The commitment page lists groups and individuals who will be participating in the International Day of Peace Vigil 2006. If you would like to list your commitment, please click here to go to "Add a Commitment" page. If you would like to change a commitment you have already submitted, please click here to go to"Update Commitment" page. Thank you for your support of the Vigil.

Click below to view 2006 commitments by world region:

Africa -  Asia -  Australia and New Zealand -  Europe - 
Middle East
 -  North America -  South and Central America -  Worldwide 


Africa

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Cameroon
 Buea
Group name: PCC Buea Station
Group size: 700
Contact person: Rev. Aboseh Ngwana
Phone: +237 332 26 06
Website:
  Awareness event
This year we hope to move out of our church to the streets. We'll talk with the mayor of our town so that it could be observed in an ecumenical spirit.
 Congo
 Brazzaville
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: titan
Phone: 00242 5689519
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will promote and honor the United Nations pledge for the International Day of Peace.the considerablme persone of our comlmunity will be invited to speak about Peace Education; Yes for Peace No to War
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Goma
Group name: Groupe Martin Luther King
Group size: 39
Contact person: Christophe NYAMBATSI MUTAKA
Phone: +243(0)99770347
Website: no one
  24-hour Community event
We shall have a seminar on the cnflicts resolution and a conference on the non-violence and conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Kinshasa
Group name: Pastors for Peace
Group size: 4000
Contact person: Révérend Dona Kabamba Kantolue
Phone: 
Website:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pastorsforpeacerdcongo
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Célébration de la Journée "Kimia" en RDCongo. Remise desdiplômes d'honneur "Artisan de Paix" à certaines personnalités qui se sont démarquées dans des actions en faveur de la paix. Action de la femme pour la paix Cité d'Horeb NIangara N°33 Ngiri-Ngiri.
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Uvira and Baraka/Fizi
Group name: International Centre for Conflict and Human Rights
Group size: 80
Contact person: Dieudonné AMISI MUTAMBALA
Phone: 00243-810343785
Website: http://www.icchra.org - http://www.romero-online.com/respect/arth
  
- 3 days of arts-based and cultural activities - 3 days of visits to memorial sites - 1 day of conference & debate on the theme "Working a noble path", followed by concert and theater for peace and non-violence.
 Egypt
 Cairo
Group name: U.S. Federation for Middle east Peace
Group size: 1700
Contact person: Sally Shatila Kader
Phone: +1 973-364-7574
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will promote and honor the United Nations pledge for the International Day of Peace. Egyptian officials and diplomatic community in Cairo, Egypt will be invited to speak about Peace Education; Yes for Peace No to War. This is the third event for USFMEP organized in the Peace city Cairo.
 Ghana
 Accra
Group name: Millennium Youth Foundation (NGO)
Group size: 61
Contact person: Curtis-Shyne Aboetaka
Phone: +233-243137831
Website: www.millenniumyouth.tk
  Awareness event
   •Sending the international Day of Peace Proclamation to the President of Ghana, all 230 Parliamentarians in Ghana, all Municipal and District Chief Executives in Ghana, all regional ministers, all Chiefs/ traditional rulers in Ghana and heads of all foreign missions in Ghana. •Peace debate and quizzes in schools.
 Ghana
 Accra
Group name: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONFLICT & HUMAN RIGHTS A
Group size: 100
Contact person: Sammy Jacobs Abbey
Phone: +233244666045
Website: www.icchra.org
  Awareness event
Orgaise a candle light vigil among civil society in Ghana and to pray for Global peace in Africa particularly in Dafur
 Ghana
 Kumasi
Group name: Peace Project Secretariat
Group size: Adminstrative leveL:
Contact person: Chairman of Peace Secretariat
Phone: +233-244-920973
Website: www.knust.edu.gh/peace
  
 Presidential Proclamation(confirmed) Erection of Peace Pole at KNUST(confirmed) Special award to the UN SG(confirmed) National Peace Awards (Confirmed) Nationwide televion documentaries(confirmed) check out on :www.knust.edu.gh/peace
 Kenya
 Nairobi
Group name: UMOJA AS ONE PERFECT MISSION FOR PEACE INITIATIV
Group size: 200 people
Contact person: JULES KASUNZU RENZANO
Phone: +254 [O] 733839
Website: None for now
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Umoja As One is Organisation which can not faill to participate in the Activitie that Day since that day means alot for us if kwon our story. OUR EVENT WILL BE MEANING FULL,WE WILL GATHER MORE THAN 28 CHURCHS FOR PRAYER AND SONGS OF MEDITATION.
 Kenya
 nairobi
Group name: bonnechance peace promoters
Group size: 20
Contact person: mary kageni nyamu
Phone: 254 0721 396 18
Website:
  Awareness event
Bonnechance bureaux peace promoters are working on various community based activities to create awareness of the day. We are visiting schools and colleges and religious gatherings to inform them of the day and encourage them to plan for an activity or action to commemorate and honor the day.
 Kenya
 Nairobi
Group name: All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC)
Group size: 40
Contact person: Arthur Shoo
Phone: 254 20 4441483
Website: www.aacc-ceta.org
  Awareness event
 I am in the process of preparing a campagn document to be distributed to 169 member churches in 39 African countries. The document will begin with a theme for the day, followed by Biblical reflection and general guidelines on the prayer for the day.
 Kenya
 Nairobi
Group name: Mapotu Peace Project
Group size: 
Contact person: Tobias Olooo
Phone: 25420883652
Website:
  Awareness event
We will old a peace event in Kainuk, Turkana District in Kenya. During the occassion there will be speechees, and presentations by children. We will also launch posters drawn by children
 Nigeria
 Ekpan
Group name: Campaign Against Arms Trade(CAAT) Network, Nigeria
Group size: 43
Contact person: Pastor Innocent Adjenughure
Phone: 234 (0)53 25224
Website:
  Awareness event
To make people aware of the 21st September as peace day worldwide
 Nigeria
 Ibadan
Group name: God:s Army
Group size: 200
Contact person: Adeleye Michael Temitope
Phone: 2348028762494
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We have set up this mission to anchor the vigil on the international day. it is the arm of Global Peace Alliance. God will help us this year to do much for God and Africa through prayer and intercession on that day
 Nigeria
 ibadan
Group name: Concerned Group for Safe Society
Group size: over 500 people
Contact person: Revd Dr Adegbolagun Ade George Ap[
Phone: 2348034438739,
Website:
  
Awareness, church &mosque mobilisation, peace walk with light of peace and inauguration of Ambassadors of peace forum.
 Nigeria
 Ibadan
Group name: ASETO - African Agency for an enhanced Socio-Ethic
Group size: 15
Contact person: Jare Ajayi
Phone: 
Website: aseto.kabissa.org
  Awareness event
There will be a short symposium on the importance of peace. Need by 'the world' to make greater commitment to peace, how and the inherent gains would be stressed.
 Nigeria
 Ibadan Oyo State
Group name: affection for human rights association
Group size: 2560
Contact person: comrade azeez abiodun oke
Phone: 2348060226628
Website:
  24-hour Community event
ansardeen central mosque oke padr ibadan
 Nigeria
 Imo and Abia
Group name: Religious Youths Initiative
Group size: 30
Contact person: Norris Nwansi Udoha
Phone: 234- 8037084992
Website:
  
  Religious Youths Initiative is a commitment to Global Peace, we have planned to work with our NGO networks as well as Top Leaders in this Nation to go through Peace Education and Development of Heart of Serviceas well as,March of Peace,and Interreligious Community Service.
 Nigeria
 Kano
Group name: Peace Initiative Network ( PIN )
Group size: 120
Contact person: Femi Sodipo
Phone: +234 805 321 21
Website:
  24-hour Community event
 We are organising public lecture to commemorate the event. Last year 2005,we held the same programme in collaboration with British Council,Kano Nigeria.
 Nigeria
 KANO
Group name: Peace Club
Group size: 55
Contact person: Peace Oluchi Nwobodo/Femi sodipo
Phone: 2348032710905
Website:
  Awareness event
Peace Club, an initiative of British Council, Kano in partnership with Peace Initiative Network was inaugurated in Kano on May 27th 2006 for young people from diverse backgrounds and schools.The club is made up of 50 members.We plan to organise a public lecture.
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: Intercessors for Africa Mission
Group size: 150
Contact person: Pastor Julius Oguntola
Phone: +234833183643
Website: under construction
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We have set up this mission to anchor the vigil on the internaytional day. it is the arm of Global Peace Alliance. God will help us this year to do much for God and Africa through prayer and intercession on that day
 Nigeria
 Port Harcourt
Group name: Religious Youths Initiative
Group size: 80
Contact person: Norris and Harold
Phone: 234- 803 708 49
Website:
  
We will do a community service for Peace as part of what RYI have sent in before now.
 Nigeria
 Sango-Ota
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Kayode Ajibade
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
I want to place advert on Paramount FM radio station Abeokuta of the importance of the IDPV and solicit observance by the people of Ogun State. May also arrange a church service by Christian Asssociation of Nigeria, at Ayetoro on the vigil day.
 Rwanda
 kigali
Group name: UMOJA AS ONE RWADA[SALUT POUR LES NATIONS]
Group size: I50 people
Contact person: TWAGIRAYESU BLAISE
Phone: +250 08846262
Website: None for now
  Less than 24-hour Community event
UMOJA AS ONE RWANDA WILL CALL CHURCHS FOR INTERDENOMINATION FESTIVAL OF PRAYER AND PEACE SONGS WE WILL SAY NEVER AGAIN FOR GENOCIDE AND EDUCATE PEOPLE NEW CULTURE OF PEACE TROUGH SONGS AND COMEDIE IF GET FUNDS FROM DONORS WILL DO IT IN PUBLIC PLACES.
 Somalia
 Hargeisa
Group name: GAVO (General assistance and volunteers organizati
Group size: 80
Contact person: FarhanAdam Haibe
Phone: 00252 2 427616
Website: gavosom.tk
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Drama performance, public speeches and slogans, distribution of t-shirts with peace messages and adrress issues on peace through media
 Sudan
 Khartoum
Group name: Comboni Missionary Sisters and parishioners
Group size: 300 about
Contact person: Sr. Mariateresa CMS
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Prayer with different groups - Personal Adoration in turns and group adoration and prayer in the parishes from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
 Tunisia
 Tunis
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Aisha Ayari
Phone: (+216)23 29 33
Website:
  Awareness event
Since I will be on training that very day, I unfortunately won't be of a great help. Yet,I am looking forward to being useful in a way or another. Please don't hesitate to ask for help.
 Uganda
 KAMPALA
Group name: REVOLUTIONIZE
Group size: city
Contact person: DEBRA MUSUYA DARBY
Phone: +256712292028
Website:
  Awareness event
festival including concerts, book fairs etc
 Uganda
 Kumi
Group name: CRY Uganda
Group size: 200
Contact person: Agula Joseph Ogoror
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
16th September 2006 at Kumi township primary school,Peace march,peace gala opening, music/curtain riser.interfaith prayers,Speeches CRY Representative,Music interlude.Peace music, dance and drama from Macedonia Jazz band, Rainbow band, Bisina, Gulu and Kitgum youth, Lira youth. Among others. Candle lighting.

Asia

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Afghanistan
 Kabul
Group name: Cooperation Center for Afghanistan (CCA)
Group size: 348
Contact person: Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi
Phone: +93-(0)70294693 
Website: www.cca.org.af
  Awareness event
 Afghanistan
 Kabul
Group name: Cooperation Center for Afghanistan (CCA)
Group size: 348
Contact person: Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi
Phone: +93-(0)70294693 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Festival, concert, grouping demonstration and etc
 Bangladesh
 Dhaka
Group name: Codepink Bangladesh
Group size: 345
Contact person: Mohammad Basirul Haq Sinha
Phone: 
Website:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bangla-vision/
  Awareness event
A demostration with colorful placards will parade the streets of Dhaka
 Bangladesh
 Khulna
Group name: DIESHARY
Group size: 900
Contact person: Mr. Maksumul Hakim
Phone: 88-01191082369 
Website: N.A.
  Awareness event
1. Peace Pole Celeberation 2. Orientation workshop 3. Seminar 4. Rally 5. Writing competetion
 Cambodia
 Phnom Penh
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Kim Sitha
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
keeping awareness of peace in all daily activity, by striving to think peaceful and loving throughout the day, by focusing on awareness of the cessation of violent conflict throughout the world and in promoting peaceful behaviour for the entire 24 hour period
 India
 
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
 India
 Ahmedabad
Group name: SANCHETANA
Group size: 800
Contact person: Dr Hanif Lakdala
Phone: 
Website: www.sanchetana.org
  Awareness event
The play would be enacted depicting gruesome and tragic consequences of violence
 India
 Aligarh
Group name: Inter community peace initiative, Citizens For Pea
Group size: 50
Contact person: Iqbal A. Ansari
Phone: 91 571 3298957 
Website:
  Awareness event
Visiting Jammu & Kashmir(India) to moblize support from all parties to the conflict to guarantee protection of civilians by signing a citizens pledge and declaration under geneva conventions as well as religious ethical code on war.
 India
 Bangalore
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team-Dhyanapeetam-Bangalore
Group size: 100s
Contact person: Ma Nithya Maneeshananda for Bangalore
Phone: 080-41153624 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  Awareness event
Awareness event Dhyanapeetam's Bangalore chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation .
 India
 Coimbatore
Group name: Isha Foundation
Group size: >250 000
Contact person: Kumar Govind
Phone: +91-422-2615345 
Website: www.ishafoundation.org
  
    Weeklong celebrations including: Peace March & AIDS Awareness Campaign Launch, Sept 23rd, Coimbatore, in collaboration with the Rotary Club. Isha Fest & Celebration of World Peace Day, Sept 24th, Isha Yoga Center, Velliangiri Foothills, featuring a concert by Anuradha Sriram, cultural programs, exhibits, stalls, and discourse by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.
 India
 Hyderabad
Group name: 
Group size: NA
Contact person: Dr Vidyardhi Nanduri
Phone: 
Website: http://cosmologyvedas.blogspot.com/
  
COSMOLOGY INTERLINKS WORLD PEACE The Science of Philosophy: Divinity, Vedas, Upanishads, Temples & Yoga 2. Philosophy of Science : Plasmas, Electro-magnetic fields and Cosmology 3. Resource : Reflectors,3-Tier Consciousness, Source, Fields and Flows 4. Noble Cause : Human-Being, Environment, Divine Nature and Harmony
 India
 KOLKATA
Group name: 
Group size: 500
Contact person: INDIAN OEACE COUNCIL
Phone: 91-033-39578838 
Website: x
  Awareness event
 India
 Kottarakkara
Group name: COSMIC COMMUNITY CENTRE(CC OF URI)
Group size: 55
Contact person: Dr. Abraham Karickam
Phone: 91-474-2454087 
Website: www.wfism.rog
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Peace procession with students and others of the locality and a public meeting
 India
 Mumbai
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team_Dhyanapeetam_Mumbai, India
Group size: TBA
Contact person: Ma Nithya Ragananda
Phone: 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  Nithyananda Foundation's Mumbai chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 4 1/2 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 India
 Shahkot
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Davinder Singh AHluwalia
Phone: 
Website:
  
