Meeting with the former Prime Minister of Italy, the late Emilio Colombo at the Italian Senate on the occasion of the official Prem Rawat Foundation donation to the World Food Programme to help survivors of the Indonesian Tsunami – Roma, 2005.
Meeting with the Italian Ambassador to the United Nations, Tomualdo Bettini, and Emilio Colombo at the Italian Senate – 2005.
Flying the Bell 230 helicopter – India.
Meeting with Riccardo Illy, Governor of the Friul Venezia Giulia Region of Italy and owner of one of the most prestigious international coffee companies – Trieste, 2007.
The President of Trieste Province, Ms. Maria Teresa Bassa Poropat, presents an award – 2007.
Celebrating the historic fall of the border between Italy and Slovenia at the Rossini Theatre, an initiative under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic – Trieste, 2007.
Flying an MD 902 helicopter with my daughter, Daya – United States.
Arriving to speak at a peace conference at the prestigious Massimo theatre, under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic – Palermo, 2008.
On stage speaking at the Massimo Theatre – Palermo, 2008.
Meeting with Filippo Cannella representative of the Municipality of Palermo, the Mayor of Corleone, Antonio Iannazzo, the Mayor of Agrigento, Marco Zambuto and EU MP, Antonello Antinoro councilor for culture at the Massimo Theatre – Sicily, 2008.
Speaking at the Falcone Borsellino Square in the town of Corleone – Sicily, 2008.
Receiving recognition from the Corleone Mayor, Antonio Iannazzo – Sicily, 2008.
Corleone Mayor Antonio Iannazzo welcomes me at the City Hall – 2008.
Meeting with Councilor Pippo Cardella – Corleone, 2008.
The City Council President of Corleone, Mario Lanza, welcomes me on stage at the public square, delivering a commemorative plaque.
Agrigento Mayor, Marc Zambuto, welcomes me on my arrival in the city – Sicily, 2009.
Pictured with the Mayor of Agrigento, Marc Zambuto and the President of the Sicilian Parliament Francesco Cascio – Sicily, 2009.
Receiving a peace recognition from the President of the Sicilian Parliament, Francesco Cascio.
Arriving at the stage of the Pirandello Theatre with the Mayor of Agrigento and the President of the Sicilian Parliament, before addressing the audience in Agrigento – Sicily, 2009.
The Mayor of Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Giorgio Macaddino welcomes me at City Hall – Sicily, 2009.
Signing the distinguished visitor register with the Mayor of Mazara del Vallo.
With the Mayor and the city council president of Mazara del Vallo.
With the Mayor, Councilor Caterina Agate, and the City Council President, Mazara del Vallo.
Speaking to the Mazara City Council.
Arriving amongst the media to inaugurate the international “almond tree blossom festival” – Agrigento, Sicily, 2009.
Lighting the torch of peace at the international “almond tree blossom festival” – Sicily, February 2009.
Speaking to the City Council of Mazara del Vallo – Sicily, 2009.
Speaking at the Rivoli Theatre in Mazara del Vallo – Sicily, 2009.
Meeting with Marco Zambuto, the Mayor of Agrigento and the Province Prefect in Agrigento, Sicily.
Receiving recognition from the Mayor, Alcide Molteni – Sondrio, Italy 2010.
Walking from the city hall towards Garibaldi square with the City Mayor, Alcide Molteni – Sondrio, Italy 2010.
Speaking at the Verdi Theatre – Padova, Italy 2010.
Receiving recognition from the Province Councillor, Leandro Comacchio – Padova, 2010.
Receiving the seal of the City of Padova – Padova, 2010.
Arriving at the VIP Protocol Room of the European Parliament to be greeted by the 1st Vice President of the EU Parliament, Gianni Pittella – Brussels, 2010.
An exchange of gifts and handshakes with EU Parliament 1st Vice President Gianni Pittella – Brussels, 2010.
More hand shakes with Gianni Pittella – accompanied by guests from the Russian Federation.
Acknowledging students selected for the “Award for Peace” contest – Mazara del Vallo, 2011.
Unveiling of a sculpted stone carrying one of my quotes, “Peace begins in the heart of all human beings” translated into several languages and placed by the city of Mazara del Vallo, 2011.
Acknowledging more talented students who participated in the “Award for Peace” contest – Mazara del Vallo, 2011.
Speaking to media after unveiling the sculpted quote in Mazara del Vallo, Sicily 2011.
Greeted by members of the Italian Parliament – Sicily, May 2011.
Meeting officials in Mazara del Vallo City Hall, 2011.
