The commitment page lists groups and individuals who will be participating in the International Day of Peace Vigil 2008. 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 2008 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
 Yaounde & Kumbo
Group name: Life & Water Development Group - Cameroon
Group size: 
Contact person: Peter Njodzeka
Phone: +23777716288
Website: www.lwdgc-africa.org
  
Bio Sand Filter Training Workshop. LWDGC is organizing a bio sand filter training workshop in Kumbo, Cameroon. Contact us at: info@lwdgc-africa.org for the program scheduled. The training will be in May 2008
 Congo, Dem Rep of
 Matadi
Group name: Pastors for Peace
Group size: 2000
Contact person: Ev Jean Marie PHANZU
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
marche en faveur de la paix à Matadi
 Dominican Republic of the Cong
 lubumbashi
Group name: foundation de la peax mondiale
Group size: 3000
Contact person: Mukhuta Muhiana
Phone: 00243-988-361-2
Website:
  Awareness event
with peace ,love and unity
 Egypt
 Cairo
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 1700
Contact person: Ahmed Elfadaly
Phone: +1 646-688-5582
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace.
 Ethiopia
 Addis Ababa
Group name: Interfaith Peacebuilding Initiative
Group size: 200
Contact person: Mussie Hailu
Phone: 00251116627238
Website: www.uri.org
  Awareness event
 Kenya
 nairobi
Group name: Nairobi University Arts Students Association
Group size: 6000
Contact person: Titus Munoru
Phone: 0724-113139
Website:
  Awareness event
An inter-university peace concert
 Mauritus
 Port Louis
Group name: Bahai Council of Port Louis
Group size: 300+
Contact person: josian Dholah
Phone: 7766389
Website: http://bahai-portlouis-ile-maurice.blogspot.com/
  
 Devotional meetings in the Cluster of Port Louis(Awareness of peace in the house, city country and world-)Organise divers activity for children and Youth and more from consultation to come by the Local Bahai Council of Port Louis
 Morocco
 Oujda
Group name: Youth for Peace and Dialogue between Cultures
Group size: almost 10
Contact person: Zakaria El hamel
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
may peace prevail on earth
 Mozambique
 Maputo
Group name: United Religions Initative - URI Mozambique
Group size: 30
Contact person: Sabapathy Alagiah
Phone: 00258823187080
Website:
  Awareness event
A gathering of friends to observe the day with an introduction, significance, prayer, songs and meditation on peace.
 Mozambique
 Maputo Mozambique
Group name: URI Cooperation Circle Ntwananu Costa do Sol
Group size: 280
Contact person: Sabapathy Alagiah
Phone: 258823187080
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
With prayers, songs and cultural dances for peace. Messages on Peace, significance of the Day by various religious leaders,and dedication of a Peace Pole in the School - May Peace Prevail on Earth.
 Nigeria
 Aba
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Ugochukwu Nwamara
Phone: +2348056720233
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
I will do a quiet prayer session for peace in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and other parts of Southern Nigeria to stop abduction and arson.
 Nigeria
 East
Group name: Religious Youths Initiative, UniversalPeace Federa
Group size: 200
Contact person: Norris Udoha Nwansi
Phone: 234 (0) 803 708
Website: www.peacefederation.org, www.uri.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
The above willbe a pre IDPV event to some Cheshire homes, on the D Day,we are holding an "Earth Summit" on the MDGs with Special emphasis on the 8th Goal; CO2; A Planetary Emergency Our Environment Needs Peace
 Nigeria
 Jos
Group name: Centre for youth Advocacy & Peace Initiative
Group size: up to a 100
Contact person: Asmau Benzies -Leo
Phone: 234 8037008005
Website:
  Awareness event
Organize a sensitization workshop on the Culture of peace and nonviolence,signature for peace by supporters of the International day of day
 Nigeria
 Kano
Group name: Peace Initiative Network
Group size: 170
Contact person: Michael Femi Sodipo
Phone: +234 703 907 89
Website: www.peaceinitiativenetwork.org
  Awareness event
Awareness creation and sensitization to mark International Day of Peace in Kano Nigeria
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: Gobal Peace Alliance(Africa)
Group size: 70
Contact person: Pastor Julius Oguntola
Phone: +2348050547899
Website: www.globalpeaceafrica.org
  Awareness event
We shall mobilise individuals, organization, religious and media houses to observe the day.
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: African Foundation for Peace and Love Initiatives
Group size: 5000
Contact person: Rev. Titus K. Oyeyemi
Phone: +234-1-792-8774
Website: www.africanprojectsforpeace.org
  
Our peace celebration is usually three months long (September - December). There will be workshops, seminars, street peace rallies, public awareness programs, community events, founding of peace clubs, intercessory prayers, sporting events, and intercollegiate activities
 Nigeria
 Lagos
Group name: Journalists for Christ
Group size: 70
Contact person: Lekan Otufodunrin
Phone: 234-1-802300062
Website: www.journalistsforchrist
  Awareness event
A seminar on journalists as peacemakers
 Nigeria
 Maiduguri/Borno
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: AMINU HASSAN GAMAWA
Phone: =2348032868697
Website:
  24-hour Community event

