: WYPS News
 

A glimpse at WYPS Secretariat & friends' visit to the adopted school in rural Thailand
Pichit, Thailand - December 1 , 2005

WYPS Youth Ambassador, Catherine Constantinides, speaks out about her trip to Cambodia where she visited the Carpets for Communities project
Poi Pet, Cambodia -
October 19 , 2005

Young Voices for Change sound
out at the United Nations

Bangkok, Thailand - September 13, 2005

Youth Leaders at the World Economic Forum
Dead Sea, Jordan - May 20-22, 2005

: Events
 
World Youth Peace Vigil
October 28, 2004

WYPS Japan
Tokyo, Japan -
August 5, 2004

WYPS Taipei
Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. - July 7, 2004

European Regional Summit
Sarajevo, B&H - May 7-10, 2004

Asia-Pacific Regional Summit
Bangkok, Thailand - February 24-29, 2004

WYPS India
Bangalore, India - December 7-9, 2003

Kyoto Planning Session
Kyoto, Japan - April 8-11, 2003

World Youth Quest for Peace

 
: Gold Star Sponsors
 


Dr. B.K. Modi
Founding Chairman, Modi Foundation

Master Sheng Yen

Founder, Dharma Drum Mountain

Reiyukai


: Letters of Support






    

 


: Partners


The organising bodies of the World Youth Peace Summit are committed to establishing strategic partnerships with recognized youth organisations, networks, movements and agencies to achieve the full potential of the historic summit. Partnerships take many forms, including technical planning and support for the Summit, developing the Summit agenda, sourcing Summit delegates, acting as national or regional representatives for the WYPS initiative and providing financial support for the Summit or planning stages. People or parties who would like to get involved on these or other levels should contact the Summit secretariat on secretariat@wyps.org, or by phone or post. All enquiries are guaranteed a prompt response. Please note the organisations listed here do not represent the full scale of support received so far and more information on regional partners are listed with the specific events. The World Youth Peace Summit Secretariat would like to thank all those who have made a contribution, no matter how large or small.

CHAT THE PLANET
CHAT THE PLANET
URL: www.chattheplanet.com
 
Chat the Planet is a dynamic New York based group actively engaging young people with each other in the interest of peace and global friendship. The goal of Chat the Planet is to ‘build bonds, to confront biases, to tackle cultural understanding, and to get people all fired up and ready to act for social change.’ During the World Youth Peace Summit, Chat the Planet will create a live youth link between Summit headquarters in Amman, Jordan, and ‘Ground Zero’ in New York City, the site of the former World Trade Centre. Chat the Planet will also facilitate various dialogues and sessions during the World Summit.

JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE
JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE
URL: www.janegoodall.org
 
As the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, Dr Jane Goodall has brought her tremendous environmental experience to not-for-profit organizations and initiatives all over the world. The institute focuses on wildlife research, education and conservation, and teaches children about the environment through the innovative Roots and Shoots Program. Dr Goodall rose to prominence as a campaigner for the protection and understanding of chimpanzee communities in Africa and she has received many honorary degrees and international awards. Her participation at the World Youth Peace Summit promises to be a substantial and valued contribution.

ALLIANCE FOR THE NEW HUMANITY
ALLIANCE FOR THE NEW HUMANITY
URL: www.anhglobal.org
 
Alliance for the New Humanity is a spontaneous gathering of a wide-range of individuals, including prominent philosopher Deepak Chopra, entertainer Ricky Martin, Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon and a wide range of Nobel Laureates, peace activists and businesspeople. The Alliance connects people around the world who share their sensitivities into a ‘global human network’, which leads to the creation of a critical mass that influences national and international policy towards a more compassionate humanity. The Alliance for the New Humanity will use their extensive expertise and influence to ensure a cutting edge World Youth Peace Summit agenda.

EARTH RESTORATION CORP
EARTH RESTORATION CORP
Email:
info@earthrestorationcorps.org
URL: www.earthrestorationcorps.org
 
The Earth Restoration Corps is a non profit organization dedicated to environmental protection. ERC’s main objective is to conduct and facilitate action-based learning in partnership with local and international organizations. Their focus is to create new opportunities that lead to productive, meaningful and environmentally sustainable development work.

COUNCIL OF EUROPE
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
67075 Strasbourg Cedex France
Tel :
+33 3 88 41 20 33
Fax :
+33 3 88 41 27 45

Email:
infopoint@coe.int

URL: www.coe.int
The Council of Europe is an intergovernmental organisation. The Council of Europe covers all major issues facing European society other than defence. Its work programme includes the following fields of activity: human rights, media, legal co-operation, social cohesion, health, education, culture, heritage, sport, youth, local democracy and transfrontier co-operation, the environment and regional planning.

EARTH CHARTER
THE EARTH CHARTER INTERNATIONAL SECRETARIAT
University for Peace Campus
P.O. Box 319-6100, San Jose,
Costa Rica
Tel:
+506 205 9000
Fax:
+506 249 1929
Email:
info@earthcharter.org
URL:
www.earthcharter.org
"The Earth Charter Youth Initiative is a global network of youth NGOs and young activists working to bring alive the vision of the Earth Charter in their communities, locally and nationally. The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society and was drafted in a decade long, world-wide, cross-cultural dialogue about common goals and shared values."
World Bank: The Devlopment Dialogue on Values and Ethics Unit

The Development Dialogue on Values and Ethics is a unit within the Human Development Network Vice-Presidency.  It is primarily responsible for engaging with faith institutions around development issues and working with other institutions and leaders who are addressing the complex ethical issues around globalization.

URL: www.worldbank.org/developmentdialogue

FIGHT HUNGER : Working to END CHILD HUNGER by 2015

Fight Hunger
c/o World Food Programme
Via Cesare Giulio Viola, 68/70
Parco de’ Medici
00148 Rome
Italy
Tel: +39 06 6513 3113
Fax:
+39 06 6513 3455
Email:
fighthunger@fighthunger.org
URL:
www.fighthunger.org

"Fight Hunger seeks to become the focal point for a growing global effort to eliminate child hunger from the earth. The largest and most visible demonstration of support will be an annual worldwide demonstration called Walk the World. Once a year hundreds of thousands – and eventually millions -- of people all around the globe will participate in “Walk the World”. This global event takes place on the same day at the same time in all 24 time zones, calling for the end of child hunger."

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