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2021 HONORARY DEGREE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS & PEACE SCIENCES
recognizing outstanding contributions to sustainable culture of peace through Iceality, and the mission of the
(Worlds Children Peace Monument WCPM)
Contact: Ambassador Renate Jakupca
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The Worlds First Honorary Doctorates in Environmental Arts and Peace Sciences from the Overseers of the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) was presented to David Jakupca and Ambassador Renate Jakupca on on September 11, 2016. as a Part of the International Peace Day Parma Peace Stone Dedication Ceremony, the Parma Bi-Centennial and in Remembrance of 9/11.
The Jakupca's worked on the Science behind Peace and Global Harmony by creating and developing the "Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts". Created in 1987, it is the practical study on the aesthetics of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through Arts and Culture, ultimately promoting an effective sustainable global Culture of Peace between all Living Things ~ Human, Plant and Wildlife Kingdoms!
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. https://theicea.com/page22
The Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) had its conception at EXPO 2000, Germany's World's Fair 'Culture on the Move' segment. American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca addressed the 140 Nation Assembly of the concept for a physical permanent universal symbol of renewal and peace on earth for all living inhabitants through the 'Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts'. This Universal Symbol of Living Peace was the WCPM Sculpture. The project was initiated at EXPO 2000 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. The WCPM was officially inaugurated in 2003 at the 3rd World Peace Conference held in Verbania, Italy where it received an Italian Medal of Arts Award. It is currently located at Coe Lake Park in Berea, Ohio https://
WHAT: The Parma Childrens Peace Stone Sculpture Dedication
WHEN: Saturday September 10th, 2016 at 4PM
WHERE: German Central Park
7863 York Rd, Parma, OH 44130
The Parma Peace Stone Sculpture at German Central Park is another step forward to nationalizing ‘Great American Peace Trail’, the coast-to-coast trail of WCPM Peace Stones in city parks designed to stop the violence in America’s youth. The WCPM Project also helps encourage positive community participation through the establishment of this international site-specific works of public art, through cultural education and entrepreneurial training to children around the World.
RECOGNITION SPEECH ON THE OCCASION OF AWARD OF HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREES IN ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS AND PEACE SCIENCES (HONORIS CAUSA) TO DAVID AND RENATE JAKUPCA, CONFERRED BY THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS (ICEA) IN A CEREMONY AT GERMAN CENTRAL PARK, PARMA OHIO, ON SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2016.
It is a privilege and honor for David and I to be here and for me to share my thoughts with you today as the recipient of this Honorary Doctorate from an Institution that plays such a big part in developing the potential and talent of All the Worlds Children living in so many different parts of the world.
Forty-six years ago when I received my High School Diploma from Parma High School, I never dreamt I would be standing here today robed in scarlet. In accepting this award, I pay tribute to the heroic, inspirational activists I have worked alongside, including activists in Africa, Egypt, China, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Baluchistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Iraq, Palestine and America.
Iceality is a value-driven force that helps individuals and communities define their identities and find spiritual, intellectual, emotional and moral fulfillment.
ICEA has created joint WCPM programs, thinking and working together with other enlightened Worlds Children in celebration of each others rich, multi-layered culture. These are programs are where the community, business and religious leaders and the government administration joined hands with the young and old, and each one involved contributing to the goal in whichever way they could. The goal is to impart young people with attaining an education, with technical skills which would raise their employability and contribution to a sustainable global society as social entrepreneurs.
May you all have the good fortune to know someone who will give you the motivation to experience the joy and satisfaction you receive from helping others.
With these thoughts in mind, I proudly but humbly stand before you to accept this Honorary Doctorate on Environmental Arts and Peace Sciences which you have so kindly bestowed upon me.