Monday, October 27, 2014

FIRST LADY OF REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI AFRICA RECEIVES AWARD FROM LATIN AMERICA


Ambassador Clyde Rivers, First Lady Denise Nkurunziza, Celina Gonzalez 
     On August 5, 2014 in Washington DC, the Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award was presented to the First Lady of Burundi Africa, Denise Nkurunziza. The award was presented to the First Lady by Alama Vision Television personality, Celina Gonzalez. Celina Gonzalez commented, “We are honored and privileged to present the First Lady of Burundi with this prestigious award for her outstanding work to help the underprivileged of the world, as well as, the work she is doing through the Buntu Foundation in Burundi to empower women.” The Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award is presented to leading humanitarians globally.
     Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “The First Lady of Burundi has helped and encouraged widows in her country for years. She is a leader that is doing the job of empowering women. The Buntu Foundation, lead by First Lady Denise Nkurunziza, is in the process of building a city to help the underprivileged in her country.”

WORLD PEACE AMBASSADOR DR. CLYDE RIVERS WINS MARTIN LUTHER KING LEGACY OF PEACE AWARD

Mayor Chuck Reed with Dr. Clyde Rivers
In San Jose, California on October 18, 2014, Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers was surprised and honored by the presentation of the Martin Luther King Legacy of Peace Award.  The President of the Martin Luther King Foundation, of the Santa Clarita Valley, Kathleen Flynn and the Mayor of San Jose, Chuck Reed and other respected officials, presented the award to Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers.

The Martin Luther King Foundation has been active in the Santa Clarita Valley for well over 30 years. Every year this organization chooses to honor the top mountain movers whose lives are representative of the great work Dr. Martin Luther King accomplished in his life, Civil Rights Laws in the United States of America. Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “I’m very humbled by the Legacy of Peace Award from the pioneer of peace, Dr. Martin Luther King through this prestigious foundation.”


There is great work being accomplished by Ambassador Rivers and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative, Golden Rule International Award, as well as Dr. Clyde Rivers’ organization, iChange Nations. Together they are in over 120 nations of the world proclaiming the Golden Rule, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers went on the say, “I believe this Global Ethic can change the world. The work of iChange Nations, dedicated to bringing back the lost art of honor around the world, along with the Golden Rule International Award, are the key to global transformation - working to keep peace alive.”

AMBASSADOR DR. CLYDE RIVERS INVITED TO 63RD ANNUAL NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST IN WASHINGTON DC




Ambassador Clyde Rivers on Capital Hill


This February 5, 2014 in Washington DC, the Annual National Prayer Breakfast is scheduled to take place. Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers has been invited to partake in this great gathering.
Dr. Clyde Rivers is the Founder and President of iChange Nations. It seems appropriate that Ambassador Rivers would be a part of the gathering of both national leaders and more than 130 representatives of other nations seeking to build and strengthen international ties through spirituality, love of God, and care for each other.  Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “It is indeed a great honor to receive this invitation and I look forward to making great connections with others from around the world.”
Dr. Clyde Rivers’ mission through iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

CHEROKEE NATION EMBRACES GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD


Chief Principle Bill Baker (center) Monika Ponton Arrington (far right)
With Award Recipients

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

In Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the Cherokee Nation Head Quarters, Chief Principle Bill Baker, leader of the Cherokee Nation, was involved in presentations at a Golden Rule International Award Ceremony. He and Monika Ponton Arrington, Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative Representative, beautifully represented the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule International Award with members of the Cherokee Nation.

Ambassador Clyde Rivers says, “We are so honored to have the Sovereign Cherokee Nation embrace the Golden Rule International Award. It is very significant to have the leadership of a nation embrace the Golden Rule Global Ethic, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ This shows the world that their nation is heading in a direction of peace that the world has never seen before.”

Chief Principle Bill Baker, the leader of the Cherokee Nation also received the valued iChange Nations Global Leadership Award. With its collaborative partners, iChange Nations has implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips our citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world

APALACHICOLA MAYOR VAN JOHNSON RECEIVES THE GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Dr. Clyde Rivers with Mayor Van Johnson and First Lady Gail

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, in August 2014 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Mayor of Apalachicola, Van Johnson received the Golden Rule International Award. Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International, gave the award.

Dr. Rivers said, “Mayor Van Johnson has promoted a life that exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon Mayor Johnson for a life that is poured out to help humanity through his daily deeds and actions.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

THE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF INTERAMERICA GROUP DR. JERRY PIERCE RECEIVES THE GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Dr. Jerry Pierce


In Washington DC, September 5, 2014 at the United States Capitol Building, Dr. Jerry Pierce Jr. received the Golden Rule International Award. Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International, gave the award. Dr. Pierce is the President and CEO of the Interamerica Group.


