By Iride Aparicio
The Cultural Bilingual Voice of Silicon Valley

SILICON VALLEY -- On Sunday, January 17th at 5PM Pacific Tine (8PM Eastern Time) We all need to turn on our computers and TUNE IN to watch the INTERNATIONAL PEACE  HONORS  (presented by PEACETECHN LAB) in our computers  and watch "TUNE IN," the program honoring the performers and the most outstanding leaders of change in the year 2020. The event will live stream FREE of Charge on PEACE TECH LAB's You Tube CHANNEL

Who Are the Honorees?
This year's honorees include. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases. Amazonian Chief Raoni, leader of the Kayapó people in Brazil, Opal Tometi, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Singer songwriter and Human Rights Activist Ricky Martin, the "Father of the Internet" Vint Cert. and singer-songwriter and humanitarian Ricardo Mantaner.

During the programs, special recognition will also be given to courageous community leaders from different regions of the world through voices of Peace.  They are: Vuga Willy, from Uganda, Founder of Youth Empowerment Foundation Asknet. Dr. Gaya Gamhewage from Sri Lanka, infectious Hazard Management and Risk Communications. World Health Organization from Geneva. Ms. Opal Lee, from the United States, 94-year old Social Impact Activist leading the change for making Junettenth (emancipation day) a national holiday, and Stephen Wandu Bimo, from South Sudan, Founder and executive Director of the organization. I Can South Sudan.

Who is Hosting the Ceremony?
A representative voice of peace, Singer-songwriter and GRAMMY ® and Latin Grammy® Winner Natalia Jimenez.

Who are the Presenters?
The presenters include:  Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, Actress and activist Eva Longoria,  Musician and environmentalist Sting and celebrity chief and humanitarian Jose Andres to name a few.

Who are the Performers?
Special performances will be presented by a lists of international stars which include: Spanish Artist Alejandro Sanz, Colombian singers Camilo y Evaluna Montaner,  English World-renowned musician and activist Sting  and Italian singer-songwriter Laura Pausine.

Peace Tech Lab 
Established by the United States Institute of Peace, Peace Tech Lab  ( is committed to using technology media and data to prevent violence and build prosperous and peaceful communities around the world.  The Institute of Peace motto could be the statement below which was written by  its President and CEO,  Sheldon Himelfarb when he wrote:  

"We live on a planet where cell phones outnumber people and 1 million new internet users come online every day. We must recognize our collective responsibility, as peace builders, to do more to enlist these modern tools in solving the world's biggest challenge."