HWPL, Peace Advocacy Committee
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After the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW) was proclaimed on 14 March 2016, the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee for the Implementation of the International Law on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace was officially launched. The Committee, comprised of women and youth members of different nationalities, is working around HWPL, IWPG, and IPYG to advocate the preparation of a legally binding instrument inspired by the DPCW, and its implementation by all States. The members of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee will raise awareness in their respective countries and regions about the need for legally binding provisions that ensure global peace and cessation of war, and invite all citizens to join the work of peace.
HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee Appointment Ceremony Successfully Held in Beijing
On April 13th, 2016, the branch office of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL, Chairman Man Hee Lee) in Beijing, China, held the Appointment Ceremony of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee for the implementation of the international law on the cessation of war and achievement of world peace, and the Signing Ceremony to support the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War. The event, hosted by the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) and International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) and sponsored by Jingsh Law Firm in Beijing, drew 40-plus distinguished guests from diverse sectors including law, press, culture, youth, and corporate. Leaders and experts of various fields discussed practical advocacy strategies for peace and cessation of war as members of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee.
The event consisted of four programs—“Introduction of the IPYG and IWPG, and Introduction of international law,” “Discussion on future activity plan to urge for the implementation of international legal provisions on peace and cessation of war,” “Appointment ceremony of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee,” and “Signing ceremony to support the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War.”
The video highlights of the Advocacy Seminar on the implementation of the international law on the cessation of war and achievement of world peace, hosted by HWPL and organized by the IPYG Beijing Branch on March 26th, were shown as the opening video.
Li Mingkun, president of China Expo magazine, remarked in his congratulatory speech, “If war no longer existed and peace reigned in this world, the lives of humanity would become more beautiful.” He continued, “The most incredible thing is that despite his age of over 80 years, HWPL Chairman Man Hee Lee is notably taking the lead in the movement for world peace and cessation of war.” He added: “We must actively take part in this peace movement and urge everyone around us, including colleagues and family members, to join in this movement so that we can create a better world.”
Afterwards, there was a discussion on the future activity plan to urge for the implementation of international legal provisions on peace and cessation of war that lasted over 30 minutes. After the discussion, Jiang Jin, CEO of Beijing Jump Bell Culture Media Co. LTD, and Yang Tao, manager of Tianjin Huayi Safety Door Co. LTD. Beijing Office, gave a speech on the topic of “What is our role to effectively urge for the implementation of international legal provisions on peace and cessation of war?”
CEO Jiang Jin stated, “We must widely publicize the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War to the youths around the world and encourage them to participate in this movement.” “Lastly, let us come together to urge for the implementation of international legal provisions on peace and cessation of war.” He added that “it is a great honor to be a member of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee.” He was appointed as a member of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee along with Wang Yi Lin, matching consultant of Personal Five Elements Clothing Color, and Yang Tao, manager of Tianjin Huayi Safety Door Co. LTD. Pei Bin, secretary of World Cheongsam Club Culture Department, was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee.
Secretary Pei Bin said, “I am delighted to be attending this event, and I have understood the duty of this position as a chairman of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee.” He also said, “We must take the lead in creating peace,” adding that he will do his utmost to fulfill his role as the chairman of the Committee.
The Appointment Ceremony ignited peace in the hearts of all the participants. The Ceremony was followed by the Signing Ceremony to support the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War.”
For 2 hours and 30 minutes, the distinguished guests in attendance engaged in a discussion under the topic of “The relations between the international law and me.” Also, they said that all people of the world, including youths, women, and members of the Committee, should have a strong sense of responsibility regarding bringing about peace. The fruits of peace borne through the efforts of the Committee will become an essential component of spreading the culture of peace.