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International Day of Peace

Erstellt am 21.09.2010 von Andreas Hermann Landl
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Today is the International Day of Peace, with millions around the world celebrating the hope and possibility of living in peace!  The Peaceweek has a truly fantastic program lined up for today with top leaders like Michael Bernard Beckwith (9:00 am), Nobel Laureate Betty Williams (noon), and an evening peace council with members of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers (6:30 pm)!

Peacemakers are particularly invited for active participation today in:

  • A minute of silence at noon local time
  • Community Peace Offering ceremony at 5 pm Pacific time in which we invite our full community to offer poetry, quotes, prayers, or songs that express and invite peace.  Bring your favorite and share!
  • Legislative Action – help pass the crucial Youth Promise Act in Congress (see full description below)
  • Tweet for Peace – Help send 1 Million Tweets for Peace, using dozens of quotes or options from our sample list here.

Today’s Events (for bios, click here). For time zone conversion, click here. Use the call-in sent to you upon registration. If you have trouble with your PIN or never received it from MaestroConference, contact

  • 8:45 am to 9:00 am – Songs for Peace with folk legend Pete Seeger
  • 9:00 am to 9:30 am – Personal Peace Practices with Michael Bernard Beckwith(founder of Agape)
  • 11:00 am to 11:58 am- Building Peace in a World of Conflict: A Conversation with 2 Veteran Peace MakersSusan Collins-Marks and Ambassador John McDonald
  • 11:58 am to 12:01 pm – Million Minutes for Peace – Join Millions Globally for 1 Minute of Silence at Noon with an Introduction starting at 11:58am
  • 12:01 pm to 1:00 pm – Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Betty Williams and Peace Day catalyst Avon Mattison
  • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Economics of Peace with Georgia Kelley, executive director of Praxis Peace Institute
  • 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm – Summer of Peace 2012 with Stephen Dinan, creator of PeaceWeek
  • 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm – How to Enhance the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace and Implement the UN Programme of Action on This Matter withAmbassador Anwarul Chowdhury, former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations
  • 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Youth Promise Act with Aaron Voldman, director of the Student Peace Alliance
  • 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm – Community Peace Offering Ceremony with host James O’DeaFred Johnson, and Barbara Marx Hubbard
  • 6:30 pm – Members and Supporters of the Indigenous Grandmother’s Council: Council Ambassador JyotiGrandmother Aama BomboGrandmother Agnes Baker PilgrimGrandmother Rita Pitka BlumensteinGrandmother Tsering Dolma Gyaltong, and Marie Meade


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