What else is happening in Melbourne?

Please find details of some other lovely free UN International Day of Peace events in Melbourne! One World Art Exhibition “One World” is dedicated to world peace and will celebrate spirituality, faith and belief. It will explore the common connections between people with diverse beliefs, and promote the idea that by uniting with the shared vision of […]

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Event Resources

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead)   We encourage you to host your own Stop Still for Peace UN Peace Day event – and become part of a vision of co-creating peaceful cities and communities. We understand […]

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21 Day ‘Reflections on Peace’ Meditation Initiative

21 day Reflections on Peace: 1st – 21st September In the run up to the UN International Day of Peace, we invite you to engage in 21 days of Reflections on Peace – culminating with the Melbourne community at the Wake Up for Peace event on the UN Peace Day at Federation Square on Wednesday […]

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Downloadable Flyers for Printing

Downloadable Flyers for Printing Please find downloadable flyers as images above and for printing here: SIDE 1 and SIDE 2

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How Your Next Facebook Post Can Change The World

This blog entry was written by Shannon Harvey (Director, The Connection Documentary) and re-posted from her blog. As a participant in last year’s Wake Up for Peace event, this is what she wrote post-event on 24th September 2015. How Your Next Facebook Post Can Change The World “I recently received an email from the organiser […]

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What happened last year? Wu4P in 2015

Post 2015 event wrap ups! This was the final post event blogpost after the inaugural Wake Up for Peace event on the UN International Day of Peace, 21st September in 2015 (see photos here). Over ...

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Olive Green Ribbon for Peace

On the morning of the UN Peace Day event, we will be welcoming all with an Olive Green Awareness Ribbon. When 9/11 struck the world in 2001, Melbourne author and therapist Pauline McKinnon (Stillness Meditation Therapy Centre) felt so moved by the turmoil and unsettling of people that she initiated an idea to help bring […]

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Science on Group Meditations and World Peace

This article has been reposted from www.peacefulwarriors.net (February 4th, 2015). Meditation has the potential to literally transform the world. In 1978, what is known as the “Maharishi Effect” took place when a group of 7000 individuals over the course of 3 weeks were meditating in hopes of positively effecting the surrounding city. They were able […]

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This is our amazing venue

The Deakin Edge is a stunning glass theatre offering views across the Yarra River to the Arts Centre Spire, the MCG and Alexandra Gardens. Beautiful, intimate and with great atmosphere – perfect for this kind of event. If you’ve not been there before – have a look at this video! HOW TO GET HERE Parking: […]

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