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MEPEACE Awards 2011

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MEPEACE Awards 2011

Time: December 31, 2011 all day
Location: International
Website or Map: http://mepeace.org
Event Type: mepeace awards
Organized By: MEPEACE - Network for Peace
Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2012

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On this day exactly five years ago I registered mepeace.org and MEPEACE was born.

Today I became a father. We named our baby daughter Love
.

Here we shine a light on 5 women, 5 men and 5 organizations inspiring peace.


PEACEMAKERS:

Online Dedication -  Irit Hakim,  Zsuszi Schindler,  Jane Young
These 3 women and friends are recognized for their dedication to mepeace.org:
Irit Hakim - Artist and activist
Zsuszi Schindler - Activist and organizer
Jane Young - Spiritualist and founder of Permanent Prayer 4 Peace

On-the-ground organization - Adam Nerk
Long time contributor and organizer for MEPEACE, Adam leads Peace Cafes, Interfaith events, and Natural Peacetours

Contribution - Dr. Gershon Baskin
This year's "Contribution - The pen  is mightier than the sword" Award, is earned by MEPEACE Board Member, Dr. Gershon Baskin, for:
1. The key role in the  exchange which freed 1,000 prisoners and returned Gilad Shalit
2. 'Encounter Peace' - Gershon continuing weekly column at the Jerusalem Post
3. Current book-writing as the new Chair of the Board at IPCRI

Leadership -  Dr. Taleb Al Harithi, Hagit Ofran, Dr. Stephen Eric Bronner
These three individuals are recognized for their inspired leadership:
Dr. Taleb Al Harithi - Leading Palestinian geologist and ALLMEP board member
Hagit Ofran - Courageous leader overcoming threats and obstacles in mapping settlements
Dr. Stephen Eric Bronner - Author and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University

Innovation -  Lejla Mavris
Lejla is recognized for her innovation and entrepreneurial spirit for peace. Lejla was recommended by Nicholas Tomb, President of the board at Global Majority which Lejla co-founded

Promise - Muayad Khaled Abu Awwad
Muayad represents what is possible: having been physically injured in the conflict, he shows the bright-light promise of optimism, clear-thinking and inspired leadership.

ORGANIZATIONS:

Possibilities -  The Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN)
Khaled Hassanin from Cairo, Egypt, found mepeace.org on the PCDN and recommended. PCDN was created by Dr. Craig Zelizer in 2006.

Innovation - All for Peace Radio
All for Peace Radio is led by Maysa Baransi Siniora and MEPEACE board member Mossi Raz. All for Peace radio station's Hebrew frequency was forced to go off air in November 2011. Innovatively, the radio took to the internet at allforpeace.org.

Education - The Best Plans - Education for Peace
The Best Plans Project is helping Israelis and Palestinians win support for peace plans. Best Plans Project offers practical hope for conflict resolution.

Initiative - EcoME and PRV-ME
EcoME Centre -  a pioneering grassroots project taking a unique holistic approach to peace work, modeling environmental, social and personal sustainability in a multi-cultural context, amidst conflict.

PRV-ME -  Peace Research Village Middle East

PRV-ME is a model a positive global transition through the development of research centers and communities with peace culture.

Thank you to our volunteers, supporters, WIP and board.

Please consider contributing today to support MEPEACE, at mepeace.org/support.

Yours,

Eyal Raviv
Founder, MEPEACE
Email: eyal@mepeace.org

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Comment by Mark D Naseck on December 17, 2012 at 3:05pm

I vote for Eliyahu McClean.

Here is an event I did in conjunction with The Shift Network Summer of Peace 2012

http://www.marknaseck.com/be-a-light-unto-the-nations-summer-of-pea...

Many blessings,

Mark

Comment by Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta on December 16, 2012 at 10:09am

Dear Eyal Raviv, thanks for sharing and using your talent to facilitate this world peace movement. This system sends its warm feeling and hope of peace to everywhere. Salam.

Comment by Oliver Haack on December 31, 2011 at 5:00pm

Congratulations to all awarded peacemakers/organization. We are proud to have honoured you this year! Please keep up your commitment in 2012.

Happy New Year!

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