The International Seminar ”Women in the Service of Peace” organized at UNESCO Headquarters on June 2004, on the initiative of H.E. Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak and Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, aimed to “highlight the important role that women play in support of peace and the need for them to be recognized as full partners in the processes of decision-making and political negotiations”
The opening of the Jordan River Foundation exhibition entitled Traditional and Contemporary Handicrafts from Jordan was held at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens; a unique and representative sample of the art of weaving and handicrafts : carpets, tapestries, table cloths, drapes etc, which reflect the heritage of one of the oldest civilisations of the Middle East.
The Foundation for the Child and the Family in cooperation with the ”Fondation pour l’ enfance” (France) organized the Second European Meeting of Legal Practitioners in relation to Juvenile Justice in Athens, in March 2003. The first meeting was held by the Fondation pour lEnfance in November 2000, in Paris.
The aim of the Second Meeting which was held under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Justice and with financial support from the GROTIUS-II Programme of the European Commission, was the protection of minors from the childrens pornography on the Internet and the sexual exploitation for commercial purposes,
World heritage, both cultural and natural, is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Irrespective of where and when the magnificent cultural monuments have been created and the beauties of nature are located, they are a source of life and inspiration which belong to all the people in the world.
A book, a theatre performance and an exhibition of pictures were the three aspects of the event «Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders who change our world», which was organised in Athens on June 2002 by the Foundation for the Child and the Family, aiming to support the Greek Committee of Amnesty International. The event was held under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Kostis Stefanopoulos, and with the sponsorship of Vardis and Marianna Vardinoyannis.
The book called «Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders who change our world» is the lifetime work of Kerry Kennedy Cuomo,