MEPEACE is pleased to announce its annual Peacemaker Awards for 2015.
Thousands of people inspire peace. Here we shine a light on ten individuals and five organizations those who inspire and help us realize peace.
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 http://v15.org.il/
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.
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 - hebronresources.wordpress.com
Dedicated to being a meeting space for internationals, a scholarly resource for academics and serving Palestinians.
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MEPEACE Awards Team