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, tollerance and peace among people.

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Bunker Roy: Barefoot College for the Poor

23 luglio 2015

Rural empowerment one woman at a time

In 1965 a young post graduate student, SANJIT “BUNKER” ROY volunteered to spend the summer working with famine affected people in Palamu District Bihar, now Jharkhand, one of the poorest of India’s states. His urban elitist upbringing had distanced him from poverty and destitution. This experience changed him, and formed the determination to fight poverty… Read more

UN: Protect Schools in Wartime

18 giugno 2015

States Should Endorse ‘Safe Schools Declaration’ at UN Security Council Debate

Governments should endorse the new Safe Schools Declaration at the United Nations Security Council debate on children and armed conflict on June 18, 2015, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch released a short video on protecting schools during armed conflict, featuring Ziauddin Yousafzai, UN special adviser on global education and the father of… Read more

Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation

11 giugno 2015

Stories of Contemporary Heroes

This year marks a brand new year for Somalia, with peace finally on the horizon with a new government after more than two decades of conflict. It had been a difficult 23 years the people of Somalia faced, and there is still a lot of work to do to realize what Vision 2016, the Somali roadmap… Read more