Archive for July, 2008

World Peace Prize-August 1, 2008

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Mr. & Mrs. Saionji
President & Chairperson of The World Peace Prayer Society

to receive the
Philosopher Saint Shree Dnyaneshwara
World Peace Prize
1st August, 2008
in Pune, India

The Prestigious Philosopher Saint Shree Dnyaneshwara World Peace Award will be awarded to Mr. & Mrs. Saionji for their life-time contribution in promoting a ‘Neutral Peace Movement’ transcending the boundaries of Race, Religion and Nations beyond Politics, through an extensive International Network, establishing dialogues and initiatives for World Peace.

Report and Photographs to follow after the Awards Ceremony.

The Inner Peace Treaty – 10th Anniversary Event-June 21, 2008

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Sponsored by the American Healing Arts Alliance Inc. (AHAA)
Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 7:00-9:30pm
St. Johns College in Annapolis, Maryland

Alice Yeager founded the AHAA in 1996 as a non-profit, educational public charity to spread the global message of hope, peace and healing.

The Inner Peace Treaty™

On June 21, 1998 in Annapolis, Maryland the initial ratification of the Inner Peace Treaty was begun in ceremony in front of the Maryland State House. One hundred participants gathered together on that day to honor our forefather’s vision, to encourage a co-creative vision of perpetual peace that would become a reality for all.

On Saturday, June 21, 2008 they gathered again in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Inner Peace Treaty.

This multi-faceted educational entertainment event included a presentation about The Science of Peace a documentary produced and hosted by actor, director and producer LeVar Burton. Excerpts from the documentary and a pre-recorded interview for the event as well as a live teleconference with LeVar Burton were part of the event. Ann Marie Williams, of The World Peace Prayer Society was invited as a special guest. Ann Marie opened the Program with an introduction to The Peace Pole Project™ and a presentation of The United States of America Flag Ceremony. It was the first time to present the U.S. Flag Ceremony at an event.

Alice Yeager and Ann Marie Willams.

Live Teleconference with LeVar Burton.

Special guest, Ann Marie Williams.

Ann Marie Williams with Eiko Narazaki.

May Peace Prevail On Earth!

Report and Photographs submitted by:
Ann Marie Williams, WPPS

The Respect & Understanding Consultative Meeting – Sierra Leone-June 11-13, 2008

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

News from Peace Representative, Bockarie Enssah – Sierra Leone

The Respect & Understanding Consultative Meeting – African Region was held in Johannesburg, South Africa between June 11-13. Members of the Commonwealth Youth Programme joined representatives from 10 Commonwealth Africa Region member countries to discuss issues on Respect & Understanding with reference to young people in order to promote peace and tolerance within the African Region.

During the opening program, Bockarie Enssah, Peace Representative of The World Peace Prayer Society from Sierra Leone, presented a World Peace Flag Ceremony to honor the 21 Commonwealth African Flags. Each of the Commonwealth countries was blessed with a prayer for peace to prevail in their land and in the hears of their people.

Peace Rep Bockarie Enssah writes:

…”The ceremony was warmly appreciated by all participants especially those who were lucky to carry the flags of their countries… I pronounced the names of the countries followed by the prayers. We closed the ceremony with a peace song which I taught them. After the ceremony the flags remained in the meeting hall serving as a reminder to all to generate energies for the promotion of Peace.”

May Peace be in Africa!
May Peace Prevail On Earth!

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