Walking with members of the Italian Parliament and the Mayor to speak at the town square, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily. 2011
At Mokarta Square about to address an open air public peace conference – Sicily, 2011.
Speaking in Mokarta Square for the Mazara del Vallo week of peace conference – Sicily, 2011.
Speaking at the European Parliament at the launch of the “Pledge to Peace” Bruxelles Declaration with the 1st Vice President of the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella signed on 28th November 2011.
Audience at the European Pledge to Peace event flanked by Gianni Pittella and political biographer, Sir Anthony Seldon – Brussels 2011.
Group photo with the inaugural Pledge to Peace signatories – European Parliament, 2011.
Meeting with the former Sheriff and Chief Commoner of the City of London, Richard Regan OBE – EU Parliament Protocol Room, 2011.
Meeting with Dr. Kevin Everett, Chairman of the Sir John Cass Foundation – EU Parliament Protocol Room, 2011.
Meeting with Jeremy Gilley, documentary maker and founder of NGO, Peace One Day – EU Parliament Protocol Room, 2011.
Meeting with Gianni Pittella, 1st Vice President of the UE Parliament – EU Parliament Protocol Room, 2011.
Group photo with Sir Anthony Seldon, Richard Regan OBE and Dr. Kevin Everett – EU Parliament Protocol Room, 2011.
Addressing the chamber at the EU Parliament, Brussels – 2011.
Signing the “Pledge to Peace” Bruxelles Declaration following speeches and Q&A – EU Parliament, 2011.
Post Pledge to Peace event interview with TV media –EU Parliament, Brussels, 2011.
Welcome sign prepared by inmates before addressing them at the Dominguez State Jail, Texas, USA – 2012.
Meeting with senior prison officials at Dominguez State Jail before speaking to inmates participating in The Prem Rawat Foundation Peace Education Program – 2012.
Sitting on a panel at the University of Texas San Antonio, flanked by Criminal Justice Professors Mike Gilbert and Michael Tapia – 2012.
Arriving at Ezeiza Women’s prison, Argentina to be greeted by officials – 2013.
Addressing inmates at the Ezeiza Women’s prison in Argentina – 2013.
Receiving a gift of appreciation from a prison official at Ezeiza – 2013.
Meeting with The Queen’s first cousin, His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, Sara Sidner of CNN and Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. David Verity at an event at Kensington Palace, London, in support of the St. John of Jerusalem Eye hospital – 2012.
Addressing an audience at the King’s Gallery of Kensington Palace, celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the presence of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester – 2012.
Meeting Mr. Ismail Ackmatov, philanthropist and entrepreneur in Moscow, Russia – 2012.
Addressing Russian students of Synergy University in Moscow at the Library of Foreign Literature, Russia – 2012.
Speaking to NGO officials in Fiji in support of water clean up operations following devastating floods on the island – 2012.
Handing over a Prem Rawat Foundation grant cheque to NGO Empower Pacific, to help provide clean water following natural disaster – Fiji, 2012.
Arriving to be greeted by a Maori Elder to a Marae (a ceremonial Maori gathering place), for an official Maori welcome, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012.
Receiving a korowai, Kiwi feathered cloak as guest of honour at the Maori ceremony, New Zealand 2012.
Guests walk across the Marae to the Warenui (carved meeting house).
Arriving at the Maori meeting house for the Powhiri (welcome ceremony) preceded by a Maori warrior and female Maori welcome.
The welcome ceremony begins in formal Maori language.
Meeting Maori elders as part of the welcome ceremony.
Addressing the Maori gathering in the Wharenui (carved meeting house).
Meeting with His Royal Highness Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah, The Sultan of Perak Region, Malaysia, prior to the Brand Laureate Lifetime Achievement award ceremony, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012.
Listening to Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Mustaffa Babjee address the audience on issues of peace and the environment.
Receiving the Brand Laureate Lifetime Achievement award from His Royal Highness Raja Dr. Nazrin Shah, The Sultan of Perak Region, Malaysia with Brand laureate Chief Executive, Dr. K.K. Johan.
Receiving a certificate to go with the Brand Laureate award.
Television Interview with Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation 2013.
Meeting with a senior journalist of Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation before the TV interview – 2013.
Event audience pictured from above – Ghana 2012.
Meeting with the Ashanti King’s representative at the official opening of The Prem Rawat Foundation Ghana Food for People facility, Otinibi – 2012.
Flanked by representatives of the Ashanti King – Ghana Food for People opening – 2012.
Unveiling the Food for People plaque – Otinibi – 2012.
Local school children sit down for lunch – Food for People facility, Ghana – 2012.
