World Peace Flame Timeline

31 July 1999


World Peace Flame created

1 Jan 2000


At the turn of the Millennium, more than 70,000 people’s signatures for peace were delivered to the United Nations in New York, Downing Street in London and at the European Parliament in Brussels.



A team walked from Assisi to Rome where the World Peace Flame was presented to HH Pope John Paul II in front of 50,000 onlookers.



World Peace Flame presented to European Parliament Brussels



G8 Summit, Japan

July 2001


Conference on Spirituality and Peace

April 2002


The Hague World Peace Flame Monument

Sept 2002


Memphis World Peace Flame Monument

Dec 2002


World Peace Flame Forum, LA, California

2003 & 2004


Cinema for Peace Gala at the Berlin Film Festival

March 2003


Howard Thurman Ecumenical Award, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

July  2003


Dru International Course Centre, World Peace Flame monument, North Wales

Oct 2003


Australian College of Natural Sciences, Sydney

Feb 2004


World Peace Flame opens and presides over the Cinema for Peace within the Berlin Film Festival

April 2004


World Peace Flame Pathway, The Hague

May 2004


Cadzand, World Peace Flame monument

July 2004


Parliament of the Worlds Religions, Barcelona

Feb 2005


First medical camp in Gujerat, India

May 2005


First International Marathon for Peace  in Kigali, Rwanda

June  2005


Venlo, World Peace Flame monument

June  2005


World Peace Flame presenting Environmental Awards, Geneva

Nov  2005


Byron Bay, World Peace Flame Monument

Sept 2005


City of Colorado Springs, USA proclaims September 11th World Peace Flame day

Feb 2005


World Peace Flame opens and presides over the Cinema for Peace within the Berlin Film Festival

Jan 2006


World Peace Flame Monument Hyderabad.  WPF receives the Shanti Ratna Award

Sept 2007


Celebration of Peace Walk with 1300 children The Hague



Medical Camps, Gujerat; Eye Camps, Gujerat; Give people a chance. Sponsored education, Navsari

Sept 2008


Celebration of Peace Walk with schools, The Hague

Oct 2008


Wilson Hinkes Peace Award – given to the WPF for the work it is doing internationally and in particular the Medical Camps in India. Empowering individuals to make a difference.

Sept 2009


World Peace Flame Forum, Peace Palace, The Hague

Oct 2010


Nijmegen World Peace Flame Monument


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