Global Walk for Peace reaches Aotearoa New Zealand


On August 18th, 2000, at 9am, Jean Béliveau left Montreal, Canada. His goal is to walk around the planet to promote “Peace and non-violence for the profit of the children of the world”.

He is travelling alone with a three wheeled stroller to carry a bit of food, his clothing, a First Aid kit, a small tent and a sleeping bag. Jean plans to walk across all the continents, from North America to South America, then across to South Africa, up to Europe, then the Middle East, South and Eastern Asia, Australia, New Zealand and finally back to Canada. This journey will take 11 years to complete which is in accordance with the United Nations proclamation:

Please click here to find out about the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World 2000-2010

Please click here to visit Jean Béliveau’s website