Internationally acclaimed film removed from Jaffna Film Festival

05 Oct 2018 — Screening of internationally acclaimed film by director Jude Ratnam ‘Demons in Paradise’ was canceled by the organizers of the Jaffna International Film Festival in Sri Lanka citing pressure from local groups. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Free Media Movement – Sri Lanka in strongly criticising the […]

Combined Efforts of International Society for Global Peace Assured by Legal Framework

In an effort to invent a comprehensive legal approach that guarantees sustainable peace, members of global society from civil society actors to the government representatives have concretized the sectoral action plans. At the WARP Summit held annually in South Korea since 2014, politics, religion, education, civic groups, and media from all over the world have […]

Digital Security Act: From the frying pan into the fire

Bad news: The law that will dictate your digital life for the foreseeable future is finally here. The parliament on September 19 passed the Digital Security Bill 2018 despite stiff opposition from the journalists and rights campaigners and grave concerns among the public. Good news: Well, at least we now know, with blinding clarity that […]


KATHMANDU : 02 October 2018 : Public Sector Innovator Er. Dipendra Kandel has stated that the 62 years old Runway of Tribhuvan International Airport is a major point of a doubt on the work of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Speaking with the reporters about his work for the empowerment of Civil Aviation Of Nepal […]

International Educators Design a Peaceful Future

Incheon – Government ministries in Guatemala, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Iraq signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with an international peace NGO, HWPL, to implement nationwide peace education in respective countries. At the peace education session of the 2018 HWPL World Peace Summit held in Incheon, South Korea on 17 September, global educators and policymakers […]

IFJ urges Maldives’ president-elect to guarantee press freedom

24 Sep 2018 — Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the 2018 Maldives presidential election beating incumbent president Abdulla Yameen. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) congratulates president-elect Solih and urges him to fulfill his election pledges to ensure press freedom and independence of media. In a press statement on September […]


ANAHEIM, CA – Volunteers of non-profit organization Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) hosted a peace conference at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 12th as a pre-event to the main “2018 HWPL Peace Summit” currently being held in South Korea from September 17-19th. One of the goals of the “2018 HWPL Peace […]

Shouts for World Peace and Unification of the Korean Peninsula

On September 18th, leaders of the two Koreas have met in Pyongyang, North Korea, for the third meeting for inter-Korean reconciliation. With the international attention focused on the movements of the two leaders, families from around the world expecting the peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula, further world peace attended a peace festival held in […]

Leadership for Global Peace: Strategic Collaboration of Politics, Religion, and Women Leaders

On September 18th, an UN-affiliated NGO, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), organized high-level meetings at the 2018 HWPL World Peace Summit ahead of its outdoor peace festival. Former and current heads of state, government officials, chief justices, speakers of the national assembly, religious leaders, and first ladies gathered by each sector to […]