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MEPEACE Awards 2012

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MEPEACE Awards 2012

Time: December 31, 2012 all day
Location: International
Website or Map: http://mepeace.org
Event Type: mepeace awards
Organized By: MEPEACE - Network for Peace
Latest Activity: Jan 2, 2013

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MEPEACE is pleased to announce its 4th annual Peacemaker Awards - shining a light on those who inspire and help us realize peace.

Here we award 5 accomplished peacemakers, 5 promising peacemakers and 5 orgs.


MEPEACE PEACEMAKER AWARDS

Leadership – Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) – President of the Palestinian National Authority - For being a leader for peace in tough times. For renouncing violence and promoting non-violent methods for the establishment of Palestine.


Contribution - Tim Upham
For his ceaseless efforts to contribute interesting and necessary discussions on mepeace.org.


Online Dedication - Sussan
Sussan is dedicated online on MEPEACE, working to “share ideas, and search for solutions that leave no one humiliated.”


On-the-ground organization – Dr. Ahmad Hijazi, RIP

A leader in conflict resolution and director of the School for peace in Neve Shalom/Wahat Al Salam (Oasis of Peace), until his untimely death in 2012.


Innovation – Shelley Hermon
Producer and director of “Within the Eye of the Storm” – Award winning film on Bassam and Rami, combatants for peace.


PROMISE FOR PEACE AWARDS
– Names to watch!


Ahmed Helou - Tireless worker for peace and Co-founder of Visit Palestine

Sulaiman Khatib- Committed leader for peace from Ramallah

Yovav Kalifon - Pioneer of the ‘Tiyul-Rihla Project’, a joint travel initiative.

Ayelet Haliva
 – Pioneer of Social Justice Now on UStream

Alon Lee-Green – Young politico advancing Arab-Jewish relations and social justice


ORGS FOR PEACE AWARDS
: Orgs making the difference!

Possibilities – Facebook

The all-encompassing social network is recognized for enabling the 'virtual togetherness' that can help bring peace and change, enabling worthy efforts such as ‘YaLa Young Leaders’ and ‘Israel Loves Iran’.


Innovation - YaLa-Young Leaders يالا-يا قادة الشباب יאללה-מנהיגים צעירים
YaLa-Young Leaders is an online, Facebook-based movement dedicated to empowering young Middle Easterners to lead their generation to a better future with more than 260,000 ‘Likes’  from across the Arab world, Israel, the Mediterranean and the wider international community.

Breakthrough - Israel Loves Iran
A bridge in the Middle East between the people.We are not enemies. We love each other. The aim is to: “communicate. Get the lines open. That's hope…and that's easy. Because of the internet.”

Education - Peace Mala

'Grass roots' charity working for peace through education. A Peace Mala is a symbolic double rainbow bracelet that promotes friendship, respect and peace.

Initiative – MyFaceforPeace.org

An independent peace initiative, launched in October 2012 in Hamburg/Germany for giving face to the wish for global peace. “Positive change is possible only through unity and solidarity of a great mass of people.”

Please consider making a tax-free contribution today to support our efforts at mepeace.org/support.

Thank you.


The MEPEACE Team

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Comment by Tim Upham on January 2, 2013 at 12:19am

I am glad this website can be used wisely.  I accidental wandered onto the website of "Elder of Ziyon" one time, and it was just absolutely sickening what people had to say.  The moderator of "Elder of Ziyon" is kept anonymous, and I can see why too.  I lost track how many times I was called an Anti-Semitic Muslim Nazi on there.  Which seems to be the favorite catch phrase for extremists.

Comment by Sussan on January 1, 2013 at 10:43am

Irit is right. 

We need to remember that Eyal is the one who had the insight to set up this group, and allow everyone the freedom to express all manner of opinion about issues that have frequently not been discussed.

Furthermore, Eyal actually has to pay a significant sum of money to fund this group. ning groups are not free, and this one is set up in deluxe mode - the most expensive format.

Thanks, on behalf of all of us.

Comment by Irit Hakim-Keller on December 31, 2012 at 12:27pm

 Eyal, a special thank you goes to you.

xoxox

Comment by Irit Hakim-Keller on December 31, 2012 at 12:26pm

Congratulations!!!!!

You are all inspiring people who definitely deserve the awards.!

Thanks for your being here with us.

Love you all

Irit

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