 India
 SHAHKOT
Group name: UNESCO Club, Shahkot
Group size: 22
Contact person: Harpreet Singh ahluwalia
Phone: 91-98559-60931 
Website:
  Awareness event
International Peace Is My First and last Desire
 India
 Shahkot, Distt. Jalandhar, Punjab
Group name: All India Sikh Students Fed. (Mehta) Tehsil Shahko
Group size: 100
Contact person: Amandeep Singh Ahluwalia
Phone: 91-98151-26367 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Free my planet from violence
 India
 SHAHKOT, Distt. Jalandhar, State Punjab
Group name: All India sikh Students Fed. (Mehta) Teshil Shahko
Group size: 200
Contact person: Aman Deep singh ahluwalia
Phone: 91-98151-26367 
Website:
  Awareness event
Free my pleant from Violence
 India
 SHAHKOT,Distt. Jalandhar, State Punjab
Group name: Youth Welfare Club(R) Shahkot
Group size: 80
Contact person: Davinder Singh ahluwalia
Phone: 9888060931 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
I will do every effort for International Peace and Mutual Understanding
 India
 Tiruvannamalai
Group name: Arcot Lutheran Church
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Rev.solomon Rajan Babu
Phone: 91 4175 224607 
Website: NIL
  Awareness event
Through drama, street play, skits videshow to give awareness to the people about the violance around the world
 India
 tiruvuru
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: avvari shouri
Phone: 0091 8673 25355 
Website: www.ideas-ngo.in
  Awareness event
Discussion on ways of peace building and analysis of injitices that take place around us due to which violance is increasing thus prayer is needed and a must too. and prayer for peace
 India
 Uttar Pradesh
Group name: Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Action Network (UPVAN)
Group size: 223 Civil Society Gr
Contact person: Mr. Diwakar Bhatt
Phone: 91-0522-2361563 
Website: www.upvan.org
  
WE ARE A BROAD BASED NETWORK OF 223 VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS WORKING IN THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA. WE HAVE PASSED ON YOUR MESSAGE TO AL OUR MEMBERS, WHO IN TURN WOULD BE OBSERVING THIS DAY THROUGH AWARENESS MEETINGS, RALLIES AND MANY OTHER SUCH EVENTS.
 Indonesia
 Jakarta
Group name: Tarekat Saudara Sebangsa
Group size: 
Contact person: Aryawirawan Simauw
Phone: 62-21-813.189.3 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Indonesia
 Jakarta
Group name: Tarekat Saudara Sebangsa
Group size: average 200 peoples
Contact person: Aryawirawan Simauw
Phone: 081318939105 
Website:
  
  We will request the Indonesian people to praying and fasting for peace for 12 hours. We will also make a seminar on peace, workshop on preparation of peace film and Peace Reflection Evening.
 Israel
 rishon le Zion
Group name: language of light
Group size: 6-9 ~
Contact person: Talya Tal
Phone: +972-3-9641942 
Website:http://www.communa.tapuz.co.il/LightLanguage
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
To help co-creat a critique mass for changeing the Colective Consciousness toward Unity, brotherhood and understanding that outter peace is a projection of inner peace.
 Japan
 
Group name: individuals vigil group
Group size: w o998560
Contact person: lipton barua
Phone: 0066- 062867016 
Website: NO/A
  Less than 24-hour Community event
dear sir& madame, iam bangladeshi buddhist monk.i with him sir i wond to your organzations can vegate? so i hopefuly were are organzations as a participatiny but i am individuals vigil group. things for your moer & moer.
 Malaysia
 KL, Taiping
Group name: Malaysian for World Peace (M4WP) & SCI
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Stephen Nah
Phone: 6019-223-1551 
Website: scimalaysia.org
  Awareness event
We successfully had a Peace Seminar, Peace March, Peace Convoy & an interfaith Prayers at the Independent Square, KL, Malaysia. Click below for some photos shots http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sci_malaysia/album?.dir=/3e54scd
 Malaysia
 Kuala Lumpur
Group name: M4WP, SCI (Service Civil International), MIN, MIYC
Group size: > 100
Contact person: Stephen Nah
Phone: 019-223-1551 
Website: www.scimalaysia.org
  Awareness event
Having a series of activities, Peace Seminar, Peace Convoy.. ending with Peace Vigil at Dataran Medeka
 Malaysia
 Petaling Jaya
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Ng Chee Hooi
Phone: +60175743464 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Nepal
 Kathmandu
Group name: Children fo the Earth and HYPN schools
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Nina Meyerhof
Phone: 
Website: www.children-of-the-earth.org
  Awareness event
peace march with groups and speakout..Kathmandu area...gathering youth from the area and bringing yuoth from around the world.
 Nepal
 Kathmandu
Group name: Peace and Social Justice Centre,Nepal
Group size: 100
Contact person: Shreeram Lamichhane
Phone: 00977-984139106 
Website:
  Awareness event
We would like to inform you that we are going to pray in Budda Stupa ,in Boudha ,for peace all over the World
 Nepal
 Kathmandu
Group name: Youth Society for Peace, Hindu Vidya Peeth Nepal
Group size: 
Contact person: Sushil Koirala
Phone: 00977-1-5527924 
Website:
  
Peace march, interfaith event .
 Pakistan
 Faisalabad
Group name: idea in action
Group size: 20
Contact person: amjad pervaiz
Phone: 92-300-766-8812 
Website: www.ideainaction.org
  Awareness event
idea in action working for peace and prosperity through education and health. We organize workshop,seminar and drama. We need material,literature,movies,posters and support to work out in whole pakistan.
 Pakistan
 Islamabad
Group name: CAT Foundation (Campaign Against Terrorism)
Group size: 37000
Contact person: Zafar Shahid
Phone: 051-2870890 
Website:
  Awareness event
By Non-formal basic education through Seminars, Conferences, Publications, Walks, Camps, Movies and Speeches.
 Pakistan
 Multan
Group name: Staff and students of the Pastoral Institute
Group size: 150
Contact person: Fr James Channan OP
Phone: 0092-300-873066 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We will have interfaith prayer, reading of varous sacred scriptures on peace, light candle and sing peace songs.
 Pakistan
 Sargodha
Group name: International Association for Religious Freedom
Group size: nonmention
Contact person: Bishop.Dr.Jefferson Tasleem Ghauri
Phone: 0092-300-600767 
Website: www.geocities.com/iarfpak
  24-hour Interfaith observation
IARF Pakistan will arrange IDPV program for peace 21st September 2006 in deferent cities and places in Pakistan.We appreciate the peace process in events in Pakistan
 Philippines
 Quezon City
Group name: Ramon Magsaysay (Cubao) Scouting Unit
Group size: 100
Contact person: Christopher F. Ragudo
Phone: +639158399959 
Website:www.geocities.com/magsaysayscouts
  Awareness event
We would be promoting peace among the students where our group is located and would display a poster where students sign to signify their support for peace around the world.
 Philippines
 Quezon City
Group name: Third world Movement Against the Exploitation of w
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Sol Perpinan
Phone: (632) 913 9255 
Website: http://www.tw-mae-w.org
  Awareness event
Prayer services, Eucharistic celebration, email reminders to centers, sheland individuals
 Singapore
 
Group name: Canossian Schools
Group size: 2000
Contact person: Sister Angela Ng
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Inter-faith prayer on the possibility of spreading Peace wherever we go but first peace has to begin in our hearts, our homes, our communites, our society before it reaches out to the world. Strenthen the bond of Peace as we pray together as ONE.
 Singapore
 Singapore
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team _ Dhyanapeetam_ Singapore
Group size: 50
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Nithyananda Bliss Team Singapore will conduct a one hour meditation & peace prayer . Paramhansa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation
 Taiwan
 Hsinchu
Group name: Holy Spirit convent
Group size: 14
Contact person: Carmen Elisa Bandeo
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Adoration in fronty of the Blessed Sacrament. Personal prayer and fast .
 Taiwan
 Hsinchu
Group name: Shu Guang High School
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Sr. Frances Chang SSpS -
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
classes and prayer meeting!
 Taiwan
 Hsinchu
Group name: Shu Guang Senior High School
Group size: 695
Contact person: Sr. Frances Chang SSpS -
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Classes discussion and prayer meeting
 Taiwan
 Hsinchu
Group name: Shu Guang Primary School
Group size: 630
Contact person: Huang Yuh Mei, Principal
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Prayer and discussion about peace in each class (teachers and students)
 Taiwan
 Taipei
Group name: Catholic
Group size: 150
Contact person: Joseph LIN
Phone: 02-23813748 
Website: http://www.catholic.org.tw/wanhua
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 
 Thailand
 Bangkok
Group name: UNESCAP, UNIS, Interreligious and International Fe
Group size: 5,000
Contact person: Mr. David Lazarus & Ms. Delia Javanasundara
Phone: 
Website: www.unescap.org
  Awareness event
The Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace - Thailand, Women's Federation for World Peace and WCARP - Thailand (student organization) are organizing, with support by UNESCAP, a youth rally for peace on 21 September in Bangkok, followed by a candlelit vigil and a mini-concert at the Bangkok Metropolitan Admistration.
 Thailand
 Bangkok
Group name: SOKA GAKKAI THAILAND
Group size: 200
Contact person: Patoomporn Limrossukon
Phone: 
Website: www.sgt.or.th
  Awareness event
Soka Gakkai Thailand will organize a peace day vigil among their 200 participants from Southeast Asia countries who attend a Women Peace Conferece (21-24 Sept) on 21 September.
 Thailand
 Bangkok
Group name: UN Catholic Group
Group size: 100
Contact person: Holy Redeemer Church
Phone: 019211177 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A special prayer and mass for peace at the Holy Redeemer Church in Soi Ruam Rudee at 5.30 p.m., followed by a candlelit vigil.
 Timor-Leste
 Dili
Group name: Local Community
Group size: more than 100
Contact person: Jose A. Jesus Neves
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Holy mass and delivering peace message to each other.

Australia and New Zealand

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Australia & NZ
Group name: World Peace 2000 Australia & NZ
Group size: 300
Contact person: Richard A Fletcher
Phone: 61409160708 
Website: www.supportworldpeace2000.org
  
As part of the Vigil a series of Peace Meditations and other activities at various locations in Australia and New Zealand. Plus sending of a container ship full of School materials for orphan children of Liberia in the next few weeks.
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) Centre, Adelaide
Group size: 30+
Contact person: Robin Inglis
Phone: + 618 8271 8006 
Website: www.ammaaustralia.org.au
  
Will participate within our group in manner as guided by Amma. Will probably be a lunchtime or evening function at the M.A.Centre, Adelaide.
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: Flinders University Multifaith Chaplaincy
Group size: 10
Contact person: Maureen Howland
Phone: 
Website: www.flinders.edu.au/religiouscentre
  Awareness event
"Peace and Unity" display in the foyer of the central library, main campus, Flinders University, involving contributions from Baha'i,Buddhist,Christian,Hindu,Indigenous Australian,Muslim,Pagan spiritual groups.
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: Cardijn College
Group size: 725
Contact person: Matt Reiner
Phone: 
Website: www.cardijn.sa.edu.au
  
Prayer at the beginning of whole school assembly [will be done on the morning of Tuesday Sept 19]
 Australia
 Adelaide
Group name: United Nations Association of Australia, SA
Group size: 
Contact person: Rosemary McKay
Phone: 
Website:
  
Sunday: Mary Cassini: "Three Minutes World Silence Show"; Bahai Community Sentinels of Peace; Wednesday: Peace Vigil Scots Sanctuary; Thursday: SA Prayer Breakfast;UNAASA: Peace Park Gathering including One Minute of Silence; Graham Smith Peace Trust; Beautiful Mind, Beautiful World: "Peace Women Peace"; Sunday: Janet Mead's Romero Community Peace Service.
 Australia
 Manning
Group name: Manning Community
Group size: 6
Contact person: Marie Huguet-Latour
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Gathering with aboriginal people for peace reflection, prayer and concrete others action to commit ourselves follow by a meal
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Peace Organisation of Australia, Inc.
Group size: 200
Contact person: Tim Wright
Phone: 0400 967 233 
Website: www.poa.org.au
  Awareness event
WALK FOR PEACE Thursday 21 September, 1.00 pm, State Library of Victoria, Cnr Swanston and Latrobe Sts, Melbourne. A walk in support of a 24-hour global ceasefire. Fundraising event to be held in the evening.
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Gopal Puri
Phone: 03 9427 0977 
Website: http://www.yogaindailylife.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Free guided peace meditation. All are welcome, no bookings necessary. Thursday, 21st September from 7:30pm.
 Australia
 Morven
Group name: Whole Town
Group size: 
Contact person: Mary Roberts
Phone: 07 4654 8109 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The whole town is committed to a 12 hour vigil and a special service to pray for peace; school children and teachers, police, firemen and women,cwa,ses , rsl and many individuals.
 Australia
 Mullumbimby
Group name: Face Up to Peace
Group size: unknown
Contact person: Pash Galbavy
Phone: 02 6684 5241 
Website: www.faceuptopeace.com
  Awareness event
During the lead up to Peace Day, on September 16th & 17th, we will make masks representing our visions of peace to raise awareness for the governmental Departments of and Ministries for Peace efforts worldwide.
 Australia
 Sunshine Coast
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 
Contact person: Yamuna
Phone: 07-5479 4833 
Website: www.yogaindailylife.org.au
  
Free YOga classes with Peace prayer and meditation
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Nima Bahadori
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
I have made a commitment to do more to make my community aware of Peace One Day. I have a few ideas one of which is to invite the Mayor of Auburn Council (my local council) to endorse a resolution for Peace One Day. Will update you all shortly.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team _ Life Bliss Foundation_Syd
Group size: TBA
Contact person: Lauren Revell
Phone: 612 - 95893138 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  Awareness event
Sydney's Nithyananda Bliss Team will promote and honour the United Nations call for peace by coming together for a group meditation between 7pm & 7:30pm to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Australian Association of Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 02 9518 7788 
Website: www.yogaindailylife.org.au
  24-hour Community event
To support this day all Yoga classes at the Sydney Yoga in Daily Life Centres on Thursday September 21 will be FREE of charge. Peace within creates peace without.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 20
Contact person: Michelle Rose
Phone: 02 9518 7788 
Website: www.yogaindailylife.org.au
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Free Meditation for Peace on Wednesday 20th Sept, 8.15-9pm. Meditations for peace in all Yoga classes throughout the week of Sep 18-23.
 Australia
 SYDNEY
Group name: Ministry for Peace -Australia
Group size: 100's
Contact person: Biannca D. Pace
Phone: 0401 753790 
Website: www.ministryforpeace.org.au
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Commencing at Midnight 20 Sep World Peace Flame arrives to Violin music the cauldron is lit and 7 candles representing the 7 Continents are lit by dignitaries. From then every hour on the hour from Bahai Community to Buddhists Catholics Anglicans Jews Sikhs Hindu's Quakers and Zoroastrians participate.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Sikh Kirtan Prachar Mission of Australia Inc.
Group size: 100
Contact person: Kulbir Singh Malhotra
Phone: 0418469658 
Website: www.communilink.org.au/puratanragi
  
Two Sundays; 17th & 24th Sept, we will arrange special prayers for world peace in our Gurudwara at 6 Stanley Street, St. Ives, NSW. Our community will also participate in the vigil at Victoria Park, Sydney on 21st Sept.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Presentation Sisters Wagga
Group size: 70
Contact person: Sr. Sheila Quonoey
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
In Australia we were given a ritual to use by the International worker. Most will do it individually but some sisters will meet at10am -12pm- time for Presentation Sisters in Australia. Presentation Sisters around the world are taking part in the vigil.
 Australia
 Townsville
Group name: House of Prayer and Spirituality
Group size: 
Contact person: Loraine Peach
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Gatherings and Prayers for Peace (different venues & times) including 1 minute silence
 Australia-Queenland
 Brisbane
Group name: Multi-Faith Centre, Griffith University & Internat
Group size: 100
Contact person: Prof. Toh Swee-Hin(S.H.Toh) & Richard Cowley
Phone: +61-7-37357053 
Website: http://www.gu.edu.au/centre/mfc/ & http://www.idpa.org.au/
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Multi-faith prayer service and reflections , multicultural musical performances, and planting of a Peace Pole at the Multi-Faith Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane,Qld, Australia
 Fiji Islands
 Suva (please note we are PACFIC REGION)
Group name: femLINKPACIFIC
Group size: 10
Contact person: Sharon Bhagwan Rolls
Phone: 679 3307207 
Website:
  
