have just started school) to the 2 elementary schools in Japan. Your letters do not have to be long but written in easy English. For addresses and more information you may find by contacting the initiator: Dagmar from Germany: dagmar@worldpeace....
February 3, 2012
The Toolkit, authored by Children of the Earth youth, Corina Simon, was born out of the desires of the organizers of the youth project European Consciousness Through Peace Actions  to share their learning and support the intentions of some participants to carry forward the methods with other groups of youth in their communities. More broadly the toolkit is targeted for European youth facilitators, educators and trainers.
February 3, 2012
Corina Simon, Romania I wish children and youth from the very first moments of 2012 to actively search and define their dreams for their personal growth, betterment of the local and global human community and in service to the Earth. All our wishes may come true if we work together and build bridges that re-connect us in Unity and Empowerment. My vision for 2012 is a resurgence of good news all over the planet, joy and hope returning to the furthest corners of the world, young people taking...
February 3, 2012
Occupy Wall Street is a social movement that started in New York City in the summer of 2011. Although the movement has no centralized message, the common theme of frustration at the economic gap between rich and poor and the lack of social services for many citizens is apparent.  According to the Declaration of the Occupation of New York City the New York City General Assembly (NYCGA), the protesters are gathered together by “a feeling of mass injustice… at a time when corporations, which place...
February 3, 2012
The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children brings people together to pray and take action for the well-being of children on Universal Children’s Day (November 20th) every year. Universal Children’s Day, established by the United Nations in 1954, also commemorates the 1989 adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children was first celebrated in 2008. In 2009, more than 9,000 people in 29 cities in 22 countries participated...

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