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Annual MEPEACE Awards

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Annual MEPEACE Awards

Time: December 31, 2014 all day
Location: International
Website or Map: http://mepeace.org
Event Type: annual mepeace awards
Organized By: MEPEACE Awards Team
Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2015

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MEPEACE is pleased to announce its annual Peacemaker Awards for 2015.


Thousands inspire peace. Here we shine a light on ten extraordinary individuals and five special organizations those who inspire and help us realize peace.

PEACEMAKERS:

Online Dedication: Lisa Waldbaum
Founder of the public group on Facebook: "Events for Peace in Israel and Palestine".

On-the-ground organization: Huda Abuarquob
Regional Director of ALLMEP - Alliance for Middle East Peace

Leadership: Hilik Bar
Knesset Member and Secretary General of Israel's Labor Party, and leader of the Caucus for Ending the Israeli-Arab Conflict.

Initiative: Forsan Hussein
Founder of Zaitoun Ventures - Business development company that connects Israeli and Arab entrepreneurs.

Innovation:Rob Schrama
Dutch artist and Founder of Jerusalem Hug and Pyramid of Light

Promise: Amal Khayat
Co-founder of "Skype with your Enemy" project to break stereotypes, misconceptions and labels.

Promise: Itamar Weizmann
Co-founder of Victory 2015 - effort to unite center-left and win 2015 Israel elections

Contribution: Prem Rawat
Inspired people for more than forty years about the possibilities of inner peace.

Contribution:Offuh James Offuh and Elesse Henoc Bafandjo
Two of the bravest, most creative, most effective African facilitators of authentic Dialogue and Reconciliation



ORGANIZATIONS:


Possibilities: Parents Circle - Families Forum (PCFF)
- theparentscircle.org
Grassroots organizations of bereaved Palestinians and Israelis. The PCFF promotes reconciliation as an alternative to hatred and revenge, through innovative projects, ie. the "Peace Square" in Tel Aviv.

Education:Seeds of Peace - seedsofpeace.org
Peacebuilding youth organization that helping people from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace.

Innovation: 
Peace One Day - peaceoneday.org
Organisation that campaigns for a ceasefire, non-violence and peace,
in all sort of possibilities the organisation initiates activities in Education, Music, Film, Sport, Dance, Art and Online showing the world that peace is achievable everywhere.

Initiative: 
Yachad - yachad.co.uk
Home of the pro-Israel, pro-peace British Jews.

Resources:HIRN - Hebron International Resource Network

Dedicated to being a meeting space for internationals,a scholarly resource for academics and serving Palestinians.

Thank you for peacemaking! Please consider making a contribution to support the work of MEPEACE. 

Contribute now online: http://mepeace.org/support.

We welcome your comments.

MEPEACE Awards Team
Email: awards@mepeace.org


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Comment by Eyal Raviv on January 4, 2015 at 6:14pm

Thank you Libby and Len for sharing the links for the praiseworthy work of the African peacebuilders and award winners!

Comment by Libby and Len Traubman on January 3, 2015 at 7:08pm

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How inspiring to see the actions and stories in photos and film of the African peacebilders:

(1) Offuh James Offuh in Ivory Coast -- http://ufpacidialogue.net/en/

(2) Elesse Bafandjo in DR Congo -- http://traubman.igc.org/vidnigeriadrcongo.htm

Comment by Oliver Haack on December 7, 2014 at 12:39pm

Thank you Carla.

Your nomination is well noted.

Comment by Carla Bach-Proehl on November 11, 2014 at 1:07pm

I would like to nominate Hamed Qawasmeh and his organisation H.I.R.N. https://www.facebook.com/pages/HIRN/388180624554795 for his personal dedication and his positive approach that make things actually happen. He wizzes around the SHH area and helps and encourages where it is truely needed. He inspiried me when I was working there for EAPPI....and his organisation is really making things happen.

Greetings

Carla

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