“The Right of Peoples to Peace,” September 21

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat zone for humanitarian aid access. The day was first celebrated in 1982, and is kept by many nations, political groups, military groups, and peoples. In 2013, for the first time, the Day was dedicated by the Secretary-General of the … [Read more...]

Welfare for the RICH, Frank Corbin – FREE Seminar$

WELFARE FOR THE RICH by Frank Corbin As we all know, the US financial system is currently in a mess. Institutions like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Bear Sterns, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stern, AIG and now Washington Mutual are struggling to keep their heads above water. These organizations are either declaring bankruptcy, being bought out by other big financial institution or looking at the US Government for a financial life-support. As with any business model, we must admit … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates most luxury hotel in Florence, Italy

Visitors to Florence don’t usually see its true architectural legacy as they wander the cobbled streets. That’s because so much of the city’s artistry and opulence remain discrete; tucked-away like long-held secrets behind unadorned walls of stucco and stone. Even a treasure like the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze blends so faultlessly with adjacent structures that you might walk right past without even noticing it. Only upon entering the soaring frescoed courtyard do you realize you’ve arrived … [Read more...]

Jean Houston, Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose

Dear Friend, Everywhere I go, people come up to me and tell me how profoundly their lives have been changed by taking my Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose 7-week Online Course. REGISTER HERE And nothing makes me happier than knowing that the course is helping people live their highest purpose, because as you probably know, that’s what the world needs right now, more than anything. Here are a few more excerpts from letters I’ve received from course graduates talking … [Read more...]

Celebrating ALL SAINTS DAY – NOV 1

All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows, Solemnity of All Saints, or The Feast of All Saints) is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. All Saints' Day is the second day of Hallowmas, and begins at sunrise on the 1st of November and finishes at sundown on the 1st of November. It is the day before All Souls' Day. In Western Christian … [Read more...]

“Keeping Men and Boys safe” 2013, (IMD) – NOV 19

"Keeping Men and Boys safe" 2013, International Men's Day (IMD) - NOV 19 International Men's Day (IMD) is an annual international event celebrated on 19 November. Inaugurated in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago, the day and its events find support from a variety of individuals and groups in Australia, the Caribbean, North America, Asia, Europe and Africa. Speaking on behalf of UNESCO, Director of Women and Culture of Peace Ingeborg Breines said of IMD, "This is an excellent idea and would give … [Read more...]

UNCONSCIOUS NO MORE – September 28

UNCONSCIOUS NO MORE The Convergence of Indigenous and Jungian Perspectives When:  September 28th, 2013 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm Where: The Peace Lounge (7th Floor) of OISE, Cost:  $65 (Tickets can be purchased Eventbrite.)  This event is part of an ongoing dialogue series entitled, "Unconscious No More" that explores transformative paradigms that are emerging (and re-emerging) in human consciousness to create more life-affirming realities for the planet. This event follows a similar … [Read more...]

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Recounts 5-year-Old Girl’s Ordeal

SECURITY COUNCIL ADOPTS TEXT URGING TARGETED SANCTIONS AGAINST PERPETRATORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE DURING ARMED CONFLICT Rape Largely ‘Cost-free’, Says Special Representative As UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Recounts 5-year-Old Girl’s Ordeal   The Security Council today urged the United Nations sanctions committees to apply targeted sanctions against parties committing sexual violence during armed conflict. Ahead of a debate on the subject that attracted more than 60 speakers, the … [Read more...]

Global and regional estimates of ‘violence against women’

WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’ JUNE 2013 | GENEVA - Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. The report, Global and regional estimates of 'violence against women': Prevalence and health … [Read more...]

‘Help us Recover the Land’‏, Michela Zucca

We are a group of friends living in Italy, in Southern Tuscany and are creating a Women's non profit association based on the idea of sharing the land and its fruits, exchanging work, knowledge and time rather than solely using money as a means of self-sustainment , recovering areas that have been abandoned around here in the low mountains of Tuscany. Our link is http://www.bluepig.it/tenda_eng.php We are looking for supporters at the moment because the place designed for our meetings is a … [Read more...]

Mary Moore – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this ever expanding, globally focused powerhouse of a teacher. Devoting her life to helping others in the areas of business, communications and language, she has created a global virtual forum that enables all to unite through her vision of what she has affectionately named: GLOBAL ENGLISH. Within her vision, an interdisciplinary English teaching system, she intends to develop eloquent, self-confident learners who can utilize … [Read more...]

Vote to end the War on Women

It’s the same story all over the world -- abusive, violent men are in charge of making the laws that are supposed to protect women. And they use their power to fend off challenges from victims or voters -- but now we can change that. When a 23-year-old student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, citizen protests caught fire across the country and the world erupted in outrage. India commissioned an official review, but this week the government brazenly says it will ignore the review's … [Read more...]

Jean Houston – Awaken to Your Life Purpose, 7-week course – JAN 14

If you’re reading this, I suspect you are someone who is striving to make a difference in the world and trying to live as the highest expression of yourself. If you’d like to have more support to make this year a breakthrough for you in terms of achieving your highest goals and truly making the difference you know you were meant to make . . . You might benefit from working with me for the next 7 weeks, letting me show you how you can become that fulfilled and profoundly effective person you … [Read more...]

The Pope’s on Twitter, all the way from the Vatican, are You‏?

The Pope's on Twitter - Shouldn't You Be, Too? 3 Lessons for Small Businesses Inspired by @Pontifex His handle is @Pontifex and 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI can tweet in eight different languages on his brand new Twitter account. Last week, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church tentatively typed out his first tweet on an iPad. It read, "Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from … [Read more...]

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