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Female Nobel Laureates gather in Montebello

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Peace prize winners launch campaign against rape as a weapon of war. Read about the cause at: Ottawa Citizen

If not now, when?

Friday, February 11th, 2011

For many years it has been my privilege to visit Italy and work with Italian women. And I can say with complete honesty you are magnificent. However, to see the way some of the women of Italy have allowed themselves to be treated these past few years breaks my heart. Beautiful women belittling themselves, becoming [...]

Motivational Speaker, Spencer West – 2nd October, 2010

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Betty Williams had the opportunity to listen to an amazing motivational speaker from Free The Children and Me to We – Spencer West. Spencer was speaking at Indigo’s Yorkville store where he spoke about his ability and not disability to be a valued member of society and inspiring the youth of today to be change [...]

Shameless Idealist TV Interview– 1st October, 2010

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

What does it take to be a Shameless Idealist? Take a twelve year old who read about the shooting of a young boy in Pakistan sold to a carpet factory owner and to a mother who saw the death of three innocent children; and you get two of the most extraordinary human beings talking about [...]

Free The Children and We Day Toronto – 30th September, 2010

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Imagine being in a stadium with the energy from 18,000 enthusiastic young people. Those 18,000 enthusiastic young people are also change makers, and they are the generation we have been waiting for. From across the Americas they filled the Air Canada Center on September 30th, 2010 for We Day and they were ready to “Be [...]

Betty Williams launches Not In The News Net

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Rome, Italy. World Centers of Compassion for Children International (WCCCI) together with the Vodafone Foundation are launching “Not In The News Net” today, Monday 4th May, 2010. Not In The News Net overcomes the rigid hierarchy of media coverage by creating a new vehicle where young people around the world have an opportunity to tell [...]

Mario Frangoulis in Concert for Give Us Your Poor and The Greek Institute

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Mario Frangoulis, Ambassador for WCCCI is currently touring the US raising awareness for the organizations Give Us Your Poor and the Greek Institute. Starting the tour in Chicago on April 18th, Mario was accompanied by up-and-coming French-Greek singer George Perris, who recently opened in Paris and Belgium for Lara Fabian’s European tour. Also at the [...]

Whoopee! Happy! Over the Moon! Yippee! Ecstatic! Wow!

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Find out why Betty Williams is so excited. Check out her Blog for the answers.

Invitation delivered to His Holiness The Dalai Lama – February 22, 2010

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

His Holiness The Dalai Lama was visiting Florida Atlantic University (FAU) during their week long Peace Studies Program. His talk was aimed at explaining how Compassion can be a pillar in understanding World Peace. When we last met His Holiness in Vancouver he had stated to Betty Williams that he wanted to visit our City [...]

International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma – March 2nd, 2010

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

The Nobel Women’s Initiative and the Women’s League of Burma will be convening in New York City to hold an international tribunal which will be a women-directed and women-centered court of justice listening to the testimony from several women of Burma who will share their personal stories of surviving human rights violations and crimes under [...]

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