Zurich/Switzerland — The Jordanian Peace Baton passed through the Nabatean “Rose-Red City” of Petra recently on its 350-km (217-mile) journey to open the sixth “Generations for Peace” sports camp. Jordan’s Prince Faisal accepted the Baton at the camp on behalf of the 77 young participants from 17 countries/territories worldwide. Generations for Peace is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Petra is one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World, chosen by more than 100 million votes worldwide and announced in Lisbon on 07.07.07 in a live televised gala.
Photo shows the New7Wonders World Tour visit to Petra in January 2007, before it was chosen by more than 100 million votes from around the world as one of the Official New 7 Wonders of the World.
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[:en]At the iconic site of the Friedensengel in Munich, Germany, the "Peace Angel" statue honouring peace after war, Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders and Initiator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, celebrates the official world 7 Wonders Day, 7 July 2019.
Inviting everyone to participate in choosing and supporting peace…
Zurich, Switzerland Today's 7 Wonders Day commemorates the Official Declaration of the New 7 Wonders of the World on 07.07.07 in Lisbon, Portugal, after a first-of-kind global democratic poll.
"The world celebrates 7 Wonders Day on 7 July every year." — Bernard Weber, Founder of New7Wonders
The concept of Global Memory…
Manchester: On 6 June, one of the most famous symbols of peace in the world, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol, visited Manchester as part of its 60th-anniversary tour across the UK. Bernard Weber, the creator of the 7 Symbols of Peace campaign, as well as the worldwide campaigns…
"Experience these majestic sites during moments of solitude in 360 video," is how The New York Times introduced readers to its interactive feature titled The New Seven Wonders of the World', which was compiled by Veda Shastri, Guglielmo Mattioli and Kaitlyn Mullin.
"Built on four continents, most by ancient and medieval…
Zurich, Switzerland: A new global campaign to discover, choose and vote for the 7 Symbols of Peace launches on World Peace Day, 21 September 2017. The campaign is from the New7Wonders Foundation, the organisation that has successfully pioneered the first-ever worldwide elections to choose the New 7 Wonders, which have…
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