Meeting with the late Emilio Colombo, former Prime Minister of Italy and former President of the EU Parliament before we both spoke at the Italian Senate – 2012.
Meeting with the President of the Senate – Renato Sehifani, the first Vice President of the EU Parliament – Gianni Pittella and the Director of Rai Radio 1 Antonio Preziosi – 2012.
Meeting at the Italian Senate with Emilio Colombo, President of the Senate– Renato Sehifani, the Minister of International Co–operation – Andrea Riccardi, Gianni Pittella and the Director of Rai Radio 1 – Antonio Preziosi – 2012.
Being interviewed by TG1 Rai TV at the Italian Senate – 2012.
Addressing the Italian Senate at the “Pledge to Peace” declaration event – 2012.
The first Vice President of the European Parliament appointing me Ambassador of the Bruxelles Declaration Pledge to Peace.
Meeting with late Prime Minister Emilio Colombo and the Rector of the Convitto Nazionale of Roma, Emilio Fatovic – Italian Senate, 2012.
Interview at the Italian Senate by Roma Uno Television.
Filming with TV Presenter Burt Wolf on location in California – 2013 – Photographer – Mary Rozzi.
Taking a break in between shoots with Burt Wolf – California – 2013 – photographer – Mary Rozzi
In conversation with Burt Wolf – 2013 – Photographer Mary Rozzi.
A behind the scenes shot of the Burt Wolf interview – Photographer Mary Rozzi.
The Chairman of the Community TV Channels of Brazil, Fernando Mauro presents a certificate representing 10 years broadcasting of the Words of Peace TV Programme – 2013.
A TV interview with Rede Record TV, the second most popular channel in Brazil. The interview was aired to an estimated 35 million people – 2013.
Meeting with an Alderman of the city of Sao Paulo, Gilberto Natalini and other officials, before an event at City Hall, Brazil – 2013.
Speaking at the Sao Paulo City Hall to officials before receiving the Citizenship of Sao Paulo – 2013.
Sao Paulo citizenship ceremony – 2013.
In conversation with Peace One Day founder, Jeremy Gilley for the Peacemakers documentary – Barcelona, Spain – 2013.
Chatting with Jeremy after the shoot.
Discussing cameras with Jeremy Gilley in between shoots, Barcelona, Spain, 2013.
Meeting with United World College Red Cross Nordic students in Flekke Norway to discuss their Pledge to Peace activities including the Nordic Peace Conference – 2013.
Walking with a Palestinian student of the Norway College to a nearby classroom to talk with students. Flekke, Norway – 2013.
Sitting in a circle with students to discuss different aspects of peace and listen to their inspiring efforts.
Addressing Red Cross Nordic students and taking questions and answers – Flekke, Norway, 2013.
Meeting with the Principal of the Nordic college, Larry Lamont – Flekke, Norway, 2013.
Meeting the Mayor of Flekke before the student graduation.
Speaking at the graduation of UWC Red Cross students, attended by parents and VIPs – Flekke, Norway, 2013.
Meeting NGO representative Paul Murtha in Ibarra Ecuador, 2013.
Meeting with NGO official Paul Murtha at the official launch of the Peace Education Programme in Latin America, Ibarra, Ecuador – 2013.
Talking with local and governmental representatives to discuss peace education in Ibarra, Ecuador – 2013.
Speaking with co–panelist and senior official of the Ecuadorian Education Ministry after the event – Ibarra, 2013.
On stage in Otavalo, Ecuador, having received a traditional hat, a welcome gift from the Mayor.
Receiving a ceremonial Staff of Power from a senior Kichwa elder in recognition of my peace message – 2013.
A Kichwa elder explains the significance of the Staff of Power award in the indigenous culture – Ecuador, 2013.
On stage with the Mayor of Otavalo and other dignitaries.
An audience view of the Otavalo event with extinct volcanoes in the background – Ecuador, 2013.
Receiving the Illustrious Citizen Award from the Mayor of Otavalo.
Meeting the Rector of the National University of San Antonio Abad Cusco, Peru, (UNSAAC) Dr. German Zecenarro Madueno – Cusco, Peru 2013.
Meeting with university faculty before speaking to students at UNSAAC – Cusco, Peru, 2013.
Seated with the Rector of UNSAAC University and other university officials – Cusco, Peru, 2013.
Being received by a welcome committee of the City of Cusco before entering the Town Hall – Peru 2013.
Attending a welcome ceremony in the Golden Chamber of the Cusco City hall hosted by the Mayor and City dignitaries – Peru 2013.
