HWPL’S 10th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace and the Peace Walk
Global Peace Movement Marks a decade of the citizen-led peace building efforts. Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is an international NGO founded for global peace and cessation of war. It is a non-governmental organization of the Republic of Korea.
HWPL’s Peace events for a decade now are organized in 89 locations across 59 countries. It was organized on May 25th this year where 5000 participants gathered at the Peace Gate of Seoul Olympic Park in South Korea. People from around the world from India, Bangladesh, Maldives etc too joined in.
Officially named HWPL, an international NGO, named Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light is affiliated with the United Nations economic and social council with the joint auspices of public and private organizations in different countries.
Chairman of HWPL, Lee Man-Hee, for the past 10 years have been calling for peace all over the world. As per him ‘Peace’ should be taught at home, at school and everyone should become messenger of ‘Peace’. He says “Everyone should be one under the title of peace and work together to create a good world and make it a legacy for future generations. This is what we need to do in this era in which we live.”
A joint statement was unveiled where the participating organizations affirmed their commitment for peace through international co-operation, aligning with the UN Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.” There was a peace walk too in New Delhi for peace partnership.
HWPL announced its ambitious goal to garner the support of 10 million citizens through their signatures to advocate for the establishment of an international law for peace. Additionally they have organized various events globally aimed at fostering peace within local communities around the world.