Pilosio international "Building Peace" Award

The  construction industry at its most socially-aware, in step with the times, seeking a role in developing civil society and helping to improve living standards around the world.

The Pilosio Building Peace Award culminates in the presentation of an annual award to those individuals or companies behind those projects or ideas which have contributed to the improvement of living conditions and promoted interchange, tolerance and peace among people.

There is no honour in killing

24 April 2014

As many as 500 women and girls are killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan each year

As many as 500 women and girls are killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan each year, making Pakistan one of the most dangerous countries for women [Dr. Muazzam Nasrullah, West Virginia University, USA]   Human Rights Watch defines “honor killings” as acts of vengeance, usually death, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held… Read more

Samia Nkrumah | Going back to pick it all up

14 April 2014

Ensuring Peace through Development

Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah (born 23 June 1960) is a Ghanaian politician and Chairwoman of the Convention People’s Party. She is an icon and role model for young people in the country, and she interacts with them frequently as a basis for engaging and influencing them on her “one nation, country first” approach. This she believes… Read more

Samia Nkrumah awarding announcement |Press Meeting

8 April 2014

The first step toward the 2014 Ed. of the Pilosio Building Peace Award

Images taken from yesterday’s press meeting in which Samia Nkrumah was announced to be the 2014 recipient of the Pilosio Building Peace Award. While the ceremony itself will take place in Venice the 12th of September, this opportunity allowed Samia and Arch. Cucinella to present the Kwameh Nkrumah Presidential Library project to more than a… Read more