• August 7-11, 2018

    GlobalFest Human Rights Forum

    Human Rights Forum takes us Back to Basics

    Free 5-day event promotes diversity, cross cultural respect, and equality in our community.

    Tuesday, August 7 – Friday, August 10, 2018
    Receptions: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM;
    Speaker Series: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

    Saturday, August 11, 2018
    Reception: 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speaker Series: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Where: The Calgary Public Library – John Dutton Theatre, 616 Macleod Trail SE Calgary AB

    Go to globalfest.ca or visit their Facebook Page  for more information.

  • August 4, 2018

    Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony

    The annual community event in memory of all those impacted by the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and in solidarity toward a peaceful world free from nuclear weapons.

    Speaker: Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C.

    When: Saturday, August 4, 2018 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM (rain or shine!)
    Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE

    Free!
    You can support the event by donating on the Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony’s 2018 Eventbrite page.

    Visit Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony 2018’s Facebook Page  for email [email protected] for more information.

  • April 21, 2017

    Speaker Series & Reception Event: MMIW

    Elder Doreen Spence, Traditional Healer & Registered Nurse, Developed the UNs Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

    Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Activist & Entrepreneur, Co-founder &   President of Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

    Nicole Robertson, President & Chief Communications Specialist Muskwa Productions & Consulting

    When: Friday, April 21, 2017 | 6:00 to 8:00 PM
    Where: Sandman Hotel City Centre | 888 7th Avenue SW Calgary, 2nd Floor
    Tickets: 20 per person.RSVP at scrimshaw-and-reception.eventbrite.ca

    Speaker’s event will be followed by reception & launch of UNAC Calgary’s academic journal, International Blue – Moxie’s Lounge (2nd Floor) | 8:15 to 9:00 PM

Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony August 4, 2018

This year’s Child Diplomats received a message from Nagasaki Mayor, Mr. Tomihisa Taue, which will be read by them at the Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony 2018 on August 4th (The event starts from 8 pm). Congratulations to this years Child Diplomats on their wonderful work!!

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The Child Diplomat Project enables children to send a request letter to a mayor who belongs to “Mayors for Peace” to ask their message to the Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony.

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The Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony takes place on August 4th, and begins at 8PM.

Visit Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony 2018’s Facebook Page  for email [email protected] for more information.

You can also support the event by donating on the Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony’s 2018 Eventbrite page