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Tree of Peace in Cyprus

In 2024, Servare et Manere implemented the international initiative Tree of Peace in Cyprus, as well. The 35th symbolic peace sapling: Strom pokoja / Tree of Peace / Δέντρο της ειρήνης / Barış ağacı  was planted at the Ledra Palace Hotel in the United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of dialogue between Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot political parties. The hotel is the place of monthly bicommunal…

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Organization with a Special Consultative Status within the UN Economic and Social Council

New York, July 21/ August 8, 2022. The Slovak NGO Servare et Manere is the second ever organization in the history of the Slovak Republic to receive a Special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). On July 21, 2022, the UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended that the ECOSOC plenary session Servare et Manere be granted a Special consultative status. In total, 266 non-governmental…

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Tonga. On Friday and Saturday, January 14 and 15, 2022, the Hunga Tonga – Hunga Haʻapai submarine volcano exploded on the uninhabited Tonga Islands. It also caused tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean, which flooded the coast from Japan to the United States and killed two people in Peru. Pressure waves from the eruption were also recorded in Slovakia. The eruption and tsunami affected the lives of about 84,000 people, representing…

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International Tree of Peace

The International Tree of Peace (Slovak: Strom pokoja) is an international project that originated in Slovakia. The project, created on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, was initiated by Slovak landscape architect Marek Sobola from Žilina. The main goal of the project is to promote a message of peace by planting a Tree of Peace on every continent. It is aimed at planting…