Monday, October 27, 2014

FIRST LADY OF REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI AFRICA RECEIVES AWARD FROM LATIN AMERICA

Ambassador Clyde Rivers, First Lady Denise Nkurunziza, Celina Gonzalez 
On August 5, 2014 in Washington DC, the Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award was presented to the First Lady of Burundi Africa, Denise Nkurunziza. The award was presented to the First Lady by Alama Vision Television personality, Celina Gonzalez. Celina Gonzalez commented, “We are honored and privileged to present the First Lady of Burundi with this prestigious award for her outstanding work to help the underprivileged of the world, as well as, the work she is doing through the Buntu Foundation in Burundi to empower women.” The Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award is presented to leading humanitarians globally.


Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “The First Lady of Burundi has helped and encouraged widows in her country for years. She is a leader that is doing the job of empowering women. The Buntu Foundation, lead by First Lady Denise Nkurunziza, is in the process of building a city to help the underprivileged in her country.”

WORLD PEACE AMBASSADOR DR. CLYDE RIVERS WINS MARTIN LUTHER KING LEGACY OF PEACE AWARD



Mayor Chuck Reed with Dr. Clyde Rivers
In San Jose, California on October 18, 2014, Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers was surprised and honored by the presentation of the Martin Luther King Legacy of Peace Award.  The President of the Martin Luther King Foundation, of the Santa Clarita Valley, Kathleen Flynn and the Mayor of San Jose, Chuck Reed and other respected officials, presented the award to Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers.

The Martin Luther King Foundation has been active in the Santa Clarita Valley for well over 30 years. Every year this organization chooses to honor the top mountain movers whose lives are representative of the great work Dr. Martin Luther King accomplished in his life, Civil Rights Laws in the United States of America. Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “I’m very humbled by the Legacy of Peace Award from the pioneer of peace, Dr. Martin Luther King through this prestigious Foundation.”


There is great work being accomplished by Ambassador Rivers and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative, Golden Rule International Award, as well as Dr. Clyde Rivers’ organization, iChange Nations. Together they are in over 120 nations of the world proclaiming the Golden Rule, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers went on the say, “I believe this Global Ethic can change the world. The work of iChange Nations, dedicated to bringing back the lost art of honor around the world, along with the Golden Rule International Award, are the key to global transformation - working to keep peace alive.”

Thursday, September 25, 2014

THE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF INTERAMERICA GROUP DR. JERRY PIERCE RECEIVES THE GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Dr. Jerry Pierce

In Washington DC, September 5, 2014 at the United States Capitol Building, Dr. Jerry Pierce Jr. received the Golden Rule International Award. Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International, gave the award. Dr. Pierce is the President and CEO of the Interamerica Group.

“This global humanitarian award is given for a life that exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ Dr. Pierce, you have impacted and improved the quality of life with your excellent global leadership and strong business ethics. We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon you,” says Dr. Clyde Rivers.

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

Monday, September 22, 2014

TOP SPIRITUAL LEADER IN INDIA RECEIVES GOLDEN RULE AWARD INTERNATIONAL

Dr. Jonathon Ansar with Dr. Clyde Rivers

National President of the Church of India was honored in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in August 2014.  Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule Award International presented Dr. Jonathan Asnar with the prestigious Golden Rule International Award.

Dr. Clyde Rivers had this to say, “We are honored to have one of the leading ministers from the country of India as a World Peace Ambassador of the Golden Rule International. Dr. Ansar has served the people of all faiths in India with a heart of a champion. His labor of love for his country and the betterment of mankind has caused iChange Nations and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative’s Golden Rule International to acknowledge him to the esteemed position of the Golden Rule Ambassador of World Peace. His life exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We proudly bestow this International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship upon Dr. Jonathan Ansar.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

TRINIDAD ADVOCATE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS RECEIVES GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD


Dr. Radha Rampersad with Dr. Clyde Rivers

Dr. Radha Rampersad was honored with the presentation of the Golden Rule International Award in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in August 2014.  Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule International Award presented.


Dr. Rampersad works in her country, Trinidad and around the world as an advocate for women and human rights. Dr. Clyde Rivers commented, “Radha Rampersad is one of the finest humanitarians I have ever had the privilege of honoring. Her life is dedicated to helping the underprivileged, especially women, toward a better life. The motto of the Golden Rule International is “Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ Dr. Rampersad exemplifies this life of excellence.”

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).

DR. PAUL DHINAKARAN OF INDIA RECEIVES THE DR. RUTH MIZELL AWARD FOR CHRISTIAN STATESMANSHIP


Ambassador Clyde Rivers with Dr. Paul Dhinakaran

In Washington DC, September 5, 2014 at the United States Capitol Building, Dr. Paul Dhinakaran of India was presented with the prestigious Dr. Ruth Mizell Christian Statesmanship Award. Dr. Dhinakaran has a Global Television Ministry called Jesus Calls that produces at least 1,800 programs a month. He was appointed by the Education Department of the India National Monitoring Committee for Minority Education and is a member of the Governing Council of the “Education for All” Committee. He works with the Karunya University - India with over 5,400 students engaged from all parts of India. He rightly represents both God and the country of India.

The Dr. Ruth Mizell Global Award for Christian Statesmanship was created in Dr. Ruth Mizell’s name because of her stand for religious freedom on Capital Hill for over 30 years while helping mankind to love one another. Dr. Mizell was the former campaign manager for President George H. Bush.

Dr. Clyde Rivers, President and Founder of iChange Nations is instrumental in the creation and presentation of this award.  Dr. Rivers said, “It is a great honor to not only honor this great woman statesman through this award, but to have the privilege to bestow this award upon other great Christian statesmen and women around the world.” The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have exemplified extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.

TEXAS JUDGE WINS GOLDEN RULE INTERNATIONAL AWARD

(L to R) Dr. Brian Williams, Dr. Clyde Rivers, Judge Sam Griffin

In August 2014 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan Dr. Clyde Rivers, the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and the Golden Rule International Award presented Judge Sam Griffin with the highly esteemed Golden Rule International Award. 

Judge Griffin is a 12th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge in Texas and serves his people in this capacity. He also has traveled to the Middle East and other parts of the world to help aid people in improving their quality of life.

Dr. Clyde Rivers is quoted saying “To have a judge leave the bench to help humanity is a quality that makes this man so great. His life exemplifies the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ We need more champions like him in the world. We proudly welcome him to the Golden Rule International Goodwill Peace Ambassadorship family of world peace makers.” 

The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting worldwide. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).