The monthly women's peace vigil in Suva will be staged on September 21st at 12noon. This will be an interfaith gathering which femlinkpacific assists in coordinating; this will also mark the start of a month of women's peace action towards the October 31st anniversary of UNSCR 1325
 New Zealand
 Auckland
Group name: Auckland Interfaith Council
Group size: 30
Contact person: Ruth Cleaver
Phone: 64-9-813-1600 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Interfaith 2 hour evening programme of music and prayer, in collaboration with United Nations Association (UNANZ) Auckland branch. Eight faith groups and several NGO's will be performing songs, offering prayers or sharing words. Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Minister of Ethnic Affairs will attend and greet the crowd.
 New Zealand
 Auckland
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Pritika
Phone: 02107 24051 
Website:
  Awareness event
Create awareness of IDP among my circle of influence.
 New Zealand
 dunedin
Group name: st. pauls anglican cathedral
Group size: 
Contact person: helene mann
Phone: 
Website:
  
prayes for peace at midday, and prayers for peace in evening service. cathedral open all day for personal prayers for peace
 New Zealand
 Lower Hutt
Group name: 
Group size: One
Contact person: June Aslett
Phone: 64 04 562 8805 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Participation in the day by prayer at 12noon at the local church
 Tahiti
 Papeete
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Dany
Phone: 
Website:
  
énoncerai la Grande Invocation au lever et au coucher du soleil
 Vanuatu
 Lowanatom
Group name: Frères du Sacré-Coeur - Collège Technique Lowanato
Group size: 80
Contact person: Frère Antonio Lopez García-Nieto
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Présentation images thème paix et vigile prière. Information journée aux élèves école et prière par groupe classe. Célébration eucharistique animée par le groupe de 10ème sur le thème de la paix

Europe

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 chelmsford
Group name: canonesses of the holy sepulchre
Group size: 4
Contact person: sister margaret
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
evening prayer at 5.30pm at the blessed sacrament church, melbourne avenue
 
 Clitheroe, Lancs
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Sheila Fish
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Meditation with a few friends for peace and the saying of the Great Invocation.
 Austria
 Salzburg
Group name: Austrian Network for Peace and Non Violence , Salz
Group size: 
Contact person: Elisabeth Riedl
Phone: 0043 650 885 19
Website: www.friedensnetzwerk.org , www.womenaspeacemakers.org
  Awareness event
A celebration, in the UNESCO school ,Elsbethen, (Pax Christi, WFWP, Dynamic 5, AWDV) 16.00 Lositos painting and exchanging paintings with African artists. Drumming session at Peace pole (WPPS). Greetings from Kofi Annan; the Mayors office; Interreligious representatives and NGO's light a candle , World Flag ceremony,Peace dance.
 Austria
 Steyr
Group name: Service for Peace - Youth Club Steyr
Group size: core team 10
Contact person: Bogdan Pammer
Phone: 0043 7252 41607
Website: www.serviceforpeace.org
  
11th to 21th: Peace WS in different Youth Clubs. At this WS participants will create their own peace candles and have time to think about "I and PEACE". For each candle they will donate for peace projects in palestine. On 21th: We will have a peace candle gathering in downtown.
 Austria
 Vienna
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 100
Contact person: Dr. Radha
Phone: 004317986344
Website: www.yogaindailylife.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
24 hour facility for peace-meditation in our "Yoga in Daily Life Center", public event "Yoga in Daily Life for World Peace" & World Peace Prayer in 1030 Vienna, Schweizer Garten, guided by His Holiness Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda.
 Azerbaijan
 Baku
Group name: CANCAR (Culture against Nationalism, Conflicts and
Group size: 250
Contact person: Nadir Kamaladdinov
Phone: +994503288326
Website:
  24-hour Community event
On 21 September will be conducted South Caucasus event on promoting inter-ethnic, inter-faith and intercultural event. Activities will be comducted in Baku, Yeran and Tbilisi.
 Bosnia
 Tuzla
Group name: Peaceflame
Group size: 25
Contact person: Jasmina Redzepagic
Phone: +38735276330
Website: www.kpm.co.ba
  Awareness event
Our Peaceflame group of 5 people will work with 50 children (local, refugee, Roma, etc.) in workshop of producing postcards with messages of peace, to be sent to as many governments around the world, from the post-war area in Bosnia, asking for Peace in the World.
 Croatia
 Cakovec
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 50 and more
Contact person: Bernarda Goricanec
Phone: 00385 913141001
Website: www.yoga-in-daily-life.hr
  24-hour Community event
World Peace Prayer around the "Peace Tree" planted by H.H.Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, guided by representatives of different religious and spiritual organizations and lighting the peace candles.Media promotion of peace ideas.
 Croatia
 Split
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 50 +
Contact person: Tanja Ciric
Phone: +38521542870
Website: www.yoga-in-daily-life.hr
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  World Peace Prayer around the "Peace Tree" planted by His Holiness Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda and City representatives. Guided by representatives of different religious organizations, each to lead the part of prayer according to his own tradition. Lighting the peace candles, silent prayer dedicated to war victims. Spiritual songs concert performance.
 Croatia
 Zagreb
Group name: Yoga in daily life Zagreb
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Andrea Pavlin
Phone: +38514812624
Website: www.yoga-in-daily-life.hr
  Less than 24-hour Community event
World Peace Prayer around the "Peace Tree" planted by His Holiness Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda and honorable guests of “Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Summit and Message of Mahatma Gandhi” in October 2005, guided by representatives of different religious and spiritual organizations and lighting the peace candles.
 Cyprus
 Nicosia
Group name: Holy Cross Catholic Church
Group size: Parish
Contact person: Fr. Umberto Barato ofm, Parish Priest
Phone: +357 22 662132
Website: www.cypruscatholicchurch.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
On 21/9, we will dedicate our daily hour of Eucharistic adoration (5-6 pm.)to this purpose.
 Cyprus
 Nicosia
Group name: UNFICYP
Group size: 50
Contact person: Anne Bursey
Phone: +35722614546
Website: www.unficyp.org
  Awareness event
UNIFCYP Chief of Mission, SRSG Michael Møller will be hosting a peace candle ceremony to mark International Day of Peace at 18:15 on 21 September at the Ledra Palace Exchange Gate in front of the Ledra Palace Hotel, Nicosia. Cyprus WWII veterans association members will attend.
 Czech Rep.
 Strilky
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life Czech Republic
Group size: 
Contact person: Arjunpuri
Phone: +420 573 375 11
Website: www.yoga.cz
  24-hour Community event
A day dedicated to Peace prayers, meditations and community gatherings.
 Denmark
 Copenhagen
Group name: International Church of Copenhagen
Group size: 120
Contact person: Rev. Chad M. Rimmer
Phone: (45)39 62 47 85
Website: www.internationalchurch.dk
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The International Church of Copenhagen, along with the congregation of Sankt Andreas, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark, will be holding a prayer service, observing the International Day of Prayer for Peace.
 England
 Brighton
Group name: Justice and Peace
Group size: 8 - 10
Contact person: Mollie Dell
Phone: 01273 692560
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
0945 - 1530: in Roman Catholic Church open to all;; drop in at any time, food & drink provided; day of vigil, prayer, readings, liturgy; speaker invited. Also St. Matthew's Feast Day.
 France
 Ecorans, Collonges
Group name: Houses for Peace
Group size: 10
Contact person: Luis de Freitas
Phone: + 33 450 59 41
Website: www.housesforpeace.org
  24-hour Community event
Starting at sunset of September 20th, the local members and friends of the forming organization 'Houses for Peace' will gather and celebrate the International Peace Day in a spirit of sharing, simplicity and joy.
 France
 Strasbourg
Group name: groupe de préparation pour le 21 septembre 2006 co
Group size: 7
Contact person: Ingeborg Diffiné
Phone: 
Website:
  
 VIGILE lors de la Journée Internationale pour la Paix et la Nonviolence (ONU) - et conjointement Journée Internationale de Prière pour la Paix (COE) - 21 septembre 2006 19-21h STRASBOURG, PLACE DE LA REPUBLIQUE. Possibilité de signer pétition "Education à la nonviolence et la paix à l’école".
 Germany
 Frankfurt
Group name: 
Group size: 18
Contact person: Dietlinde Kaufmann
Phone: 0049(0)61203028
Website: WCRPRheinMain.de
  Awareness event
Group get together with table, public awareness in the streets, flyers distribution, "peace" apples distribution.
 Germany
 Hannover
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Taj
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Shalom!
 Germany
 Marburg-Schröck
Group name: Kath. Kirchengemeinde St. Michael und St. Elisabet
Group size: 
Contact person: Stefan Krönung
Phone: 
Website: www.pfarrei-schroeck.de
  
Um 13.59 Uhr Mittagsgebet um Frieden und Gerechtigkeit in der Welt in der barocken Pfarrkirche
 Germany
 Munich
Group name: The Temple Project Association
Group size: 200
Contact person: Gottfried Hutter
Phone: 
Website: www.temple-project.de
  Awareness event
Besides an awareness event with my group I will as a teacher of catholic religion prepeare all my school classes to keep a special time of awareness for World Peace at that date.
 Germany
 Passau
Group name: Interreligiöse Gemeinschaft
Group size: 10
Contact person: Rev.Dipl.-Theol. Dr.medJosef Wimmer M.A.
Phone: 0049(0)85185194
Website: www.oekumene-global.de
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The Interreligöse Gemeinschaft will come together to sit in silence visioning peace on earth, to exchange exchange experiences and share a peace meal.
 Germany
 Witzenhausen - Ziegenhagen
Group name: 
Group size: 20
Contact person: Bruder André Boeing
Phone: 05545 950852
Website: http://tag-des-friedens-2006.globaldorf.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Im Waldfrieden des Kaufunger Naturparks kommen wir im Naturseminarhaus Glashütte an diesem Tag zusammen, um unser Licht in den Tag des Friedens zu scheinen. Gebet, Meditation, Stille, Gesang, Tanz, Vorträge und die live Teilnahme über Leinwand am Gaia Field Projekt Webcast füllen den Tag der friedlichen Andacht.
 Hollan
 The Hague
Group name: Quakers, The Hague Monthly Meeting
Group size: 15
Contact person: Willem Furnée
Phone: 
Website: www.vriendenkring.info
  
Worship sharing with about Peace with local residents
 Hungary
 Budapest
Group name: U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 10+
Contact person: Mr. Isstvan Kover
Phone: +35-242-35-47
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
Observing the International Day of Peace with a Moment of silence and rasing the UN and the flags of the countries of the World.
 Hungary
 Debrecen
Group name: Debrecen Yoga Society
Group size: 95
Contact person: Jozsef Kollar
Phone: 0036205453647
Website: http://dje.hu
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We are organizing a public lecture to commemorate the event. We will call upon the people to join the vigil for Peace to be held in the center of the city, Debrecen at 17.30 pm. The main lecturer will be Kriyanand, the chairman of our organization.
 Ireland
 Dublin
Group name: Interfaith Roundtable
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sheikh Professor Shaheed Satardien
Phone: 353879932581
Website: www.educationforpeaceireland.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
three hour vigil and seminar
 Ireland
 Laois
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Conor Fingleton
Phone: 
Website:
  
One hour of peace prayer, and one hour of meditation dedicated to global unity and peace.
 Italy
 Albagnano di Bee
Group name: Lama Gangchen World Peace Foundation
Group size: 300
Contact person: Isthar D.-Adler
Phone: +39-0323-569608
Website: www.worldpeacecongress.net
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Offering lights and incense with prayers for world peace as well as ringing the peace bell at the United Nations in Geneva
 Italy
 Chia di Soriano nel Cimino
Group name: Sacerdoti Lavoratori Sposati
Group size: 
Contact person: Giuseppe Serrone
Phone: +39 3285780719
Website: http://nuovisacerdoti.altervista.org
  24-hour Community event
 Italy
 CIAMPINO
Group name: COUNCIL OF CIAMPINO (ROME)
Group size: 200
Contact person: Mr. Sandro Caracci /Mrs. Anna Maria Perinelli
Phone: +39 06 79097319
Website: www.comune.ciampino.roma.it
  Awareness event
Events in the town council hall Main events in the morning: meeting with journalist Matteo Scarabelli, peace messenger for Lazio Region. Afternoon: unveil the monument "Un abbraccio per la Pace" by Stefano Piali; interview to Mr. Franco Di Mare, Rai journalist in conflict areas.
 Italy
 maddaloni
Group name: CGD Maddaloni ( CE )
Group size: 10
Contact person: Agostino Del Monaco
Phone: 3387046716
Website:
  
il gruppo opera nel Liceo Scientifico Nino Cortese a Maddaloni, si ipotizza una iniziativa anche adottata in altre scuole che non vada oltre le 2 ore di lezione dalle 9,00 alle 12,00
 Italy
 Milan
Group name: Association ICPC ITALIA (Internat.Children's Peace
Group size: a dozen
Contact person: Brigitte Beretta
Phone: (39) 02 8465106
Website: www.icpc.it www.solidea.org/ospiti_index_e.htm
  Awareness event
7.00 a.m. meditation; noon 1 minute of silence with several classes stimulate CHILD PARTICIPATION:"What con I personaly do for Peace (in classroom, family etc)
 Italy
 Pescara
Group name: chiesa metodista
Group size: 25
Contact person: greetje van der veer
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
prayers of different religions, lecture passage talking about pace and non violence, music
 Italy
 Rome
Group name: International Dominican Commission for Justice & P
Group size: 15
Contact person: Prakash A. Lohale OP & Marie-Therese Perdriault OP
Phone: 0039.06.5794065
Website: http://jp.op.org
  24-hour Community event
 In Rome we shall have a Day of Fasting and praying for peace on 21st September. Followed by a WALK FOR PEACE, with candle lights from Piazza Venezia, in front of Victoria Emmanuelle monument to Coliseum.
 Lithuania
 
Group name: Peace United
Group size: 
Contact person: Dmitrij Botkin
Phone: 
Website: www.peaceunited.org
  
around the world to stop all wars at least for one day (from August 8th, 2006)
 Netherlands
 Arnhem
Group name: 
Group size: open to all
Contact person: Zubin Westrik
Phone: 026 3890121
Website: www.peaceplace.nl
  24-hour Interfaith observation
An opportunity for each and all to come and sing, pray, dance, be silent, be together to honour the fact that we can ALL live togtether in Peace if we want to. If you wish to offer a concentration on this day please get in touch ; )
 Netherlands
 The Hague
Group name: Silence for Peace
Group size: 4
Contact person: Irene Hadjidakis
Phone: +31703604510
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 We will burn a ceremonial fire from sunrise until 0.00 H in front of the Peace Palace. The Seventh Fire burns to help humanity in this time of transformation toward an era of peace. At noon there will be a World Peace Flag ceremony.
 Netherlands
 Zutphen
Group name: Vredesnetwerk Zutphen e.o,.
Group size: 15
Contact person: Jan Scholten
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
-24 hour Peace –program: local political parties (6); religious organisations (5), societal groups (6); Primary schools (singing, paintings, rap) .By meditation, discussion, poems, telling (life-)stories, readings, choirs (2), jembé, -Also: Peace-films in local film theatre; Peace-run, bakeries selling ‘peace-bread’, exposition “nuclear weapons – Illegal “
 Republic of Macedonia
 Skopje
Group name: NGO Art Studio
Group size: 15
Contact person: Irena Gapkovska
Phone: +38975422987
Website: http://www.ngoartstudio.org.mk
  Awareness event
Public Mulitimedia Event on 21 Septmeber in Skopje-capitol of Macedonia, concert, drawing the peace mural as peace commintment of Macedonian citizens through arts and creativity. We believe in the power of the arts to teach and to heal and to divert youth from going into the system further.
 San Marino
 