Attending a welcome ceremony in the Golden Chamber of the Cusco City hall hosted by the Mayor and City dignitaries – Peru 2013.
Receiving an award from the President of the Rotary club of Cusco at an event held for the municipality – Peru 2013.
Applauding a young dance troop celebrating the Winter solstice with the Mayor, Rotary Club President and other officials – Cusco, Peru, 2013.
Meeting Cusco government officials before speaking at the Town Hall auditorium.
Sharing a joke with two directors of telecoms company, Telefonica Latin America, before speaking at the Telefonica Auditorium – Lima, Peru 2013.
Audience view – Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, 2013.
In conversation with Bhusan Dahal, Chief Executive Producer of Kantipur TV, Dwarika’s hotel Kathmandu, before filming an interview broadcast to an estimated 1.5 million people – Nepal 2014.
Speaking with Bernama TV executives in the TV station green room before being interviewed – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014.
Standing for a photo with the Bernama TV group Chief Executives – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014.
In discussion with the Bernama Chief Executives – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014.
In the Bernama TV studio with News reader and TV interviewer Melissa Duis – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014.
Meeting backstage before an event with Brand Laureate Chief Executive Dr. K.K. Johan, in Putrajaya, Malaysia 2014.
Meeting with the Chancellor of the National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan, before delivering the annual “Sayling Wen” Lecture entitled “7 Billion Reasons for Peace” to students and faculty – 2014.
Taking questions from students with the President of the National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan.
In the Taiwan PBS TV studio between takes, with “Outlook Taiwan” programme interviewer Ray Wu – Taipei, Taiwan 2014.
Arriving at Taiwan PBS TV studios to be greeted by Ray Wu and his producer.
Audience picture from Barcelona, Spain 2014.
View from the balcony – Barcelona, Spain 2014.
Speaking to the Barcelona audience – Spain 2014.
Meeting with the Mayor of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria and other officials before an event – 2014.
Speaking in an open square – Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 2014.
Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC addresses the audience at the launch of the Pledge to Peace at the British Parliament, Westminster – London, England 2014.
A view of The Gladstone Room, The House of Commons, UK Parliament, London, England 2014.
Speaking at the Houses of Parliament to help launch The Pledge to Peace – London, England 2014.
An audience view of The Gladstone room, The House of Commons, UK Parliament, London, England, 2014.
Speaking to the audience flanked by former UK Attorney General Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC and the former Director of St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, Simon Keyes.
The Pledge to Peace panel are joined by the Speaker of the House of Commons, The Right Honourable John Bercow MP, UK Parliament, London, England, 2014.
The panel takes questions from the audience in the presence of the Speaker of the House.
Bidding farewell to former Minister, Hazel Blears MP, at the end of the Pledge to Peace launch, UK Parliament, London England, 2014.
Meeting finalists from India at the Water and Food Award, backstage before the ceremony at Westminster Central Hall, London, England 2014.
Meeting the US finalist, Growing Power, Water and Food Award – London, England, 2014.
Meeting my co–Patron of the Water and Food Award, Her Royal Highness, Princess Basma bint Ali of Jordan, founder of the Royal Botanical Gardens of Jordan.
Receiving the Patronage of the Water and Food Award from the Chairwoman, Tina Lindgreen, London, England, 2014. The event was broadcast live to the UN and hundreds of NGO’s across the world.
Ayrton Cable, grandson of the former UK Business Minister Vince Cable, launches the Youth Water and Food Award, London England, 2014.
Her Royal Highness Princess Basma bint Ali addresses the audience following her presentation as co–Patron of the Food and Water Award.
Interview with Ayrton Cable after the Water and Food award ceremony concluded.
Sharing a joke with rapper poet Mr. Gee, after concluding a second “Peacemakers” conversation for television – St. James’ theatre, London, England, 2014.
Mr. Gee and I talking to the film crew after the shoot.
A billboard in Fed Square, Melbourne, Australia for Peace Day 2014.
Meeting Malaysian scouts before addressing representatives of the Scouts movement, Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2014.
Meeting with Tan Sri Dr. Shafie Mohd Salleh, Chief Scout of Malaysia and his team – Putrajaya, Malaysia 2014.
Walking to the event with senior representatives of the Scouts movement – Malaysia, 2014.
Receiving a traditional drum welcome from young scouts – Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2014.
Answering questions from the audience, having received the Scouts Friendship Award and “Messenger of Peace” scarf from the Chief Scout of Malaysia.
Signing a peace pledge with the Malaysian Scouts Association – Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2014.
An audience of young scouts gather round for a photo at the end of the event – Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2014.
