United Nations International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. The day was first celebrated in 1982, and is kept by many nations, political groups, military groups, and peoples. It was decided that Sept. 21st would be a day of “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all…

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United Religion’s Initiative Compassion Relay

The United Religions Initiative (URI) is a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities and the world. The purpose of the United Religions Initiative is to promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of…

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Parliament of the Worlds Religions

The Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. This video offers a history of the Parliament and invited people to come to the Parliment of the World’s Religions that…

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Dalai Lama Fellows and Phil Lane Jr

Dalai Lama Fellows, a global program personally authorized by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, envisions and works towards the world that tends to the good of the whole as well as of the individual. We do this by building a global network of young social innovators working at the intersections of peace, justice, and ecology. We then guide them to…

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PeaceJam and One Billion Acts of Peace

The PeaceJam Foundation is an international organization whose mission statement is “to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody.” To date, 13 Nobel Peace Laureates, including the 14th Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rigoberta Menchú Tum,…

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Gratitude Revealed Moving Art

Today we recognize the remarkable work of Louie Schwartzberg and his collaboration with Oprah Winfrey, Gratitude Revealed.  The Compassion Torch moves from the Greater Good Science Center to Gratitude Revealed. During the Global Unity Games, each daily mission includes one of the building blocks associated with revealing gratitude. Acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg’s TEDx talk on gratitude was a viral sensation,…

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