World leaders call for United Voice for Peace as an institution

The 8th Anniversary of the September 18 HWPL Global Peace Summit was held on Sunday, September 18 online with the theme “Peace as an Institution: A Foundation for Sustainable Development”.

This event held across the world in 146 countries (including the Maldives, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan), with 5,000 participants broadcast online to reaffirm the importance of sustainable development guaranteed by the institutionalization of peace while that the world community has not yet overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and faces another threat caused by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Since September 18, 2014, when the Peace Summit was first held, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international peace NGO under the umbrella of ECOSOC United Nations, called for solidarity for peacebuilding globally through actions with various actors, including heads of state, ministers, lawmakers, religious leaders, educators, youth and women leaders and journalists. This annual summit shares peace activities and achievements in cooperation with governments and civil society around the world every year.

Regarding the cause of global peacebuilding, Chairman Man Hee Lee of HWPL said, “The global village has suffered from the unexpected COVID-19 that hit all countries. People are not alone in the midst of difficulties. We live in the same global village, and we are neighbors and families. Each of us is the one who is obligated to make our world a better place to live. And shouldn’t we pass on our good world to our descendants? »

HE Marinus Bee, Speaker of the National Assembly of Suriname, expressed his will to establish peace at the legislative level saying: “The role of parliaments in peace building and conflict prevention is crucial”. He added, “Together with HWPL, the National Assembly wishes to establish a cooperative framework to achieve the cessation of war and spread a culture of peace through peace awareness activities and encourage policies and programs concerning peace education”.

Octavia Alfred, Octavia Alfred, Minister of Education, Human Resources Planning, Vocational Training and National Excellence of Dominica, said that HWPL peace education has been introduced into the curriculum Dominica’s national school, as it was “integrated into social studies, and also as a stand-alone.” For the reason of expanding the educational source in the country’s civics curriculum, she said the HWPL’s peace is helpful “to meet the challenges of…not only students, but even what they relate to their friends and parents, and also our teachers.

To celebrate this ceremony, various events were organized online and offline by the Western Busan & Gyeongnam Branch. On September 18, the Youth Empowerment Peace Workshop (YEPW) will be held at the YPSA (Young Power Social In Action) office in Chittagong. Through this workshop, the issues and development plans for the fundamental rights to education of Bangladeshi youth were discussed.

On September 20, a ‘Peace Drawing Activity’ took place offline at Mukhtar School in Bactra, Afghanistan. Mursal Sattari, who organizes the event there, works as a peace teacher after completing HWPL’s training, and Principal Mohammad Nadir Azedpana was appointed HWPL’s Goodwill Ambassador on the same day. Teacher Mursal Satari said, “We appreciate HWPL’s support for Afghanistan, and we are very happy that the whole school has become a member of HWPL through this event. Meanwhile, in October, “Peace-Eco Flogging Activity” will be held with Maamendhoo School of Maldives.

On the same day, journalists from the Maldives and Pakistan are meeting online to hold a meeting under the theme “The Peace Journalism I Want to Achieve”. It was to announce the current state of the media in both countries and to share the vision of a peaceful media as a journalist.

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