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Organization: Children of the Earth
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Postal address of organization/institution

26 Baycrest Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403

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PRIORITIES: All of the organization's domains of culture of peace activity


TOP PRIORITY: The organization's most important culture of peace activity


PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKS: What partnerships and networks does your organization participate in, thus strengthening the global movement for a culture of peace?

Dhammakya Foundation, ThailandLarge civil society Buddhist organization in Thailand

Protect Our Future, Nigeria Youth created empowerment of students program

Youth Society for Peace, Nepal-Youth driven community service program

Apeadu, Ghana -Young people’s peace work center for skill building

Goi Peace Foundation, Japan-Founded World Peace Prayer Society and peace poles

Source of Synergy Foundation, NY Network of luminaries of consciousness movement

Adams Foundation, Pakistan- women and children empowerment

Chapter Reports
Africa, Cameroon, Bamenda: Led by Fuhbang Emmanuel Tanifum, Created in 2007
* Construction of Chapter website
* Construction of the Children Centre for Orphans
* Child rights sensitisation in Mezam and Menchum
* Agriculture and livestock project
Asia, Pakistan, Sukkur: Led by Ashfaque Hussain, Created in 2008
* Regular meetings to raise awareness about human rights
Africa, Ghana, Accra: Led by Samuel Kwesi Fianko, Created in 2009
* Health education, peace program, environmental action
Asia, Nepal, Kathmandu: Led by Jimmy Lama, Created in 2008
* Fundraiser: sold Chapter t-shirts
* “Primary Level Inter School Sports Meet”: located in Helambu where children yearn for an opportunity to share their hidden talents.
Asia, Pakistan, Lahore: Led by Jahangir Piara, Created in 2009
* Interfaith harmony and peace building awareness
Africa, Uganda, Kitgum: Led by Peter Lukwiya, Created in 2007
* Beekeeping program that allows women to contribute to family income
* Teddy bears/bear hugs
* Education sponsorships for orphans
* Tree planting
Africa, Nigeria: Led by Princess Ogechi Ukaga, Created in 2006
* Teacher training workshop to promote democratic classroom practices
* Student training workshops
* Formation of Peace Clubs
* Creation of a Peace Building Manual
* Peer mediation in schools
Asia, Philippines: Led by Christian Marx, Created in 2009
* “Run for your Life” activity to save Sibuyan from mining companies
* “Adopt an Envelope” helps children acquire the necessary school materials to attend school

ACTIONS: What activities have been undertaken by your organization to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence during the ten years of the Decade? If you already made a report in 2005, your information from 2005 will be included in the 2010 report.

2009- Parliament of World Religions—profiles  youth group to speak on Join The Evolution: Spirituality and Peace Activism2009- National Interfaith Network- youth panel presentation on peace fro spiritual principles.
2008- Toronto HUB meeting of  youth for World Spirit Youth Council and Interfaith Meeting at the University to develop peace through seeking.
2008- World Spirit Youth Council Retreat..Thailand…Dhammakaya …meditatin and then discussion of spirtual vlaues and activism
2007- Byakko Symphony of Prayers Gathering of 10,000 people and youth retreat at Mt. Fuji-WSYC to devlop a model for youth to follow in the futre and build a strucutre
2006-Youth Deepening Your Spirituality conference in Nepal
2006- for Goi Peace Foundation launching of World Spirit Youth Council in Japan and PEACE PROJECTS for building a New Civilization.
2006- Organized and developed Deepening Spirituality for youth leadership held in Nepal...and peace proejcts for Nepal..local grass-roots work.
2006- Coordinator of WSF-Asia in Ujjain under the direction of Sri Saidas Baba-youth from India and Nepal learnign of their rights and repsonsibilites for peace activism and local projects.
2006- WSYC…Founding Coordinator-Arosa as well as Japan
2005- The World Spirit Forum and youth presentations and meeting Wisdom COuncil to create arena for activism for chnage
2004- World Spirit Forum and World Spirit Youth Council in Arosa

PROGRESS: Has your organization seen progress toward a culture of peace and nonviolence in your domain of action and in your constituency during the second half of the Decade?

Developing now a Handbook of new models that stand for a CUlture of Peace and Non-violence...to reach out to other youth and inspire them as well as create a youth social technology site for interaction on CoP.

OBSTACLES: Has your organization faced any obstacles to implementing the culture of peace and nonviolence? If so, what were they?

time and energy and money..naturally...and keeping the TORCH lit always..

PLANS: What new engagements are planned by your organization in the short, medium and long term to promote a culture of peace and nonviolence?

2010 plans extend into structuring and building the trunk of this tree so this is visible to other youth and inviting for more to come this way.

GLOBAL MOVEMENT: How do you think the culture of peace and nonviolence could be strengthened and supported at the world level??

We need to defne a collective project that unites us as a credible visible action.. for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence.
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