Group name: Universal Peace Federation
Group size: 200
Contact person: Giorgio Gasperoni
Phone: 
Website: http://iifwp.interfree.it/
  
Ask people to lit a candle and put it on the window at 8 PM. Press Release to newspapers, radio and TV. Wach the film in our center.
 Spain
 Barcelona
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 
Contact person: Seva Devi
Phone: +933568181
Website: www.yoga-en-la-vida-cotidiana.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  All Yoga classes on Thursday September 21st will be FREE of charge. Meditation and Peace prayer from 22:30 on Sept.21 to 6:00 a.m. on Sept.22. Opened until 23:30.
 Spain
 Madrid
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Fernando
Phone: 
Website:
  
Meditation with a great group of friends for peace http://www.aembk.org/sum/movie.html
 Spain
 Valencia
Group name: My family and friends
Group size: from 4 to....
Contact person: Angeles Alfonso
Phone: 
Website:
  
 a -one-hour meditation early in the morning and another one at 9pm. Prayer and lights for peace.
 Sweden
 Stockholm
Group name: SweFOR
Group size: 2500
Contact person: Karin Haglind
Phone: +46 8 453 68 45
Website: www.swefor.org
  Awareness event
It is not a vigil, but an open meeting with guests who are peace workers from Colombia
 Switzerland
 Bern
Group name: swisspeace
Group size: 42
Contact person: Cordelia Oppliger
Phone: 
Website: www.swisspeace.org
  Awareness event
We have a screening of the film “Spin Giri – The White Beards”. It documents the integration of traditional structures into the state-building process in Afghanistan and explains the functioning of the Tribal Liaison Office, a project initiated and established by swisspeace and the Heinrich Boell Foundation.
 Switzerland
 Bern
Group name: swisspeace
Group size: 40
Contact person: Ellen Bernhard
Phone: 
Website: www.swisspeace.org
  
Dokumentarfilm „Spin Giri – Die weissen Bärte“ Der lange Weg zum Frieden in Afghanistan Einladung zur Filmvorführung anlässlich des Internationalen Tag des Friedens 21. September 2006, 19.30 Uhr swisspeace, Sonnenbergstr. 17, Bern Einladung unter: http://www.swisspeace.org/news/default.htm
 Switzerland
 Geneva +
Group name: World Peace Day/Journée Mondiale de la Paix
Group size: many
Contact person: Jeanne Hrdina
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
    Message to schools re study of peace values and observance of spiritual moment of silence on the Day 2)Message to belligerents worldwide re ceasefire, non-violence 3) Press info to general public 4) Highlight observances by other Geneva groups like World Council of Churches and CONGO .
 UK
 National
Group name: Ahimsa in Common
Group size: 100
Contact person: Louisa Haywood-Samuel
Phone: 
Website: www.herbs11.co.uk/ahimsa
  24-hour Community event
A day of silent prayer for peace and meditation on peace in Parliament Square, London, UK.
 UK
 Stowmarket
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: John McFie
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
I shall be on holiday in Stowmarket when the vigil takes place and will join in any local church observance of it. If no local church is taking part, I shall observe it on my own.
 United Kingdom
 Hatfield
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Jo - snd de N
Phone: 
Website:
  
If I cannot join a group event - 24 hours prayer & silent meditation
 United Kingdom
 Hull
Group name: LSA CHILDMINDING
Group size: 6
Contact person: Steve and Lynsey Maughan
Phone: 
Website:http://www.beep.com/members100/lsachildminding
  Awareness event
We are going to make friendship hand flowers with the children, talk about wars and the trouble and hurt they cause, we will pray at mealtimes for peace throughout that day and always, and by involving the children they will discuss it with their parents also promoting peace even further!
 United Kingdom
 Leeds
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Linda
Phone: 
Website: www.movingforpeace.blogspot.com
  Awareness event
Peace Assembly at a primary school to talk about what they can do for peace -- join the Walk for Peace over 6000 people have walked a total of more than 26,000 miles so far.
 United Kingdom
 Littlehampton
Group name: Circle of The Old Ways
Group size: 20
Contact person: Annabell
Phone: 
Website: www.the-old-ways.co.uk
  Awareness event
Collecting messages of peace in an International Day of Peace book. Getting people to write messages of peace which will be burned in a ceremony, in order to send those messages out to the Cosmos
 United Kingdom
 London
Group name: 
Group size: 8
Contact person: Meera Vohora
Phone: 
Website: www.midastouch.org.uk
  Awareness event
Creating awareness within the local community in South London. Plays, and talks with readings of inspirational quotes from many of the peace leaders from Ghandi to Martin Luther King. And then a plea to the current international leaders that it is down to us all to create harmony.
 United Kingdom
 Sheffield
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Claire Gregory
Phone: 0114 2305397
Website:
  
I will meditate on peace at the Brahma Kumaris centre in Sheffield from 7pm to 8pm.
 United Kingdom
 Vale of Leven District
Group name: Action of Churches Together in the Vale of Leven
Group size: estimate 40
Contact person: Margaret Nutter
Phone: 01389 754505
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will meet in St Kessog's Church Balloch for 2 hours from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm)to pray for peace at home and throughout the world

Middle East

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Egypt
 Cairo
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 1700
Contact person: Mrs. Sally Kader
Phone: 973-220-1608 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
The U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace's mission is to promote understanding and tolerance between the American public and the peoples of the Middle East. We strive to educate citizens of the world on the culture, traditions, history of the Middle East and its people.
 Egypt
 Giza
Group name: Sts. Athanasius and Kirellos Library
Group size: 20
Contact person: Marcos Michel Zechariah
Phone: +202 10 55 47 4 
Website:
  
24-hour Interface and Community Events
 Iran
 Tehran
Group name: society for chemical weapons victims support SCWVS
Group size: 50
Contact person: 
Phone: +9821 22417327 
Website: www.scwvs.org
  Awareness event
 Israel
 
Group name: Bridges of Peace
Group size: hundreds
Contact person: Hagit Ra'anan
Phone: +972-52-2533240 
Website: www.bridgesofpeace.org
  Awareness event
also this yeas we will bring together hundreds children of the different faiths in Israel (Muslims, Christians, Druze, Jews) to celebrate IDP together. also working on other possible events, will update accordingly! May peace Prevail on earth!
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: Interfaith Encounter Association
Group size: 6,000
Contact person: Dr. Yehuda Stolov
Phone: 
Website: www.interfaith-encounter.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
   Gathering of all the Jerusalem groups of the Interfaith Encounter Association
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: Union of Light
Group size: many
Contact person: Dvora Pearlman
Phone: 
Website:
  
Aligned walk through the Old City from 11:00 am, spreading peace and unity in the city. In the evening from 5:30 pm on the Tayelet of Armon Hanatziv there will be a native american peace ceremony and at 8:00 pm a maditation of the Union of Light.
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: Jerusalem Intl. YMCA - Peace Preschool
Group size: 900
Contact person: Adena Levine
Phone: 
Website: www.jerusalemymca.org
  Awareness event
The Peace Preschool includes 140 children - half Jewish and half Arab. The families and staff of the Preschool will participate in a large-scale day of activities and picnic in honor of the IDP.
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: PEACE X PEACE
Group size: 50
Contact person: Elana Rozenman
Phone: 
Website: www.peacexpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Israeli and Palestinian women celebrating peace-building together and discussing what we can do together and with our American sisters in our Global Network in the midst of the ongoing conflict.
 Israel
 jerusalem
Group name: Magical Passes
Group size: 
Contact person: ohad
Phone: 
Website: www.magicalpasses.co.il
  
Energy tuning with the incoming energy at the 21/9 practicing old shaman movment - "Magical Passes"
 Israel
 Nazareth
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Kamel Barghouti
Phone: +972-505474551 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Children's Art Exhibition...(details will be followed).
 Israel
 Rosh Pina
Group name: Bridges of Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Hagit Ra'anan
Phone: + 972 (0)52 253 
Website: www.bridgesofpeace.org
  Awareness event
we will come together to plant Peace Pole in the north part of Israel, praying together for peace in the entire region, asking for peace on Earth!
 Jordan
 Amman
Group name: U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: over 400
Contact person: Sally Shatila Kader
Phone: +1 973-568-8384 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We will promote and honor the United Nations commitment for Peace through spiritual and religious services and activities through out Churches and Mosques.
 Lebanon
 Beirut
Group name: U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: over 500
Contact person: Sally Shatila Kader
Phone: +1 973-364-7574 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
The U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace's mission is to promote understanding and tolerance between the American public and the peoples of the Middle East. We strive to educate citizens of the world on the culture, traditions, history of the Middle East and its people.
 Palestinian Authority
 Beit Galla
Group name: Parents Circle - Families Forum
Group size: 500
Contact person: Roni Hirshenzon
Phone: 972-3-5355089 
Website: www.theparentscircle.org
  Awareness event
Palestinians and Israelis of bereaved families celebrating peace together

North America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Luz Salazar
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
 
 Across the US & Canada
Group name: The Aetherius Society
Group size: 120+
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.aetherius.org/twelveblessings
  
Aetherius Society members across the U.S. and Canada will hold continuous Services of The Twelve Blessings to send out light and love to the world by respectively taking 15-minute timeslots between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight EDT.
 
 atlant
Group name: enrichment escape
Group size: 9
Contact person: keri d'angelo kelly
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
painting peace flags with children ages 2-4. stamping the letters p-e-a-c-e on the individual flags. reading the book "can't we make a difference"
 
 Columbus, NE
Group name: Federated Church
Group size: 10-50
Contact person: Rev. Elizabeth Parker
Phone: 402 564-2812 
Website:
  
 24 hour vigil with Worship service
 
 Various
Group name: Vessels of Peace
Group size: 300+
Contact person: Lynda Terry
Phone: 
Website: www.vesselsofpeace.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
In Service to the Flow of Grace: The Darshan of Peace, a teleconference call and guided meditation for women, 6 PM PDT, 9 PM EDT
 
 Warren MI
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: R.Platte
Phone: 
Website:
  
Praying for Peace on Sept.21, 2006
 Canada
 Carleton
Group name: St. Patrick School
Group size: 145
Contact person: Ruth Meiring
Phone: 
Website: www.stpats.catholicweb.com
  Awareness event
 Canada
 Chemainus
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Gale Langevin
Phone: 250-416-0610 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
4hr Peace Vigil music prayer meditation. Weshall bring awareness for all humanity to actively engage in promoting peace.
 Canada
 Chicoutimi
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Annie Francoeur
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
I will  send my love to Gaïa, and feel... connect with all those hearts who do the same, and feel the change in energy, maybe a gentle releasing of pressure, or walls going down in people's heart, and later physically, between countries....
 Canada
 Cobourg
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Wil
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Meditation
 Canada
 Duchess, Alberta
Group name: for Duchess School
Group size: about 400
Contact person: Claudia Declercq
Phone: 
Website:
  
In the morning the whole school will observe a minute of silence and throughout the day the students and teachers will focus on commiting act of kindness.
 Canada
 Magog
Group name: 
Group size: 5
Contact person: Any Sanders
Phone: 
Website:
  
meditation
 Canada
 Montreal
Group name: Initiatives of change
Group size: 
Contact person: Estelle Drouvin
Phone: 
Website: www.ca.iofc.org
  Awareness event
We'll invite the Radio Ville-Marie's listeners to pray for the peace and to come and join us to the spiritual vigils for peace we organise each month during the year in different places of worship, with our partners (World Conference on Religions and Peace, Montreal Peace Center).
 Canada
 Montréal
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Gérard Pitre
Phone: 514 728-2498 
Website:
  Awareness event
Sept: 21 from 00:00-01:00 and also inside the 24 hours period
 Canada
 Oakville
Group name: St. Aidan's Anglican Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Cheryl Fricker
Phone: 905-845-6111 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Taize Night Prayer with prayers for Peace in our hearts, peace in our homes and peace in our world. Friday September 22 7:30 pm
 Canada
 Port Colborne
Group name: First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Thomas Arth
Phone: (905) 835-8111 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 To observe International Day of Prayer for Peace we are holding an Evening Prayer (Vespers) service at 7 p.m. (EDT)
 Canada
 Powell River
Group name: Ad Hoc Committee for Vigil for Peace
Group size: 50
Contact person: Gina Devlin
Phone: 604-485-2152 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Friends of various paths will participate in a relay 24-hour vigil with prayer, meditation, reflection, music, etc. at the Sikh Temple in commemoration of the United Nations initiative for a day dedicated to the spiritual search for peace.
 Canada
 sudbury
Group name: Sudbury Interfaith Dialogue
Group size: 20
Contact person: John Arbuckle
Phone: 705-674-0476 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Peace Walk followed by Proclamation by city Mayor and speeches by community leaders at the City Hall
 Canada
 Tecumseh
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Launa McGraw
Phone: 519 919 3267 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Interested in making of difference! Looking for opportunities and suggestions.
 Canada
 Toronto
Group name: Grandmothers for Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Sylvia Bereskin
Phone: 
Website:
  
Candle-light vigil at 9 p.m. in front of my home at 199 Wychwood Avenue
 Canada
 Toronto
Group name: Dominican Family of Toronto
Group size: 30
Contact person: Andrea Di Giovanni
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will be holding Compline (Night Prayer) for Peace at the University of Toronto Newman Centre
 Canada
 Unionville
Group name: Pathways United Church
Group size: 45
Contact person: Mary Joseph
Phone: (647)400-0673 
Website: www.pathwayschurch.ca
  
Sacred Gathering Sept. 24th 10:30 a.m. Melville United Church 11248 Kennedy Rd. ( North of Major MacKenzie)
 Canada
 Vancouver
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation
Group size: 50
Contact person: Martyn Williams
Phone: 604-628-4479 
Website: www.divinecommunity.com
  Awareness event
Nithyananda Foundation's Vancouver chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation .
 Canada
 Vancouver
Group name: Nithyananda Meditation Academy
Group size: 400
Contact person: Martyn Williams
Phone: 604 628 4479 
Website: www.divinecommunity.com
  24-hour Community event
NIthyananda Meditation Academy members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 Canada
 Victoria
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Elizabeth Miles
Phone: (250) 595 6828 
Website:
  Awareness event
One hour gathering in my home noon to 1:00pm. Silence reflection and readings.
 Canada
 Winnipeg
Group name: St Ignatius Roman Catholic Parish
Group size: 
Contact person: Jason Wikis
Phone: 204 953 3129 
Website: www.stignatiusparish.ca
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
  Prayer vigil with representatives from different faiths and speakers on efforts to bring peace to the world.
 Canada-Nova Scotia
 Glace Bay
Group name: members of Holy Cross Parish
Group size: undetermined
Contact person: Sister Agnes Burrows
Phone: 
Website:
  
On Sept. 21 members of Holy Cross Parish are invited to take 5 minutes sometime during the day to pray for peace in our world. We wish to join in spirit with all who will be praying on that day!
 Puerto Rico
 
Group name: Ampliando Horizontes
Group size: 
Contact person: Carmen-Venus Baerga
Phone: 787-293-2800 
Website: www.ampliandohorizontes.org
  
Hemos diseñado, publicado y distribuido a modo de sugerencias, guias escritas para observar durante este dìa. We have designed, published (website) and distributed written suggested guidelines to be observed during the day.
 USA
 
