A global peace festival completed with 200,000 people from 30 countries

On September 18, a global peace festival celebrating the 3rd Annual Commemoration of the Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit was held. Along with the main venue held at Hwaseong Sports Complex in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, 200,000 people from 230 cities in 30 countries including USA, South Africa, United Kingdom, China, and the Philippines […]

Third Annual Commemoration of the WARP Summit will be held in Seoul

The 3rd Annual Commemoration of the World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit will be held in Seoul, South Korea to seek global cooperation for global peace-building. Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), a peace NGO under the UN Department of Public Information (DPI) hosts this event on September 17-19 in association with […]

India & Nepal Issued 46 points Joint Statement And Signs Eight Agreements

After concluding high-level meetings between Nepal and India, India-Nepal issued a 46 point Joint Statement. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is now five days state visit to India. According to Indian media, during PM Modi-Deuba met, India woos Nepal to back on Doklam standoff. Nepal has maintained neutrality on the issue of Doklam, stating it […]

World Educators are Gathered in South Korea for Peace Education

Under the current global environment shaded by long-term violence around the world including terrorism and interethnic conflicts, the international society is seeking a conflict resolution through a long-term approach to peacebuilding – education. Beginning in 2014 with peace initiatives on global cooperation in international law for peace and religious harmony, the World Alliance of Religions’ […]

Intercontinental Press Forum Held to Call for Collaborative Governance

An international NGO, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), organized the ‘Intercontinental Voice of Press’ on the theme of ‘Media and Collaborative Governance’ on July 29 Journalists from four countries in three continents: Nigeria from the African continent, Ukraine from the European continent, and Nepal and the Philippines from the Asian continent attended […]

EU starts legal action against Poland over court reform

BRUSSELS – The European Union said Saturday it has launched legal action against Poland’s right-wing government over a new law it fears will undermine the independence of the country’s common courts. The move is part of escalating EU pressure on Poland over what Brussels sees as a threat not just to Warsaw’s democratic standards but […]

US says will work with allies after Russia sanctions anger EU

WASHINGTON – Washington vowed Saturday it would it “work closely with our friends and Allies” after US lawmakers passed sanctions on Russia that upset some European nations fearful that it could hit their businesses. Congress passed a bipartisan package targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea on Thursday, with President Donald Trump later agreeing to sign […]

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul : IOM

GENEVA – The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. IOM staff working around Mosul said “thousands of people remain buried under the rubble,” following the liberation of the northern Iraq city from Islamic State (IS) forces […]

Pakistan PM quits after court orders disqualification

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday quit as prime minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption charges. The court had ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan to de-notify Nawaz Sharif as member of the Parliament. In a formal reaction to the court’s verdict, the spokesman for the ruling party Pakistan Muslim […]