HWPL Peace Delegation’s peace tour in Philippines started on Jan.29 2017 for eight days of activities led by HWPL Chairman Man Hee Lee.
While in the Philippines, Chairman Lee had peace talks with Mayor Ronnel Rivera of General Santos City at the Green Leaf Hotel.
The Mindanao Peace Agreement which was concluded in General Santos City was the starting point of all peace works in Mindanao, said Chairman Lee,
asking forz the future cooperation to bring out a bigger wave of peace in General Santos.
Being appointed as an HWPL Publicity Ambassador, Mayor Ronnel Rivera promised to cooperate in the peace movements in the local communities.
Also the Peace Delegation met Mr. Manny Pacquiao, the world-renowned Filipino world champion professional boxer. Also a member of the Philippine House of Representatives in Sarangani province, Mr. Pacquiao invited the HWPL Peace Delegation to his house. After the meeting, he has promised to cooperate for justice and peace in the Philippines as an HWPL Publicity Ambassador.
Meanwhile, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has launched the HWPL National Committee on Peace in IBP and celebrated a signboard hanging ceremony. The launching ceremony took place at the South Cotabato Gymnasium with more than 200 representative attorneys of each IBP branch. The IBP has appointed Chairman Lee and IWPG Chairwoman Nam Hee Kim as advisers of the committee and HWPL has appointed 9 Board of Governors and 84 representatives of the IBP branches as the HWPL Publicity Ambassadors.
Jose I. De La Rama, JR, the Governor for Central Luzon, who became the head of the board of HWPL National Committee on Peace in IBP, announced the committee's future action plan to the audience by urging to support the implementation of an International Convention on the Renunciation and Cessation of War and International Armed Conflicts, HWPL’s core initiative.
Purpose of the Event were Building a solid foundation in General Santos City to spread peace movements throughout the Mindanao Island,Launching HWPL
National Committee on Peace in IBP and Resolving to actively work as the HWPL Publicity Ambassadors by supporting the Convention for pea
In the course of the committee meeting, the Mayor of General Santos City was appointed as an HWPL Publicity ambassador, promising to work together by erecting the Monument to the Declaration of World Peace and designating Peace Academies.
The HWPL National Committee on Peace in IBP was initiated. HWPL Chairman Man Hee Lee and IWPG Chairwoman Nam Hee Kim were appointed as the advisers of the HWPL National Committee on Peace in IBP. The 9 Board of Governors and 84 representatives of the IBP branches were appointed as the HWPL Publicity Ambassadors.
Participants included Ronnel Rivera, Mayor of General Santos City and Manny Pacquiao, Member of the Philippine House of Representatives in Sarangani Province
On hand at the Launching Ceremony of the HWPL National Committee on Peace in IBP were Maria Lourdes Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Daisy P. Avence-Fuentes, Mayor of South Cotabato city
Rosario T. Setias-Reyes, President of IBP, Nasser A. Marohomsalic, Secretary General Integrated Bar of the Philippines,Abdiel Dan Elijah S. Fajardio, Vice Chairman & Governor for Western Visayas
Mae Elaine T. Bathan, Governor for Eastern Visayas, Romeo B. Igot, Governor for Greater Manila, Jose I. De La Rama, JR, Governor for Central Luzon, Franklin B. Calpito, Governor for Northern Luzon
, Emerson B. Aquende, Governor for Bicolandia and Caesar S. Europa, Governor for Eastern Mindanao.
In Malaysia, 2018 HWPL & IWPG Malaysia Peace Forum was held with the theme of "ONE MALAYSIA, ONE ASIA, ONE WORLD." We are joining together with HWPL Malaysia sharing the same vision to achieve a peaceful world.
IWPG is a gathering of peaceful women in the world to implement the cessation of war movements so that young people are no longer sacrificed by wars.
Our " IWPG Peace Collaboration " strongly supports the enactment of “Law For Peace" as a practical and innovative way to peace.
The "IWPG Peace Education" is to educate the importance of women's role to achieve peace by helping them to be leaders for peace.
"Plant Peace " is our project to revive the culture of peace in the global village where discrimination, violence and war permeates.