Group name: Pathway of Peace Ministries
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Caroline Dawley
Phone: 
Website: www.churchofthecreator.com
  Awareness event
Peace Circle Gathering; Drumming, Lighting the World Peace Peace Flame Candles; Meditation on Peace and Worldwide Ceasefire. Sacred Pipe Ceremony. 7:30pm -
 USA- California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Unity-and-Diversity World Council
Group size: 25+
Contact person: Rev. Leland P. Stewart
Phone: 310-391-5735 
Website: www.udcworld.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Vigil at Westwood Federal Bldg. (or support another event if one exists) in late afternoon and evening. Different faiths and groups to be invited to participate.
 USA- Michigan
 Center Line
Group name: The Peace Alliance and The Peace Alliance Foundati
Group size: 36,775
Contact person: Dot Maver
Phone: 586-754-8105 
Website: www.peacealliance.org and www.thepeacealliancefound.org
  
A communication sharing information about the International Day of Peace will be sent to all those in our database. The communication will encourage each person to hold a momoment of silence at noon on that day in addition to whatever individual celebrations a person may want to create
 USA- Texas
 Arlington
Group name: School of Ageless Wisdom
Group size: 60
Contact person: Gloria Crook
Phone: 8176541018 
Website: theschoolofagelesswisdom.org
  
One hour long candle-lighting and meditation -- outside. 7 pm to 8 pm.
 USA-Alabama
 Huntsville
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Reese Danley-Kilgo
Phone: 
Website:
  
Be aware all day, from sunrise to sundown. Repeat a peace affirmation on the hour. Sit on a bench in the garden with lighted candle one hour after dark.
 USA-Alabama
 Huntsville
Group name: North Alabama Peace Network
Group size: 212
Contact person: Tom Moss
Phone: 256-468-5314 
Website: http://www.napn.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
North Alabama Peace Network will hold a Peace Vigil on the steps of the Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville, AL from 6-9 PM on September 21st. There will also be a screening of the documentary "Sir! No Sir!" on September 22nd. More info: www.NAPN.org
 USA-Arizona
 Phoenix
Group name: Arizona Dept. of Peace Campaign
Group size: 500
Contact person: Terri Mansfield
Phone: 
Website: www.azdopcampaign.org
  
Sunrise Peace Walk & Meditation; Noon, Peace Pole dedication & UN Flag Ceremony; 6 pm, N. American Peace Pals Art Celebration
 USA-Arizona
 Scottsdale
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Tui Nydell Conner
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Arizona
 Sedona
Group name: Sedona Unit of Service
Group size: 7
Contact person: Joann S. Bakula
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
The Great Invocation, Gayatri and/or Mantram of Unification will be said on quarter hour from 10 to 2 pm.
 USA-AZ
 Sedona
Group name: Spiritis Church
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Angie Gerber
Phone: 928-204-1665 
Website: www.lovewithoutend.com
  Awareness event
7-9 PM Sedona Creative Life Center, Sedona RM. There will be meditations and prayers for peace at this time of the equinox. A new painting of Jeshua by world-famous artist Glenda Green will be unveiled. It portrays the Essene Master of Peace in the cliffs of Kumran.
 USA-CA
 La Canada
Group name: Faith Communities in the La Canada Valley
Group size: 100
Contact person: Frances Hill
Phone: 818-249-8411 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
A non-denominal, non-political candlelight vigil for peace with prayers, reflections and petitions for peace Thursday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. in La Canada's Memorial Park. The event is in its third year.
 USA-CA
 Laguna Beach
Group name: Endangered Planet
Group size: 75
Contact person: Charles Michael Murray
Phone: 949.497.5690 
Website: endangeredplanet.org
  Awareness event
  Featuring "One" The Movie in the City of Laguna Beach, CA USA Sept 21, 2006. We are all one. Showing one night only, Sept. 21, 2006 - 7:15 and 9:15 pm. at South Coast Theatre - South Coast Highway at Broadway, Laguna Beach
 USA-CA
 Los Angeles
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Nina Gabriel
Phone: 818 776-8526 
Website: www.ninagabriel.com
  Awareness event
 USA-CA
 San Francisco
Group name: The Gaiafield Project
Group size: 150
Contact person: David Nicol
Phone: 
Website: www.gaiafield.net
  Awareness event
We will link via internet video and audio communication technology live groups in Auroville, India, the Findhorn Community, Scotland, and the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, USA for a one hour simultaneous meditation and prayer ceremony.
 USA-CA
 Santa Barbara
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Constance
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-CA
 Santa Barbara
Group name: Santa Barbara Resource Group, INc.
Group size: 15
Contact person: Juanita Chatham
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Sept. 18th showing of DVD of Prem Rawat speaking about the possiblity individuals obtaining peace by accessing the source from within
 USA-CA
 Santa Barbara
Group name: Santa Barbara Progressive Coaliation
Group size: 20
Contact person: Juanita Chatham
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight vigil with Peace Proclamation presented by the mayor. For all ages, political, philospical and religious beliefs.
 USA-CA
 Ukiah
Group name: Instilling Goodness / Developing Virtue Schools, D
Group size: 100
Contact person: Heng Yin
Phone: 707-468-3847 
Website: www.drba.org, www.igdvs.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The celebration will include peace songs, a walk with Giant Peace Doves inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall, interfaith blessings, Buddhist chanting and meditation.
 USA-California
 ANTIOCH
Group name: ST. IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH CHURCH
Group size: 300
Contact person: REV. THOMAS P.BONACCI, C.P.
Phone: 4129531205 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
THREE PRAYER SERVICES PRAYER, STUDY, MEDITATION THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT AND DAY BONDING WITH THE INTERFAITH COMMUNITY OF CONTRA COSTA COUNTY STUDY GROUPS
 USA-California
 Bay Area
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team_LifeBlissFoundation_BayArea
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Nithyananda Snehamayi
Phone: 510 573 3433 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  24-hour Community event
     Nithyananda Foundation's Bay Area chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation and peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 USA-California
 Castro Valley
Group name: MA Center
Group size: 10
Contact person: Rasya
Phone: 510-537-9417 
Website: www.amma.org
  
We will be chanting the 1000 names of the Divine Mother (Sri Lalitha Sahasranam) in Sanskrit from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm, praying for the peace and harmony of the world and all the beings in it.
 USA-California
 Claremont
Group name: Peace and Justice Club of the Claremont Colleges
Group size: 75
Contact person: Catherine Douglas
Phone: 
Website: www.studentsagainstgenocide.org
  24-hour Community event
We will be showing "Peace One Day," observing the noon minute of silence, and celebrating at a BBQ Peace Party. All of these events are for the 6,000+ students and faculty of the Claremont Colleges.
 USA-California
 Duarte
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation
Group size: 100s
Contact person: Sri Nithya Bhaktananda
Phone: 626.205.3286 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  
Nithyananda Foundation’s Los Angeles chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda’s mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 USA-California
 Irvine
Group name: STEP
Group size: 
Contact person: Susan Munsell
Phone: 714-903-3355 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 USA-California
 Lake Tahoe
Group name: Squaw Valley Chapel
Group size: 
Contact person: Jamie Olson
Phone: 530-412-2928 
Website: www.squawvalleychapel.org
  Awareness event
 prayer and meditation for peace starting at 7pm.
 USA-California
 Lompoc
Group name: Lompoc Coalition for Peace and Justice
Group size: 25
Contact person: Mary AlKhaja
Phone: (805)736-5459 
Website:
  Awareness event
Please join us for a candlelight vigil beginning at 7:00 PM at Centennial Park on the corner of Cypress Ave. and H Street in recognition of the United Nations International Day of Peace.
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Los Angeles Family Church
Group size: 400
Contact person: Rev. Timothy L. Henning
Phone: 626-792-8673 
Website: lafamilychurch.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Our congregation will hold a 24-hour chain prayer vigil for true and lasting peace in the world. More action may be organized later.
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team _ Life Bliss Foundation_LA
Group size: 100s
Contact person: Sri Nithya Bhaktananda
Phone: 626.205.3286 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  24-hour Community event
 Life Bliss Foundaion's Los Angeles chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a 24 hour group relay-meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda’s mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation.
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Self-Realization Fellowship
Group size: worldwide
Contact person: Lauren Landress
Phone: 323 225-2471 
Website: www.yogananda-srf.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Meditation and prayer service for world peace and healing. To include Paramahansa Yogananda's affirmations for peace and harmony among all nations of the world.
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Mothers Of Peace United
Group size: 
Contact person: Bobbi Elliston
Phone: 323 731-6101 
Website: sistersbuildingsisters.com
  Awareness event
Positive networking with aware positive peace loving sisters world-wide. Praying and uplifting everyone in a mellow peace here and now.
 USA-California
 Monterey
Group name: STOP ALL VIOLENCE ON YOUTH (SAVOY)
Group size: 100
Contact person: Cheri Barnette
Phone: 
Website: www.jaeelogan.com
  Awareness event
A press conference to bring awareness We will have a prepared Peace statement from the President of the California read by a child. The media will present conflict resolutions from a childs point of view...Also, we will observe a candlelight vigil for peace and those lost to violence.
 USA-California
 Point Reyes Station
Group name: West Marin Alliance
Group size: 10
Contact person: Bing Gong
Phone: 415 663-1380 
Website: www.westmarinalliance.org
  
Candlelight Peace Vigil
 USA-California
 San Francisco
Group name: United Religions Initiative Global Support Staff &
Group size: ~25
Contact person: Barbara Hartford
Phone: 
Website: www.uri.org
  
To honor this day of focused intention on creating peace,in partnership with millions of other people around the world, We will create a space of prayer and promise, By sharing Prayers & Blessings,Symbols, Poems, songs & Images, Ceremonial Moshi Rice and other food offerings At Noon, in our office
 USA-California
 Santa Monica
Group name: A Foundation of Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Robert Taff
Phone: 
Website: www.foundationofpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will be holding an all day silent, candlelight vigil for peace and understanding on Earth. All are welcome to bring a candle and sit in silence for as long as you wish. Where: Corner of Colorado Ave. and Ocean Blvd. in Santa Monica.
 USA-California
 Sherman Oaks
Group name: Friends of Peace, Justice & the Environment,
Group size: 
Contact person: Elke
Phone: 818.571.9189 
Website:
  Awareness event
Candlelight vigil to bring about Peace in the World 9-21-06 - 7 pm Corner Van Nuys & Ventura Blvd.
 USA-California
 Studio city
Group name: 
Group size: 10
Contact person: tnah Lousie Di Donato
Phone: 310 508 5171 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
candlelight, meditation
 USA-California
 Studio City
Group name: 
Group size: 15-40
Contact person: TNAH DI DONATO AND MARC NORELLI
Phone: 310 508 5171 
Website:
  
we will host a peace meditation and candlight vigil focusing on sending light to those places in the world that are need of peace
 USA-California
 Sunnyvale
Group name: pacific Life Community
Group size: 50
Contact person: Peggy Coleman
Phone: 408-287-1446 
Website:
  Awareness event
meet @ Lockheed Martin to protest the construction of the Trident missle...no to war and weapons. Meet at the corner of 5th @ Mathilda at noon on Sept. 22nd and every 4th Friday of the month.
 USA-California
 Ukiah
Group name: Instilling Goodness / Developing Virtue Schools
Group size: 100
Contact person: Heng Yin
Phone: 707 468-3896 
Website: www.drba.org, www.igdvs.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The celebration will include peace songs, a walk with Giant Peace Doves inspired by Dr. Jane Goodall, interfaith blessings, Buddhist chanting and meditation.
 USA-California
 Valley Springs
Group name: Catholic Parish Group
Group size: 35
Contact person: Jean-Jacques Vitrac
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Mass offered for World Peace Group Prayers and Presentation
 USA-California
 Van Nuys
Group name: Church of Scientology of the Valley
Group size: 30,000
Contact person: Susan Jacobs
Phone: 818 947 0600 
Website: scientology-valley.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
We will observe this day in our daily services and all church activities of the 24 hour period.
 USA-California
 Westminster
Group name: Clergy Council
Group size: 30
Contact person: Fr.Pedro Contreras
Phone: (951)907-3325 
Website: www.ahs-diploma.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 USA-Connecticut
 Hartford, CT
Group name: Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry
Group size: 
Contact person: Steven Pavignano o.f.m.
Phone: 860-756-4034 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A BREAD, WATER AND SILENCE LUNCH: A Time for Fasting, Prayer and Silence 12:30p in Franciscan Urban Center (call Office 756-4034 if planning to participate)and AN HOUR OF PRAYER FOR PEACE 7p in Church.
 USA-Connecticut
 New Britain
Group name: 
Group size: 25
Contact person: Char Corbett
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Pinwheels for Peace on lawn; 1/2-hour prayer vigil for peace; tolling church bells at 12Noon EST.
 USA-CT
 Greenwich
Group name: Round Hill Community Church
Group size: 450
Contact person: Kerri Ann Hofer
Phone: 
Website: www.roundhillcommunitychurch.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will be holding a candlelight peace vigil and labyrinth walk. We will also be ringing our bell at noon and inviting other local places of worship to do the same.
 USA-FL
 Orlando
Group name: Tuskawilla Presbyterian Church
Group size: 100
Contact person: Susan Peterson
Phone: 407-678-4693 
Website: www.tuspcoviedo.org
  
An 45-minute worship service focusing on peace at home, in our community, and around the world.
 USA-Florida
 
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
  
 USA-Florida
 Daytona Beach
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Sarah Griffith
Phone: 386-478-9012 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith peace vigil at 6:00pm at City Island Park in Daytona Beach featuring live music, prayers by Muslim, Jewish, and Christian leaders, and silence
 USA-Florida
 Doral
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Anjanette Perez
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-Florida
 Flagler Beach
Group name: 
Group size: 2+
Contact person: Mirit Eder-Turley
Phone: 
Website: www.miritturley.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 USA-Florida
 Gainesville
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Barbara
Phone: 3523769960 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Florida
 Jacksonville
Group name: Wage Peace, Inc.
Group size: 50
Contact person: Mary Claire Van der Horst
Phone: 904-764-2046 
Website: www.wagepeace.org
  Awareness event
A candle light vigil at Riverside Park near 5Points. Bring a candle. We will supply cups to contain them.
 USA-Florida
 Miami
Group name: Miami Police Department
Group size: 20
Contact person: Officer Paule Villard
Phone: 3055796184 
Website:
  Awareness event
The Community Relations Section will be hosting a Peace March in order to commemorate the International Day of Peace, involving Middle Schoolers within the City of Miami.
 USA-Florida
 Orlando
Group name: Common Ground Worldwide
Group size: 
Contact person: Cynthia Rae Eastman
Phone: 
Website: www.commongroundworldwide.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Common Ground Worldwide is a grassroots non-profit organization with a focus on World Peace. We would like to connect with other interfaith organizations in Central Florida to organize a special vigil for this day.
 USA-Florida
 Palm Harbor
Group name: Pathway of Peace
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Rev. Caroline Dawley
Phone: 727-738-0223 
Website: ChurchoftheCreator.org
  
