Fairy tale
Volodymyr Motyrov

This beautiful fairytale inspired by the Convention on the Rights of the Child was written by Volodymyr Motyrov during his internship in UNICEF. It also relates to the 4th pillar of the Earth Charter: Democracy, Nonviolence and Peace.

Read The Oak Tree fairy tale


“I” is Peace
Billene Seyoum Woldeyes
Ethiopia / Canada

In September 2009, students of UPEACE organized a celebration of the International Day of Peace where they presented their art.
Especially for this event, Billene Seyoum wrote this beautiful poem about seeing “peace” in each of us.
Read Billene Seyoum poem