On our first day in Manchester, June 8, I was pleased to hand over the floral symbol to the elders of the Manchester Quakers a peace-loving Christian congregation that originated in England in the 17thcentury. They were hosting the CND symbol that day in the park in front of their community house across the street […]
When people are asked to choose a number between one and 10, the most popular choice is 7, all over the world. 7 is a number that appears in nearly every facet of human life. Here are just a few examples: 7 is the number of periods (or rows) of elements on the periodic table […]
When Philon of Byzantium declared the Ancient 7 Wonders, the then-known world was very small, spanning around the Eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. Today, of course, we are aware of the 7 continents that make up the globe—our known world is much larger than that of 2,000 years ago. Should this mean that there […]
As with the New 7 Wonders of the World, by participating in the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign you will also help create Global Memory, 7 things that everyone can and will remember in the future! Global Memory will get a proper home: The Home of Global Memory a high-tech amphitheater shaped and dimensioned after […]
Most of the people in the world like to raise their family in Peace but with politics of fear politicians get their “defense” budget passed and by doing so mislead and abuse the citizens confidence and vote.
I am quite happy to say that with my New7Wonders team I was able to contribute greatly to the tourism industry worldwide. According to 4 independent analyses N7W has contributed over 21 billion dollars and created hundreds of thousand jobs for the countries hosting the elected wonders of the world. In many countries one job […]
This project sat we me since 2002! I had thought that the 7 Wonders campaign was going to be done in two years after its start with the new millennium. In 2002 I had the opportunity to present the 7 Symbols of Peace project to the then President of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) Jacques […]
The word Peace is much abused and used in many cases for empty talks (see middle-east conflicts), so let us get to work for Peace. In small steps, globally. Peace does not come from talks, but from action. With this campaign, we all unite to nominate and vote for our 7 Symbols of Peace.
21 September 2017, on World Peace Day together with my N7W team I finally launched and started the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign. I believe it is always a good idea to start in small steps. So let us start by creating and electing 7 symbols which best represent Peace! …and by doing so we […]
Almost four months have passed since my last Blog entry in March, when we concluded the New7Wonders World Tour in New York. Four months that brought me back to do “homework” on my computer and follow up with the world via Internet. This is very hard for me, because I am an “in-field” person. I […]