Peace Circle Gathering and Peace Vigil. Lighting the World Peace Flame Candle/with Peace Meditation claiming Love, Light and Peace on this Planet Earth. Sacred Peace Ceremony w/Drumming and Song.
 USA-Florida
 Penney Farms
Group name: Penney Farms Peace Forum
Group size: 50
Contact person: Ellizabeth Younger
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Gather in international costumes at Peace Pole at Penney Retirement Community's Memorial Church at 11 a.m. for brief ceremony then walk with posters to community dining room for dinner. Hand out flyers explaining meaning of ceremony
 USA-Florida
 St. Petersburg
Group name: Lakewood United Church of Christ
Group size: 80
Contact person: Kim Wells
Phone: 727 867-7961 
Website: http://www.lakewooducc.net
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  Free vegetarian friendly meal at 5pm followed at 7pm by Visions of Peace, a concert featuring a variety of performing artists and groups.
 USA-GA
 Brunswick
Group name: GlynnPeace
Group size: 125
Contact person: Robert Randall
Phone: 912-262-1274 
Website: http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-glynnpeace
  
combination of Noon minute of silence, bell-ringing for Georgia military dead in Iraq, and sidewalk petitioning of congressperson to bring troops home
 USA-Georgia
 Athens, GA
Group name: Athens GA Women in Black and Athens Friends
Group size: 
Contact person: Beth Kelley Zorbanos
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A vigil for peace from 5-7 pm. at the Arch in Downtown Athens ..Please bring a candle, a sign, a poem, and instrument...or simply join us as we celebrate the International Day of Peace and mark our 4th anniversary stand in Athens..
 USA-Georgia
 Atlanta
Group name: International Sound Therapy Association
Group size: 100
Contact person: Candace Keach, Co-Vice President
Phone: 
Website: www.ista-usa.org
  Awareness event
Spiral of Sound, twenty-five crystal bowls, will recreate "nature's harmony" in Piedmont Park from 8:30-9:15 pm. Participants will experience the sound of deep relaxation created by these bowls on the solstice, an auspicious day to engage in conscious meditation of Peace and Harmony!
 USA-Georgia
 Brunswick
Group name: GlynnPeace
Group size: 150
Contact person: Robert Randall
Phone: 912-262-1274 
Website: www.glynnpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Moment of silence at noon. Tolling of a bell 81 times to honor and remember each of the 81 Georgians who have died in the Iraq war.
 USA-Georgia
 Macon
Group name: Interfaith Fellowship
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Tom McGehee
Phone: 478-474-8497 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith Fellowship will hold in International Day of Peace Interfaith Prayer Service at 7:00 PM on Sept 21 at the Rosewood Ballroom. Rosewood is located at the corner of College St and Walnut St.
 USA-Georgia
 Marietta
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Harold Snyder
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Hawaii
 Honolulu
Group name: U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: over 200
Contact person: Sally Shatila Kader
Phone: +1 973-568-8384 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
The U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace's mission is to promote understanding and tolerance between the American public and the peoples of the Middle East. We strive to educate citizens of the world on the culture, traditions, history of the Middle East and its people.
 USA-Hawaii
 Kapaa
Group name: Green Party Hawaii
Group size: 200+
Contact person: Kimie Sadoyama
Phone: 
Website: www.greenhawaii.org
  Awareness event
Private vigils in groups that they are involved that day. Invite people to my house and pray.I myself will be up from 12:00 midnight of the 21st til midnight HPT. Announce it on the KKCR Kauai Community Radio and e-mailing all my friends on the island.
 USA-Hawaii
 Wailuku
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Serina Souza
Phone: 
Website:
  
A prayer vigil on September 21 and then a prayer walk on September 23. We do the prayer walk at all schools. We have teens and adults go to every school and pray for that school.
 USA-Hawaii
 Wailuku
Group name: Peace for God
Group size: 40
Contact person: Serina Souza
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will be having a Prayer Service in a Park and then do a Prayer Walk at our local schools. We will be praying for the students, staff and to stop violence and drugs in the schools and start peace in school
 USA-ID
 Sandpoint
Group name: Bookcrossing
Group size: unlimited
Contact person: Sue Bieszczat
Phone: 6302790523 
Website: bookcrossing.com
  
International Peace Day - Release Challenge. All in the bookcrossing community have the opportunity to sign up and release a book(s) with a Peace Theme on September 21st. This is the 2nd Annual "International Peace DAy - Release Challenge".
 USA-Idaho
 Moscow
Group name: Moscow Pagan Society
Group size: 14
Contact person: Clinton Johnson
Phone: 208-669-2005 
Website:
  Awareness event
The Moscow Pagan Society has set up a booth in the Commons of the University of Idaho to hand out purple ribbons to represent the International Day of Peace as well as the Religious Tollereance Week.
 USA-Ihado
 Moscow
Group name: University of Idaho
Group size: unlimited
Contact person: Rula Awwad-Rafferty
Phone: 
Website: www.uidaho.edu
  
The University of Idaho will observe Peace Day with a midday program at the Commons Food Court. Program includes open mic, signing peace day proclamation, and moment of at noon. Iain Campbell Smith, volunteer civilian in peace monitoring missions will share remarks and songs.
 USA-Illinois
 Chicago
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Rosanne Stump, SLW
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Pray for peace. Live peace.
 USA-Illinois
 Chicago
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Luanne Wilhelm
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Illinois
 Chicago
Group name: Sisters of the Living Word
Group size: 
Contact person: Sister Barbara Hawken, SLW
Phone: 773-594-1310 
Website: www.slw.org
  
I will think only life-giving thoughts; I will speak only life-giving words.
 USA-Illinoise
 Buffalo Grove
Group name: Peacemakers
Group size: 12
Contact person: Rev. Deanna Mede
Phone: 847-398-0770 
Website: www.kingswoodumc.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Vigil held in the sanctuary complete with music and video - open to the community.
 USA-Indiana
 Ferdinand
Group name: Sisters of St. Benedict
Group size: 140
Contact person: Sr. Jeana Visel, OSB
Phone: 812-367-1411 
Website: www.thedome.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Monastery church open for private prayer from 7 am - midnight, with special intentions at morning, noon, and evening prayer. Public prayer service at 7 pm, with vigil until midnight.
 USA-Indiana
 Fort Wayne
Group name: JustPeace/University of Saint Francis
Group size: N/A
Contact person: Barbara O'Connor
Phone: 
Website:
  
Candlelight Vigil 7:00 P.M.
 USA-Indiana
 Whiting
Group name: 
Group size: 1 + angels and guide
Contact person: Nancie Tharp
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Speak peace, practice peace, and at the end of my work day light a candle and set an intention for the Peaceful Shift to occur.
 USA-Iowa
 Cedar Rapids
Group name: Christ Episcopal Church
Group size: 300
Contact person: The Rev. Barbara H. Schlachter
Phone: 319-363-2029 
Website: www.christepiscopal.org
  24-hour Community event
Ringing of church bells every three hours; private prayers; sanctuary open for prayers.
 USA-Iowa
 Clinton
Group name: Sisters of St. Francis & Clinton Peace Coalition
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sallyann McCarthy
Phone: 
Website: www.clintonfranciscans.com
  24-hour Community event
A 24-hour prayer vigil in the convent chapel & a Stop the Hate Walk through the city involving all schools including 2 colleges and the entire community & lots of media coverage.
 USA-Kansas
 Kansas City, MO
Group name: Unity Temple Peacemakers
Group size: 40
Contact person: Jim Kunce
Phone: 913.319.8618 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Held 9/21/06 at 7:00 - 8:30 pm at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 w. 47th, K.C. MO.Interactive celebration of peace through selected readings, songs, drama and music volunteered and shared by participants as they desire.
 USA-Kansas
 Wichita
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph
Group size: 150
Contact person: Mary Ellen Loch, CSJ
Phone: 
Website: csjwichita.org
  Awareness event
Prayer service for peace with speakers from various faith backgrounds.
 USA-Maine
 Winthrop
Group name: winthrop area people for peace
Group size: ?????
Contact person: margy burns knight
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
From today October 16 through December 23rd we will hold weekly one hour peace vigils on our Maine Street
 USA-Maryland
 Hagerstown
Group name: HCC International club
Group size: 
Contact person: Melinda Vajaria
Phone: 
Website: lemonde5.tripod.com
  Awareness event
 Candlelight vigil at club meeting;moment of silence (held in afternoon at 2:30pm Hilltop Grill/Career Center at Hagerstown Community College (HCC)
 USA-Maryland
 New Windsor
Group name: One Earth Peace
Group size: 20
Contact person: Verdena Lee
Phone: 330-348-6096 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
On Earth Peace will place pinwheels at 500 Main St New Windsor, MD at midnight Sept 20th. Evening Sept 21, there will be a candle light time of silence for countries in armed conflict and a reading from the children's Peace Poem.
 USA-Maryland
 Towson
Group name: Religious Science Baltimore
Group size: 90
Contact person: Jeffrey Proctor
Phone: 4103580163 
Website: religioussciencebaltimore.org
  
24 hours of prayer and meditation
 USA-Massachusettes
 Boston
Group name: Center for Global Christianity and Mission
Group size: 
Contact person: Septemmy Lakawa
Phone: 617 358 3065 
Website: www.bu.edu/sth/cgcm
  Less than 24-hour Community event
THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE VIGIL September 21, 2006 (Thursday) Muelder Chapel, School of Theology (3rd Floor) 10am-noon
 USA-Massachusetts
 Boston
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Kathryn Rohdenburg
Phone: 
Website:
  
Fast, moment of silence
 USA-Massachusetts
 Bridgewater
Group name: Peace Vigil Committee
Group size: 9
Contact person: Betty Gilson
Phone: 508-697-9099 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
We will hold a 24 hour vigil for the community at the First Parish Church with services from various traditions; activities including music, story,labyrinth and crafts for all ages; rededicate Peace Pole by adding 4 new languages, hold a pot luck dinner at 6:30 PM.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Holyoke
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield
Group size: 300
Contact person: Roberta Mulcahy,ssj
Phone: 
Website: www.ssjspringfield.org
  
Noontime prayer with sisters and employees. Most sisters are retired or in our health care. Larger community who live and work elsewhere will make a commitment on the 21st when possible.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Hudson
Group name: Renewed Baptist Church of Hudson
Group size: 20
Contact person: Pr. Jackson R. Oliveira
Phone: 
Website: igrejabatistarenovadadehudson.org
  Awareness event
We will hold a special service gathering as many people as possible.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Hyannis
Group name: Cape Codders for Peace and Justice
Group size: 
Contact person: Diane Turco
Phone: 
Website: www.capecodpeaceandjustice.org
  
Peace vigil/reading of names of those who have died in Iraq 3:30-5:00 PM in front of Rep.Delahunt's office (142 E. Main Street, Hyannis). Bring signs. Candlelight vigils in front of town halls throughout the Cape will be held from 7-8 PM.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Lowell
Group name: Soul Coaching Class
Group size: 11
Contact person: Minnie Kansman
Phone: 616 897 5340 
Website: www.minniekansman.com
  Awareness event
I dedicate this Sacred Soul Coaching class to the committment of Peace. We will flow with this energy beginning on the 21st and throughout the week-end. As we create peace in our individual self, we will resonate it out into the world.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Sharon
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Donna Sitter
Phone: 860-397-5019 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Massachusetts
 Worcester
Group name: Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester
Group size: 
Contact person: Jennifer DelGizzi
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Sing songs of peace, followed by a candlelighting
 USA-MD
 Annapolis
Group name: Annapolis Friends Meeting (Quakers)
Group size: 100
Contact person: Lee Lougee
Phone: 410 647 7012 
Website: www.quakers.org/annapolis
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Each year we have a small silent vigil from 7 pm- 10 pm, in the Annapolis Friends Meeting at 351 DuBois Rd.
 USA-MI
 Ann Arbor
Group name: Ann First United Methodist Church
Group size: 1400
Contact person: Dee Chapell
Phone: 734-662-4536 
Website: http://www.fumc-a2.org/
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Come and practice peaceful walking at two outdoor labyrinths. Corner of Huron and State on the University of Michigan Campus and 1001 Green Rd, near the U of M north campus.
 USA-Michigan
 Adrian
Group name: Lenawee Peacemakers
Group size: approx. 40
Contact person: Carrie Heckman
Phone: 
Website: www.lenaweepeacemakers.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight Vigil held at 7:00pm outside the Adrian Courthouse, on the corner of N. Main and Front Street
 USA-Michigan
 Ann Arbor
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Steven Bean
Phone: 
Website:
  
24-hour exercise of mindfulness on the desire and need for peace--peace within, peace between, and peace among.
 USA-Michigan
 Dearborn
Group name: Christ Episcopal Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Christ Episcopal Church
Phone: 313 565 8450 
Website: christchurchdearborn.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Come and take some time in the Quiet of a Chapel to prayer for peace.
 USA-Michigan
 Detroit
Group name: Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit - Catholic School
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sister Joan Christie, OP
Phone: 
Website: www.aodonline.org
  
Catholic Elementary and Secondary Principals will gather for a peace prayer Sept. 21. Information regarding this day was provided to the principals in August so that their school communities will also participate in the day. Resource used: http://domlife.org/justice/september21/september 21materials.htm
 USA-Michigan
 Detroit
Group name: Marygrove College
Group size: 
Contact person: Jesse Cox
Phone: 313-927-1404 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
On the 21st we will hold a peace vigil in our student center chapel. We have invited Veterans for Peace to speak at our interfaith prayer service.
 USA-Michigan
 Grand Haven
Group name: Girl Scouts of Michigan Trails
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Chris Sodini
Phone: 616-837-4146 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Opening with Flag Ceremony, making Pinwheels for Peace and pausing for a moment of silence in Central Park
 USA-Michigan
 Grand Rapids
Group name: Grand Rapids Dominican Associates
Group size: 15
Contact person: David Lincoln
Phone: 616-780-7266 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Wednesday Sept 20. Interfaith prayer and meditation for peace. 7:00-8:00pm, please arrive by 6:45. Readings and reflections available for private prayer.
 USA-Michigan
 Holland
Group name: Holland Peacemakers
Group size: 74
Contact person: Al Friend
Phone: 616-392-9435 
Website: http://www.hollandpeacemakers.org/
  
 The Holland Peacemakers will dedicate a new Peace Pole in Smallenburg Park. (16th Street and Fairbanks) Guest Speakers. Music 7 PM Bring chairs or banklets candles and lighters.
 USA-Michigan
 Livonia
Group name: 
Group size: 850
Contact person: St. Michael School
Phone: 1-734-421-7360 
Website: www.livoniastmichael.org
  Awareness event
Our prayers will be extended world wide for peace
 USA-Michigan
 Marine
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Barbara Susan
Phone: 
Website: www.holycrosssonline.net
  
Prayer Service 11:45 am - 12:15 pm observing minute of silence at noon
 USA-Michigan
 Marine City
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Barbara Susan
Phone: 
Website:
  
individual prayer and meditation
 USA-Michigan
 Muskegon
Group name: Pax Christi
Group size: 50
Contact person: Nancy Peters
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will gather at Hackley Park in downtown Muskegon for a candlelight peace vigil: silent medition and prayer as we walk around the park. Bring candles and peace signs.
 USA-Michogan
 Lansing
Group name: Shalom Center for Justice and Peace
Group size: 24+
Contact person: Penny Zago
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will hold a sunrise to sunset peace vigil in the chapel of Central United Methodist Church. The public is invited to join us any time between 7:24 am and 7:39 pm. You may stay as long as you like, to pray, meditate, and reflect.
 USA-Minnesota
 Duluth
Group name: Arrowhead Interfaith Council and Sufi Order Intern
Group size: 30
Contact person: LIANA SALIMA RAEL SWENSON
Phone: 218-879-4939 
Website: www.arrowheadinterfaith.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Universal Worship Service with prayer, music and sacred readings from the world's religious traditons.
 USA-Minnesota
 St. Paul
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Group size: 30
Contact person: Joanne Tromiczak-Neid
Phone: 651-690-7079 
Website: www.csjstpaul.org
  
An eveing Prayer Service held once a month to pray for Peace.
 USA-Missisippi
 Edwards
Group name: St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Deacon Jay Vocelka
Phone: 970-328-5457 
Website:
  
Prayer Vigil for Peace
 USA-Missouri
 Kansas City
Group name: St. Charles Borromeo Parish School
Group size: 590
Contact person: Pat Cole
Phone: 
Website: www.StCharlesBorromeoKC.org
  Awareness event
Students and faculty will write a peace prayer or a wish for peace on a dove or a peace person. We will pause for prayers for peace over the intercom four times during the school day.
 USA-Missouri
 St. Louis
Group name: Franciscan Sisters of Mary
Group size: 135
Contact person: Gale Thackrey, Justice Ministry Coordinator
Phone: 314-768-1757 
Website: http://www.fsmonline.org/
  24-hour Community event
 USA-Missouri
 St.Louis, Missouri
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation, St.Louis
Group size: 100
Contact person: Akhila Balaram
Phone: 
Website: nithyanandafoundation.org
  Awareness event
 Nithyananda Foundation's St.Louis chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a one hour group meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation .
 USA-MO
 St. Louis
Group name: School Sisters of Notre Dame
Group size: 75
Contact person: Sr. Genevieve Cassani, SSND
Phone: 
Website: www.ssnd-sl.org
  
