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Meghan Markle has gained notoriety in the latest months for becoming engaged with Prince Henry of Wales. Few people knew she has been an advocate for Woman's rights since she was a young girl. In this inspiring speech at the UN, she shares her experience as a young girl advocating for gender equality.
In line with the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, the Peace Hero Children Ambassadors of the Teach Peace Build Peace Movement, a non-government organization aiming to make every Filipino child a peace builder, made a prayer for their fellow children and led an Interfaith Peace Prayer in Maharlika Elementary School, Quezon City, Philippines.
What does this gorgeous street art say? It's Arabic poetry, inspired by bold graffiti and placed where a message of hope and peace can do the most good. In this quietly passionate talk, artist and TED Fellow eL Seed describes his ambition: to create art so beautiful it needs no translation.
Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His story is shocking, powerful and, ultimately, inspiring.
Participants: Muslim and Buddhist Youth from the areas that have been affected by the violence. We invited them to have a dialogue in relaxing and open space outside their usual areas.
In this wise and soulful talk, peace activist Scilla Elworthy maps out the skills we need — as nations and individuals — to fight extreme force without using force in return. To answer the question of why and how nonviolence works, she evokes historical heroes — Aung San Suu Kyi, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela — and the personal philosophies that powered their peaceful protests.
Poem composed during the Learning to lIve Together Facilitators Training workshop in Thailand, 2014. By Namgay Wangmo
Sketchnote by Sylvia Duckworth Find more of her inspiring sketches at the link below.
"His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about solving conflicts through dialogue in his address at the University of Washington in Seattle on April 14th, 2008. During the event the University conferred upon His Holiness the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters."
"No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite."
A pop-up exhibition on the streets of Yangon highlights the city's rich heritage of diversity and interfaith tolerance, as visitors reflect on creating peace - in ourselves, our country, our world.