Asia

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Afghanistan
 Kabul
Group name: Cooperation Center for Afghanistan (CCA)
Group size: 635
Contact person: Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi
Phone: +93(0)700294693 
Website: www.cca.org.af
  Awareness event
‎1- Publishing of Book with peace subject ‎2- Competition of art for peace and giving the peace prize to the best peace art (painting, ‎poem and music) ‎ ‎3- four hours demonstration for peace around the world ‎ ‎4- Publishing posters and slogans to promotion of peace.‎
 Afghanistan
 Kabul
Group name: Cooperation Center for Afghanistan (CCA)
Group size: 635
Contact person: Sayed Abdullah Ahmadi
Phone: +93-(0)70029469 
Website: www.cca.org.af
  Awareness event
‎1- Publishing of Book with peace subject ‎2- Competition of art for peace and giving the peace prize to the best peace art (painting, ‎poem and music) ‎ ‎3- four hours demonstration for peace around the world ‎ ‎4- Publishing posters and slogans to promotion of peace.‎
 India
 Chennai
Group name: Lions Club of Athipet, Chennai
Group size: 20
Contact person: Ln.A.Chakravarthi
Phone: 914443566635 
Website: lionsclubofathipet.org
  Awareness event
The club wants to conduct world peace day in chennai
 India
 Delhi - 6
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Annmary
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 India
 Hathras
Group name: Seksaria Sushila Devi Public School
Group size: 550
Contact person: Amit Sehgal, Principal
Phone: 05722-232295 
Website: http://www.ssdpublicschool.com
  Awareness event
Peace Day Celebration will be done by students throwing flower petals, students standing in Circle with hand in hand depicting the peace symbol, White balloons & pigeons shall be released, students will lit candle praying god for peace. Inter-House Painting & Inter-Class Essay Writing Competition will be held.
 India
 Nashik
Group name: Ashoka Universal Schools
Group size: 1250
Contact person: Dr.Jawahar Surisetti
Phone: 
Website: www.ausindia.org
  Awareness event
Ashoka Universal Schools students and parents will take part in this musical program to create peace and harmony in the society led by renowned psychologist and educationist Dr.Jawahar Surisetti at Nashik.
 India
 pondicherry
Group name: White Heart peace Club, GHSS,INDIRANAGAR
Group size: 1800
Contact person: Baskaran, Radjamohane
Phone: 009194436 02555 
Website: www.whiteheartpeaceclub.com
  Awareness event
 Try to create awareness about the strength of Individual peace, social peace in the form of inculcation of character by learning the peace through the words of Gandhiji, Mother Teresa, Rabindranath Tagore, Jawaharlal Nehru, Aurobindo and Mother, and Swami Vivekananda.
 India
 Shahkot(Jalandhar)
Group name: Youth Welfare Club(r)
Group size: 109
Contact person: Amandeep Singh Ahluwalia
Phone: 
Website: youthwelfareclub.page.tl
  Awareness event
 I am member of Youth Welfare Club(r), Shahko. Our Org. working for International Peace and Mutual Understanding as well as social activities.
 India
 Tiruvuru(po),Krishna(dt)
Group name: ideas voluntarry organization
Group size: 200
Contact person: avvari showraiah
Phone: 08673 253558 
Website: www.ideas-ngo.in
  Awareness event
it is interfaith, prayer service, where the leaders of hindu,islam,christian faith leaders and faithful sit in prayer for world peace. they also give message of peace and non-violence.
 Indonesia
 Jakarta
Group name: Indonesian Conference on Religion and Peace
Group size: 500
Contact person: Frangky Tampubolon
Phone: 62-21.4280.2349 
Website: www.icrp-online.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Religion for Peace
 Iran
 Tehran
Group name: 
Group size: 7
Contact person: Peyman
Phone: 09122142630 
Website:
  Awareness event
 Malaysia
 Kuala Lumpur
Group name: Malaysian Indian Youth Council (MIYC)
Group size: 333
Contact person: Rajaretinam Armuggan
Phone: +60193151177 
Website: www.miyc.org.my
  Awareness event
Promote Peace - Youth Talks
 Malaysia
 Kuala Lumpur
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 50
Contact person: Col Ramli
Phone: +1 646-688-5582 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Malaysia
 Petaling Jaya, K. Lumpur, Taiping
Group name: PfPM, MIN, TPI, MBPJ, MPT, INSaF, URI, UPF, SCI
Group size: >1000
Contact person: Stephen Nah, Yeap, Halim, Sanggat, Rajaratnam
Phone: 016-227-8338 
Website: www.scimalaysia.org
  Awareness event
2 days events, Peace Convoy from MBPJ to Taiping (330Km). Joint breaking of fast, Peace video / presentations, Light for Peace, Peace Art & Essay competition, Peace Declaration, Rakan Cop launching, Planting of the Petaling Tree. All Welcomed.
 Pakistan
 Isamabad
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 40
Contact person: Col. Khalid Kibriya
Phone: +1 646-688-5582 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  24-hour Community event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Pakistan
 Islamabad
Group name: International Human Rights Observer(IHRO)
Group size: 300
Contact person: Dr. Khalid Pervaiz Sulehri
Phone: +92-51-4430150 
Website: www.ihro.org.pk
  Awareness event
PEACE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS PEACE FOR HUMANITY
 Pakistan
 Islamabad
Group name: Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD)
Group size: 500
Contact person: Muhammad Tahir Tabassum
Phone: 0092 331 502 61 
Website: http//www.inspad.org
  Awareness event
Peace is a needs of the hour, peace cannot be come without justice. UN, EU and OIC and other international institutions and global leaders must stand to resolve political, social, religious and cultural conflicts like Kashmir, Palestine, Iraq and others.
 Pakistan
 Lahore
Group name: United Religions Initiative Pakistan
Group size: 5000
Contact person: Fr.James Channan OP, Regional Coordinator for Asia
Phone: +92-300-8730669 
Website: www.uripakistan.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
United Religions Initiative (URI) Pakistan has net work in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir URI Pakistan and Cooperation Circles in Pakistan are observing the International Day of Peace in great enthusiasm with Peace Vigil and Meditation, Peace Candle Vigil, Interfaith Prayers, Peace Walk, Seminar, Peace Pole Plantation, Peace Art Exhibition.
 Pakistan
 Lahore
Group name: URI-Lahore Multiple Cooperation Circle
Group size: 500
Contact person: Yuel Bhatti, Coordinator
Phone: +92-321-9444992 
Website: www.uripakistan.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
United Religion Inistiative-URI has Lahore MCC, net work of Lahore Based URI Cooperation Circles is observing IDP with committment. Peace Pole dedicated to IDP, International Day of Peace vigil with interfaith, children, youth, relgious leaders, ladies and gents will participate.
 Pakistan
 Sargodha
Group name: Christian Alliance Ministries
Group size: 2000
Contact person: Bishop.Dr.Jefferson Tasleem Ghauri
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Christian Alliance Ministries Pakistan is interdenominational Christian organization we have alliance with hundreds of churches in ministries in Pakistan. We are agree to celebrate IDPV in Pakistan with the prayers.
 Pakistan
 Sargodha
Group name: Northwestern Theological Seminary - Pakistan
Group size: 150
Contact person: Dr.Jefferson Tasleem Ghauri
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Northwestern Theological Seminary is committed to pray for the all world our all seminary students and teachers will arrange this prayer day with you.
 Pakistan
 Tank
Group name: South Waziristan Development Organization (SWDO)
Group size: 28
Contact person: abdul hameed
Phone: 0334-5161551 
Website: www.swdo.org
  Awareness event
1. Seminar on peace 2. Awareness walk for peace 3. social night
 Philippines
 Bacolod City
Group name: Jr. Greenwatchers Club mustLOVEtrees Network
Group size: 100
Contact person: Raizel Panisa
Phone: 
Website: http://www.greenwatch.ning.com
  
Inter-school Poster-making and poetry-writing contest with the theme “Young Filipinos Shout for World Peace” is organized by the Jr. Greenwatchers Club MustLOVEtrees Network, a group of high school girls from St. Scholastica Academy in Bacolod City, Philippines
 Philippines
 Quezon City
Group name: Fleur-de-lis Centre for Peace, Inc.
Group size: 200
Contact person: Donato A. Flordeliza, Jr.
Phone: 
Website: www.centre4peace.ph
  
Inter-barangay on-the-spot painting contest with the theme “Peace in the Hearts nad Minds of the QC Youth” is organized by the Fleur-de-lis Centre for Peace Inc. and the Rotary Club of Biak-na-bato Quezon City, Philippines
 Taiwan
 Hsinchu
Group name: Servants of the Holy Spirit- Hsinchu community
Group size: 18
Contact person: Carmen Elisa Bandeo
Phone: 886-03-5323402 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
Fasting and prayer

Australia and New Zealand

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Perth Western Australia
Group name: Sister of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart
Group size: 40
Contact person: Sr Maree Riddler
Phone: 
Website: www.sosj.org.au
  
One hour of prayer praying for International Peace using the chants and Peace readings during Meditative Prayer in the style of Taize
 
 Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth
Group name: Shri Ram Chandra Mission
Group size: 200
Contact person: Danielle Smith
Phone: 
Website: www.srcm.org
  Awareness event
SRCM will invite general public, family and friends to join in a universal prayer for peace. The various programs will be devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace
 Australia
 Brisbane
Group name: International Day of Peace Alliance Inc.
Group size: Lots
Contact person: Richard Cowley
Phone: +61 (0) 7 3366 
Website: www.idpa.org.au
  
Extensive range of events and activities, expect to pass the 35 we had in 2007. Art, Faith, Community Events Especially the making of origami peace doves which will be sent to children in conflict zones to mark the Peace Day. Youth Peace Parliament also a highlight.
 Australia
 Brisbane
Group name: Multi-Faith Centre, Griffith University
Group size: 
Contact person: Prof. Toh Swee-Hin (S.H.Toh)
Phone: +61-7-3735 7053 
Website: http://www.griffith.edu.au/mfc/centre/
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Multi-faith prayer readings; reports by students of 3 Brisbane schools on curriculum and other programs to promote various dimensions of a culture of peace, including social justice, sustainable futures and intercultural understanding; musical performances (choirs, instrumentals) and display of peace messages from students.
 Australia
 Canberra
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace.
Group size: 100
Contact person: Mrs. Lbby Lloyd
Phone: + 6126-295-7672 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Australia
 Melbourne
Group name: Wisdom Studies Group
Group size: 30
Contact person: Theresa de Riggs
Phone: 
Website: www.akashareteatcentre.com.au
  
