World Peace One
|Founder||Douglas Ivanovich, Lawrence Freiberg, Claes Nobel|
|Focus||Promoting World Peace|
|Douglas Ivanovich, Claes Nobel, Lawrence Freiberg, David Honda, Joel Mills, Jeanne Holm|
|Slogan||"Peace is a magnificent necessity... and our ultimate gift to the world!"|
World Peace One (or "WP1") Foundation Inc. is a non-profit organization based in California, whose intent is to promote world peace by a multiplicity of global campaigns, programs, and activities. The resolute, and concerted, objective of all such endeavors, is to aid humanity in "ending all war". This organization originated from the producers and directors of Live Aid, Farm Aid, Live 8 and Live Earth. WP1 also has organized a series of comprehensive Peace Ambassadorship Programs, targeting governments, religious groups and houses of worship, corporations, schools and universities, as well as celebrity groups, women's organizations, the sports community and world youth. The official "World Peace One Ambassador" designation is bestowed upon a who's who list of global change agents, humanitarians, and centers of global influence.
The World Peace One logo can be translated into an orchestrated signature. In line with the organization, the representative logo can be taught and performed by an illiterative public. This public can be to perform the three finger ASL "W", the two finger "Peace", and the index "1". In effect the finger positions of 3, 2, 1 represents World Peace One.
The World Peace One Global Leadership Council is chaired by Claes Nobel, grandson of Ludvig Nobel and grand nephew to Alfred Nobel, who established the Nobel Prizes. In 1974 he drafted The Nobel Laureates Declaration on the Survival of Mankind, signed by 78 Nobel Laureates advocating support for environmental protection and humanitarian leadership.
The World Peace One Organization focuses primarily on Peace Awareness, Peace Education and Peace Initiatives,establishing action and empowering local initiative within a community. Since its inception, World Peace One has participated in several beneficial endeavors.
Local: WP1 is a monetarily transparent company. The vast majority of earned revenue is dedicated to assisting those in need. In particular, World Peace One is focused on improving and advancing for the lives of those impacted by poverty and inaccessible education.
The first Thursday of each month, World Peace One hosts an incubation group at LA Trade Tech.
International: Please see "Host Countries" for international projects and focii.
The WP1 Global Peace Initiative features musical events in at least the following 12 countries.
- Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo, Brazil
- Bogotá, Colombia
- Mumbai & New Delhi, India
- Tokyo & Kobe, Japan
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Toronto & Vancouver, Canada
- Johannesburg & Cape Town, South Africa
- Seoul & Incheon, South Korea
- Istanbul, Turkey
- London, United Kingdom
- Dubai, UAE
- New York City, Miami, Las Vegas & Los Angeles]], United States
- "World Peace One Website". Retrieved 20 July 2011.
- "World Peace One - Claes Nobel". worldpeaceone.com. Archived from the original on 12 January 2008.
- "3.7.97 Claes Nobel speech, Royal Albert Hall, London on Vimeo". Vimeo. 1997-07-03. Retrieved 2011-03-10.