Education is a basic right that must be guaranteed in life and participation in society for the youth

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Sunday, 11 April 2021 11:59
Education is a basic right that must be guaranteed in life and participation in society for the youth who are facing various social issues. However, many places around the world have yet to guarantee the basic rights of education to the youth.
There is the unfortunate reality of not being able to receive education despite having the willingness to learn. IPYG Asia-Oceania Youth leaders have come together to solve this problem.
( A total of 42 youth leaders from 8 countries of South Korea, Bangladesh, Australia, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Timor-Leste, and Thailand, on December 27, 2020)
Offline education was stopped due to COVID-19, and the system for online transition is in poor condition. In the case of Egypt, the Internet is not available in many areas, causing realistic difficulties for many. People are alienated from education due to inability to buy electronic devices. (Tharwat Gaid Salama Gaballa, Chairman of Horus Foundation for Development and Training)
Iraq has a very small number of teachers compared to the number of students. In addition, professional education for teachers is not properly provided, so educational improvement for students is urgently in need. (Hameed Mohammed, Head of Al-Rakeezeh Foundation)
On this day, youth leaders shared the educational situation of each region and discussed the role that civil society could possibly play. The Youth Empowerment Peace Workshop (YEPW), which is taking place around the world, shares the challenges that the youth from each continent are facing and aims to solve them.
The YEPW in Asia-Oceania Workshop addresses the infringement of the youth's right to education, and youth leaders from Asia-Oceania will cooperate to ensure that the youth receives equal educational opportunities and quality education. Raise your Voice, Create Our Future!
 
Press-release of the IPYG

2nd Annual Commemoration of the WARP Summit by HWPL in Seoul

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Monday, 29 August 2016 13:19

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL, Chairman Man Hee Lee) is hosting its “2nd Annual Commemoration of September 18th World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit” from September 17th through 19th. At the 2nd Annual Commemoration, many of the world’s political and religious leaders, as well as women and youth leaders, will gather.
The participants will include over 1,000 figures from different fields in 120 countries around the world, including figures such as: the former President of Croatia, Ivo Josipović; the Minister of Justice of Sri Lanka, WijeyadasaRajapakshe; President of the Spanish Society for International Human Rights Law, Carlos Villan Duran; the Youth Representative of The United Nations Association of New York, Juan Pablo Celis Garcia; along with various ministers, chief justices, high level government officials, and former presidents. During the event, participants will partake in various meetings, mentioned above, for the implementation of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW).
The meetings that will be held on the 17th and 19th in Seoul 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. The meetings 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, and the 2016 IWPG Network Forum.
On the 18th, there will be an outdoor event at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. This event will mark its beginning with a parade, bringing in participants from around the world. The parade will be followed by a synchronized card performance by 12,000 members of the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) with the theme of world peace and cessation of war.
HWPL has been advancing its goal of peace first through the 2014 WARP Summit, in which HWPL gathered world leaders and they together signed 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 prominent international law scholars, professors, and chief justices to draft the Declaration to be later developed into a legally binding document. In the following March of 2016, HWPL proclaimed the DPCW along with international law experts from various countries in order to appeal to all nations.
Following the Declaration, the “Legislate Peace” Campaign (a global advocacy movement aimed at establishing international law consistent with the DPCW) has been conducted worldwide. Since its beginning in March, 535,493 people from 167 different countries have signed their support for the DPCW.
All this continuous effort is being supported by international press, such as the public broadcasts of the Philippines (PTV), “As a reporter, the pushing of the international law is really aggressive step in a request for Peace. It will be the best gift for humanity..”said reporter Elizabeth Kachin.

The 3 rd Annual Commemoration of the Peace Walk Festival

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Monday, 23 May 2016 14:41

Tbilisi – May 28 th , 2016 – The International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) will be hosting the ‘2016 3 rd Annual Commemoration of the Peace Walk Festival’ at 12pm on the 28 th of May in Rike Park and the Bridge of Peace of Tbilisi along with Georgian youth and women organizations. Around 1000 people will be in attendance. The title of the peace walk festival is the “Support of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War and Actualization of the Peace Curriculum”, and the program consists of a peace walk, flash mob of the youth, NGO booths, and various entertainment that can be enjoyed by all citizens.
The IPYG Peace Walk Festival that is being held for the 3 rd time this year began with the proclamation of the Declaration of World Peace by Man Hee Lee, the chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) in front of the Peace Gate of South Korea in May 25 th , 2013. IPYG, the head of the youth sector of HWPL, holds the peace walk festival on May 25 th every year with the youth all over the world to commemorate the declaration as well as actualize it. The declaration that was proclaimed on that date describes the role of each sector of youth, women, press, and the leaders of each country. Three years later, on March 14 th , 2016, this declaration was actualized into the HWPL Proclamation Ceremony of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War. On this day, around 1000 key leaders all over the world attended and HWPL proclaimed the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War. Currently, the support pledge campaign of the declaration is being held worldwide. On this day, the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee for the Implementation of the International Law on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace made of youth and women organizations of Georgia will be performing a flash mob performance before the peace walk.
And the NGOs hosting various booths during the event will participate as the coordinators of the HWPL peace curriculum of the schools that have signed an MOU as a peace academy with HWPL during fall semester. The Peace Education that is specified in Article 10 of the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War will suggest a turning point in the history of humanity that has commemorated war until now, and it will inspire the mentality of peace to leave a world of peace to the future generations as an inheritance. During the event, the participants can sign to support the declaration and receive a commemoration badge that includes the content of the declaration at the booths. HWPL is an international peace organization and leaders from all levels along with the youth and women all work together. HWPL hosted the HWPL World Alliance of Religions’ Peace Summit in September 2014 with around 2000 leaders worldwide and held the ‘Signing Ceremony for the Agreement to Propose the Enactment of International Law’. The HWPL International Law Peace Committee was established and the draft of the international law was proclaimed within a year. Six months later, on March 14, 2016, the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War was proclaimed. The Declaration contains contents such as proposal of answers to religious conflicts and spreading of the culture of peace, and urges for the support of current heads of states.
This declaration will also be sent to Giorgi Margvelashvili, the current president of Georgia.

