A 16-year-old Congolese boy has been awarded the annual International Children's Peace Prize, for producing a radio programme for children in a Tanzanian refugee camp.
Both Graca Machel and her husband, Nelson Mandela, have been crowned 'Heroes' in a vote cast by seven million children from across the world.
Dr Izzeldine Abuelaish is an exceptional man. A long standing advocate of peace his mission is simple ñ to save lives, rich or poor, irrelevant of race or religion.
Andrew Dunn, 17, was recently announced as the winner of the UK Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2009, with his Flood DAM design.
The 9th International Student Ecohouse Design Competition has now been launched. The brief is to design an Ecohouse for up to six people, which minimises the use of the earth's resources.
The Pioneer Health Foundation is launching a prize competition for an essay that shows understanding of the hypothesis and findings of the Peckham Experiment and their current relevance.
An inventive social enterprise 2008 photo competition has been launched by Triodos Bank in association with Social Enterprise Magazine. Find out about how you can take part.
Three extraordinary women, working to create a better world for children, have had their efforts recognised by a deserving accolade: the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child.
Grameen Bank, the microcredit financier that was initially set up to help the poorest in Bangladesh, has recently opened its first branch in the United States.
Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Prize winning founder of the Grameen Bank, has been in the UK to promote his latest ideas.
Two top Environmental Award-making trusts are calling for entries for their 2008 prizes.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, meeting in Rome at the 7th World Summit, have committed themselves to collectively working towards achieving [...]
The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and its founder Professor Muhammed Yunus, have been jointly awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.
Wendy Cooling, 2007 Winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature, talks about the importance and enjoyment of early literacy and 'the magic between the pages'.
Celebrating the life of Joseph Rotblat, friends and colleagues remember the life and achievements of a remarkable man.
South African, Claire Reid received the prestigious Junior Water Prize from the Stockholm Water Foundation this July.
Scilla Elworthy recently visited Tokyo to receive the Japanese equivalent of the Nobel Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group on nuclear disarmament and non-violent conflict resolution.
Scilla Elworthy has become the first British recipient of the Japanese equivalent of the Nobel Prize for her work with the Oxford Research Group on nuclear disarmament and non-violent resolutions [...]
'War must cease to be an admissible human institution. The abolition of all war must be our ultimate goal,' says Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate who has just become [...]