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11 Days of Global Unity, Sept. 11-21

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[SEPT. 11, 2004]  An extraordinary convergence of peace and sustainability events taking place in over 100 cities around the world, 11 Days of Global Unity culminates on Sept. 21, the U.N.-designated International Day of Peace. The 11 Days initiative is being connected and promoted by We, The World and is designed to inspire, inform and involve increasingly large numbers of people in creating a world that works for all.

Events are planned in Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Chile, Croatia, France, Ghana, Greece, Germany, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Korea, Morocco, Mozambique, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda and 40 cities throughout the United States.

To see the latest listing of events, click here and scroll down. The calendar is being hosted by 11 Days partner organization Transitioners.org.

Featured 11 Days events

Children's Global Summit, a preliminary event, was Sept. 3-5 in San Francisco. Remarkable, courageous, international young people (ages 14 to 28) who have faced extreme circumstances in war and other conflicts organized their first global summit, with the purpose of developing clear solutions and a call to action for the adults of the world to pay attention.

An art exhibition, "Bridging the Gap -- Celebrating 11 Days of Global Unity Through the Arts," is at the Brunei Mission to the U.N. in New York City Sept 11-21. Admission is free.

 

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The Interdependence Day Festival 2004 in New York City on Sept. 12 features speakers, performers and workshop presentations.

"Our Voices, Our World" in New York City on Sept. 21 is a culminating broadcast event featuring Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of The Jane Goodall Institute, U.N. Messenger of Peace; William Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA; Marianne Williamson, author and public speaker; Clarence Jones, speechwriter and lawyer for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.; and many other visionary speakers and performers celebrating the U.N. International Day of Peace in New York City.

[Good News Agency news release]

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