24 hour Great Invocation Vigil
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Ministry for Peace-Australia
Group size: 50-100
Contact person: Biannca Pace
Phone: 
Website: www.ministryforpeace.org.au
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Beginning at midnight with Indigenous Elder & Digeridoo player continuous 24 hour presentations by most religious organisations including Christians Muslims and Jews all included none left out all welcome to participate or present the best of their religious or heartfelt beliefs.
 Australia
 Sydney
Group name: Sikh Kirtan Prachar Mission of Australia
Group size: 100
Contact person: Miss.Jasmeen Kaur Malhotra
Phone: 
Website:http://www.communilink.org.au/Communities/puratanragi
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Our community group will perform prayers for 1 hour in a 24 hour interfaith peace vigil in Sydney University
 Australia
 SydneyNSW
Group name: H.B.EducationServices
Group size: unlimited
Contact person: Helen Black-McCahon
Phone: 61-2-99073457 
Website:
  Awareness event
"PEACE FLOWER"-please email alphabetofdestiny@yahoo.com.au for Helen to send you Copy to Colour & join-in "Blossoming" of Peace.
 New Zealand
 Auckland, Wellington
Group name: Shri Ram Chandra Mission
Group size: 
Contact person: Danielle Smith
Phone: 
Website: www.srcm.org
  Awareness event
SRCM will invite general public, family and friends to join in a universal prayer for Peace
 New Zealand
 Paekakariki Kapiti Coast
Group name: TRIANGLE CENTRE
Group size: 20
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: trianglecentre.org
  Awareness event
Planting a Peace Pole in the Heart of the Paekakariki. Multicultural, across traditions, community celebrations beginning 12m.d. International Day of Peace.
 New Zealand
 Wanganui
Group name: Peace Through Unity
Group size: 100
Contact person: Gita & Anthony
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 We will commemorate the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights & have speaker Human Rights Commissioner Jeremy Pope. Will mention the names of all UN member states and ask that peace prevail in them. At Noon, church bells will ring and there will be a minute of silence.
 Other
 Melbourne
Group name: World Peace 2000 Int / Universal Peace Society
Group size: 10,000
Contact person: Richard A Fletcher
Phone: 61409160708 
Website: www.universalpeacesociety.org
  
World Peace 2000 / Universal Peace Society are inviting people throughout the world to celebrate Peace. Founder Richard A Fletcher is leading the peace events with Live Media Interviews, presenting Peace Lectures at a Secondary college and speaking at Multifaith / Multicultural and Indigenous events between 11 and 21 September.

Europe

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Barcelona
Group name: Centro Unity de Transformacion Personal
Group size: 20
Contact person: Rev. Ana Maggie Romanillos
Phone: 
Website: unityenespana.org
  Awareness event
 Croatia
 èakovec
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life Èakovec
Group size: 50
Contact person: Romana Kranjèiæ
Phone: 00385 40 310 02
Website: www.yogaindailylife.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Free yoga classes, meditation, multifaith prayer and short program around a peace tree in a central park in Èakovec City
 Czech Rep.
 Karlovy Vary
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life Karlovy Vary
Group size: 6
Contact person: Ludek Skorepa
Phone: 
Website: www.joga.cz
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Meditation, prayers and chanting mantras for World Peace.
 France
 Paris
Group name: 
Group size: open
Contact person: Xena Lee
Phone: +33 954 950 833
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Evening prayer and meditation around candlelight at the back of the Notre-Dame cathedral
 Germany
 Bonn
Group name: German Platform for peaceful Conflict Management
Group size: 260
Contact person: Ute Hegener
Phone: 
Website: www.konfliktbearbeitung.net
  
3-days-event on peace and civil conflict transformation (run4peace, workshops, panels, art and music
 Germany
 Bonn
Group name: coordinating group
Group size: 20
Contact person: Beate Roggenbuck
Phone: 
Website:
  
080919: run for peace, Theatre play 080920: puppet theatre and pantomime for peace 080921: ecumenical church service and discussion in Bonn´s city hall
 Germany
 Freiburg
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Kohl
Phone: 
Website: http://ctkohl.googlepages.com
  
East meets West Intercultural Dialogue Buddhism and Science http://ctkohl.googlepages.com
 Germany
 Hamburg
Group name: Arbeitsstelle Gewalt überwinden der Nordelbischen
Group size: 
Contact person: Julika Koch
Phone: 
Website: www.gewalt-ueberwinden.de
  
Liturgic Night on Saturday, September 20th, 2008 Prayer and Presentation, Action structured by contemplation Hauptkirche St. Trinitatis Altona, Hamburg
 Germany
 Kassel
Group name: Malteser Hilfsdienst e.V. Auslandsdienst
Group size: 15
Contact person: Pfr. Stefan Krönung
Phone: 
Website: http://www.malteser-kassel-auslandsdienst.de
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Gottesdienst und Friedensgebet in der Kirche Sankt Joseph auf dem Rothenberg (Nähe Marienkrankenhaus)
 Hungary
 Budapest
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 75
Contact person: Istvan Kover
Phone: +1 917-318-4471
Website: www.usfmep.org
  24-hour Community event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Ireland
 Dublin
Group name: Interfaith Roundtable/Intercultural Peace Centre
Group size: 120
Contact person: Sheikh Prof Shaheed Satardien
Phone: 00353879932581
Website: www.educationforpeace.com
  Awareness event
 Italy
 Albagnano di Bee
Group name: Lama Gangchen World Peace Foundation
Group size: 250
Contact person: Isthar D.-Adler
Phone: +39-0323-569608
Website: www.lgpt.net / www.worldpeacecongress.net
  24-hour Community event
Prayer dedications for inner and world peace
 Italy
 Ragusa
Group name: Maunacenter-Inner Centre of Silence-Ragusa-Italy
Group size: 105
Contact person: Sasha e Renato
Phone: 3334689112
Website: www.maunacenter.com
  Awareness event
 Day of meditation in Sicily-Italy, connection with the world of peace for the peace of the worl! With Love and peace...con amore e pace,Maunacenter... Write and reserve for the event to Maunacenter, www.maunacenter.com - Italy
 Latvia
 Riga
Group name: 
Group size: 30
Contact person: Yuri Kaida
Phone: -
Website:
  
In the project participating famous sculptors, created the drawing - impression, motive is friendship Nations and Culture – “The Chalice of Peace”. More, in the model will be participate famous and ordinary people, parliaments of Baltic countries.
 Netherlands
 Arnhem
Group name: 
Group size: 3
Contact person: Zubin Nur Westrik
Phone: 
Website: www.peaceplace.nl
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Gathering from sunrise to midnight. An opportunity to be together in and for PEACE ; )
 Netherlands
 The Hague
Group name: Hague Monthly Meeting (Quakers)
Group size: 20
Contact person: Willem Furnee
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
MEeting for Worship for people of any religion or philosophy of life
 Netherlands
 The Hague
Group name: Silence for peace
Group size: 15
Contact person: Irene Hadjidakis
Phone: 0031703604510
Website:
  Awareness event
from sunrise till midnight we will burn the seventh fire in front of the peace palace, The Hague. It is a ceremonial fire, burning to help humanity transform into a worldwide culture of peace.
 Netherlands
 Zutphen
Group name: Vredesnetwerk Zutphen
Group size: 12
Contact person: Jan Scholten
Phone: 0575-522249
Website: www.vredesnetwerk.nl
  24-hour Community event
our peace-network have held the 24-hours vigil since 2002. Program is very diverse; meditation, prayer, music,poetry, discussion and several workshops. Also several activities during the ‘peace-week”(initiative churges)21-28 sept:film, peace-meals,exhibition '1000 peace women',knitting peace-project)
 Poland
 Oswiecim (Auschwitz)
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Chantal maas
Phone: +48660598174
Website: http://est.skynetblogs.be
  24-hour Community event
 Portugal
 Porto
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Gisela Alexanda Silva- GI
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Just for one day:I´ll Be The Peace and i´m going to be the inconditional love.I´ll dress white, light a white candle and praire.At 12 p.m. I´ll be silent and meditative.
 Slovakia
 trencin
Group name: Slovak-Indian Friendship Society
Group size: 52
Contact person: Anna Galovicova
Phone: 00421905602993
Website: www.slovindia.greenheart.sk
  24-hour Community event
The greatest gift is friendship. Multilateral Event festival type for local people, families, youngsters and emigrants, foreigner students, workers . There were the debates, sportgames, roundtable, future partnership and networks among several NGO´s in praxis shows the Peace and Tolerance among people and nations are possible through "just do it".
 Spain
 lloret de mar
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: carmen amat cadevall
Phone: 600474362
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Spain
 Madrid
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Fernando
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
May Peace Prevail on Earth
 Spain
 Manacor
Group name: Iglesia nueva apostolica
Group size: 40
Contact person: Sven Schalk
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Our congrigation especially make an oration for all christian people which are killed because of their faith and their work for a better world.
 Sweden
 Båstad
Group name: Bjäre Kultur och Meditationscenter
Group size: differs
Contact person: Maylie Andersson
Phone: +46-431-362404
Website: www.meditation.sverige.net/bjare/
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Meditation open house during daytime
 Sweden
 stockholm
Group name: US Federation for Middle Esat Peace
Group size: 75
Contact person: Meriam ElMezouak or Eman AlKhamisi
Phone: +1 545-688-5582
Website: www.usfmep.org
  24-hour Community event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Switzerland
 Geneva
Group name: World Peace Day Association/Journee Mondiale de la
Group size: many
Contact person: Jeanne Hrdina
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Citizen diplomacy - promoting thoughts about peace and observance of minute of silence at noon on 21 Sep. Message to belligerents worldwide re ceasefire, non-violence. Message to churches re. liturgical observances highlighting those themes. Cooperation with other spiritual and cultural groups observing the Day.
 United Kingdom
 Bath
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Les Phillips
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
To pray and meditate on peace between people and nations in the evening of 21st and try to remember those who have suffered from war during the day time.
 United Kingdom
 Hull
Group name: Anabaptist Network (York & Hull)
Group size: 7
Contact person: Jack & Ann Snowden
Phone: 01482799004
Website:
  Awareness event
Prayer and fasting
 United Kingdom
 Lampeter
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Carol Jones
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 United Kingdom
 london
Group name: YOUTH WITH A GLOBAL VISION
Group size: 150
Contact person: REV. CHARLES ADDOCO
Phone: 07809762978
Website: not ready
  Awareness event
CREATING AWARENESS AMONG CHURCHES AND ORGANISATION IN THE EAST END OF LONDON AND ESSEX
 United Kingdom
 Southend-on-Sea
Group name: Soroptimist International of Southend on Sea and D
Group size: 35 + all supporters
Contact person: Margaret Sandercock
Phone: 
Website: www.soroptimist-gbi.co.uk/southend-on-sea-and-district (new site)
  
