Building the National Coast-to-Coast
'Great American Peace Trail'
to Stem the Violence in America's Youth and Unite America

The Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts
From: The ARK in Berea Museum: (ICEAnews)  The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) is now accepting requests for the 2019 Children Peace Stone Sculpture donation program. Peace Stones from the Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) will be donated to municipal parks nationwide to assist in promoting the iceality of a sustainable global Culture of Peace and Goodwill for all Living Things!!  Many American Cities have committed themselves to this Peace Initiative (Our Latest is the ASHTABULA PEACE STONE:
"We now have the power to make this World a beautiful place one child at a time. Begin with your own child and watch how that child radiates towards the other Worlds children" says First Lady of Peace, Renate Jakupca.
There is no cost to any city except to find a suitable public location for the Peace Stone Sculpture.  The Stones are hand made and approximately 3 to 4 ft square and weight about 300 lbs are indestructible (vandal proof) and erects in a few hours.....all ready 24 American cities have committed themselves to the peace initiative...... (NOTE: Specific Peace Stones will be designated as part of the National Coast-to-Coast Great American Peace Trail Example Lakewood Peace Stone
Governors, mayors, council members, civic leaders, business exec, teachers, parents, kids…. today, if we live up to our responsibilities and recommit to our tradition of civic participation, there is nothing our country can’t achieve. In this defining moment, we each have the chance to reach out to our neighbors, lend a helping hand, and Answer the call to greatness…...If this is something you would like to pursue, please contact me directly at the ARK in Berea (440-891-8376) to expedite delivery of peace-carved-in-stone to your city park.

The Science behind Peace and Global Harmony is the "Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts". Developed 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.

The “Worlds Children Peace Monument" (WCPM) and the “Great American Peace Trail" (GAPT) Projects are international, public participatory art projects designed to engage children with hands on cross-cultural awareness in order to attain the common goal of sharing peace and diversity with their neighbors.  The peace projects have direct community impact through neighborhood beautification, community and economic development while building self-esteem and hope in America. By rebuilding city parks in down town areas they form a new sustainable community place people can congregate to celebrate living each day. They will also help to build better neighborhoods where everyone can live, respect and accept each other as they diplomatically negotiate errors and differences of prejudice and hatred and instill in its place the belief in the necessity of communication. Unfortunately, antagonism exists in all communities; an effective response must begin with communication of the truth of our common humanity. Those who learn to believe in the dialogue of the Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts cannot be susceptible to aggressive radical principles.  We at ICEA have found a way to fundamentally add to our education system so that we can inform children to develop benevolence early on in order to create a healthier society. At the ARK in Berea, Global Home of the Environmental Art Movement, ICEA has boldly taken the lead in this direction for individuals to find inner peace with themselves and in the World through the building of the Coast-to-Coast National Great American Peace Trail.

Provenance of the WCPM sculpture places its conception at Germany's World's Fair, EXPO 2000's 'Culture on the Move' segment.  American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca addressed the 140 Nation Assembly of the concept for a permanent universal symbol of renewal and peace on earth for all living inhabitants through the 'Theory of Iceality on Environmental Arts'. This Symbol of Living Peace was the subject sculpture.  This project was initiated 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.

Using the Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) in Cleveland to Empower Youth through Vocational Training by Building the National Coast-to-Coast “Great American Peace Trail”.

In 2017 dedication of CHARDON PEACE STONE at the New Chardon Living Memorial Park

The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) is actively seeking an agreement to work together to improve access to and quality of vocational training for  American Veterans and  youth by building the National Coast-to-Coast GREAT AMERICAN PEACE TRAIL. So many people lack the skills and credentials they need to fill the many jobs that are available. Our partnership for the WCPM is to make at the Worlds Children Peace Center to will train and create a skilled pool of educated workers that the private sector needs in Arts, Transportation, Environment, Marketing, Internet Technology the Business and Social Sciences. The skills imparted to them here improve their standard of living, This is also an important step towards ensuring long term economic growth and prosperity in North East Ohio as a 'Cultural Industry' to foster civic identity, cultivate jobs, and tourism, brand Ohio Environmental Arts as a Culture District in the Bioregion while developing a sustainable Global Culture of Peace for All Living Things

Under the agreement, the WCPM at the Worlds Children Peace Center provide vocational training to under-served veterans and youth, certifying the graduation of students over three years, with qualifying students receiving internationally recognized certificates. The WCPM will also provide placement services to the students for jobs in Cleveland and abroad.

