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1987-1999. The start journey begins

BIEL 11986, June- The "International Bureau of Economy and Work" is founded.

1987 - The "International Bureau of Economy and Work" obtains Special Consultative Status (Italian) with the United Nation Social and Economic Council (ECOSOC).

1987 - First participation of the "International Bureau of Economy and Work" in a UN Conference - specifically, the International Conference about on Disarmament.

1988 - The "International Bureau of Economy and Work", in its second appearance at the International Conference about the Disarmament, presented an Appeal to the UN General Secretary for "a United World".

November 1995 - The "International Bureau of Economy and Work" assumes its current name of "New Humanity".

Chiara Lubich (right) receives UNESCO Peace Prize1996 - Paris. UNESCO awarded its Prize for Peace for 1996 to Chiara Lubich, New Humanity's Founder and President of the focolare Movement.

March 1998 - Hyde Park, New York. New Humanity is one of the promoters of a pdf "Proposition for a World Consortium for Raw Materials" between oil exporting and importing Countries, in order to insulate the price of oil from marketfluctuations with the price being agreed together by these Countries.

May 1999 - Araceli, Brazil. New Humanity launched a proposal -  pdf Supporting a new economy of communion (Italian) - to increase economic action in communion and thereby "tackle the urgent challenges facing mankind in the next millennium".

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