As part of every Soroptimist's commitment to peace, our club will meet at Hadleigh Castle at noon on September 21st 2008 and release a cloud of white doves. We welcome your support. Please wear white t-shirts! If you wish to sponsor a dove, contact us.

Middle East

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 Iran
 Tehran
Group name: Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support / Teh
Group size: 300
Contact person: Shahriar Khatei
Phone: +98 21 22417327 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Survivors of chemical weapons attacks, veterans and their families, as well as other volunteers and people will gather by the Dove peace monument in the heart of Tehran city park to pray for peace and to light candles
 Israel
 Jerusalem
Group name: 
Group size: 150
Contact person: Dr. Yehuda Stolov
Phone: +972-2-6510520 
Website: www.interfaith-encounter.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A meeting of all on-going interfaith encounter groups (10 such groups are currently active: for the general public, for women, young adults, educators, healthcare professionals etc)
 Israel
 pardes hana
Group name: libaor-center for inner peace
Group size: 
Contact person: nitaichi
Phone: 97246373881 
Website: http://www.libaor.com
  Awareness event
uncontitional love session
 Israel
 Reshon Le Zyon
Group name: Union of Light
Group size: 
Contact person: Anat Dayan
Phone: + 972544967562 
Website: www.union-of-light.co.il & planet.nana.co.il/light_fraternity
  24-hour Community event
1. Peace world sunrise-prayer & meditation-5:30 am 2. Israeli Net-Voice of Peace-12:00 am 3. Union Of Light net-now we are 12 groups, we will be around 24+ groups. at 8:00pm from local unity to global unity - Unity at home Peace in the world
 Lebanon
 Beirut
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 60
Contact person: Mr. Massoud Tayyer
Phone: +9613-888-456 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 Other
 Bethlehem
Group name: Israeli Palestinian Bereaved families circle
Group size: 400
Contact person: Parents circle
Phone: 
Website: www.theparentscircle.com
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Israelis and Palestinians bereaved families will visit together a Palestinian village on the West Bank and a Kibbutz close to Gaza strip, than together will celebrate the IDP in Bethlehem and for the second year
 Other
 Manama
Group name: Gap Ria Bahrain
Group size: 2 leaders
Contact person: Christine Hasan
Phone: +97339899030 
Website: www.rai-institute.com
  
Working with a children's theatre group on a mimed/narrated/signed peace play .Erecting Giant Peace Doves around the Kingdom of Bahrain to raise awareness.Flying peace flags and peace windmills at Ria Centre . Multi national football match with players from countries playing against the Bahrain Deaf Football Champions.

North America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Plattsburgh
Group name: NCDFA / VFP
Group size: 30
Contact person: John Andrus
Phone: 
Website: http://ncdfa.org
  Awareness event
Names of local troops who have fallen recently will be read while candles are held, followed by interfaith prayers, and ended with somber music.
 
 Riverside
Group name: LivePeaceandPassion.com
Group size: 
Contact person: Karlyn
Phone: 
Website: http://www.livepeaceandpassion.com
  Awareness event
I vow to spread the word or peace through www.livepeaceandpassion.com
 Canada
 Kelowna
Group name: Centre for Spiritual Living
Group size: 60
Contact person: Corinne Crockett
Phone: 
Website: www.cslkelowna.com
  Awareness event
Being the peace we choose to see in the world, we will meditate on peace, being peace, extending peace to the world.
 Canada
 Keswick Ontario
Group name: Loretto Maryholme Spritiuality Center
Group size: 
Contact person: Mary Mallany
Phone: 
Website: lorettomaryholme.ca
  Awareness event
We will plant daffodils in memory of friends, family and victims of violence in a special garden. Memorial service for peace at 1 PM
 Canada
 Richmond, BC
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Sister Cecilia Hudec
Phone: 
Website:
  
Day of Prayer for peace
 Canada-Alberta
 Banff
Group name: Rundle Memorial United Church
Group size: unknown
Contact person: Sarah Bruer
Phone: (403)431-0869 
Website: http://banff.anwc.net
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 Puerto Rico
 Carolina
Group name: Ampliando Horizontes
Group size: 200
Contact person: Carmen-Venus Baerga
Phone: 787-276-2800 
Website: www.ampliandohorizontes,org
  
Concierto para la Paz (2:00-3:00 pm) Coloquios de Paz, oracion y mediatacion (3:30-5:00) Oracion y meditacion
 USA-Alabama
 Birmingham
Group name: Baha'is of Metro Birmingham and UN Association USA
Group size: 25
Contact person: Donna Dahl
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Participants will gather for "Prayers for Peace" on Sunday Sept. 21, 2008 5:00 pm at the Birmingham Baha'i Center
 USA-Arizona
 Phoenix
Group name: 
Group size: 200
Contact person: Daniel Hirtz
Phone: 
Website: www.breatheforpeace.org
  Awareness event
A day of peace and cooperation featuring various organizations. Key event will be the "Breathe for Peace" celebration: breathing, moving, singing together to celebrate and honor our oneness.
 USA-Arizona
 Sedona
Group name: Sedona Unit of Service
Group size: 5
Contact person: Joann S. Bakula
Phone: 928 284 0581 
Website:
  
We say and meditate on the Great Invocaation, the Mantram of Unification or the Gayatri every 15 minutes from 10-12 and 1-3. 10-12 and 2-4 on IDP.
 USA-California
 Antioch
Group name: Glorious Communications Network
Group size: 60
Contact person: Madalynn Peterson
Phone: 510 451-9238 
Website: gospelsearchtv.net
  Awareness event
  Observer The International Day Of Peace with Love Unity and Prayer 2 PM Antioch CA Library 501w 18th st www.gospelsearchtv.net
 USA-California
 Bay Area
Group name: Prayers4Peace
Group size: 50
Contact person: Niloo Soleimani
Phone: 408 480-1133 
Website: prayers4peace.org
  
2 hour prayer and meditation program on sept 21st 2008
 USA-California
 Lancaster
Group name: Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Group size: 100
Contact person: James Fuller
Phone: 661-948-4115 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-California
 Los Angeles
Group name: Dr. Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots
Group size: 2,000
Contact person: Darlene Zavalney
Phone: 310-519-1150 
Website: RootsandShoots.org
  
