WPD2015, Photo Memories of Peace Makers

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All” which aims to highlight the importance of all segments of society to work together to strive for peace. The work of the United Nations would not be possible without the initial … [Read more...]

Empowering Women ~ World Peace, “Yes!”

Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge? "A challenging new book by the Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker says that the answer is “yes.” In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has been gradually declining. Moreover, he says, “over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to … [Read more...]

Character and Culture through Pain, Awaken to Peace

(or "No gain without pain") is an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price of hard and even painful work. Under this conception competitive professionals such as athletes and artists are required to endure pain and pressure to achieve professional excellence. It came into prominence after 1982 when actress Jane Fonda began to produce a series of aerobics workout videos. In these videos, Fonda would use "No pain, no gain" and "Feel the burn" as catchphrases for the … [Read more...]

#WPD2015, “Character & Culture are an Inside Job!”

DATE: SEPT 20, 2015 VENUE: MISSISSAUGA LIVING ARTS CENTRE inside the RBC THEATRE ADDRESS: 4141 LIVING ARTS DRIVE, MISSISSAUGA L5B 4B8 TIME: 10 AM - 4 PM (4 PM - 6 PM MEET & GREET/NETWORKING IN LOBBY), with Registration Open at 9 AM SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES HERE THANK YOU ALL PARTICIPANTS HERE WORLD PEACE DAY SUMMIT 2015 'Character & Culture ... are an Inside Job!' Join us for an unforgettable day of empowered women leaders celebrating World Peace Day 2015 together. Special … [Read more...]

PEACE: Perception, Empathy, Acceptance, Caring, Enlightenment

Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the absence of hostility and retribution, peace also suggests sincere attempts at reconciliation, the existence of healthy or newly healed interpersonal or international relationships, prosperity in matters of social or economic welfare, the establishment of equality; a working political order that serves the true interests of all. "To enjoy … [Read more...]

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