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IMPORTANT: World Peace Forum 2017 was canceled
IMPORTANT: World Peace Forum 2017 was canceled Dear delegates and dear friends of the World Peace Forum, It is our great regret and duty to have to inform you that together with our partner Caritas Jordan, we, the Schengen Peace Foundation, had to take the saddening decision to cancel our 11th World Peace Forum planned for September 21st to 25th 2017. This fills us with sorrow and pain. Unfortunately, due to the current situation, we can no longer guarantee a large public and free access event planned to welcome over 1000 delegates from all over the world in the city [...]
The First Ever International World Peace Youth Conference Call
April 30th, 2016, is now part of history. Fifteen young peacemakers from all over the world engaged in the very first World Peace Youth Conference Call, accompanied by more than 50 spectators from around the globe. The young panelists discussed the FUJI DECLARATION and shared testimonies about their lives and their vision of a peaceful world. For more information please visit http://worldpeaceyouth.org/ and http://fujideclaration.org/. The panelists' names are: Abir Elkhalqi (20, Morocco) Ana María Martínez (23, Argentina) Arooj Javedd (23, Pakistan) Blossom Coelho (23, India) Bobby Philip Leon Gbee (25, Sudan) Cynthia Pacífico Marques Vale (21, Brazil) Donata Ling (21, Canada) Edward Illustrisimo [...]
Living peace challenge
Peace is not a value that is given; it is a value that we must learn in order to know, that we have to experience on our own skin, we must include in everyday behavior, in small and large acts of love that are done under our eyes. The great value of peace, however, is a value that cannot be taught like any other school subject; it is a value that we must live inside and transmit around us, a value that we have to understand and learn to recognize in things and faces, in the difficult moments but also [...]
Forgiveness and Micro Conflicts
Before concluding I would like to draw your attention to forgiveness in the context of micro or everyday conflicts, the ones that take place at home, school, work, and among friends. Attention is usually paid to the healing power of forgiveness, but its protective or preventive value is overlooked. Often conflicts start out being small. By perpetuating over time, social histories of violence can act as justification for new offenses. Therefore, forgiveness should be a commonly practiced resource; at home, school, work, and among friends. Another victim of terrorism said that he had participated in a pilgrimage for peace. Among [...]
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