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[Announcement] Nominations for the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize

The Sunhak Peace Prize Foundation is now accepting candidate nominations for the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony.   In line with the Foundation's three key objectives (Sustainable Human Development, Conflict Resolution and Ecological Conservation), the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is searching for dedicated leaders and role models whose activities embody the One Family Under God peace vision.   A. Criteria for Candidacy - Nominees must be in dividuals or organizations whose activities embody the Sunhak Peace Prize vision of peace - Nominees must be in dividuals or organizations that have made positive impacts of peace for nations, races, religions and ideologies - In the case of individual nominees, the nominees in question must be presently alive B. Required Material - Candidate nomination form (1 copy per candidate) - Detailed description of the candidate's achievements C. Submission Information - Period : March 2018 ~ June 201

Sunhak Peace Prize 2019, nomination process

The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Award recipients. The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is searching for dedicated leaders whose activities embody the One Family Under God peace vision. The Sunhak Peace Prize Pillars of Peace: Sustainable Human Development, Conflict Resolution, Ecological Conservation 1. Criteria for candidacy    - Nominees must be individuals or organizations who have contributed significantly to the realization of peace for people of diverse nations, races, religions, or ideologies   - In case of individuals, the nominees in question must be presently alive 2. Required material   - Candidate Nomination Form, 1 copy per nominee   (go to "Nomination" at sunhakpeaceprize.org)   - A detailed description of the candidate's achievements 3. Submission information   - Deadline : May 31, 2018   - Send to : Sunhak Peace Prize Secretariat, Dowon Bldg. 14th fl., 34 Mapo-dae

Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Speech Quotes

My family and I became refugees in 1979 after the invasion of my country. “There is no hope.” Refugees have had their rights taken away, and are mired in deprivation and despair. I wanted to find a way to help Afghans rebuild their self-respect and self-confidence; I wanted them to be able to trust again, rebuild their communities and reestablish their core values. To provide systematic education for refugees, I established in 1995 the Afghan Institute of Learning, which has now provided education and vocational training to 14 million women and children. Women were able to find jobs when they learned reading and math and participated in job training. As women become valuable contributors to their households, and are even able to teach their children, the societal awareness of women increases. We couldn’t stop teaching girls, even under the Taliban’s ruthless ban on girls’ education. Therefore, we operated underground schools a

Dr. Gino Strada, Speech Quotes

I have spent the last thirty years of my life operating on patients in war-torn countries. After every bomb, after every shell, there are people still struggling to survive. Today, ninety percent of all war victims are civilians, people equal to us, with the same needs, the same hopes and the same desires for their beloved ones. 1994, I founded EMERGENCY with the aim of guaranteeing high-standard, free-of-charge care to the victims of war and poverty. This is because everyone has the right to medical care. EMERGENCY now operates more than 60 medical facilities in 17 of the most dangerous countries in the world, and has saved more that 9 million lives. Post-WWII us seeing the worst case of global mass displacement. In 2016, over 60 million people were forced to leave their homes. The broken lives of refugees urge us to take action. If we wish to work for the survival of humankind, the abolition of war is necessary and inevi

Anote Tong, "Our islands will be uninhabitable in the decades ahead."

[March 6, 2018] Motorists embrace an incoming wave during a spring tide.   2015 Sunhak Peace Prize laureate and Former President of Kiribati Mr. Anote Tong sat down with CNBC for an interview to talk about the future of Kiribati. In the interview, Mr. Tong mentioned the technical wonders of Dubai's man-made made islands and the shining city of Singapore, and expressed that the technology and resources to raise up Kiribati's islands are out there but have not been made available to them. "I t's going to require a lot of expertise and it's going to require a lot of resources. Thus far, nothing has been coming forward. The technology is there, the resources are there, but they're not coming forward and being made available." When asked about his plans to relocate the Kiribati population our of the country, and whether other Pacific island nations are planning the same, Mr. Tong emphasized that the  'migration with dignity'  plan wa