Through interviews with indigenous Mayan and Ladino Guatemalans, artisans, religious leaders, historians, writers, US government and NGO workers, Guatemala will explore the tumultuous history of this Central American country.
Pollinators are essential to our daily life. Around the world, an estimated 80 percent of all flowering plant species and over one-third of our food is dependent upon or benefited by animal pollinators. Bees, birds, butterflies, beetles, bats, ladybugs and other insects, small mammals, and even reptiles that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food. They also sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants reproduce.
Guest Speakers Bureau (an online resource serving area educators/students and civic organizations) Project Title Guest Speakers Bureau (an online resource serving area educators/students and civic organizations) Project Description We have formed a school-focused
The 21st century world calls for new forms of leadership. The Rotarian 10-4 Peace Team has identified peace leadership as a viable approach to the world's most pressing challenges. Rotary's youth network, including Rotaractors, Interactors, and Rotary Peace Fellows, can play a strategic role in Rotarian peace leadership.
World Peace Minutes Project, is annually done on Rotary’s World Peace and Understanding Day, 23rd Feb, at 12 Noon (GMT), when Rotarians along with invitees including Rotaractors and Interactors, united worldwide, practice a time synchronized 10 minutes of deep mindful silence, to bring peace unto ourselves thereby fostering World Peace, reaffirmed by taking a Peace Pledge.
Hold a Rotary VTT-International Training Institute for 30 peace-builders, to receive 2 sessions, 9 months apart, of 5-day intensive trainings provided by world-class, culturally diverse trainers from Mediators Beyond Borders International
Rotarians from around the world will have the opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking immersive experience at the 2018 Rotary International Convention in Toronto, on June 23 - 27, 2018. The Portals Project is Shared_Studios.
This project increases conflict resolution skills in Laikipia West’s 5 ethnic groups to collaboratively access development funding, improve the livestock economy, and increase resilience against violent conflict.
Solutionary Peace Walk & Festival is a celebration for PEACEing people and communities back together! Featuring peace walk, healthy food, eco-friendly exhibitors, live music, speakers, yoga, trivia, and kids' zone!
Women are the main survivors in the Colombian conflict. Even in the most adverse circumstances they play a crucial role in their families' vital material and symbolic reconstruction. They are burdened with the pain of
The Cyprus Friendship Program (CFP) is an all-volunteer people-to-people program that focuses on fostering trust and understanding through interactions between Turkish and Greek-speaking Cypriots in Cyprus. CFP is not affiliated with any governmental, political, or
Project Title Strengthening Women’s Capacity for Peacebuilding though training Project Description International Training Institute Strengthening Women Peacebuilders: Bogota, Colombia March 2017 and January 2018 - with video conference coaching sessions monthly for trainees with trainers
Host Rotary Clubs in Colombia: 1- Bogotá – Centenario Site: Bogotá, Chapinero locality: San Isidro-Patios (On the way to La Calera) Why do we want to teach pacific coexistence and to strengthen social development, through art,
Host Rotary Clubs in Colombia: 1- Bogotá Centenario, 2- Ibagué Ciudad Musical y 3- Armero Ibagué Site: Two vulnerable communities in Colombia: Soacha and Ibagué Why work in peace projects in Colombia? The eldest guerilla in
Host Rotary Clubs in Colombia: 1- Bogotá Centenario, 2- Ibagué Ciudad Musical y 3- Armero Ibagué Site: Two vulnerable communities in Colombia: Soacha and Ibagué Why to work in peace projects in Colombia? The eldest guerilla
Since 2011, Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI), a Rotary cooperating organization and Strategic Partner of the Rotary Action Group for Peace, has successfully organized International Training Institutes (ITI) focused on building the capacity of women to do peacebuilding
The mission of Centerpeace is to help people live a higher quality, more peaceful life, by resolving conflict that begins within them and extends out into the world. Young adults will learn about healing that begins
Uganda will hold presidential, parliamentary and local government elections in February 2016. In the run-up to these elections (particularly in the intra-political party primaries, violence has been reported. The country that 30 years ago emerged
The town of Taiping (which literally means "Everlasting Peace) celebrated the International Day of Peace for the 5th Year in Sucession. Just like last year we had The UN Resident for Malaysia, Singapore and
When religion reporter and faith columnist, Jennifer Preyss, traveled to southern India for a month with Rotary International in 2013, she wrote a column every day chronicling spirituality and religion education in Kerala -- one
Every year, the PLUS EUROPE Conference becomes a meeting point for committed citizens who want to have their say and be heard in Europe. Debates and discussions oriented towards the consolidation of Europe are the protagonists of the event, in which the interaction among the participants is key.
All individuals and organizations, all over the world, are invited to sign a short statement in support of ending all war, and to join in the planning of a new movement to be launched September 21, 2014.
The Rotarian Action Group for Peace hosted a globally-streamed event featuring Dr. Joseph G. Bock, Director of Graduate Studies at the Eck Institute for Global Health at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Bock engaged with Rotarians from around the world about how
Rotarians can become more involved in preventing conflict and promoting peace.
"Rotary in Film" - Bend, Oregon, USA - Two very pressing issues facing the world: the eradication of the poliovirus from the face of the earth and the progression of the globe towards world peace will be presented in a series of documentary films.
Painting for Peace Day on Sept. 21, 2013 - To celebrate the UN International Day of Peace, students and exchange students from around the world will be painting pictures of peace on local business windows.
The Rotary Global Essay Competition is a platform for the Rotary family to express themselves on a Global Canvas on range of subjects which will ultimately fulfill Rotary's objectives and make this world a better place to live.
The PeaceJam Rotary collaboration works because of a powerful triangle between 1) Rotarians 2) the PeaceJam Curriculum and 3) Peace Fellows/Scholars who work directly with the young people and enable them to make better choices.
The goal of this project is to bring together 16 year-olds from different ethnic background to enhance tolerance, reduce prejudice and grow a young leadership that will spread the idea of peace in their respective communities.
Do you live in a city that has been divided by conflict? This project focuses on “coaching cities” who have overcame issues that divide them, and are committed to ongoing dialogue and reconciliation. Rotary Clubs are a welcome and valuable partner on these peace projects.
The United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21st, 2012, is a memorable day for the Rotary Club of Kitimat. Kitimat became an official Rotary Peace Community! As Kalyan Banerjee siad, "If each community – each Kitimat – will want and work for peace in our world, peace will surely become a reality."