World Peace Summit underway in Incheon, Republic of Korea
Seoul, September 18, 2023 (FBC) – The 9th Anniversary of the September 18th HWPL World Peace Summit kicked off in Incheon, Republic of Korea under the theme ‘Implementation of Multidimensional Strategies for Institutional Peace’.
Over 1,800 leaders from different sectors including former heads of state, religious leaders, public representatives and lawyers are attending the Summit which has been organized by the International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) in partnership with Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) and International Peace Youth Group.
Addressing the Global Peace Leaders Conference held on the same day as part of the Peace Summit, Chairwoman of IWPG, Hyun Sook Yoon, stressed the need for concerted efforts to promote multilateral strategies for institutional peace.
She explained that, among others, peace lecture programs are introduced to high educational institutions and peace competition among youths and children launched in various parts of the globe as part of the efforts underway to ensure peace in the world.
Among the participants, 187 members of the HWPL Peace Advisory Council, 632 HWPL Public Ambassadors, more than 1,000 IPYG-affiliate organizations and media representatives are in attendance at the Summit.
The Peace Summit will cover a variety of issues, including long-term peace building and policy development strategies to spread a culture of peace among communities of the world.
Chairman of HWPL, Lee Man-Hee, in his opening remarks at the summit, urged leaders and multinational organizations to work in concert to ensure durable peace by preventing conflicts and resolving disputes utilizing peace strategies as a tool.
He also called for a culture of understanding and cooperation between the public and the private sectors towards sustainable peace. He stressed that “active participation of everyone around the world is absolutely necessary to achieve peace.”
According to HWPL, it will sign 453 partnership MoUs with various organizations across the world.