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  UNICEF Australia Schools Campaign 

"UNICEF Cup for Kids" (OCT 17 - NOV 11)

This campaign celebrates every child's "right to play" and is also designed to coincide with Children's Week and Universal Children's Day in October.

contact: Matt Lumb
Education and Advocacy Coordinator
UNICEF Australia
Level 3, 303 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: 61 2 9261 2811
Fax: 61 2 9261 2844

UNOY Peacebuilders presenting Peace It Together forum, discussion and other activities for young peacebuilders (17-29 years old) and youth for a Culture of Peace

contact: Celina Del Felice


Children as the basic social foundation for a new culture of harmonious peace are a main topic of the Multicultural, Multilingual and Pluralistic Website "A New Culture of Peace from Harmony" in four languages: Russian, English, Esperanto and Portuguese. Its 65 co-authors (including children) from the 17 countries, on its more than 60 pages, more than 200 peace-building materials (documents, books, articles, verses, children pictures, photos etc.) are published.

contact: Dr. Leo Semashko



Children of the Earth

2004 OPATAFO Peace Builder Program- (is focused on 3 core concepts: Peace, Conflict Transformation, and Leadership. Youth will learn peace-building skills and then train other youth from the local areas.

Nina Meyerhof

Children as the Peacemakers Foundation

... is nonprofit, nonpolitical and nonsectarian. We have inspired widespread examples of goodwill, trust, and cooperation and opened vast channels of communication between nations and individuals. Funding comes from other foundations, businesses, special events and individuals.

contact: Patricia Montandon

Africa Youth Ministries in the process of designing and developing new appropriate peace-building programmes for the Youth in the war torn Northern Uganda. Majority of these are former rebel Child Soldiers, abductees, and those who were born and have lived in this 18 years civil conflict. The trauma of this conflict is so high on the community. Their main focus is to develop programs that will help such people overcome the past and focus on the future, and to deal with war trauma. Majority of the Children and youth have resorted to the streets that is in war affected towns.

contact: Albert Kunihira











   KidCast for Peace; Solutions for a Better World #17 SPECIAL EDITION
A Real Time Peers For Peace Community Forum and Peace Art Exhibition

On June 25 and 26th, 2005, Creativity Cafe is celebrating our 10th year anniversary of the birth of KidCast for Peace; Solutions for a Better World by honoring the UN's 60th Anniversary. KidCast for Peace is produced by V.A.R.I.O.U.S. members and associates. It was born for the United Nations 50th anniversary.

We are opening this special Kidcast for PEACE PORTAL to help create a PLACE OF PEACE on the internet (and beyond); where we can meet face to face and discuss issues and events rapidly unfolding our world. More importantly, we are give children a say in the world they will inherit. We would love the hear what you have to share and artistically share about what we might do as evolutionary agents, to make things better?

contact: Peter Rosen


Cittŕ di Torino

The City of Torino is proud to invite you to the: 

Young Words Happening

an event to be held in Torino, Italy, from the 22nd to the 24th of September 2005. The event will involve 2,000 young people from all around the world.

This initiative, which is organized by the Departments of Youth and International Cooperation in the context of the activities planned for the Olympic Truce, is oriented towards the suspension of verbal aggression and the conflict of positions.

contact: Marco Calgaro


First Children’s Embassy in the World-Megjashi (FCEWM)

Republic of Macedonia


contact: Nina Kostova

Skipping Stones a nonprofit children's magazine that encourages cooperation, creativity and celebration of cultural and environmental richness. It provides a playful forum for sharing ideas and experiences among children from different lands and backgrounds.

The 2005 Skipping Stones Honor Awards
Educational, Entertaining & Exceptional!

Contact: Arun Toké at

A good book opens the world to us, and can fundamentally change our perspective.

Peace in Action

365 Stories of Peace from Around the World

The Peace Treasury is an on-going project and story-telling contest for children and adolescents (8-19 years) from around the world. Individuals, schools and families are encouraged to participate in this project and submit their contribution.

The project is supported by the Austrian UNESCO Commission.
contact: Kim Coviello