We will host a prayer service for peace for the sisters living in our motherhouse, our employees, and the teachers and students of our Pre-school, and High School.
 USA-MO
 Windyville
Group name: World Peace Dome on the College of Metaphysics cam
Group size: 1200
Contact person: Dr. Barbara Condron
Phone: 417-345-8411 
Website: www.peacedome.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
The Universal Peace Covenant recited/read in the Peace Dome hourly on September 2lst. We invite people from all nations to join as ONE VOICE in this reading. You can find the covenant in several languages at www.peacedome.org. We welcome translations into other languages. Thank you.
 USA-New Hampshire
 Goffstown
Group name: Villa Augustina School
Group size: 350
Contact person: Sr. Therese Picard, RJM
Phone: 603-497-2361 
Website: villaaugustina.org
  Awareness event
At 9:15 am 350 students, faculty and staff will gather on the front lawn of Villa Augustina School around the statue of Our Lady Queen of Peace observing one moment of silence, followed by each class praying the Hail Mary.
 USA-New Jersey
 Beach Haven, NJ
Group name: LBI Wellness Center
Group size: 10
Contact person: Marie Murphy
Phone: 609-492-4906 
Website:
  
 Meditation for peace will be included in a healing circle to be held on the beach (weather permitting--otherwise indoors).
 USA-New Jersey
 Marlboro
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation, NJ
Group size: 100's
Contact person: Veena Shenoy
Phone: 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  Awareness event
We will promote and honor the United Nations pledge for the International Day of Peace by doing Group Meditation and watching Nithyananda swamiji's spiritual discourses : Paramahamsa Nithyananda Swamiji, 29 yr old enlightened master has emerged as a leading voice for attaining PEACE and BLISS through meditation-
 USA-New Jersey
 stirling
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: susan ahlstrom
Phone: 908-310-3371 
Website:
  Awareness event
I have made 1000 cranes for world peace and will display them and give an origami crane for world peace workshop at the Chatham New Jersey library.
 USA-New Jersey
 Toms River
Group name: Monsignor Donovan High School
Group size: 1000+
Contact person: Terri Willox
Phone: 732-349-8801 
Website: http://www.mondonhs.com
  Awareness event
We will reaffirm our community's commitment to advocating & working for global peace & justice through an interfaith prayer service and promote awareness with special presentations & activities.
 USA-New Jersey
 Wyckoff
Group name: High Mt. Crystal Lake Zen Center
Group size: 30
Contact person: Ann Wagner
Phone: 201-891-5598 
Website: wwwHighZen.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will be sitting ZaZen for Peace on Sept 2l from 7:30 to midnight
 USA-New York
 Brooklyn
Group name: Leif Ericson Day School of Bethany Lutheran Church
Group size: 200
Contact person: Rita Pihra-Majurinen
Phone: 718-748-9023 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
9/20-Rededication of peace poles during morning prayer/worship; Students/faculty engage in awareness activities for peace and nonviolence throughout the day; "Pinwheels for Peace" are planted on school grounds in public ceremony; Pinwheels remain displayed through 9/21 [weather permitting]
 USA-New York
 Flushing
Group name: Service for Peace
Group size: 40
Contact person: Hanako Ikeno
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
The Inter-faith community of Flushing Queens will come together to send prayers of peace at the historic Kissena Park.
 USA-New York
 Long Island
Group name: Celebration for Peace 2006, IDP Vigil
Group size: 1,000+
Contact person: Karen K. Serota
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Details to Follow
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: James Cannings
Phone: 212 642 8260 
Website: www.jamescannings.com
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: Beth Shalom Sanctuary and Healing Gardens
Group size: 100
Contact person: Akivah Dixon Northern
Phone: 
Website: domestic-peace.com
  Awareness event
On IDP 2006 we initiated the 1st Annual Domestic Peace Awards at Carnegie Hall in the heart of NY City. With Peace Bells, prayers and lifted voices we celebrated The Prince of Peace. For many the home is a battle ground. Domestic Peace allows us all to experience peace everyday.
 USA-New York
 Schenectady
Group name: Downtown Clergy Group
Group size: 4
Contact person: Rev. Steve Clunn
Phone: (518) 878-6737 
Website: http://www.gbgm-umc.org/schenectady/
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
People of all faiths are invited to the First United Methodist Church (603 State Street, Schenectady, New York) at 7 PM on Sunday, September 24) for an interfaith prayer service for peace.
 USA-NJ
 North Arlington
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Mary Fineran
Phone: 
Website:
  
Day of prayer and fasting.
 USA-North Carolina
 Boone
Group name: Mountain Peacemakers
Group size: 20-2000
Contact person: Lexie Danner
Phone: 828-406-2809 
Website: boonenc.org/peace
  24-hour Community event
 USA-North Carolina
 Cary
Group name: 
Group size: 25
Contact person: Candace Inscoe
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Sharing the concept of Peace with school children through the reading of books and an art project
 USA-North Carolina
 Greensboro
Group name: FaithAction International House
Group size: 150+
Contact person: Dr. Mark Sills
Phone: 336-379-0037 
Website: http://www.faithaction.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
An Interfaith Prayer for Peace ceremony will be held at noon in front of the FaithAction International House. The ceremony is also being used by groups throughout the community during the International Day of Peace.
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston Salem
Group name: St. Anne's Episcopal Church
Group size: 100
Contact person: Mark Biggam
Phone: 
Website: www.stannes-ws.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Sunup to sundown vigil around the peace pole at 2690 Fairlawn Drive followed by a candle light service and dedication of 3 more language plaques for the pole.
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston-Salem
Group name: Piedmont Centre for Peace and Justice
Group size: 
Contact person: Syndi Holmes
Phone: 336-499-1057 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace and Atonement
 USA-NV
 Las Vegas
Group name: SPIRITDOVE
Group size: 150
Contact person: Mitzi Reed
Phone: 
Website: wwww.thespiritdove.com
  
we will be doing a peace walk/gathering. Also, we will be gathering in my home for a prayer/meditation/poem vigil
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: VIGIL FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
Group size: 950
Contact person: bastarrica@un.org
Phone: 646 502 5261 
Website: www.vigil4internationalpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
MUSIC, ART, POETRY ,PRAYERS,CELEBRATION FOR PEACE FESTIVAL IN NYC CENTRAL PARK BANDSHELL 24 SEPTEMBER 2006- 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
 USA-NY
 new york
Group name: ArtSpirit Inc
Group size: 50
Contact person: marionbwilliams@earthlink.net
Phone: 212 288 1809 
Website: www.artspiritonline.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We are going to have a drumming/art ritual /prayer event with the Church of the Holy Apostles Soupkitchen at 6pm
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: Vigil for International Peace
Group size: 1000
Contact person: Susana Bastarrica
Phone: 646 5015261 
Website: www.vigil4internationalpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
MUSICAL VIGIL
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: META Center New York
Group size: up to 120
Contact person: Jodi Serota
Phone: 212.736.0999 
Website: www.jodiserota.com
  
MANY VOICES…ONE PEACE. A Sound Healing Concert with Jodi Serota, Eliana Guilad, and Zacciah Blackburn. A Vibrational Healing Concert and World Peace Meditation with three sound healing experts using sound, music activations, focused prayer, meditation. September 21, 7:00 pm. META Center, 214 W. 29th St. in Manhattan.
 USA-NY
 New York
Group name: ArtSpirit Inc
Group size: 30
Contact person: Marion Williams
Phone: 212 288 1809 
Website: www.artspiritonline.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We are going to drum and make a prayer mobile at The Church of The Holy Apostles with the Holy a[ostles Soupkitchen Drumming and Art Group
 USA-Ohio
 
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation
Group size: 55
Contact person: Gowri Rammohan
Phone: 614-571-8425 
Website: nithyananda.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Nithyananda Foundation's Ohio chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for peace by conducting a half hour group meditation & peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation .
 USA-Ohio
 Archbold
Group name: Peace & Justice Project
Group size: 20
Contact person: Cathi Baer
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We will be showing "PeaceOneDay" at our public library, inviting the public. We are advertising in local church bulletins and the weekly newspaper.
 USA-Ohio
 Cincinnati
Group name: Secular Franciscan OLP Peace&Justice Commission
Group size: 
Contact person: Marvin Dickman, SFO
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
International Day Of Peace Education and Prayer Service,at 5:30 p.m., September 21, 2006,at Presentation Ministries; http://www.presentationministries.com/home/home.asp ;3230 McHenry Avenue; in Cincinnati, OH 45211; in a Franciscan Peace and Justice interfaith celebration for world peace.
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland
Group name: The Congregation of Sf.Joseph
Group size: 
Contact person: Brian Fry
Phone: 216.252.0440 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Having outdoor peace witness with signs at 7-8AM,noon to 1PM, 3-5PM and 9:30PM to midnight. From 7-9PM: an indoor program with two speakers,one of whom is from Haiti. The topic is Economic Human Rights in Haiti, and calls or relief for Haiti.
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland
Group name: Dominican Sisters and Associates
Group size: 20
Contact person: Sr. Pat Stellmah, O.P.
Phone: 
Website:
  
 Sisters and Associates representing three congregations will gather for prayer on September 21. We are using Wrap the World in Prayer for Peace found at www.domlife.org
 USA-Ohio
 Cleveland
Group name: Parish Life Secretariat Diocese of Cleveland
Group size: 13
Contact person: Sister Pat Harvat, OP
Phone: 
Website: www.dioceseofcleveland
  
A brief prayer together following our lunch.
 USA-Ohio
 Columbus
Group name: Ohio Dominican University
Group size: 100
Contact person: Jenn Schaaf
Phone: 
Website:http://www.ohiodominican.edu/campus_life/campus_ministry/default.asp
  Awareness event
There will be memorial crosses on the campus of Ohio Dominican University and a display about the International Day of Peace in the lobby of Erskine Hall.
 USA-Ohio
 Columbus
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Julia Bingman
Phone: 
Website:
  
 USA-Ohio
 Toledo
Group name: Secular Franciscans
Group size: 15
Contact person: Jerry Mazuchoski,s.f.o.
Phone: 419 729-3370 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
periods of prayer for peace using different forms of prayer.
 USA-Ohio
 Warren
Group name: Saint James Church
Group size: 50+
Contact person: Sister Yvonne Horning, O.P.
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith holy hour prayer for peace held in our parish church. The mayor has been invited and will be present to read and present the Proclamation for the International Day of Peace to the parish. A social will follow to continue the dialog and the commitment to peace.
 USA-Ohio
 Wooster
Group name: College of Wooster, Peace by Peace
Group size: 10+
Contact person: Michael Rankin
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Evening candle-light vigil
 USA-OK
 Oklahoma
Group name: Nithyananda Bliss Team_Life Bliss Foundation_Oklah
Group size: 25
Contact person: Bhanu Patel
Phone: (405)833-6107 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  Awareness event
Nithyananda Foundation's Oklahoma chapter members will promote and honor the United Nations call for Peace by conducting a 2 hour meditation and peace prayer to increase the positivity of collective consciousness. Paramahamsa Nithyananda's mission is to work towards global peace through individual transformation using meditation
 USA-Oklahomna
 Oklahoma
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: dara van laanen
Phone: 
Website:
  
Believing in the possibility that with enough unified thinking by enough people, change can really happen! Namaste, dara
 USA-PA
 Ebenburg
Group name: 
Group size: 6
Contact person: rhonda
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
pray for rhonda and boyd and family, baby and realtionship issues and baby
 USA-PA
 Pittsburgh
Group name: La Roche College
Group size: 
Contact person: Fr. Peter Horton
Phone: 412-367-9300 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Votive Mass for Peace in Magdalen Chapel at 12:10 p.m.
 USA-PA
 Pittsburgh
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Katherine Cunningham
Phone: 
Website:
  
I will do an individual observance such as praying, peace readings, and meditations.
 USA-PA
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Carnegie Library, Dwontown at 612 Smithfield
Group size: 
Contact person: Darlene Casey
Phone: 412-281-7141 
Website:
  Awareness event
Supporting International Day of Peace by hosting an awareness event - this DVD presentation forcuses on the possibilty of peace within each human being
 USA-PA
 Pittsburgh
Group name: School Sisters of St. Francis
Group size: 58
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.franciscansisters-pa.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
7:30 a.m. Mass for Peace 2:30-4:30 p.m. Eucharistic adoration
 USA-PA
 Pittsburgh and surrounding area
Group name: Western PA Resource Group
Group size: 
Contact person: Carole Rimer
Phone: 724-513-6272 
Website:
  
Peace Picnic - Free food, drink, music, Kayaking, Bicycling - DVD presentation featuring Prem Rawat, widely know as Maharaji, speaking on the possibility of Peace within
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Baden
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph
Group size: 300
Contact person: Sr. Jeanette Bussen, csj
Phone: 724-869-2151 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Observance Events: -Chapel open throughout the day until 6:00 pm for quiet prayer -Prayer Service at 9:00am -Tolling of Bells at 12:00 noon -Procession and prayer with school outside at 1:00pm. -Mass for Peace 4:30 pm -
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Butler
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Jillian Goncz
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
A personal time to reflect on the importance of the vigil and what it means to the world.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Harrisburg
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Sandra L. Strauss
Phone: (717) 545-4761 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Interfaith silent prayer vigil, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Capital steps, 3rd and State St.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Monroeville
Group name: 
Group size: 12
Contact person: Lisa Irvin
Phone: 412-856-3510 
Website:
  Awareness event
Peace dreamers who support vision of IDP Vigil
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Western PA Resource Group
Group size: 
Contact person: Bo Mesing
Phone: 724-513-6272 
Website: www.PittsburghConnect.org
  Awareness event
 DVD Event at Carnegie Library: Prem Rawat has emerged as a leading voice for peace - Prem Rawat talks about a peace and freedom that resides in the heart of every single human being, regardless of circumstances. He explains that real freedom is finding peace within ...
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Pgh City Council
Group size: N/A
Contact person: Pgh City Councilwoman Tonya D. Payne
Phone: 412-255-2134 
Website: www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/district6
  