Speaking with Bernama TV for a news report on the Scouts event that was broadcast later that day – Putrajaya, Malaysia, 2014.
Speaking at a post event interview with Bernama TV news presenter Melissa Duis – Malaysia 2014.
Addressing an audience of doctors and post–graduate medical students at an event entitled “Medicine for Peace” in the week of the UN International Week of Science and Peace, at the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi India, 2014.
Receiving a commemorative gift from the Director and Medical Superintendent of the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Professor Kar, following the “Medicine for Peace” event – New Delhi, 2014.
Meeting senior Indian Military staff and university faculty at the Indian School of Business – Hyderabad, India, 2014.
Sitting at a panel with Vice-Admiral Pradeep Chauhan for the opening address of a 3 day conference entitled “Peace, Prosperity and Progress through the Sea”, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India 2014.
Addressing an audience of senior police, military officials, academics and businessmen – Hyderabad, India 2014.
Taking questions from inmates – Zonderwater prison, South Africa, 2014.
A Soweto dance troop celebrate ahead of a peace education graduation event at Uncle Tom’s Community Hall, Soweto, South Africa 2014.
Meeting with young facilitators of the peace education program – Uncle Tom’s Community Hall, Soweto, South Africa, 2014.
Shaking hands with Ernest Leketi, representative of the Johannesburg City Council, which organized the event in partnership with The Prem Rawat Foundation, in Soweto, South Africa, 2014.
Shaking hands with graduates of the peace education program, Soweto, South Africa, 2014.
Backstage post event, Soweto with Johannesburg city representatives.
Meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu to discuss developing peace in post apartheid South Africa – Johannesburg, South Africa, 2014.
MC announcement – Youth Peace Fest, Jaipur, India, 2014.
In the office at home, US.
Being welcomed to the City Hall in Mazara del Vallo by the City Council President Francesco Crocchiolo – 2009.
Signing the guest book of the City – Mazara del Vallo, Sicily 2009.
With the Mayor Giorgio Maccadino and the City Council President, Francesco Crocchiolo – 2009.
Being presented with honorary citizenship of the city of Mazara del Vallo from the Mayor Giorgio Maccadino, and the City Council President, Francesco Crocchiolo – 2009.
Standing with Mayor, the City Council President and representatives from the police force and the navy, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily 2009.
Standing with members of the City Council, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily 2009.
Addressing the “Peace – a heritage of humanity” conference at the Rivoli Theatre in Mazara del Vallo, Sicily 2009.
Receiving almond tree blossoms as a goodwill welcome – Agrigento, Sicily, 2009.
Receiving a commemorative gift from the Mayor of Mazara del Vallo, Sicily.
View from behind the stage – Delhi, India, 2014.
Audience shot – Delhi, 2014.
Interviewing children who attend The Prem Rawat Foundation Food for People facility – Ranchi, India, 2014.
In transit at the airport from Johannesburg to Jaipur, 2014.
Audience view Sarguja, India
Interviewing children at The Prem Rawat Foundation Food for People facility in Ranchi, India – 2014.
In school uniform at St. Joseph’s Academy, Dehradun, Northern India, 1960s.
Receiving the Freedom of the City of London from Chief law officer, Paul Double, Guildhall, England, 2010.
Following the Freedom ceremony, standing with the Clerk and officials of the Chamberlain’s Court, and nominating Councilmen. The Freedom ceremony dates back over 800 years.
Receiving a commemorative gift from the Province Councillor Leandro Comacchio – Padova, Italy 2010.
Receiving the seal of the city of Padova at the Verdi Theatre from the honourable Milva Boselli. Italy 2010.
Speaking at the Verdi Theatre, Padova, Italy – 2010.
Receiving the Key to the City of Tainan, Taiwan, from the Mayor – 2009.
Officially opening of The Prem Rawat Foundation Food for People facility, Dhading, Nepal 2006.
Meeting the councillor of the town of Corleone, Mr. Mimmo Cardella, Palermo, Sicily, 2008.
Standing with the Sheriff of the City of London, Richard Regan OBE, and other Aldermen and participants at a Gala event held at Guildhall, London, in support of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, 2007.
Speaking at the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, San Francisco, USA, 2005.
Receiving an award from Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005.
Speaking at the Conference Hall of the Italian Parliament in Rome, 2004.
The late Italian Prime Minister Emilio Colombo welcomes me to speak at the Conference Hall of the Italian Parliament, Rome, 2004.
Speaking at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, 2003, before an audience of 130,000 people.
View of the event at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium from the rear of the venue, New Delhi, 2003.
Speaking at the United Nations Building, Bangkok, Thailand, 2001.