Quinnipiac University (USA) | The Albert Schweitzer Institute conducts programs that link education, ethics and voluntarism for the sake of creating a more peaceful and sustainable world. A dynamic presence at Quinnipiac University, the institute has drawn notable humanitarians both to campus and to its board, and gives students of all majors the chance to engage with local challenges and the broader international community. The Albert Schweitzer Institute is committed to introducing Schweitzer’s philosophy of “reverence for life” to a broad audience in order to bring about a more civil and ethical human society characterized by respect, responsibility, compassion and service.


Anahuac Mayab University (Mexico) seeks to train professional leaders with great human qualities, that work every day to generate positive change in their environment. The integral formation that the university offers is mainly focused on the development of ten important axes, that strengthen the development of the students – a vision motivated by the dignity and centrality of the human person, a profoundly human and social vision of the profession, a strong moral education, a critical view of cultural development, an ultimate meaning of life etc.


Anahuac University (Mexico)’s mission is to be an academic community that contributes and encourages the comprehensive educational process of our students, where we prepare them with an excellent and innovative, professional and cultural education at international level; with a profound human and moral instruction inspired by the perennial values of Christian humanism; and with real social awareness that will let them become positive action leaders that promote the development of the human being and of society.


University of Cartagena (Colombia), based on its missionary teaching, research and extension processes, proposes for the year 2027, two hundred years after its foundation, to consolidate itself as a postgraduate university where pre-eminence is given to training and, by anticipating the rhythm of today’s rapidly changing world, undertake research and innovation to benefit the community. We want to train leading citizens in our society, who understand the transformative power of education and research in the 21st century. The University of Cartagena is committed to inclusive and high-quality training, where students shape their work and personal future, becoming aware of their talents and skills, committing to face local, regional, national and global challenges.


Francisco José de Caldas District University (Colombia) recognizes itself as the institution of higher education of the Capital District of Bogotá and the Central Region of the Republic of Colombia, therefore its vision of the future is closely linked to the processes of its social environment . The institutional educational project finds meaning in the strategic strengthening of its academic potential and in the possibilities that they offer to the development of the region. The Francisco José de Caldas District University should become more competitive before peers from the academic and university world. For this reason, with a strategic vision, it has decided to channel efforts and resources around five priority academic areas: the environment, communication, computerization, education and production.


Marymount International School, Paris (France) is the oldest, international early years, elementary and middle school in France, with a rich history of inclusion and diversity, offering a warm welcome to children from a wide range of countries, cultures and religions. The School was founded in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, as part of their mission to foster the gift of internationalism and broaden their commitment to the transformation of the world through education. Today Marymount Paris enjoys a world reputation for educational excellence as it pursues its own mission to educate students so they may think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively and learn continuously. 


March for Peace (Spain)’s mission is to denounce the dangerous worldwide situation with growing conflicts, increasing military expenditure, the problem of many populations with lack of foods and water; to keep creating awareness that it is only through “peace” and “nonviolence”, that the human species will have a future. The 1st World March for Peace and Nonviolence held nearly a thousand events in more than 400 cities, marching through 97 countries over the 5 continents. More than 2000 organizations participated. It marched nearly 200 000 kilometres and hundreds of thousands of people participated.


Jornada de Derechos Humanos (Mexico) is a non-profit, multidisciplinary, independent, nonpartisan organization, founded in 2013 in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico. Their focus is education and training for young people in Human Rights, through peace strategies. “Our mission is to create, together with young people, safe spaces for discussion of human rights problems to contribute to the construction of a more just, informed and democratic society, in which human dignity is fully respected, free from human insecurity, inequality, violence and misinformation.”


Gandhi King Foundation (GKF) (India) was incorporated as a Trust in Hyderabad India in 2011.  It was launched in the United States the same year by Prof. Clayborne Carson, Director of the King Institute at Stanford during the Convention of Telugu Association of North America (TANA). GKF works to propagate the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the promotion of Peace and Justice. The focus is on youth – the future generations that should work for world peace.  The GKF works with Universities and Colleges in India, USA, South Africa Europe and other countries.


SLA Leadership Skills GmbH (Switzerland)’s Swiss Leadership Academy® is a private educational center with the primary goal to build, train and refine leadership skills. We build the mindset that allows executives to develop and sustain their professional growth steadily and dynamically. The foundations and values of our training center are based on the latest state of expert knowledge, incorporating international experience into research and practice. Ultimately, however, our core competence is based on bringing in practically crystallized and tested knowledge and experience in the courses and the training performance, and creating holistic skills relevance among the course participants. We are not a production line for “based on manuals” managers. We promote individual leadership skills and enhance the individual strengths.


World Academy of Art and Science (Switzerland) is an international non-governmental scientific organization, a world network of individuals elected for distinguished accomplishments in the sciences, arts and the humanities combined with an active commitment to addressing the global challenges confronting humanity. The Academy strives to promote the integrated value-based knowledge, enhance public awareness of the social consequences and policy implications of knowledge, and provide “leadership in thought that leads to action”. The spirit of the Academy can be expressed in the words of one of its founders, Albert Einstein: “The creations of our mind shall be a blessing and not a curse to mankind.”


One Young World is the global forum for young leaders. The organisation identifies, promotes and connects the world’s most impactful young leaders to create a better world, with more responsible, more effective leadership. To date, One Young World Ambassador-led initiatives have impacted over 26 million people. Their programs include, among others, the One Young World Enterprise for Peace program supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the One Young World Peace Ambassador programme supported by the European Commission, established in 2017.

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