|The Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts|
"We now have the power to make this World a beautiful place one child at a time. Begin with your own child and watch how that child radiates towards the other Worlds children" says First Lady of Peace, Renate Jakupca.There is no cost to any city except to find a suitable public location for the Peace Stone Sculpture. The Stones are hand made and approximately 3 to 4 ft square and weight about 300 lbs are indestructible (vandal proof) and erects in a few hours.....all ready 24 American cities have committed themselves to the peace initiative...... (NOTE: Specific Peace Stones will be designated as part of the National Coast-to-Coast Great American Peace Trail Example Lakewood Peace Stone
Governors, mayors, council members, civic leaders, business exec, teachers, parents, kids…. today, if we live up to our responsibilities and recommit to our tradition of civic participation, there is nothing our country can’t achieve. In this defining moment, we each have the chance to reach out to our neighbors, lend a helping hand, and Answer the call to greatness…...If this is something you would like to pursue, please contact me directly at the ARK in Berea (440-891-8376) to expedite delivery of peace-carved-in-stone to your city park.
The Science behind Peace and Global Harmony is the The incorporation of the rights of flora and fauna in a "Universal Peace Equation" is the first major change in achieving a sustainable global Culture Peace on Earth in over 2000 Years. http://theicea.com/page22
The “Worlds Children Peace Monument" (WCPM) and the “Great American Peace Trail" (GAPT) Projects are international, public participatory art projects designed to engage children with hands on cross-cultural awareness in order to attain the common goal of sharing peace and diversity with their neighbors. The peace projects have direct community impact through neighborhood beautification, community and economic development while building self-esteem and hope in America. They will help to build better neighborhoods where everyone can live, respect and accept each other as they diplomatically negotiate errors and differences of prejudice and hatred and instill in its place the belief in the necessity of communication. Unfortunately, antagonism exists in all communities; an effective response must begin with communication of the truth of our common humanity. Those who learn to believe in the dialogue of the Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts cannot be susceptible to aggressive radical principles. We at ICEA have found a way to fundamentally add to our education system so that we can inform children to develop benevolence early on in order to create a healthier society. At the ARK in Berea, Global Home of the Environmental Art Movement, ICEA has boldly taken the lead in this direction for individuals to find inner peace with themselves and in the World through the building of the Coast-to-Coast National Great American Peace Trail.
Provenance of the WCPM sculpture places its conception at Germany's World's Fair, EXPO 2000's 'Culture on the Move' segment. American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca addressed the 140 Nation Assembly of the concept for a permanent universal symbol of renewal and peace on earth for all living inhabitants through the 'Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts'. This Symbol of Living Peace was the subject sculpture. This project was initiated in cooperation with the United Nations 2000 Culture of Peace Program and organized in support of the UN Decade of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. http://theicea.com/page5
Using the Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) in Cleveland to Empower Youth through Vocational Training by Building the National Coast-to-Coast “Great American Peace Trail”.
The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) is actively seeking an agreement to work together to improve access to and quality of vocational training for Cleveland’s youth. So many young people lack the skills and credentials they need to fill the many jobs that are available. Our partnership for the WCPM will train and create a skilled pool of educated workers that the private sector needs in Arts, Transportation, Environment, Marketing, Internet Technology the Business and Social Sciences. The skills imparted to them here improve their standard of living, This is also an important step towards ensuring long term economic growth and prosperity in North East Ohio as a 'Cultural Industry' to foster civic identity, cultivate jobs, and tourism, brand Ohio Environmental Arts as a Culture District in the Bioregion while developing a sustainable Global Culture of Peace for All Living Things
Under the agreement, the WCPM will provide vocational training to under-served youth, certifying the graduation of students over three years, with qualifying students receiving internationally recognized certificates. The WCPM will also provide placement services to the students for jobs in Cleveland and abroad.
David and Renate Jakupca
American Cultural Ambassadors
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Environmental Artist David Jakupca at the historic ARK in Berea as a project of the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) in cooperation with the United Nations 2000 Culture of Peace Program. The project is to encourage positive community participation through the establishment of site-specific works of public art, through cultural education and entrepreneurial training to children around the World.
As new WCPM Stones are added to gardens around the world, it will, in time, become the largest monument dedicated to Global Peace. The sculpture serves as a milestone for the 'Theory of Iceality' of the Environmental Art Movement indigenous to the Great Cleveland Area, that is to "Assist in understanding of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through the Arts ultimately promoting a sustainable global Culture of Peace". The WCPM was officially inaugurated in 2003 at the 3rd World Peace Conference held in Verbania, Italy by American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca where they received an Italian Medal of Arts. They were also recognized by the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland and in 2006 appointed Universal Peace Ambassadors. The WCPM is organized in support of the UN Decade of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World and the UN Millennium Development Goals.
|Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) Official Provenance|
|"WORLD PEACEMAKERS HALL OF FAME"|
|Ambassador Renate to the Worlds Children|
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
|UNITED NATIONS PEACE MEDAL|
UNITED NATIONS HUMANITARIAN AWARD
United Nations Office at Geneva
|ITALIAN MEDAL OF ARTS|
ITALIAN AWARD for Design of Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM)
|NELSON MANDELA PEACE MEDAL|
NELSON MANDELA AWARD
presented to Ione Biggs and Ambassador Renate as Co-Chairs of the 'US Network against Racism' at the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Durban South Africa
|American Nationalities FREEDOM AWARD|
The American Nationalities Movement has chosen American Cultural Ambassadors and husband and wife team David and Renate Jakupca for the 2012 Freedom Award "in recognition of their pioneering work in the Environmental Art Movement to help create a more sustainable and equitable world. Through their international advocacy and educational activities promoting from a cultural perspective, the Jakupca’s have contributed to the revitalization of cultural and environmental diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide."
|'ENDANGERED SPACES AWARD'|
HABITAT II - Second United Nations World Conference on Human Settlements
Istanbul Turkey, 3-14 June 1996
|WCPM CANADIAN PEACE AWARD|
American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca were awarded a Canadian Peace Award for the Windsor Peace Stone of the Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) during their visit to Windsor.
The Windsor Peace Stone is slated to be the cornerstone of the coast-to-coast 'Trans Canadian Peace Trail.
|EXPO2000 EXPOLINO AWARD|
Expo 2000 was a World's Fair held in Hanover, Germany from Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, October 31, 2000
David and Renate Jakupca along with Arnold Palmer were American Goodwill Ambassadors from the USA>
HELEN PRIZE - A Prize in Praise for Woman Warriors.
|Ohio COASTWEEKS Teacher Award|
|ITALIAN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD — |
at Monte Rosa, Italy
|TURKISH PEACE AWARD|
"Neighbors in Need" Program, part of the Bosnian War Relief Campaign of the
United Nations World Conference on Human Rights, 14-25 June 1993 in Vienna,Austia
Austrian Cultural Forum Washington - Embassy of Austria, Washington D.C.
to a Better Reality" Award |
International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA).
The United Nations International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt from 5–13 September 1994. http://www.unfpa.org/icpd
|"TIME Magazine Millennium Heroes for the Planet"|
David and Renate Jakupca for founding the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) and promoting social awarness and humanitarian concerns through the Arts. For Participating in United Nations World Conferences, enabling them to draw attention to environmental and social issues through ICEALITY. EARTH DAY, April 2000
|ARTIST AGAINST RACISM WCPM AWARD and|
UNITED NATIONS WSSD AWARD —
The World Summit on Sustainable Development, WSSD or ONG Earth Summit UN Conference Focus
Johannesburg, South Africa, from 26 August to 4 September 2002.
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