On Sept 21, 2008 youth organizations from all over California will get together in Griffith Park from 11am to 4pm to celebrate all they have been doing to create peace. There will be live music,art&crafts and a giant peace dove parade.
 USA-California
 San Francisco
Group name: Agape Foundation
Group size: 150+
Contact person: Nicole Hsiang
Phone: 415-701-8707 
Website: www.agapefdn.org
  Awareness event
The Agape Foundation honors International Day of Peace each year with the annual Agape Foundation Peace Prize, where we award prizes to established and emerging Northern California Peacemakers.
 USA-California
 Santa Barbara
Group name: Santa Barbara Resource Group, Inc.
Group size: 10
Contact person: Juanita Chatham
Phone: 
Website:
  
We plan to make a short 15 minute video describing International Day of Peace, interviewing people on the street and including clips from such notables as Prem Rawat,the Dali Lama,etc.
 USA-California
 Santa Cruz
Group name: Esoteric & Astrological Studies and Research Insti
Group size: 12+
Contact person: Risa D'Angeles
Phone: 831-426-1143 
Website: www.nightlightnews.com
  
 Candle lighting ceremony. Ringing of bells. Recitation of teh Great Invocation (Mantram of Direction), Affirmation of the Disciple & Integration Mantram at 8:30 am, noon, 5 pm, and at sundown
 USA-Colorado
 Aurora
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Elizabeth
Phone: 720-298-5291 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
I am not quite sure what will be worked out in the next few months, but I was planning on Peace in the Streets Parade followed by gathering at a special place and holding a vigil
 USA-Connecticut
 Brodgeport
Group name: Team Peace at Black Rock Elementary School
Group size: 100
Contact person: Gail Ostrow
Phone: 203-345-6767 
Website:
  Awareness event
Black Rock Elementary School will re-dedicate their peace pole planted last year on 9/21/07. They will be joined by students and teachers from St Ann's School, along with people from the neighborhood.
 USA-Connecticut
 Hamden
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Jamie Hill
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Community event
I resolve to be at peace within myself for this day of international peace.
 USA-Delaware
 Wilmington
Group name: The Montessori Academy of Delaware
Group size: 100
Contact person: Kim McColgan
Phone: 302-235-2554 
Website: themontessoriacademyofdelaware.org
  
We are a Montessori pre-school and we are making our wind mills for peace and placing them on our school site, Monday the 22nd and having a moment of silence as a school together.
 USA-Florida
 Bartow
Group name: Polk County Citizens for Peace & Justice
Group size: 20
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.polkpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
In front of Blount Park at Noon on Friday, Sept. 19.
 USA-Florida
 Miami
Group name: Service For Peace
Group size: 
Contact person: Kenneth Bates
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Community rally
 USA-Florida
 North Palm Beach
Group name: First Unitarian Universalist congregation of the P
Group size: 100
Contact person: Judith Bonner
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We are inviting nearby congregations to join with us at 12 noon along Prosperity Farms Road in North Palm Beach FL for a 10 minute silent vigil.
 USA-Florida
 Sarasota
Group name: Center of Spiritual Awareness
Group size: 120
Contact person: Rev. Duffy Rutledge
Phone: 941-926-7828 
Website: www.centerofspiritualawareness.com
  Awareness event
Interfaith Awareness Service at 10:30 AM and late afternoon early evening Drumming Circle and prayer at Turtle Beach. Time to be announced later.
 USA-Georgia
 Augusta
Group name: Unitarian Universalist Church of Auguta
Group size: 100
Contact person: Gayla Keesee
Phone: 
Website: www.uucsra.org
  
On September 14, our service will be dedicated to Peacemaking: A Multifaceted Opportunity. After the service, we will plant our Peace Pole on the church grounds. On September 21, we will begin a series of forums on peacemaking and observe a minute of silence at noon.
 USA-Georgia
 Brunswick
Group name: GlynnPeace
Group size: 100
Contact person: Cathy Browning
Phone: 912-996-6523 
Website: www.glynnpeace.org
  
Community Celebration with potluck, music and speakers at noon. Native son of Atlanta and active duty U.S. Navy seaman, Jonathan Hutto, Sr. (founder of Appeal for Redress) will join Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) members Jason Hurd, Maggie Martin and Doug Ament at the podium.
 USA-Hawaii
 Honolulu
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace.
Group size: 140
Contact person: Mr. John Derick
Phone: +1646-688-5582 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 USA-Illinois
 Arlington Heights,IL
Group name: Sisters of the Living Word
Group size: 30
Contact person: Sister Barbara Mass
Phone: 
Website: www.slw.org
  Awareness event
The Sisters of the Living Word invite neighbors and friends to a time of prayer and reflection. Part of the process is visiting "Stations of the Nations". Participants also create Pinwheels for Peace for the Peace Pole on the front yard of the Sisters of the Living Word property.
 USA-Illinois
 Chicago
Group name: Medhane Alem Mission EMCJ
Group size: 
Contact person: Rev. Frederick A. Mason
Phone: 773-253-5248 
Website: http://www.medhanealem.emcj.org
  Awareness event
JAZZ FOR PEACE special concert to benefit new social ministry.
 USA-Illinois
 Schaumburg
Group name: Christ Community Mennonite Church
Group size: 30
Contact person: Christine Mihevc
Phone: 
Website: www.christcommunitymennonite.org
  Awareness event
Eight local and national organizations are presenting all day Sat, 9/20 with Sunday service on 9/21 on issues of peace and social justice. Some of the organizations are: Christian Peacemaker Teams, Lombard Mennonite Peace Center, Campaign for U.S. Dept of Peace, Bread for the World, and more.
 USA-Indiana
 Fort Wayne
Group name: JustPeace
Group size: N/A
Contact person: Barbara O'Connor
Phone: 
Website: www.sf.edu
  
Candlelight Vigil/Prayer Service at the University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St., 8:00 P.M. Meet at the peace pole on the east side (Leesburg Rd entrance)of campus.
 USA-Indiana
 Indianapolis
Group name: Central Christian Church
Group size: 115
Contact person: Linda McKiernan-Allen
Phone: 
Website: indyccc.org
  Awareness event
We'll mark the day with worship, educational opportunities and story time
 USA-Indiana
 Oldenburg
Group name: Sisters of St. Francis
Group size: 100
Contact person: Sister Marge Wissman
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 USA-Kansas
 Leavenworth
Group name: US Federation for Middle East Peace
Group size: 30
Contact person: Ms. Sabrina Darley
Phone: +1 910-770-0874 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 USA-Maine
 Camden
Group name: The Children's House Montessori School
Group size: 150
Contact person: Barbara Egan
Phone: 
Website: http://www.camdenmontessori.org
  
For the past 2 years we have held an all school (including parents) Peace Parade complete with children's creations of large peace doves and pinwheels for peace. We invite the community to join us on the town green in a circle for silence and the song, Peace Salaam Shalom.
 USA-Maine
 Lincolnville
Group name: United Christian Church
Group size: 75
Contact person: Rev. Dr. Susan Stonestreet
Phone: 207-763-4526 
Website: www.ucclincolnville.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
"Evensong for Peace" service at 7 p.m., Sept. 21, then candlelight vigil til midnight
 USA-Maryland
 Annapolis
Group name: Annapolis Friends Meeting- Religious Soc. of Frien
Group size: 100
Contact person: Lee Lougee
Phone: 410 6477012 
Website: www.quaker.org/annapolis
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We welcome all to our Meeting House at 351 DuBois Rd., for refreshment from 1:30-2, and for a Silent Vigil from 2-4 o'cl pm.Come and stay for as long as you are able.
 USA-Maryland
 Baltimore
Group name: Center for Spiritual Living Baltimore
Group size: 75
Contact person: Rev.DebTeramani
Phone: 410-259-0163 
Website: www.religioussciencebaltimore.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Silent meditation and affirmative prayer.
 USA-Maryland
 Columbia
Group name: Maryland Shamanic Center
Group size: 200
Contact person: Harriet and Joe McMahon
Phone: 410-262-5628 
Website: http://MarylandShamanicCenter.org
  
