Sydney, June 24, 2022. Today we planted the 26th Tree of Peace in order. A memorial linden tree (Tilia cordata) was planted on the campus ground of Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview. Milan Rastislav Štefánik visited this school in the past. His Excellency Mr. Tomáš Ferko, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Australia, also Fr. Tom Renshaw SJ, Rector of the school and Mrs. Edita Berntsen, Honorary Consul of the Slovak Republic to Sydney, took part in the planting of the memorial tree. As of today, a Tree of Peace is growing near the school observatory, which was also personally visited by Milan Rastislav Štefánik.
Slovak Ambassador Tomáš Ferko was awarded the Peace Tree Memorial Medal for his contribution to the realization of the Tree of Peace in Australia and Fiji.