Ambassador Clyde Rivers pictured with Gideon Makhanya
and Golden Rule Alumni
In Rogers Park Chicago at the Sullivan High School, over 40 top Humanitarians and Activists gathered as World Peace Ambassador Clyde Rivers brought the Culture of Honor to a number of prestigious recipients. One of these recipients was the renowned South African Freedom Fighter, Gideon Mahlathini Makhanya, who was honored for his tireless efforts to bring peace and freedom to South Africa.
The individuals awarded the Golden Rule International Award join the many influential Golden Rule International Alumni around the world. The Golden Rule states “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” These recipients were awarded because their lives are an example of this New Global Peace Policy.
Ambassador Rivers commented, “To find people fighting for humanity is a wonderful happening. I was so honored to be able to bestow on Gideon Makhanya the Global World Peace Ambassadorship with the Golden Rule International Award.” Ambassador Rivers went on to say, “Watching the hearts of these passionate people working to see the Golden Rule come to their city Chicago, was overwhelming.”
Ambassador Rivers’ message at this event was a change of conversation. He spoke of the worlds need to value the gifts from God in every individual. He stated, “We lose everything when a person looses his or her life. It’s a tragic lose for the world and we suffer the lack of that contribution. That gift will never enter into our existence. We must work to preserve every individual in the world because their gifts are necessary for our world to develop and be great.”
Ambassador Clyde Rivers is also the Representative for the Golden Rule International and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative, North American Division to the United Nations – New York. Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative is affiliated with the Department of Public Record (DPI) – United Nations as well as affiliated with the United Religious Initiative (URI), an Interfaith Peace organization.
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 have embraced and are promoting globally.
Ambassador Rivers is also the Founder and President of iChange Nations™ a professional institution that equips, mentors and trains highly esteemed individuals who have the desire to change nations throughout the world. The organization is seeking to bring global awareness by strategically helping nations to educate, train and support the Nation Building Process designed to improve the dignity and betterment of human life. This international platform focuses on establishing effective relationships to help people understand the value of life and basic human rights.