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2012-07-24 23:02:00

The Radly Center, a foundation established by Adam Radly, launched MADin15.org on July 18 attracted more than 100 nonprofits that have listed several hundred volunteer opportunities.

2010-05-06 08:14:00

BALTIMORE and MADRID, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Six universities in the Laureate International Universities network will confer an honorary doctorate degree to Nelson Mandela, the first president of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, in recognition of his tireless fight against apartheid within and beyond the borders of his country.

2010-02-10 17:13:00

LONDON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning Haitian artist Wyclef Jean spoke to young leaders at the inaugural international youth summit One Young World today.

2010-01-26 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator John Kerry is the latest addition to the list of distinguished politicians, scholars and business people who will address more than 1,000 young people from around the world at the One Young World Inaugural Summit in London beginning on Feb.

2010-01-13 12:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With One Young World's Inaugural Summit fast approaching on Feb.

2009-10-09 09:45:00

President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in an astonishing verdict.

2009-06-18 12:14:00

Two-day event also features leading academics, international experts and next generation of peace makers and humanitarian leaders BIRMINGHAM, England, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu and former UN relief coordinator Jan Egeland will be the key speakers at the Rotary World Peace Symposium, which will be held 18-19 June in Birmingham prior to the Rotary International convention (21-24 June). Archbishop Tutu, who currently chairs The Elders, a group...

2008-12-08 15:20:00

PARIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Jimmy Carter, former Irish President Mary Robinson, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other members of The Elders (http://www.theelders.org) gathered in Paris at a celebration Dec.

2008-07-30 12:00:48

On July 21, the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) honored Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday with a grand-scale event titled "Hope in Action." Attended by over 8,500 people, the free concert in Millennium Park was a critical success.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.