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Paris: UNESCO commemorates the awarding of the Prize for Peace Education to Chiara Lubich

"Reinventing Peace"

15 November 2016, UNESCO's Headquarters

UNESCOs Peace Price to Chiara LubichOn 17 December 1996 Chiara Lubich was in Paris to receive the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education.  Twenty years later, in collaboration with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to UNESCO, New Humanity remembers the founder of the Focolare Movement (from whose spirituality New Humanity draws its inspiration) with a cultural manifestation under the patronage of the UNESCO (the United Nations' Agency for Education, Science and Culture) entitled: “Reinventing Peace: Education towards a Humanism Based the Unity of the Human Family”.

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Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Price for Peace Education to Chiara Lubich

2016 is also the 30th anniversary of New Humanity and the 8th anniversary of Mrs Chiara Lubich death

unesco peace price to chiara lubich in 1996New Humanity is living a period of important anniversaries!
The 19th of June 1986 it had been held in Rome the first meeting of all the members of the International Bureau of Economy and Work (which after some years assumed its current name of New Humanity NGO).
The 17th of December 1996 Mrs Chiara Lubich - founder of the Focolari Movement and of New Humanity - received the UNESCO's Prize for Peace Education at the UNESCO's Headquarters.
Finally, the 14th of March 2008 Mrs Chiara Lubich passed and since than, on that day, every year a world ceremony remembers a particular new element introduced by her charisma. 2016's celebrations are obviously focused on peace promotion.

Chiara Lubich and Politics: See the video

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Paris: N.H. and the UNESCO's NGO Partners, Presents their Declaration Against Climate Change at the "NGOs Day" of the COP21

COP 21Mrs Chantal Grevin - the main representative of New Humanity in Paris - attended the "NGOs Day", the last 8th of December. The event has been organised at the "UNESCO's corner" during the International Conference about Climate Changes COP 21.
It has been the occasion to deeply present the Declaration Against Climate Change prepared by the UNESCO's NGO Partners - with New Humanity included - for this special event during an Action Day organised the last 6th of October.

pdf NGOs Declaration Against Climate Change (328 KB)

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Paris: New Humanity and the Other UNESCO's Official NGO Partners Presented their Declaration on Climate Change at the COP21

20151006 climate change action day paris groupNew Humanity and other UNESCO's Official NGO Partners presented their "NGOs Declaration Against Climate Change" in occasion of the 21st Yearly Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris, on 5th of December.
New Humanity actively participated into the drafting process of this declaration, during the NGO Action Day on Climate Change, the last 6th of October. It particularly asked to insert into the proposal the request to consider natural resources as a common good for humanity.

pdf NGOs Declaration Against Climate Change (328 KB)

Paris: UNESCO's Official NGO Partners Relaunch a Culture of Peace, As an Answer to the Latest Fundamentalist Attacks in Paris

Le ONG partner dell'UNESCO promuovono un momento di raccoglimento per la pace dopo gli attacchi fondamentalisti a ParigiRepresentatives of 40 UNESCO's Official NGO Partners chose to reaffirm their attachment to the promotion of a culture of peace, reacting in this way to the shock caused by the latest fundamentalist attacks in Paris. They organised a moment of meditation in the main hall of the UNESCO's Headquarters, on the 18th of November at 1 p.m. It was the occasion to read some texts by various people awarded witht the Nobel Prize for Peace and they concluded this moment with a minute for silence. Mrs Chantal Grevin - the main representative of New Humanity in Paris - was attending the cerimony.

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