International World Water Day, March 22

22 March each year is International World Water Day. It is a mean of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The theme in 2014 is Water and Energy Date: 22 March 2014 Location: Worldwide Organizer: United Nations International World Water Day tries to remind people about the significance of fresh water and to promote sustainability for fresh water resources' management. . The first proposal for the … [Read more...]

Sheetal Mehta Walsh – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this woman that has helped thousands around the globe, honored by the Queen, holding awards from around the globe, she has devoted her life to bettering the lives of women and children inside the slums of India. Through applying her own skills, she is helping to create entrepreneurs build sustainable business by providing both through mentorship and the tools. Join us as we Celebrate the Woman and the positive actions she … [Read more...]

Ban Ki-Moon speaks with Malala!

As of 5 April, only 1,000 days remain until the end of the 2015 target date for achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The eight MDGs – which range from halving extreme poverty to promoting gender equality to providing universal primary education by the target date of 2015 – form an internationally agreed blueprint which countries and leading development institutions have signed onto. Since their adoption in 2000, the MDGs have made a huge difference, helping to set global and … [Read more...]

Millennium Development Goals by 2015, have Your Say here!

Did you know that diarrhea is the second leading cause of death among children under five in the world. Around 1.5 million deaths each year - nearly one in five – are caused by diarrhea. It kills more children than malaria, AIDS, and measles combined. Should access to clean water and sanitation be a priority for world leaders in the next development goals? Have YOUR say? HERE: www.myworld2015.org Millennium Development Goals, an Introduction For many industrialized nations, … [Read more...]

Joint Statement: Taking Action to End Water and Sanitation Inequalities

Joint Statement: End water and sanitation inequalities in the future development agenda The Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, UNICEF, UN Women, WaterAid and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. New York, 21 February 2013. "Today, the Government of Finland, UNICEF, UN Women, WaterAid and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation call on the international … [Read more...]

The Year of the Snake is Good News !!!

The Snake (蛇) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac and related to the Chinese calendar, as well as in related East Asian zodiacal or calendar systems. The Year of the Snake is associated with the earthly branch symbol 巳. Water (Chinese: 水; pinyin: shuǐ), is the low point of the matter, or the matter's dying or hiding stage. Water is the fifth stage of Wu Xing. Water is the most yin in character of the Five elements. Its motion is downward and inward and … [Read more...]

‘Aging Gracefully’, The Role of Attitude and Lifestyle

  'Aging Gracefully' The Role of Attitude and Lifestyle     Two Basic Requirements of Graceful Aging What I’ve discovered is that there are two “basic requirements” of graceful aging. To borrow from the “Serenity Prayer”, graceful aging requires the “serenity to accept the things we cannot change; courage to change the things we can; and wisdom to know the difference.”  Certainly acceptance of aging is a key to aging gracefully – but which of the changes that commonly … [Read more...]

International Day for Disaster Reduction, Women & Girls: [in]Visible Force of Resilience

On 13 October, the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) will be an occasion to pay tribute to millions of girls and women around the world who are on the frontline making their communities and societies resilient to the impacts of disasters and the effects of climate change. Driven by the theme Women and Girls: the [in]Visible Force of Resilience, IDDR 2012 draws attention to the fact that their efforts to protect and rebuild their communities before, and after, disasters are … [Read more...]

WORLD WATER WEEK: Women and girls can play important role in managing water

    The 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm The 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm will take place August 26-31. The theme is: "Water and Food Security".   About the World Water Week in Stockholm World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. Join us! World Water Week niche and … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN – The Water Carriers

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INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Nature offers a pure view of beauty

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INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – After the Storm

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World Ocean’s Day, a wonderful Celebration!

Happy World Oceans Day! Welcome to the international community’s online resource for World Oceans Day—our planet’s biggest celebration of the ocean, held every June 8th. This year, we encourage you to reach out to young people in your community and help inspire them for the 2012 theme Youth: the Next Wave for Change. Explore this site for ideas, resources, and information about how you can get involved. The ocean is Earth's life support ■ 50 to 70 percent of the oxygen we breathe … [Read more...]

13 Grandmothers – Offerings from Grandmother Maria Alice‏

The Center for Sacred Studies & Cafe Gratitude present Our New TeleSeminar Series: Awakening Our Memory Offerings For the Next Seven Generations and Beyond First Course: Awakening Our Memory The Four Planetary Elements With Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire Dear Keepers of Life, I want to take a moment to invite you to our first teleseminar series- Awakening Our Memory. These courses are guided and governed by Nature. More … [Read more...]

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