A Proclamation in support of the International Day of Peace will be read into the public record of Pittsburgh's City Council proceedings on September 19, 2006.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: IDP Vigil
Group size: 1000
Contact person: George D'Angelo &Jack Gannon
Phone: 412 849-3600 
Website: www.idpvigil.com
  Awareness event
 We have committed to make people aware of the IDP and to stress the importance of spiritual observations as a way of obtaining the day. We completed a world tour and are continuing by delivering lectures. Please advise if your group is interested to hear our presentation.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: Chatham Village
Group size: 25
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We invited the IDP Vigil group to tell our community about the IDP and the Vigil. We will now honor the day in our community.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh / Monaca
Group name: Community College of Beaver County (CCBC)
Group size: 
Contact person: Cynthia L. Marshall, Ph.D
Phone: 724-775-8561 
Website:
  Awareness event
DVD Event at CCBC Library in support of the International Day of Peace - Event focused on the individual and the possibility of Peace within
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittssburgh
Group name: St Anne Peace & Justice Committee
Group size: 20
Contact person: Miriam Manion
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Opening mass @ 8:00 am, hourly prayer and scripture reading, closing ceremony and music at 7:00pm
 USA-Pennsylvania
 South Park
Group name: Windover Hills UMC
Group size: 26
Contact person: Dale Reese
Phone: 412-653-6899 
Website: http://www.windoverhills.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Our church will host a 12 hour vigil in our sanctuary along with a 12 hour vigil supported by our missionaries in Australia and Latvia.
 USA-SC
 Charleston
Group name: WCOO
Group size: 4000
Contact person: Susan Livingston
Phone: 
Website: http://www.TheBrigdeAt1055.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Morgen reports live from the Peace Carnival, Marion Square, downtown Charleston at 10:00 AM Deposit your Peace Prayer in the Prayer Bowl when comming,draw a Prayer from it when leaving. Participate in the one-minute silent Peace Wave at noon. Hear music and talks by community leaders.
 USA-Seattle
 Seattle
Group name: University Ecumenical Parish
Group size: 800
Contact person: Tom Quigley
Phone: 
Website: www.universityparish.net
  24-hour Interfaith observation
24 hour peace vigil - 7 churches and two campus ministries. A processional of participants walked between vigil sites carrying a common peace pole boldy witnessing to the larger community that non-violence is a Christian tenant.
 USA-South Carolina
 Spartanburg
Group name: Rotary Clubs (selected)-College Students
Group size: 3000
Contact person: Elizabeth Belenchia
Phone: 864-949-5250 
Website: www.cpcindustrial.com
  24-hour Community event
Rotary Clubs are coordinating a 24 hour vigil at the site of our new International Peace Park on the campus of USC Upstate.
 USA-Tennessee
 Chattanooga
Group name: Children's International Summer Villages
Group size: 100
Contact person: Catherine Long
Phone: 
Website: cisvchattanooga.com
  24-hour Community event
CISV is sponsoring a 24-hour vigil for the Chattanooga community on Thurs. Sept. 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga, 3224 Navajo Dr., Chattanooga. A candle-lighting ceremony will be held at 8:30 pm.
 USA-Tennessee
 Chattanooga, TN
Group name: Nonviolent Ways Project
Group size: unknown at this time
Contact person: Wes Rehberg
Phone: 
Website: www.nonviolentways.org
  Awareness event
We'll be vigiling with signs at the north end of Miller Park in downtown Chattanooga, and also filming responses to the vigil, between 4 and 7 p.m.
 USA-Tennessee
 Nashville
Group name: 
Group size: 5
Contact person: Martha & Joe Moss Family
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
our family will join together in prayer and seek to participate in a local prayer vigil event.
 USA-Texas
 Austin
Group name: CodePink Austin
Group size: 100
Contact person: Debbie Russell
Phone: 
Website: www.codepinkaustin.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
CodePink Austin in collaboration with the Austin Center for Peace and Justice is calling for citizens to demonstrate their desire for peace by gathering on the Congress Avenue bridge sidewalks from 5pm to 7pm.
 USA-Texas
 College Station
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Madeline Watkins
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Reading of International Peace Prayer at Catholic Mass at All Faith Chapel on Texas A&M University Campus
 USA-Texas
 Denton
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: John R. Huff Jr.
Phone: 
Website:
  
    Reflection and Prayer.
 USA-TX
 Corpus Christi
Group name: South Texas Alliance for Peace and Justice
Group size: 80
Contact person: Ann E. Smith
Phone: 361 992-1535 
Website: www.stpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Prayers at All Saints Episcopal Church at 5:30 p.m. Outdoor Candlelight Observance with music and speakers at 7 p.m. on Del Mar College Campus
 USA-Utah
 Provo
Group name: Walden School Of Liberal Arts
Group size: 110
Contact person: Diana West
Phone: 1-(801)-374-154 
Website: www.waldenschool.us
  
We'll be observing this day in our own Walden School fashion. We will take pictures of the proceedings (most likely plays, etc.) and will post them on our website. We'll try and get press coverage.
 USA-Vermont
 Bennington, VT
Group name: Bennington Interfaith Council
Group size: ??
Contact person: Rev Jerrod Hugenot
Phone: 802/442-2105 
Website:
  
Join the Bennington Interfaith Council as we offer prayers for peace from various religious traditions. To be held @ 7 PM in the chapel of First Baptist, Bennington, VT, 601 Main Street.
 USA-Vermont
 Montpelier
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Yvonne Baab
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Before Sept 21st my son and I will draw on sidewalks messages about peace day. I will distribute 3copies of Peace is Every Step(Thich NhatHahn) and The Peace Book (Louise Diamond) which I will register at Bookcrossing.com so that the books can be passed on to others endlessly.
 USA-Virginia
 Fairfax
Group name: Fairfax Community Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Sara Vurek
Phone: 415-454-6085 
Website: www.fairfaxcommunitychurch.net
  Less than 24-hour Community event
1/2 hour Peace Meditation at noon; Drumming for Peace drum circle at 7 p.m.
 USA-Virginia
 Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Group name: Bay Center for Spiritual Development
Group size: 25
Contact person: Carol J. Burke
Phone: 804-435-4020 
Website: www.bayspiritualdevelopment.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Prayers for peace 4-9pm led by one of six persons from the community who have agreed to lead one hour. There will be silence, and personal prayer and reflection. A notebook will be available for anyone to record prayer concerns. Final prayers will be said outside with candlelight.
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond
Group size: 250
Contact person: Lynn Johnston
Phone: 804-282-6512 
Website: www.ICGR.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We plan to make this our first program of the ICGR year, which meets anyway 3rd Thur. We invite materials -to hand out to faith groups and to advertise the event beforehand so they can get their own groups involved in a 24 hour vigil.
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: Richmond Friends Meeting (Quaker),
Group size: 125
Contact person: Sally Andrews Gudas
Phone: 804-752-2825 
Website: www.richmondfriends.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
  Sept. 21st, 7 - 8 PM, Richmond Friends Meeting, 4500 Kensington Ave -- All welcome at community/interfaith silent vigil. Silent vigil (messages from silence) followed by silent candlelight walk. During silence, peace lesson for young children who will rejoin parents for walk. Refreshments. Child care for 3 years & under.
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: Interfaith Council
Group size: 
Contact person: Ellie Fitzell
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Prayer vigil with persons of varying religious faiths held in a public setting.
 USA-WA
 Kent
Group name: PortagePeace
Group size: 50
Contact person: Jane Craker
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight vigil at 7:30 Sept 21st
 USA-Washington
 Bellevue
Group name: Eastside Friends Meeting, Bellevue Com. College
Group size: 200
Contact person: Linda Ellsworth
Phone: 425-564-6150 
Website: www.quaker.org/eastside
  Awareness event
   7:00 pm Candlelight Vigil at Bellevue Community College - World Peace Prayer Ceremony, songs, stories and poems. Co-sponsored by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council, American Friends Service Committee.
 USA-Washington
 Bellingham
Group name: Whatcom Peace & Justice Center
Group size: 500
Contact person: Marie Marchand
Phone: (360) 734-0217 
Website: www.whatcompjc.org
  Awareness event
3rd annual event features powerful speakers & music. We mix joyful vision with tragic reality. 6pm Peace March, 7pm 1st Congregational Church.
 USA-Washington
 Bellingham
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: z raffel
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 USA-Washington
 Bremerton
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Sally Santana
Phone: (360) 895-6022 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Community meeting at St. Paul's Episcopal church to read Scripture, poetry, dance, sing, to raise the visibility of peace.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: 
Group size: 100+
Contact person: Rev Lynn Jardine
Phone: 2065278801 ext 
Website: www.cslseatttle.org
  
beginning Sept 11 with a church service dedicated to the concept of September 11th Is a Choice! We are celebrating 100th anniversary of M.Gandhi's call for taking a pledge of nonviolence 9-11-1906
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: University District Ecumenical Parish
Group size: 2000
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: http://www.universityparish.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Sept 21,2006 - 24-hour prayer vigil for peace. Sponsored by 12 University District churches. Each participating church offers space for silent, individual prayer and meditation. Churches avalable on a rotating schedule starting with University Temple UMC at midnight, and ending with University Lutheran 9-12 pm the following evening.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: University District Ecumenical Parish
Group size: 300
Contact person: Rev. Anne Hall
Phone: 206-525-7074 
Website: www.universityparish.net
  24-hour Interfaith observation
12 congregations join for a 24 prayer vigil in 9 locations. Vigilers move from one church to the next carrying a peace pole, candle and banners. All join at noon for moment of silence and spoken prayers by Christians and Muslims.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: 
Group size: Any Number may Apply
Contact person: Christopher Pringer, Chalice-Bridging Ministries
Phone: 206-286-0899 
Website:http://www.chalicebridge.com/WorldHlgPrayrOnSacredGeo.htm
  
This website provides various global healing Prayers of the Invocation style. They have been artistically rendered with sacred geometry backgrounds. I enjoy making these and offering them for web use/printout and are fairly high-quality files. Hence, the page may take a while to load for dial-up.
 USA-Washington 99163
 Pullman
Group name: Nithyananda Foundation - Bliss Team
Group size: 8
Contact person: Ma Nithyananda Prajna
Phone: 509 332-5020 
Website: www.nithyananda.org
  
The Pullman Bliss Team of Nithyananda Foundation will engage in a 30 minute meditation for worldwide peace from 7:00 - 7:30 pm local time. Thank you for this opportunity to join in this amazing healing.
 USA-Winconsin
 Elm Grove
Group name: School Sisters of Notre Dame
Group size: 200
Contact person: Tim Dewane
Phone: 262-787-1023 
Website: www.ssnd-milw.org
  
We are hosting a public prayer for peace at 8 AM at our Peace Pole. Over 200 students, sisters and others are expected to participate - many with pinwheels!
 USA-Wisconsin
 De Pere
Group name: St. Norbert College Peace and Justice Center
Group size: 150
Contact person: Sr. Sally Ann Brickner
Phone: 920-403-3978 
Website: www.snc.edu/pjc
  24-hour Community event
We begin with Common Prayer on September 20th, followed by private prayer in the Oratory. Morning (7:30) and Evening (5:00) Praise with the Norbertine community is included. Dr. Michael Slattery will give an address at 7:30 on 21 Sept. "Christians' Challenge in Living Nonviolently."
 USA-Wisconsin
 Janesville
Group name: Saint John Lutheran Church (ELCA)
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Bond Haldeman
Phone: 608-752-3159 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Members of the congregation will take turns keeping vigil in the congregation's worship space, 302 N. Parker Drive, for the 24 hours of September 21. Persons from the community are invited and welcome to join us for silent prayer, contemplation, and spiritual reading for any of that time.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Madison
Group name: St. John's Lutheran Church
Group size: 
Contact person: Bonnie Block
Phone: 
Website: http://www.stjohnsmadison.org/
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We'll have a silent vigil at our church from 9 am to 9 pm with a service from noon to 1 pm
 USA-Wisconsin
 Milwaukee
Group name: Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi
Group size: 
Contact person: Irene Senn
Phone: 414-744-1160 
Website: imbsenn@lakeosfs.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Islamic Center,4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Includes both individual meditative prayer and a short communal prayer service at 5:30. Sponsors:JPIC Committee of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi; Peace and International Issues Committee of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee; and Islamic Society of Milwaukee.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Wisconsin Dells
Group name: A Course In Miracles International
Group size: 150-200
Contact person: Sue Maybury
Phone: 608 254 4585 
Website: http://www.themiracletimes.com
  Awareness event
  We will be hosting a Peace Party on September 19 at the White Rose Inn featuring live music and prayers. Join us in extending the peace of God to all the world.International Day of Peace

South and Central America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Pointe-à-Pitre Guadeloupe
Group name: Nithyananda Meditation Group
Group size: 200
Contact person: 
Phone: +590690614546 
Website: http://www.nithyananda.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Chanting and meditation for world peace
 Argentina
 Buenos Aires
Group name: Mil Milenios de Paz
Group size: 
Contact person: Ines Palomeque
Phone: 
Website: www.milmilenios.org.ar
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Argentina
 Santa Fe
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Estela
Phone: 0054-342-452325 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 Brazil
 Resende
Group name: Unidade de Serviço Para Educação Integral em Resen
Group size: 
Contact person: elisa mendonça
Phone: 24.33817173 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
WITH THE Service Unitie/Resende A 10 hour vigil,rreding,meditating and saiing the Grande Invocação.
 Brazil
 Resende
Group name: Unidade de Serviço Para Educação Integral em Resen
Group size: 12
Contact person: elisa mendonça
Phone: 24.33817173 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Brazil
 são paulo
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: emilia afrange
Phone: 
Website:
  
 Colombia
 MEDELLIN
Group name: COMITE OBSERVATEUR INTERNATIONAL HUMANITAIRE RWAND
Group size: 500
Contact person: SERGIO TAPIA-SARA BERMUDEZ
Phone: 312-2640366 
Website:www.missiondiplomatiquehumanitaire.cjb.net
  24-hour Community event
PEACE RADIO-HUMAN RIGHTS RADIO-HUMANITARIAN RADIO WITH REFUGEES, AND OBSERVATION EVENTS- PEACE RADIO WITH CHILDRENS REFUGEES
 Costa Rica
 San Jose
Group name: Rasur Foundation
Group size: all country
Contact person: maribel Muñoz
Phone: (506)282-6576 
Website: www.rasurfoundation.org
  24-hour Community event
Rasur Foundation is working in an interfaith vigil and praying day for peace.
 Costa Rica
 San Jose
Group name: Unity-Costa Rica
Group size: 150
Contact person: Juan Enrique Toro
Phone: 506-203-4411 
Website: www.unitycostarica.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Our bilingual community will hold the idea of peace in their hearts for one minute at 12 noon on this day. May Peace Prevail!
 Mexico
 Mexico City
Group name: International Society of Ascension
Group size: 300 + worldwide
Contact person: Hridaya Ishaya
Phone: 55 5661 4258 
Website: www.ishaya.org / www.ishaya.com.mx
  
10am - 7pm. Open meditation day, all people welcome. 7pm -9pmTalk about world peace, what that means and ways to achieve this through the healing of the Self.
 Peru
 Arequipa
Group name: UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF PERU
Group size: 
Contact person: Rina Flores Arias
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Vigil organized by de UNA of Peru, the sport club "Club Internacional Arequipa" en de Rotary Internacional District 4300 "Rotary Club Arequipa Villa Hermosa". This is a music concert voor 2000 people with the help from the private business sector in the frame of social responsability.
 Peru
 arequipa
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: maria del carmen leo
Phone: 339496 
Website:
  
quiero tener el agrado de participar de la vigilia por la paz
 Peru
 Lima
Group name: Instituto Bíblico de Lima
Group size: 40
Contact person: Eliseo Vilchez-Blancas
Phone: (+511) 424 6955 
Website: www.iglesiaevangelicaperuana.com
  
Liturgia latinoamericana por la paz
 Puerto Rico
 Trujillo Alto
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Myriam Rivera
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
In this day I will be in continuous prayer for peace and love to take dominion throughout the world.

World Wide

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 
Group name: Imagine Peace
Group size: 56
Contact person: Rainbow Drake
Phone: 
Website: http://rainbowdragon.ca/peace
  24-hour Community event
Community gathering in virtual world of Second Life to raise awareness of and celebrate the International Day of Peace and to challenge all residents of Second Life to make a commitment to "Be the Change" that helps create Peace for our world.
 
 
Group name: United Nations Days & Years Meditation Initiative
Group size: 400 +
Contact person: Steve Nation
Phone: 
Website: www.UNmeditation.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
All are invited to register on the web for specific 15 minute periods, using the Great Invocation or a world prayer of your choice on the quarter hour.
 
 
Group name: Universal Peace Federation
Group size: 
Contact person: Ms. Karen Judd Smith
Phone: 212-752-3232 
Website: www.iifwp.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
World Peace Blessing Ceremony, Lecture and Family Commitment to Peace

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