HWPL set to host peace summit in Seoul
From September 17 to 19, former President of Croatia, Ivo Josipović; the Minister of Justice of Sri Lanka, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and President of the Spanish Society for International Human Rights Law, Carlos Villan Duran, will join Man Hee Lee, chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light in a conversation on peace.
The event is second yearly Commemoration of September 18 World Alliance of Religions’ Peace Summit.
At the Commemoration, many of the world’s political and religious leaders, as well as women and youth leaders, will gather.
During the event, participants will partake in various meetings for the implementation of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW).
The meetings will cover important topics such as, the role of the legal system to resolve religious conflicts, and the current role of the International Court of Justice of the United Nations in resolving armed conflicts, and will consist of: Advocacy Forum for the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War, Media Forum for Advocacy of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War, The 4th HWPL International Law Peace Committee Meeting, International Religious Leaders Conference, Conference for the Implementation of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War, 2016 IWPG Network Forum.
On September 18, there will be an outdoor event at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. This event will mark its beginning with a parade, bringing in participants from all walks of life around the world.
The parade will be followed by a card section performance by 12,000 members of the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) with a theme of world peace and cessation of war.
This performance is expected to deliver the inspiration of peace and harmony that transcends all borders of nation, race, and religion.
Through the 2014 WARP Summit, HWPL signed on the Agreement to Propose the Enactment of International Law for the Cessation of Wars and World Peace. In September of 2015, HWPL launched the HWPL International Law Peace Committee, which consists of international law scholars, professors, and chief justices.
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