Peace Education, To Spread a Peace Culture

“Peace Education Development Forum for Spreading a Culture of Peace” is held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on September 17th

Under the current global environment shaded by long-term violence around the world including terrorism and interethnic conflicts, the international society is seeking a conflict resolution through a long-term approach to pracebuilding – education.

Beginning in 2014 with peace initiatives on global cooperation in international law for peace and religious harmony, the World Alliance of Religions’ Peace, WARP Summit has been hosted annually by HWPL to advocate participation of people from all levels of society in peacebuilding

Expectations Rise as the WARP Summit 2017 Quickly Approaches

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[Taking a froup picture] Students gathered at the HWPL Pece Hall in Davao city in the Philippines with HWPL chairman, Man Hee Lee & IWPG Chariwoman
World educators gather in south Korea for peace education Thursday, August 10, 2017 under the current global environment shaded by long-term violence around the world including terrorism and interethnic conflicts, the international society is seeking a conflict resolution through a long-term approach to peacebuilding education. Beginning in 2014 with peace initiatives on global cooperation in international law for peace and religious harmony, the World Alliance fo Religions’ Peace, WARP Summit has been hosted annually by HWPL to advocate participation of people from all levels of society in peacebuilding.

Among it’s projects, followed by the high-level meeting with education specialists in 2016, detailed action plans in peace education for students and citizens will be introduced this year. “Peace Education Development Forum for Spreading a Culture of Peace” will be held by Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light, HWPL, an international NGO under the United Nations Department of Public Information, UN DPI, on September 17th at Seoul, Republic of Korea.

In the forum under the 3rd Annual Commemoration of the World Alliance of Religions’ Peace, WARP Summit, 70 global experts in education including ministers of education, presidents of universities, professors, principles and teachers from 21 countries will participate.

According to HWPL, this forum will address in-depth discussions in “the establishment of a network for global education”. “I have a high expectation of this very venue to discuss peace education for educators with different cultures and nationalities to make peace a reality,: emphasized Mrs. Shalilaja Adhikary, Principal of Euro School, Nepal. Juan Carlos Torres, Professor of Don Bosco University, said, “I want the upcoming generation to be able to have conflict resolution instead of thinking that the person with more guns will win. It is important to teach them how to resolve conflict with a peaceful way and have a peaceful mind.

I will attend the education session in the WARP Summit and share about the peace education El Salvador needs with the teachers throughout the world.” HWPL has formed a partnership with 117 education institutions globally to endorse and implement peace education by designating them as “HWPL Peace Academy” respectively, which includes India, Israel, Kosovo, and the Philippines.

As promoted in the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War, DPCW proclaimed by HWPL for global peacebuilding, HWPL has been building a cooperation with education specialists around the globe to provide opportunities of education to establish a culture of peace. Along with this forum at the WARP Summit, sessions for peacebuilding by global experts will be discussed, including 2017 Conference for the Implementation of the DPCW, 3rd International Religious Leaders’ Conference, Region-Specific Discussion for the Implementation of the DPCW, 5th HWPL International Law Peace Committee Forum, Conference for Global Peace Media Network, and 2017 IWPG Network Forum

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Young students at India Ramagya School designated as a HWPL Peace Academy are holding PEACE  Right in picture: HWPL Chairman, Man HeeLee)

 

※ HWPL Chairman, Man Hee Lee has suggested the answer to peace which is World Alliance of Religions.
HWPL has hosted ‘World Alliance of Religions Peace, WARP Summit’ which 200 thousand of people particpated including 2,000 political leaders from 170 countries in order to hand down heritage with no war on 2014 September 17-19th. A former president of Croatia, Stjepan Mesic who participated in ceremony at theat thime said that “There were no such an incident like this in histor which numerous political and religious leaders have come all together to discuss peace.” People said that “There had been no such ceremony in size and content wise and chairman Man Hee Lee’s answer to peace is very practical and groundbreaking”. Analyzing reason for conflicts and war throughout the world are caused by religion, in order to achieve World Alliance of Religion to solve such conflicts, HWPL is the only one private non-profit organization which is working upfront by opening up alliance of religons’ peace office.

For whom the war exists?

For what the life has to be sacrificed?

We don’t wnat the pain and agony of war.

The war makes our children cry.

Let’s make our children growing up in world of peace.

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