Exhibit: the colors of peace - president Carter’s vision through the art of children at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum 

On October 1, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum opened art exhibit bringing together 270+ artworks created by children from around the world. The exhibition is a celebration of the work of International Paint Pals and its peace-driven mission. Founded in 1995 as part of the Carter Center’s Atlanta Project, International Paint Pals started as a community arts initiative. Since then, the organization has grown to work with over 200,000 children in more than 125 countries. Combining a simple pledge “for the rest of my life, I promise to do everything I can to bring peace into our world” and the creativity of children of all ages is a grassroots realization of one of former President Jimmy Carter’s initiatives. This exhibition is also a call to action for visitors to be inspired by the artworks and to create their own. 



Program: "Safari in South Africa" in George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

On October 12, George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum organized an interactive program to discover the land, animals, and other wonders of South Africa. Storyteller Cyndi Owens, history professor, presented a virtual safari to explore the wild and unique beauty of South Africa.

The Virtual safari took guests through Kruger National Park, which is famous for having all the “big five” of the African varieties of animals. https://www.bush41.org/about/single-blog?id=152 


Conference: “Yes to green: your right to a sustainable future”

In line with Egypt’s hosting of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), the Bibliotheca Alexandrina organized an interactive conference (via Zoom) entitled “Yes to Green: Your Right to a Sustainable Future” on 30 October 2022. 

The conference addressed the role of formal and non-formal education in promoting literacy on climate change, as well as the theme of green libraries as a new trend in the world of libraries and information. 

The conference highlighted some of the environmental disasters facing the African continent. It also examined a number of proposed green solutions to address environmental change.



Virtual tour of exhibition "The right of faith" at the Yeltsin Center

"The right of faith" 3D Gallery is a virtual opportunity to visit the exhibition on Old Believer culture, held at the Yeltsin Center Art Gallery, created by Russian photographer and researcher Fyodor Telkov. The project page also contains excursions and lectures.

Artificially aged black-and-white photographs by Fyodor Telkov show modern Old Believers and their communities. This is a story about people whose ancestors carried the faith through the centuries, despite persecution. Visually, Fyodor Telkov's exhibition is divided into two large parts. Along one wall are photographs, on the opposite wall there is a collection of interviews that the artist took in 2016-2022 from representatives of the Old Believers of various “accords”: from priests to laity, descendants of the Old Believers. They allow you to immerse yourself in the historical, social and territorial context in which the followers of this religious movement live.



The Heydar Aliyev Centre opened a photo-exhibition entitled "17 Faces of Action"

On October 28, a photo-exhibition entitled “17 Faces of Action” took place at the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on the initiative of Tatyana Valovaya, the director general of the UN’s Geneva division, with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Association of Swiss Women & Empowerment.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, director general of the UN’s Geneva division Tatyana Valovaya talked about the process of realizing the photo-exhibition “17 Faces of Action”. The project aims at supporting the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN, and contribute to the realization of 17 sustainable development goals. Declared by the UN in 2015 and joined by Azerbaijan, the Sustainable Development Goals are comprised of 17 goals and 169 targets that would stimulate creation of significant possibilities for human development for the period of 15 years, as well as the sustainability of global advancement by protecting our planet.