“This global humanitarian award is given for a life that exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ Dr. Pierce, you have impacted and improved the quality of life with your excellent global leadership and strong business ethics. We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon you,” says Dr. Clyde Rivers.

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

TEXAS JUDGE WINS GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

(L to R) Dr. Brian Williams, Dr. Clyde Rivers, Judge Sam Griffin

In August 2014 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule International Award presented Judge Sam Griffin with the highly esteemed Golden Rule International Award.

Judge Griffin is a 12th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge in Texas and serves his people in this capacity. He also has traveled to the Middle East and other parts of the world to help aid people in improving their quality of life.

Dr. Clyde Rivers is quoted saying “To have a judge leave the bench to help humanity is a quality that makes this man so great. His life exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We need more champions like him in the world. We proudly welcome him to the Golden Rule International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship family of world peace makers.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

DR. PAUL DHINAKARAN OF INDIA RECEIVES THE DR. RUTH MIZELL AWARD FOR CHRISTIAN STATESMANSHIP


Ambassador Clyde Rivers and Dr. Paul Dhinakaran
In Washington DC, September 5, 2014 at the United States Capitol Building, Dr. Paul Dhinakaran of India was presented with the prestigious Dr. Ruth Mizell Christian Statesmanship Award. Dr. Dhinakaran has a Global Television Ministry called Jesus Calls that produces at least 1,800 programs a month. He was appointed by the Education Department of the India National Monitoring Committee for Minority Education and is a member of the Governing Council of the “Education for All” Committee. He works with the Karunya University - India with over 5,400 students engaged from all parts of India. He rightly represents both God and the country of India.

The Dr. Ruth Mizell Global Award for Christian Statesmanship was created in Dr. Ruth Mizell’s name because of her stand for religious freedom on Capital Hill for over 30 years while helping mankind to love one another. Dr. Mizell was the former campaign manager for President George H. Bush.

Dr. Clyde Rivers, President and Founder of iChange Nations is instrumental in the creation and presentation of this award.  Dr. Rivers said, “It is a great honor to not only honor this great woman statesman through this award, but to have the privilege to bestow this award upon other great Christian statesmen and women around the world.” The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have exemplified extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

AMBASSADOR CLYDE RIVERS TRAVELED ON PEACE MISSION TO GUATEMALA


Ambassador Clyde Rivers with Carlos Perez


The message of peace is spreading worldwide. iChange Nations President, Dr. Clyde Rivers and the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative was in Guatemala City to honor topmost achievers for their noble work to better the nation of Guatemala.

Mauricio Juarez, in an advisory position for iChange Nations Guatemala, put together an influential delegation of politicians and spiritual leaders to hear the message of peace and unity. Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “It is a day to be glad, when the political arena and the spiritual arena connect for the betterment of a nation. These two groups are creating great ideas to bring peace and unity to the nation of Guatemala.” Golden Rule International Awards, as well as, United Graduate College and Seminary International honorary degrees were presented to key people at this gathering.

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

TRINIDAD ADVOCATE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS RECEIVES GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Dr. Brian Williams, Dr. Radha Rampersad with Dr. Clyde Rivers


Dr. Radha Rampersad was honored with the presentation of the Golden Rule International Award in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in August 2014.  Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule International Award presented.

Dr. Rampersad works in her country, Trinidad and around the world as an advocate for women and human rights. Dr. Clyde Rivers commented, “Radha Rampersad is one of the finest humanitarians I have ever had the privilege of honoring. Her life is dedicated to advancing mankind, especially women, toward a better life. The motto of the Golden Rule International is “Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ Dr. Rampersad exemplifies this life of excellence.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

TOP SPIRITUAL LEADER IN INDIA RECEIVES GOLDEN RULE AWARD INTERNATIONAL

Dr. Jonathon Ansar with Dr. Clyde Rivers

National President of the Church of India was honored in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in August 2014.  Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule Award International presented Dr. Jonathan Asnar with the prestigious Golden Rule International Award.

Dr. Clyde Rivers had this to say, “We are honored to have one of the leading ministers from the country of India as a World Peace Ambassador of the Golden Rule International. Dr. Ansar has served the people of all faiths in India with a heart of a champion. His labor of love for his country and the betterment of mankind has caused iChange Nations and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative’s Golden Rule International to acknowledge him to the esteemed position of the Golden Rule Ambassador of World Peace. His life exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon Dr. Jonathan Ansar.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

APALACHICOLA FLORIDA MAYOR VAN JOHNSON RECEIVES THE ICHANGE NATIONS GLOBAL LEADERSHIP AWARD


Dr. Clyde Rivers presenting to Mayor Van Johnson with Dr. Kevin Storr

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have exemplified extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations™, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips our citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

The Mayor of Apalachicola, Van Johnson received the iChange Nations Global Leadership Award given by Dr. Clyde Rivers, President and Founder of iChange Nations. The ceremony was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in August 2014 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.