We will perform distance healing on the world.
 USA-Maryland
 Hagerstown
Group name: Haven Lutheran Church
Group size: 150
Contact person: Carol S. Shull
Phone: 301-733-5056 
Website:
  Awareness event
On September 21st 9:30 am. Planting Pinwheels for Peace and saying prayers for world,family and inner peace as part of our morning worship.
 USA-Massachusetts
 Bridgewater
Group name: Bridgewater Peace Vigil Committee
Group size: 8
Contact person: Betty Gilson
Phone: 508-697-9099 
Website: firstparishbridgewater.org
  24-hour Interfaith observation
24 hour vigil from 4:00 p.m. Sat., Sept. 20 and continue through 4:00 p.m. Sun., Sept. 21. Included: parade, Dances for Peace, concerts, sand mandala, labyrinth, children's and craft activities, a play "Sadako and the 1,000 Cranes", Peace Pole, meditation, services from several faiths.
 USA-Michigan
 Adrian
Group name: Lenawee Peacemakers
Group size: approx. 35
Contact person: 
Phone: 517-266-3535 
Website: www.lenaweepeacemakers.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Candlelight Vigil in front of Lenawee County Courthouse. 7:45 to 8:15pm. Dress warmly and bring candles if you have them.
 USA-Michigan
 Ypsilanti
Group name: ONE PEACE
Group size: 10,000
Contact person: Dr. Harsha Jayatilake
Phone: 248=755-5089 
Website: www.onepeace.us
  Awareness event
ONE PEACE event at EMU's Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, MI. from 1 - 5 p.m. Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, from Sri Lanka will lead us in meditations and dialogue. Our special guests include Michael Bernard Beckwith & Rickie Byars Beckwith from the Agape International Spiritual Center. www.onepeace.us
 USA-Minnesota
 Saint Paul
Group name: La Puerta Abierta UMC
Group size: 7
Contact person: Juan Lopez
Phone: 651 224 8375 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Comunidad Hispano/Latina en USA para que conozcan a Dios y abandonen el pecado: Violencia domestica, drogadiccion, prostitucion, pandillas, narcotrafico, adulterio, fornicacion, homesexualismo, homicidios, incesto, hechicerias.
 USA-Missouri
 Independence
Group name: Community of Christ
Group size: 
Contact person: Nadine Stallbaumer
Phone: 816-833-1000 
Website: www.cofchrist.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
A 12 hour peace vigil to remember and promote hope for peace and peace building.
 USA-Missouri
 St. Louis
Group name: Life Bliss Center
Group size: 50
Contact person: Akhila Balaram
Phone: 314-849-6760 
Website:
  Awareness event
Medtitation
 USA-Missouri
 St. Louis
Group name: Sisters of St. Joseph, Instead of War and others
Group size: 50
Contact person: Diana Oleskevich
Phone: 314-6787-0317 
Website: www.csjsl.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will gather at the round fountain, sing and share a BYOS (Sandwich and drink), build community and have fun celebrating peace - join the weekly vigil and be a witness for PEACE
 USA-New Hampshire
 Exeter
Group name: Peace Day Exeter
Group size: Over 100
Contact person: Cindy Lategan
Phone: 
Website: www.peacedayexeter.org
  Awareness event
The Peace Day Exeter festival will be held on Sunday, September 21 in the lovely downtown Swasey Parkway between the hours of 1 and 5 PM with children activities, music and poetry, and guest speakers and panel discussions that focus on peace with our environment, each other, and within ourselves.
 USA-New Jersey
 alpha
Group name: alpha mennonite church
Group size: 40
Contact person: monica haas
Phone: 609-731-1655 
Website: www.alphamenno.com
  Awareness event
there will be a lesson and awareness of non-violent communication using turning the other cheek.
 USA-New Jersey
 Andover
Group name: Andover United Methodist Church
Group size: 30
Contact person: Pastor Nancy J. Cooke
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
We wish to participate in the reading of the prayers during worship on this Sunday. Please provide the prayers to me in email. Thanks.
 USA-New Jersey
 Clifton
Group name: St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Group size: 60
Contact person: The Rev. Peter De Franco
Phone: 973 546-5020 
Website:
  Awareness event
Prayers for peace will be included in the Holy Eucharist and at 11:45 AM a Peace Garden and Peace Pole will be blessed.
 USA-New Jersey
 Princeton
Group name: Princeton Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society
Group size: 300
Contact person: Elizabeth Alberts
Phone: 609-924-5674 
Website: www.pym.org/burlington-qm/princeton.htm
  24-hour Interfaith observation
24 hour Vigil beginning at 6pm on the 20th with an Opening Prayer for Peace in the Meetinghouse. On exhibit will be AFSC's memorial EYES WIDE OPEN: NEW JERSEY. A peace walk, an Adult Forgiveness Workshop and Speaker Susan Campbell, who represents the PYM at the UN.
 USA-New Jersey
 South Brunswick Township, NJ
Group name: Gospel Mission Corps
Group size: 
Contact person: Pastor Robert S. Turton III
Phone: 732-297-3008 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Including Sunday Services throughout the day and evening in both English and Spanish
 USA-New Mexico
 Albuquerque
Group name: High Desert Center for Spiritual Living
Group size: 100
Contact person: Kimberly Schavey
Phone: 505-839-1965 
Website: www.hdcsl.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
 Prayer vigil, meditation, and gathering to pray for world peace.
 USA-New York
 Brooklyn
Group name: Leif Ericson Day School
Group size: 200
Contact person: Rita Pihra-Majurinen
Phone: 718-748-9023 
Website: http://leds.home.mindspring.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
On Wed. 9/24: Rededication of "Peace Poles" and dedication of "Peace Branches" with prayer & worship; students/faculty engaged in peace and nonviolence awareness activities throughout the school day; plant "Pinwheels for Peace" in garden during public ceremony
 USA-New York
 Brooklyn
Group name: P.S. 119-School of Global and Ethical Studies
Group size: 500+
Contact person: lisa fernandez
Phone: 718-377-3696 
Website: ps119amersfort.com
  
schoolwide activities in the morning with art projects,music and stations of peace. schoolwide march in the afternoon.
 USA-New York
 Dix Hills
Group name: Gathering of Light Multifaith Spiritual Fellowship
Group size: 50
Contact person: Rev JoAnn Barrett
Phone: 6310265-3822 
Website: Gatheringoflight.org
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
Our regular Multifaith Spiritual Sunday service will be dedicated to Peace and connecting in silence, prayer, song, meditation and children's program.
 USA-New York
 HICKSVILLE
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: RUPINDER KAUR
Phone: 
Website:
  
PEACE PRAYER FOR 1 HOUR
 USA-New York
 Manhasset
Group name: UU Congregation at Shelter Rock
Group size: 250
Contact person: Claire Deroche
Phone: 
Website: www.uucsr.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Members of the Congregation will gather outdoors at our Peace Pole after Sunday worship to pray for peace.
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: ArtSpirit
Group size: 50
Contact person: Marion williams
Phone: 212 288 1809 
Website: www.artspiritonline.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will gather and drum our prayers for peace and create an art installation mobile from them.This group is made up of a mixture of former homeless and homeless people and artists in New York
 USA-New York
 New York
Group name: US Federartion for Middle East Peace
Group size: 200+
Contact person: Salwa Kader
Phone: +1 973-568-8384 
Website: www.usfmep.org
  Awareness event
We rally people, group, religious and press to observe the International Day of Peace
 USA-New York
 New York City
Group name: One Spirit Learning Alliance, Fourth Universalist
Group size: 500
Contact person: Susan Turchin
Phone: Tel: 212-931-68 
Website:www.onespiritinterfaith.org/osla_events.htm#cosmicmass
  Awareness event
Three Events: COSMIC MASS NYC,w/ Cosmic Mass creator,Matthew Fox Dancing*Praying*Music dedicated to Peace Intimate Breakfast talk w/ Matthew Fox Saturday Peace Festival Visit website for all details.
 USA-New York
 New York City
Group name: VIGIL FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
Group size: 700
Contact person: THE VIGIL FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
Phone: 917 744-1732 
Website: www.vigil4internationalpeace.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
PROSPECT PARK, BANDSHELL, BROOKLYN,14 SEPTEMBER 9to5 The event will feature representatives and leaders from a variety of local, national, and international organizations, children’s choirs, musical and vocal ensembles as well as dancers, poets and renowned international artists.
 USA-New York
 New York City
Group name: Coalition for OneVoice/ One Spirit Learning Allian
Group size: 3000
Contact person: kurtjohnsonisd@yahoo.com
Phone: 
Website: www.coalitionforonevoice.org
  
