Welcome to World Peace Partners

Rotary International District 5550 inc. World Peace Partners (“WPP”) inspires, promotes and facilitates in collaboration with other organizations locally, regionally and globally grassroots understanding, goodwill, peace and compassionate actions through education, example and service above self. District 5550 is an evolving international centre for peace building human rights and compassionate action.

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Current Initiatives

  • Rotary Adventures in Human Rights (RAHR)

    The Rotary Adventure in Human rights (RAHR) is a collaborative effort with Rotary 5550 World Peace Partners and the Canadian Museum for Human rights (CMHR). The first two of three pilot programs were held in August of 2015 & 2016. By all reports, the program has been an outstanding success.





  • Emerging Issues in Human Rights (EIHR) HR-2600

    The Emerging Issues in Human Rights (EIHR) is now a full university credit course at Global College University of Winnipeg held during 10 consecutive days in August.

  • UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) and Peace Education

    This initiative is a program with a middle school in Winnipeg connecting virtually with a middle school in Cleves Ohio. The 2nd year had a focus on citizenship in USA. In the third year the students will learn how one becomes a Citizen in Canada.

  • Peace Days 365 including Festival of Peace and Compassion

    Peace Days evolved, and in 2015 became a two week-long festival with community events spanning from September 11 through to the International Day of Peace on September 21.

  • Rotary International Centers for Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities

In the News

PEG - Exploring Connections to the Global Peace Index

Rotary D5550 World Peace Partners - PEG - Presentations provided by Heather Block (United Way) & Charles Thrift (IISD) representing PEG and exploring connections to the Global Peace Index on Sep 24 2016 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, Canada. PEG is Winnipeg's community indicator system, measuring the health of our community year over year – in ways that count. It is the starting place for Winnipeg citizens, educators, policy makers, and many others to learn more about our city so we can lead change to create a better city for our children and their children. Learn more at

Elementary School Kids March for Peace

City News covered the march for peace at the Forks in Winnipeg.

Stepping up for Peace

On September 20th, Hon. Marilou McPhedran provided a statement in the Red Chamber identifying the efforts in Winnipeg by local civil society leaders.

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Upcoming Events

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