Dr. Rivers said, “Mayor Van Johnson is a man of integrity and honor. He shows this in his everyday life as he seeks to build others and help make positive change in the world around him. We are very proud to bestow upon him the iChange Nations Global Leadership Award.”

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

LAURIE CARDOZA-MOORE SPECIAL ENVOY TO UNITED NATIONS RECEIVED GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Ambassador Clyde Rivers Presenting to Laurie Cardoza-Moore

At the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 26, 2014 – Dr. Clyde Rivers, Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International, presented Laurie Cardoza-Moore with the Golden Rule International Award.  This award was presented because of Mrs. Cardoza-Moore’s extraordinary work as a Special Envoy to the United Nations for Israel. She labors on behalf of this nation to spread the message and defend Israel and the Jewish people against the new Anti-Semitism.

Dr. Clyde Rivers stated, “Mrs. Cardoza-Moore is the embodiment of a true Ambassador of the Golden Rule International. We are honored to welcome her to the alumni of the distinguished list of global Golden Rule International Award recipients. We value her work to educate people around the globe regarding the atrocities being administered to mankind, namely Israel and the Jewish people, and what we can do to better the treatment of humanity and this nation.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

AMBASSADOR CLYDE RIVERS RECEIVES LIFE OF HONOR HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Dr. Brian Williams Presenting to Ambassador Clyde Rivers
 
At the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 26, 2014 - Ambassador Clyde Rivers received the prestigious, Life of Honor Humanitarian Award. Ambassador Rivers lives to the maximum, a life of honor. As he travels the world he carries the culture of honor into cultures where honor is not practiced. He is literally bringing change to the world by valuing people. He carries the “Culture of Honor” in his integrity and his dealings. He sees the good in mankind and is compelled to bring it forth. He sees the fruit of this mindset everywhere he goes. Because of this, his receiving this award sets the standard high. Ambassador Rivers commented, “I am humbled and honored to receive this award. I will continue to find great men and women to honor because greatness lies in all of mankind.”

Ambassador Clyde Rivers is the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International and the Representative to the United Nations – New York for the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative. He has dedicated his life to pursue peace and bring honor.

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

We are extremely honored to have Ambassador Clyde Rivers a recipient of this Life of Honor Humanitarian Award.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

GLOBAL INTER-RELIGIOUS LEADER RECEIVES PRESTEGIOUS AWARDS AT THE GERALD FORD PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Ambassador Harrypersad Maharaj with Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

We at the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiatives (IPI) Golden Rule International Awards Presentation, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, are extremely honored to gather top humanitarians from all over the world. In 120 nations we are in the process of establishing April 5th as the Golden Rule Day International. This is a day in which there is no violence in the name of religion or culture in the world. We are pursuing this as a Resolution at the United Nations.

It gives me great honor to present Harrypersad Maharaj, the President of the Inter-Religious Organization of Trinidad and Tobago. This is the only country I have ever been to that has harmony among their religions and cultures. Harrypersad Maharaj has been a champion voice for peace within Trinidad and Tobago. His great leadership is now being recognized globally.

As well as the presentation of the Golden Rule International Award, the President and Founder of iChange Nations, Ambassador Clyde Rivers surprised Harrypersad Maharaj with the iChange Nations Global Leadership Award, for his work to unify the different cultures in Trinidad and Tobago and around the world. Ambassador Clyde Rivers said of Harrypersad Maharaj, “He will be known in the nations of the world as a man of peace. This will be his legacy to mankind.” Two of the past recipients of this award are, the President of the Taino Nation, Robert Mukaro and the President of the Cherokee Indian Nation, Bill Baker. These are two of many great men and women recipients. To see unity and diversity celebrated at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is a great day for the world. President Ford was a man that believed in unity and diversity so it is not by chance that we are at this Presidential Museum presenting these honors to our great global leaders.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

COMMUNITY WORK DAY – THE NEW MODEL FOR NATION BUILDING


H.E. President Pierre Nkurunziza with Ambassador Clyde Rivers working with his people
The President of Republic of Burundi Africa is establishing community workdays in Burundi. This day consists of every Burundian working together for two hours a week to build their communities. This model has been going for several years and the government of this country has seen a unity building between the Hutu and the Tutsi tribes that have experienced long standing ethnic division for years.

Ambassador Clyde Rivers says, “It is a beautiful day when you see people working together to build their nation in peace ad harmony. This Community Works Day is the new model for national develop and was created by President Pierre Nkurunziza.