Three Days of Events in New York City: Cosmic Mass with Matthew Fox, 9/19; World Shift to Peace Festival with 22 Workshops, 9/20; East West Book Event on Peace Day, 9/21.
 USA-North Carolina
 Asheville
Group name: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
Group size: 75
Contact person: Rev. David Eck
Phone: 8282543645 
Website: www,abidingsaviorlutheranchurch.org
  Awareness event
We are observing the day during our Sunday worship services. Handouts will give ideas to extend the event into the coming weeks.
 USA-North Carolina
 Brevard
Group name: Transylvanians for Peace
Group size: 50 plus
Contact person: Connie Nash
Phone: 828 884-9467 
Website: none
  24-hour Community event
We will hold a 24-hour vigil with the goal to do all we can to end the US Occupation of Iraq and promote a better way.
 USA-North Carolina
 Concord
Group name: Living Faith Church of the Brethren
Group size: 50
Contact person: Rachel Wilson
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Worship service focused on prayer and peace.
 USA-North Carolina
 Raleigh
Group name: West Raleigh Presbyterian Church
Group size: ?
Contact person: Mary Rose
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Ways to observe published in church newsletter.
 USA-North Carolina
 Swansboro
Group name: Swansboro United Methodist C&S
Group size: 400
Contact person: Adele Hyla-Brewster
Phone: 
Website: swansboroumc.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Youth & adult led prayer service to focus on peace in the heart, the home and the world for all affected by violence and needing more peace.100's made Prayer flags with prayers of peace on them.
 USA-North Carolina
 Wilmington
Group name: Grandmothers For Peace
Group size: ?
Contact person: ncpeacegrannie@yahoo.com
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Peace Day Celebration. Sunday, September 21, 3 PM at Hugh MacRae Park, Shelter #4. A family-oriented program of music and readings honoring Peace within ourselves.. our community..our world.
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston-Salem
Group name: SPIRIT OF ASSISI
Group size: 
Contact person: Sister Kathy Ganiel, OSF
Phone: 336-723-1092 
Website: www.spiritofassisi.org
  Awareness event
 USA-North Carolina
 Winston-Salem
Group name: The SPIRIT OF ASSISI
Group size: 100
Contact person: Sister Kathy Ganiel, OSF
Phone: 336-723-1092 
Website: www.spiritofassisi.org
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Interfaith Prayer and collective silence for Peace at 1730 Link Road on September 21 at 3:00 PM. Pinwheels for Peace will be included.
 USA-Ohio
 Cincinnati
Group name: Secular Franciscan Order's OLP JPIC
Group size: 
Contact person: Marvin Dickman, SFO
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
International Day Of Peace Education and Prayer Service, at 7 p.m., September 21, 2008, at Presentation Ministries Center; http://www.presentationministries.com/home/home.asp ; 3230 McHenry Avenue; in Cincinnati, OH 45211; in a Franciscan Peace and Justice, interfaith, and multicultural, celebration for world peace.
 USA-Ohio
 Reynoldsburg
Group name: Messiah Lutheran Church
Group size: 300
Contact person: Kay Morrissey
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Oregon
 MEDFORD
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Becky Durango
Phone: 
Website: www.beckydurango.com
  
Joining you in consciousness through affirmative prayer and meditation
 USA-Oregon
 Portland
Group name: Karah Pino
Group size: 
Contact person: Karah Pino
Phone: 503 939-9626 
Website:
  Awareness event
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Bethel Park
Group name: 
Group size: 2
Contact person: Donna Funk
Phone: 
Website:
  
We will take part with WHUMC in South Park to pray on this day.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Lancaster Court House
Group name: Young People at Trinity Episcopal Church
Group size: 10
Contact person: Karen B. Woodruff
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Young people at this Christian Church pray for peace in the world. They will make pinwheels for peace and look at the worldwide sites where you all are praying, meditating or observing their own hope for peace.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 monaca pa.
Group name: community college of beaver county
Group size: 30
Contact person: cynthia l. marshall
Phone: 18003350222 ext 
Website:
  Awareness event
room TC13 at collegeon September 22, 2008 for all students and community to meditate and pray in peace with dvd of international peace day message.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 PITTSBURGH
Group name: NH Anti-Racism Coalition & Pgh North People for Pe
Group size: 100
Contact person: Mary Sheehan
Phone: 412-367-0383 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
"Crossing Bridges: Reaching Out" featuring keynote speaker Lynn Cullen, TV/radio personality, as well as children's peace activities, music, dance, refreshments. Displays by community organizations illustrating ways in which they reach out to others. All ages welcome and encouraged to attend. Free.
 USA-Pennsylvania
 PITTSBURGH
Group name: ST. ANNE CHURCH/CASTLE SHANNON,PA
Group size: N/A
Contact person: TINA WEILAND/LORI MCMAHON
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM HOMILISTS @ SUNDAY MASSES AND PRAYER PETITIONS.Q
 USA-Pennsylvania
 Pittsburgh
Group name: 
Group size: 20
Contact person: Lisa Irvin
Phone: 412.856.3510 
Website:
  Awareness event
Pittsburgh urban peace walk ending in silent meditation
 USA-South Carolina
 Saluda
Group name: Bethany - Zoar UM Charge
Group size: 180
Contact person: Rev. Kerrie Ann Plump
Phone: 
Website:
  
Sunday Morning Worship
 USA-Tennessee
 Chattanooga
Group name: Tropic Heat Studios
Group size: 25
Contact person: Gigi de Lugo
Phone: 423-635-8923 
Website: www.myspace.com/drivethebusfestival
  Awareness event
Gigi's "Drive the Bus" (be a leader) World Music - Peace Festival Historic St Elmo village - Chattanooga TN ,
 USA-Texas
 Fort Worth
Group name: Owl's Clover/ Religion of the Stars
Group size: 22
Contact person: Gail Carswell
Phone: 817 921 5809 
Website: www.owlswebnest.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
We will gather at 11:00 AM for a spiritual service and discussion and prayers followed by a pot luck. Every one is welcome
 USA-Utah
 Logan
Group name: Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists
Group size: 50
Contact person: George Wootton
Phone: 435-755-2888 
Website: www.cvuu.org
  
Observance will be held during our church service. The service will be dedicated to the International Day of Peace.
 USA-Vermont
 Montpelier
Group name: Montpelier IDP Committee
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
8 AM Interfaith Peace Worship Service; Elements related to IDP in specific church services at their regular hours; evening community walk for peace featuring stops at churches, library, senior and low cost housing complexes where readings, music, etc. will be featured.
 USA-Virginia
 Alexandria
Group name: Yoga in Daily Life
Group size: 30
Contact person: Office
Phone: (703) 299-8926 
Website: www.yogaindailylifeus.org
  Awareness event
Meditate for World Peace followed by a candle-lighting vigil. Event begins at 7pm.
 USA-Virginia
 Arlington
Group name: Shangra-la
Group size: 144,000
Contact person: sandra Singer
Phone: 
Website:http://www.askrealjesus.com/A_WHATS_NEW.html
  Awareness event
Internet Radio broadcast of universal rosaries. One world Rosary, Rosary for a Golden Future, and Nurturance Rosary. See web link for times and how to listen.
 USA-Virginia
 Kilmarnock
Group name: Bay Center for Spiritual Development
Group size: 35
Contact person: Carol J. Burke
Phone: 804-435-4020 
Website: www.bayspiritualdevelopment.com
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Pinwheels For Peace and UN Prayer sent out to churches in our area AND Evening gathering for community from 6:30-7:30 for Songs and Prayers ending in candlelight.
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: Richmond Friends Meeting
Group size: 65
Contact person: Libby Reid
Phone: 804-261-3723 
Website:
  Awareness event
During meeting, peace queries. Moment of silence at noon. Staements of Peace after meeting.
 USA-Virginia
 Richmond
Group name: 
Group size: 1
Contact person: Ellie Fitzell
Phone: 8043213577 
Website:
  
