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International Youth Forum for Peace

In September 1st to 3rd 2007, about 800 young people from 100 countries, including Greece, participated in the International Youth Forum for Peace organised in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, with the initiative of “The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement” and its President, H.E. Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak. The “Foundation for the Child and the Family” also participated in the Forum.

The International Youth Forum for Peace was entitled as “The Power of Youth for Peace. Youth Speak-We listen”. It was organised for the first time and offered young people around the world the opportunity to engage in a constructive dialogue,

Makistos will smile again

The fires that tore through Greece, at the end of the summer 2007, cost in human lives and burned thousands of acres of land and hundreds of houses. It destroyed one of the most beautiful sites of Greece, forced thousands of citizens to abandon their villages and homes, and threatened archaeological sites such as Ancient Olympia.

No one could stay emotionally detached from people who lost their relatives; from the elderly and children who stared at the ashes in tears without being able to imagine where they would sleep from then on, how they could be protected from sun,

The Charter of Paris against Cancer

The Charter of Paris against cancer was signed in February 2000 aiming at the promotion of the research for curing as well as preventing the disease, upgrading the provided services to the patients, the sensitisation of the common opinion and the mobilisation of the global community against cancer.

In February 2007, the 7th Anniversary of the Charter of Paris against cancer was celebrated in Paris with the annual fundraising gala at the Palace of Versailles, under the auspices of the President of the French Republic, Mr Jacques Chirac.

The event aimed to support the “Association for Life and Hope against Cancer”

2nd Workshop on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts

The second Roundtable Session entitled: “Building a Protective Environment for Civilians during Armed Conflicts” was an important step towards the protection of civilians during armed conflicts. The workshop was held in January 2007, at the Institute for Peace Studies of Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt, with the initiative of H.E. Mrs Suzanne Mubarak, President of “The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement”, following the first session, which took place in September 2006 in Paris, on the occasion of the Middle East crisis, specifically in Lebanon. […]

First workshop on the protection of civilians during armed conflicts in Paris

Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis along with various prominent personalities, who fight for Peace, participated in a workshop of experts with the topic: “Civilians’ security during armed conflicts” which was held in Paris, in September 2006.

This meeting was yet one more initiative of H.E. Mrs Suzanne Mubarak, President of “The Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement” aiming at the investigation of the deficiency of the worldwide peace organisations and international humanistic regulations to adequately protect the civilians as well as finding out efficient solutions towards their empowerment.

The issues that concerned the delegates were the following:

Charity gala for the fight against drugs

Prominent personalities from all over the world, invited by H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden, founder and President of the Mentor Foundation, declared their vigorous decision to impede the spread of drugs and their will to protect the children and the young people from the threat of drugs, with their presence in the charity gala of the Mentor Foundation. […]

2006 Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors

From 15 to 16 March 2006, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris was the venue for an impressive gathering of the Organization’’s Goodwill Ambassadors. The 2006 Annual Meeting convened by the Director-General, brought together a large number of outstanding personalities. […]