This is the New Burundi!

Monday, July 28, 2014

YOUTH COALITION IN ACTION


United Graduate College and Seminary Intl. Chancellor, Prof. Michal Pitzl
Pictured with Burundian Youth

Professor Albert Nasasagare, the Founder of Youth in Action Coalition, kicked off his national campaign in the county of Burundi Africa last week. There were four Youth in Action Coalition Training Centers opened, in four different Providences in the country of Burundi this month.

Burundi's Ambassador at Large, Ambassador Clyde Rivers commented saying, “This is a very important day for Burundi Africa because the young people of the nation are establishing training centers to help other youth become entrepreneurs. Any nation of the world that sees their youth taking initiative to create business in their nation will be a force in the economics of the world. What I appreciate the most about the young people of this country – they are taking responsibility for the leadership and the economic empowerment of their own nation. What a great day for the Republic of Burundi Africa!”

TOP PEACE ACTIVIST TO BE PARTON OF iCHANGE NATIONS


Ambassador Mussie Hailu

The President of iChange Nations™, Dr. Clyde Rivers, has officially asked Ambassador Mussie Hailu to be the Patron for the organization, iChange Nations™. Rivers said, “I am proud to announce that Ambassador Mussie Hailu has accepted this prestigious position. I have traveled the world extensively and I can honestly say Ambassador Hailu is one of the great men of the world. He has established peace and the peace process in many nations of the world. We are truly honored to have this top philanthropist as our leading overseer. We are sure with great leadership iChange Nations™ will make a positive difference globally.”

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world. Individuals who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations™, with its collaborative partners have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure to empower and equip our citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

THE POWER OF UNITY IN BURUNDI AFRICA

H.E. President Pierre Nkurunziza with Ambassador Clyde Rivers working with his people

The major power of community in the Republic of Burundi Africa has united the Hutus and Tutsi tribes as a result of working side-by-side for years rebuilding their nation. 

Ambassador Clyde Rivers commented, “As Ambassador at Large for the Republic of Burundi, I can tell you first hand that there is a unity in our nation due to the efforts of the people of this nation. The power of the transformation in Burundi has not taken place because of politics. It has taken place because of love. Politics can never heal a broken heart. It’s the love of God. You can never change a nation until you heal the broken heart of the people. In the Republic of Burundi Africa, the hearts of the people are now being healed. This great nation is on the way to the top. If you want to see a model of transformation, model yourself after the Republic of Burundi Africa. Only love can change us.”

Ambassador Clyde Rivers says, “It is a beautiful day when you see people working together to build their nation in peace ad harmony. This Community Works Day is the new model for national development and was created by President Pierre Nkurunziza.”

This is the New Burundi!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

AMBASSADOR MUSSIE HAILU RECEIVES iCHANGE NATIONS PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD


Ambassador Mussie Hailu

Ambassador Mussie Hailu, one of the world’s top philanthropists, is the first recipient of the iChange Nations Person of the Year Award. The award was presented by Professor Clyde River, President of iChange Nations, at the Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum during the Golden Rule Award ceremony.

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations™, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips our citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

Professor Rivers commented, “I have watched the work of Ambassador Hailu as one of the worlds top peace activists for several years. He is responsible for bringing unity and peace to several nations of the world. He is the Founder of the peace organization Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI) that has worked actively since 2003 to promote an interfaith culture of peace. Ambassador Hailu established the Golden Rule International Award, as well as, the initiative of the Golden Rule International Award Day. We have now reached over 130 nations of the world with the message of the Golden Rule –  ‘treat others as you want to be treated’. ”

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

His Excellency Alfonso Munera Cavadia, Secretary-General of Caribbean States, Receives Prestigious iChange Nations Global Leadership Award

H.E. Alfonso Cavadia with Ambassador Clyde Rivers


Exclusive News

H.E. Alfonso Munera Cavadia has received the prestigious iChange Nations Global Leadership Award for his excellence in leadership of the Association of Caribbean States.

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations™ with its collaborative partners have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure to empower and equip our citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

The President and Founder of iChange Nations Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “It’s a prime day for iChange Nations to find worthy global leaders and to have the opportunity to recognize them for their stupendous achievements around the world. Dr. Alfonso Munera Cavadia is one of the brilliant leaders that the international community would be wise to recognize as a solution finder for the worlds’ problems. He is a man of global understanding and integrity. The unification he has brought to the Association of Caribbean States has created another level of dialogue, carrying the Association of Caribbean States to higher achievement. iChange Nations, the elite global leadership organization bringing back the last art of honor, is very pleased to have this great exemplary leader as one of our recipients of the iChange Nations Global Leadership Award.”