Peace Friends,
David and Renate Jakupca
American Cultural Ambassadors
Founders, ICEA

Click here to see  more of the the Gift of Peace from Germany to America

"The Gift of Free Art, the WCPM Peace Stone Sculptures, broadens the Treasure of Human Knowledge and Experience"
Ambassador Renate

National Martin Luther King Day of Service to Peace Through Iceality
(National Day of Service – Economic Development)
THE ANSWER to Peace and Global Harmony

Peace Stones Awaiting Delivery

The Worlds Children Peace Monument WCPM)
Smaller in size but larger in scope than the Statue of Liberty, it was meant as a gift to Cleveland Cultural Gardens but was refused for political reasons. The Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) is currently located at Coe Lake Park in Berea, Ohio.   An original idea conceived during EXPO 2000, the Worlds Fair held in Hannover, Germany. It was designed and built by Environmental Artist David Jakupca at the historic ARK in Berea as a project of the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) in cooperation with the United Nations 2000 Culture of Peace Program. The project is to encourage positive community participation through the establishment of site-specific works of public art, through cultural education and entrepreneurial training to children around the World.

As new WCPM Stones are added to city parks and gardens around the world, it will, in time, become the largest monument dedicated to Global Peace. The sculpture serves as a milestone for the 'Theory of Iceality' of the Environmental Art Movement indigenous to the Great Cleveland Area, that is to "Assist in understanding of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through the Arts ultimately promoting a sustainable global Culture of Peace". The WCPM was officially inaugurated in 2003 at the 3rd World Peace Conference held in Verbania, Italy by American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca where they received an Italian Medal of Arts. They were also recognized by the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland and in 2006 appointed Universal Peace Ambassadors. The WCPM is organized in support of the UN Decade of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World and the UN Millennium Development Goals.
Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) Official Provenance
The Great American Peace Trail (GAPT) is the national peace trail formed by select Peace Stone sculptures located in municipal parks from coast-to-coast. Leaving a Trail of Peace and Goodwill, neighborhood beautification, civic and  cultural development and arts training for all Ages for all Time.
Ambassador Renate to the Worlds Children
Building the 'GREAT AMERICAN PEACE TRAIL to Unite America in Peace and Global Iceality



United Nations Office at Geneva
ITALIAN AWARD for Design of Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM)

presented to Ione Biggs and Ambassador Renate as Co-Chairs of the 'US Network against Racism' at the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Durban South Africa
American Nationalities FREEDOM AWARD
The American Nationalities Movement has chosen American Cultural Ambassadors and husband and wife team David and Renate Jakupca for the 2012 Freedom Award "in recognition of their pioneering work in the Environmental Art Movement to help create a more sustainable and equitable world. Through their international advocacy and educational activities promoting from a cultural perspective, the Jakupca’s have contributed to the revitalization of cultural and environmental diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide."
HABITAT II - Second United Nations World Conference on Human Settlements
Istanbul Turkey, 3-14 June 1996
American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca were awarded a Canadian Peace Award for the Windsor Peace Stone of the Worlds Children Peace Monument (WCPM) during their visit to Windsor.
The Windsor Peace Stone is slated to be the cornerstone of the coast-to-coast 'Trans Canadian Peace Trail.
David and Renate Jakupca along with Arnold Palmer were appointed American Goodwill Ambassadors from the USA
to Expo 2000, the Worlds Fair held in Hanover, Germany.
Expo 2000 was a World's Fair held in Hanover, Germany from Thursday, June 1 to Tuesday, October 31, 2000
David and Renate Jakupca along with Arnold Palmer were appointed American Goodwill Ambassadors from the USA.

HELEN PRIZE - A Prize in Praise for Woman Warriors.
The 1999 International Helen Prize Humanitarian Award Recipient Ambassador Renate Jakupca

Ohio COASTWEEKS Teacher Award
at Monte Rosa, Italy
"Neighbors in Need" Program, part of the Bosnian War Relief Campaign of the
United Nations World Conference on Human Rights, 14-25 June 1993 in Vienna,Austia
Austrian Cultural Forum Washington - Embassy of Austria, Washington D.C.
"Path to a Better Reality" Award
International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA).
The United Nations International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt from 5–13 September 1994.
"TIME Magazine Millennium Heroes for the Planet"
David and Renate Jakupca for founding the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) and promoting social awarness and humanitarian concerns through the Arts. For Participating in United Nations World Conferences,
enabling them to draw attention to environmental and social issues through ICEALITY.     EARTH DAY, April 2000

The World Summit on Sustainable Development, WSSD or ONG Earth Summit UN Conference Focus
Johannesburg, South Africa, from 26 August to 4 September 2002.

1987 - 2012 - Celebrating Twenty five Years of International Community Service

International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA)
P. O. Box 81496
Cleveland, Ohio  44181 USA
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