During the congress of local communities were rewarded the plaque of Run4Unity 2016 awards.
For the engagement to go beyond any barrier: Bari, Italy
For the first time this world wide event reached in between the wall of a youth detention center. The event was built and shared together with the young people of the center.
For the courage to say YES to Peace : Kafarbo, Syria
Events in four different cities. "Here we are as well! − wrote the teens for unity of Syria on social media − we have demonstrated our will for peace to everyone. Thanks for your support, its very important for us!"
To have responded to today's challenges promoting Unity: Sopron, Hungary
After the considerable tensions between Austria and Hungary due to the migrants, Run4Unity joined the yearly half marathon starting from Eisenstadt (Austria) and arriving in Sopron (Hungary). The event became a marathon for peace between both country. 20 young refugees also took part in the race.
For the will to go beyond dividing walls: Mexical, Mexico
In Mexicali, the teens for unity have shown their engagement to build bridge of fraternity with everyone, running along the wall dividing Mexico and the USA.
For their contribution to interfaith dialogue: Mumbay & New Delhi, India
Four relay race in four weaks : from Mumbai to Bangalore and Coimbatore with hindu friends of Shanti Ashram. In New Delhi a day playing with 300 children of an orphanage: muslims, hindus, sikhs and christians took part in the event.
For their original idea in getting the city involved: Manaus, Brazil
Thanks to a big flash mob, Teens for Unity get all the place in front of the Amazonas theatre involved. On aftre another, teens, young people and people passing by unite to the dance to express all together their desire for peace and their engagement to build it.
To the local communities all around the word
For their precious contribution, for their unceasing work together with the teens, for their concrete love that makes so many races possible and make them a show case of an intergenerational united world.