11 days of prayers joined with other denominations culminating with the annual Family Peace Festival at St. Joseph's Villa on Sunday, September 21
 USA-Virginia
 Roanoke Valley
Group name: American Association of University Women/Roanoke V
Group size: 80
Contact person: Jennie Sue Murdock
Phone: 540-389-6733 
Website:
  Awareness event
We are studying the UN - CEDAW - Women's Rights and this is a part of our advocacy/education/awareness efforts
 USA-Virginia
 Salem
Group name: Fort Lewis Christian (DOC) Church
Group size: 90
Contact person: Jennie Sue Murdock
Phone: 540-389-6733 
Website:
  Awareness event
Will have information for worship service/prayer/ and children's moments.
 USA-Washington
 Seattle
Group name: Chalice-Bridging Ministries
Group size: Any Number may Apply
Contact person: Christopher Pringer
Phone: 206-286-0899 
Website: www.chalicebridge.com
  
Please see http://www.chalicebridge.com/WorldHlgPrayrOnSacredGeo.htm for an assortment of World Healing Prayers On Sacred Geometry Backgrounds. Some are for Iraq & MiddleEast, One on clarity and direction as a citizen, Two for planetary healing in general, including "A Global Climate Healing Fantasy and the Spirit of It All.
 USA-Wisconsin
 Brookfield
Group name: Unitarian Universalist Church West
Group size: 450
Contact person: The Rev. Suzelle Lynch
Phone: 262 782 3535 ex 
Website: http://uucw.org
  
A Worship Service called "The Path of Peace"
 USA-Wyoming
 Cheyenne
Group name: Cheyenne Interfaith Council
Group size: 70
Contact person: Rick Veit
Phone: 3074212815 
Website:
  Awareness event
At least 6 different groups (Ba hai, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Unitarian Universalist, Muslim) will be participating in a peace awareness event at the Lion's Park Amphitheater at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

South and Central America

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Santa Fe
Group name: GAP Santa Fe
Group size: 6
Contact person: Graciela
Phone: 5403424600388 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Meditation from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m.
 Argentina
 Santa Fe
Group name: Grupo Litoral
Group size: 21
Contact person: Graciela
Phone: 5403724600388 
Website:
  
meditation and pray for Peace and Goodwill from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m.
 Brazil
 RESENDE
Group name: UNIDADE DE SERVIÇO PARA EDUCAÇÃO INTEGRAL
Group size: 12
Contact person: ELISA MENDONÇA
Phone: 12.97820800 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Each of us is on charge of 2 hours vigil and during the day we will be together in our adres:
 Brazil
 SÃO PAULO
Group name: Fraternidade Pax Universal
Group size: 8.000 mailing list -
Contact person: Carmen Balhestero
Phone: 55-11-2236-0422 
Website: www.pax.org.br
  Less than 24-hour Interfaith event
We will have Prayers honoring all religions and music from 10AM to 2PM - broadcasted live through internet : www.tvpax.com.br / www.radiopax.com.br
 Chile
 Santiago and regions
Group name: Spiritual Forum of Santiago for Peace
Group size: 32
Contact person: Gerardo Gonzalez
Phone: 56-2-2185578 
Website:
  
Three components: (1) Prayer of Communities during their weekly religious gatherings(20-21 September); (2) Interfaith ceremony of prayers for Peace with participation of 14 spiritual/religious traditions (25 September)and (3) celebration of IDP at schools all around the country with cooperation Ministry of Education (22-26 September)
 Chile
 viña del mar
Group name: Colegio Saint Benedict
Group size: 359
Contact person: Victor Hugo Herrero Rojas
Phone: 
Website: www.saintbenedict.cl
  Less than 24-hour Community event
 Colombia
 
Group name: Mission diplomatique Internationale Humanitaire RW
Group size: 90
Contact person: Sergio Tapia
Phone: 57+3154267900 
Website: www.missiondiplomatiquehumanitaire.tk
  24-hour Community event
Tribunal Internacional sobre la Infancia afectada por la Guerra y la Pobreza, Campaña NUNCA MAS NIÑOS PARA LA GUERRA!
 Nicaragua
 Managua
Group name: Centro Ecuménico Antonio Valdivieso
Group size: 25
Contact person: Michele Najlis
Phone: 505/222-4577 
Website:
  Less than 24-hour Community event
Lectures and prayers at our Center
 Other
 Bayamon, PR
Group name: Catholic Student Society, Inter American Universit
Group size: 25
Contact person: Prof. Pilar Vazquez
Phone: 
Website:
  Awareness event
Email invitation and prayer sent to all the campus to join in prayer throughout the day.

World Wide

Location Group Information Vigil Description
 
 Pune
Group name: Vishwasanskruti Network
Group size: 500
Contact person: Vinod Bodhankar
Phone: 9850230064 
Website: www.change.org/changeourcity
  Awareness event
Distribution of "Tisrey Swaraajya (Third Independence)" Leaflets. These leaflets are released by the primary Spiritual Centre of Pune City : Kasba Ganpati mandal. They announce that Pune City is committed to the aim of 100% freedom from pollution by ensuring 100% freedom from corruption.
 
 River Falls
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Dawn Huberty
Phone: 
Website:
  24-hour Interfaith observation
For a 24-hour time period (Sept 21) and one Sunday a month, I commit to continued observation and prayer for world peace.
 
 Washington DC
Group name: Shangra-La
Group size: 144,000
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=morelife33&search_type=&aq
  Awareness event
You Tube videos: Rainbows, Religion, & World Peace; Spiritual Cause of War; The Warrior of Peace; New Prayer of Saint Francis. AND MORE from Morelife33 on You Tube
 Australia
 Brisbane
Group name: International Presentation Association
Group size: 2600
Contact person: Marlette Black
Phone: 61 7 32628600 
Website: ipa.ozehosting.com
  
A Prayer for peace to be held in our communities and with our associates around the world over a 24 hour period.
 india
 Patiala
Group name: 
Group size: 
Contact person: Dr Inderjt Singh Sethi
Phone: 91-9855007125 
Website:
  
 Other
 
Group name: Global Network for Peace and Tolerance
Group size: 50
Contact person: Dr. M. Ashaq Malik
Phone: 
Website: www.peaceandtolerance.ning.com
  24-hour Interfaith observation
 Other
 
Group name: the thinkPEACE network
Group size: 10,000 Attending
Contact person: Howard Flaer
Phone: 
Website: www.thinkPEACE.net
  Awareness event
PEACE DAY COMEDY "STAND-UP FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE" A fun night of Comedy in celebration and recognition of the U.N. Peace Day in over 45 cities worldwide (Sept 21, but dates may vary). Details on thinkPEACE.net Brings media attention to Peace Day.
 Other
 
Group name: UN Days & Years Meditation Initiative
Group size: 
Contact person: Steve Nation
Phone: 
Website: www.intuition-in-service.org/peaceVigil.cfm
  24-hour Interfaith observation
Participants meditate on peace and a Culture of Peace for 15 minute periods, using the Great Invocation or a World Prayer of their choice on the quarter hour. A list online shows registered participants in each 15 minute period.
 Other
 Seven Regions of the World
Group name: East and West Association of Sikh Women for Peace
Group size: 200,000-300,000
Contact person: Rajinderjit K. Singh
Phone: 
Website:
  
Sikh women of the world are celebrating the 300th anniversary of the installation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. We are sponsoring a prayer, Sukhmani Sahib, in Sikh temples and homes on U.N. International Peace Day, 10-11AM, local time (all sangats are invited to participate).
 world wide
 
Group name: United Religions Initiative
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.uri.org
  
URI member groups will have dozens of IDP observations around the world.
 worldwide
 
Group name: The Days of Good
Group size: 
Contact person: 
Phone: 
Website: www.thedaysofgood.org
  Awareness event
Dear friends, you are cordially invited to join a very important worldwide event „The Days of Good - Change the World together“!

Last updated on  January 27, 2008

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