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February 19, 2011
Children of the Earth’s International Program Coordinator, Karoline Buys spoke on the topic of "Forgiveness: The First Step to World Peace" last month at the groundbreaking Leaders Causing Leaders Conference and Youth Program held in Los Angeles, California.  The conference, which took place November 6 - 7th, was designed to speed the pace of change, inspiring leadership and empowering people to catalyze transformation across the areas business, spirituality, media, human rights, the...
February 9, 2011
Annalise, Hilary and Meghan attended the 8th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations in New York City on January 20 and 21st, 2011. The focus of the assembly was to look at corporate responsibility and social action in relationship to the Millennium Development Goals. There were some amazing panelists who were UN ambassadors that taught us so much about the UN and the direction they were going. A highlight of the panelists were people from Bridgethegaptv.org , and dosomething.org. Their...
February 2, 2011
The Children of COE Philippines say “THANK YOU” to all sponsors in Germany who are Making A Difference (M.A.D) in their lives by providing them with the basic things they need to finish their education. More than 250 children have been sponsored to date and this is what some of them wrote on the "Thank You" cards that they sent to their sponsors: “Thank You! Now I can pursue my studies, because a special person like you came into my life to sponsor me...
February 2, 2011
Ashfaque Hussain our Chapter Leader in Sukkur, Pakistan, truly believes that unless people are educated and parents do everything they can to educate their children, the development of his country and the condition of his people won't improve. This is why Ashfaque has helped built schools in remote rural areas, often forgotten by the Pakistani goverment,  where children are learning to live according to higher values. He hopes that these students develop sensibility and grow to be caring human...
February 2, 2011
November 20th was the international Day of Prayer and Action for Children. Our Friends at the Shanti Sewa Ashram/Peace Service Center  in Nepal are organizing many events to celebrate this day and spread awareness including a children's art competition, inter-religious prayer ceremonies, and a variety of workshops for children. The following is a message from Dr. Yogi-ji, founding chairperson of the Shanti Sewa Ashram, sharing how you can participate in this day no matter where you are in the...
February 1, 2011
The Global Youth conference, held in Geneva this November 2010, was a four-day event organized to galvanize young people concerned about the global situation and the environmental changes in which we find ourselves today. One hundred twenty delegates were present including representatives from WWF, Greenpeace, the IETA (International Emissions Trading Association) and more, as well as plenty followers online, thanks to the live recording of the program. The outcome of the conference was a...
January 23, 2011
With the contribution of 30164 Rupees that COE raised, Ashfaque our Chapter Leader in Sukkur, Pakistan donated 3000 wheat breads, Ramadan food and fresh water to some of the victims who were most in need. He was also able to offer 2 full cooked meals to 20 families including 25 men, 40 women and 85 children age 3-15 making a total of 150 people. As recently 4 children died and 10 women suffered miscarriages in one of the camps where Ashfaque is helping, he purchased medicine to donate to women...
At the UN with the Chief
January 23, 2011
Each year Vermont Peace Academy and Children of the Earth invite students and teachers to the United Nations to attend a world-wide ceremony on the International Day of Peace. This year’s gathering was on Friday, September 17th. This special UN day not only marked an international day of “global cease-fire and non-violence,” it also involved the United Nations Messengers of Peace. In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly established the International Day of Peace (IDP). It was in 2001,...
January 23, 2011
“Children of the Earth’s” International Program Director, Karoline Buys has been invited to speak at the groundbreaking “Leaders Causing Leaders” Conference and Youth Program on the 6th and 7th of November 2010 in Los Angeles, USA. Leaders and visionaries will come together to create  exhilarating panels from technology to social entrepreneurship to spirituality, arranging and hosting seminars and workshops with some of the great teachers of our time to help awaken the Leader within all the...
January 23, 2011
We are so pleased to announce our partnership with Shalom Educating for Peace to open a new chapter in Rwanda. Our two organizations were able to connect at the World Forum of Spiritual Cultures in Astana, Kazakhstan. Shalom focuses on teaching principles of non violence and working towards reconciliation in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Their projects include Peace and Reconciliation through Song and Theater. Youth connect together and learn peace building skills through the performance...

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