In the evening of September 28, Palu City, CentralSulawesi of Indonesia was struck by a major natural disaster. An earthquake of 7.7 magnitude that led to a 3-meter high tsunami hit the city and its surrounding, destructing all buildings and washing everything that is in its way. According to the Department of Statistics and the […]
The objective of GYPF 2017 is to create a world where all people are equally respected, fully protected and universally realized – regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, class, gender or other differences. It inspires young people to implement Gandhian ideals of Constructive Programmes, which include empowering them to non-violently claim their own rights and serve as […]
It was the great apostle of peace Mahatma Gandhi, who gave a clarion call of ‘Be the Change’. Today, when the world is besieged by war and civil strife, young people have a crucial role to play in establishing a culture of peace. It would be apt to give a clarion call to the youth […]
GPC2017 Audience Demographics Global Peace Convention 2017 convened a diverse community of peacebuilding practitioners, youthleaders, and experts in business, international development, and education for a unique opportunity toexplore critical global issues, share best practices, and develop innovative and action-driven solutions tobuilding peace and social cohesion while strengthening robust multi-stakeholder partnerships.
GLOBAL FORUM ON YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT1 March 2017, Manila, Philippines SUMMARY GPC 2017 was our largest Convention to date, convening 3,500+ diverse attendees from over 40nations with a principled vision for building peace, service and and moral and innovative leadership.The convention was followed by the convening of nearly 10,000 youths […]
“SDG 2030! SDG 2030! SDG 2030!” Hundreds of young people chanted together in a display of solidarity and commitment to harness their energy, skills and passion to fulfill the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the Global Service Forum in Manila, Philippines. An elite panel representing international businesses and NGO’s opened the forum, part […]
By Emiko Perea, for Global Peace Foundation Speakers, participants from the 2017 Global Peace Convention and international guests from thirty-five countries assembled at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines on March 3 for the Global Youth Summit, an inspirational program to clarify and uplift the values that can guide future leaders in addressing […]
One hundred fourteen families from two coastal communities in Brgy. Tigbao, Milagros, Masbate each received solar lanterns at the launching of “Kusog Masbate” All-Lights Village, the first in Masbate and Bicol Region. “Kusog” is ‘strong’ in Masbateno dialect. The program is made possible with the efforts of the Provincial Government of Masbate headed by Governor […]
APPDSA donated 200 Solar Lanters worth 12,000 USD to 2 Elementary Schools in Kathmandu, Nepal. The project is in partnership with Global Peace Foundation Nepal, Love In Lights and All-Lights Village.
Mahidol University International College (MUIC) signed recently a Memorandum of Agreement and a Memorandum of Understanding with several organizations as part of supporting the Sustainable Bangkok Campaign, a project of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). Assoc. Prof. Phitaya Charupoonphol, MUIC Dean, signed the two documents—binding MUIC with […]