World Peace and War cessation Proclamation Ceremony to held by HWPL

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Friday, 04 March 2016 12:53

The HWPL International Law Peace Committee, consisting of twenty highly respected international law experts, is to publicly present the Declaration on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace on March 14, 2016.

Over 1,000 internationally-renowned figures representing various fields: legal affairs, politics, NGOs, and media will gather at the Proclamation Ceremony of the Declaration on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace in Seoul to witness and support the Declaration - the one that will draw a new framework for an international law leading to global peace.
The host organizations of the ceremony, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) together with the International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) and the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG), aim to call the global community to stop wars and leave a legacy of world peace for future The Declaration on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace is significantly unparalleled in that its core elements are on the most controversial issues such as prohibition on production, sales, and supply of all weapons; renunciation of possessing war potential; and religious conflict resolution.
The proclamation ceremony will serve not only as a platform to proclaim such a Declaration to the public but also to initiate its development process into an enforceable International Law, bringing forth a world The Proclamation Ceremony of the Declaration on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace will be streamed live to the entire world.
HWPL believes that the global community should work together to create a world of peace and that they, themselves, should all become messengers of peace. Global citizens transcending nationalities, ethnicities, and religions are increasingly joining the flow of making our world more peaceful with their commitment to help establish HWPL's International Peace Law.
There was a time when there were no universal human rights. No one could have imagined but today we all take it for granted. In the same way, no one can imagine the Declaration on the Cessation of War and Achievement of World Peace but one day our future generations will take it as a given as well.

 

International Convention seminar for the youth held in Tbilisi

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016 14:56

The International Convention seminar for the cessation of war and achievement of world peace was held by Georgian members of International Peace Youth Group (IPYG), and affiliated organization of Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL), on Jan 25th at the conference room of ILIA University, Tbilisi, Georgia. The implementation of International convention to head off wars and armed conflicts is urgently needed, at a time when the Syrian war is dragging out and the refugee crisis is being occurred all over in Europe.
The event was opened by Olivia Jeon, the IPYG project coordinator introducing the peace movements of HWPL and IPYG. In the beginning Olivia Jeon said “the 1st Annual Commemoration of September 18th World Alliance of Religions' Peace Summit was held by HWPL, IPYG and the International Women Peace Group (IWPG) on Sep 18 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. I’m deeply moved to see the international convention seminar held in Tbilisi, Georgia to put the peace agreement into practice today.
Mr. Luka Pertaia, a freelancer journalist of IWPR(Institute for War & Peace Reporting) who attended the seminar said “I think implementation of International convention for cessation of war and achievement of world peace is definitely essential. We are living in era of war… very few years without war. So the convention will provide new vision and new ideas for realizing ideal world.” which made him understand the significance of HWPL's activities to call for the international convention.
Other than the International law seminar, HWPL short film festival is to be held in Tbilisi on May 21st to call for two initiatives of HWPL for achieving world peace practically (Implementation of International Convention for cessation of war and World Alliance of Religions’ Peace Meeting for resolving the religious conflicts accounting about 80% of war and conflicts in the world). More information is to be updated on the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HWPLShortFilmFestival/ 
As an International Peace organization registered under the UN DPI and umbrella organization of IPYG, HWPL has made practical peace movements in the world. Especially, chairman Man Hee Lee of HWPL is visiting to the Philippines during his 24th peace tour. On January 24th and 25th Chairman Lee of HWPL participated in the unveiling ceremony of the Declaration of World Peace Monument. And designated Cotabato City State Polytechnic College as the first HWPL Peace Academy in the Philippines. Though Mindanao in the Philippines was the hot spot that shed lives of 120,000 people due to religious conflicts between Islam and Catholic for the past 40 years, the chairman Lee meditated the signing of a peace agreement between representatives of both religions’ leaders. Only after 2 years, the signing has made good examples for resolving conflicts like erecting HWPL Peace Monument in conflict zone, Decommissioning of MILF and so on.

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