Saturday, January 28, 2023

[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (34): “The Most Needed Cry of Our Time”… ‘WARP Summit’ reenacted in South Africa

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[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (34): “The Most Needed Cry of Our Time”… ‘WARP Summit’ reenacted in South Africa

On March 31, 2015, Chairman Man-Hee Lee of Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) speaks at the ‘Africa WARP Summit’ held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

On March 31, 2015, local figures from various fields are attending the ‘Africa WARP Summit’ held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

On March 30-31, 2015, about 1,500 local figures from all walks of life, including African political and religious leaders, women's and youth organizations, and the media, attended the 'Africa Peace World Conference' held at the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria, South Africa. The government and major organizations such as the Ministry of Home Affairs, the African Youth Union (AYU), the Inter-Religious Commission of South Africa (NICSA), and the Inter-Religious Action for Peace in Africa (IFAPA) actively supported it.

The University of South Africa, where the event was held, is also the birthplace of Nobel Peace Prize winners such as Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and Frederic Willem de Klerk.

On March 30, 2015, the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa, where the ‘Africa WARP Summit’ was held

Prior to the peace agreement ceremony, an in-depth discussion was held on the results of the WARP Summit held in Korea last year.

World-renowned Supreme Court justices, religious leaders, diplomatic ambassadors, African royalty, political leaders, women, and youth representatives from the South African Development Community (SADC) region participated in the discussion. The debaters emphasized with one voice that the “enactment of an international law for the cessation of war,” proposed by HWPL, and the “unification of religions,” transcending denominations, must be realized for world peace.

On March 30, 2015, the ‘Africa WARP Summit’ was held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

South African Supreme Court Justice Bess Nkabinde said, “If we spread this message of peace throughout the day, the world will really change. Chairma Lee’s actions moved us with peace,” she confessed.

On March 31, 2015, many people attended the ‘African WARP Summit’ held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa

Man-Hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL, said, "We must all think of ourselves as missionaries born to achieve peace. Let’s put peace in our hearts and accomplish the work of peace together,” he said.

On March 30, 2015, religious leaders and other participants sign a peace agreement at the ‘Africa WARP Summit’ held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

Invited speakers at Africa WARP Summit include ▲Deputy Minister of the Office of the President Manamela ▲Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of South Africa and sponsor of IPYG ▲Judge Bess Nkabinde ▲The Queen Mother of the Kingdom of Bafokeng Molotlegi ▲Ms Ela Gahndi, granddaughter of Gandhi ▲Dr. Mathole Motshekga, International South African Pan-Religious Commission ▲Mr. Mlingone Poswayo of Bahaism ▲ Mr. Mohamed Wadi, Chairman of the Nat Koran Association ▲Mr. Thulani Tshefuta, the Youth Council of South Africa, took turns on the podium.

On March 31, 2015, IWPG session is being held at Africa WARP Summit held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

Members of the WARP Summit expressed their feelings that they could feel Chairman Lee's sincerity for peace. Beniamino Salacacau, Fiji Ambassador to South Africa, said, “Chairman Lee is not tall, but he looked very tall when he spoke. All religions call for peace, but they do not do practical things for peace. Chairman Lee told us what we can do for peace and I am really impressed.”

Minister of Home Affairs of South Africa, Malushi Gigaba, said, “Chairman Lee’s message delivers that to achieve world peace, the meeting of religious leaders must play a role in ensuring tolerance, understanding, and peace for people around the world is very important. The Chairman's message should be conveyed to everyone in the world. Because I was convinced that peace can be achieved in this era.”

Man-hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL, is having a conversation with South African leaders, including Queen Dowager Semane Molotlegi Bafokeng, at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa, on March 30, 2015.

Peace!!

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (33): Land of War, Trauma and Pain Dances the ‘Dance of Peace’

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[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (33): Land of War, Trauma and Pain Dances the ‘Dance of Peace’


On March 29, 2015, Chairman Lee shakes hands with the late Queen Mother Semane Molotlegi at a peace agreement ceremony held in Royal Bafokeng Nation, South Africa

Following the World Alliance of Religions' Peace (WARP) Summit on September 18, 2014, practical actions towards achieving peace began to be conducted in many parts of the world, as the participants of the WARP Summit returned to their respective home countries and opened WARP offices and held conferences. Emails from all over the world inviting Chairman Lee and the peace delegation of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) were daily flooding in. Therefore, following the 15th and 16th Peace Tours, Chairman Lee and the peace delegation embarked on yet another peace tour from March 26 to April 4, 2015. The destination of this 17th Peace Tour was ‘Africa’, a land that years for the restoration of peace.

Africa is the cradle of mankind and home to the world's most ancient and richest civilisations. Chairman Lee and the peace delegation have toured various parts of the continent suffering from unresolved racial discrimination, human rights violations, wars and conflicts, to deliver messages of peace and hope. Chairman Lee and the people he has met along the way have made a promise to work together for peace.

On March 27, 2015, after a one-day flight, cheers of peace resounded throughout the arrivals hall to welcome Chairman Lee and the peace delegation to South Africa. The peace messenger came to visit South Africa again after two years. The first person waiting for Chairman Lee was the South African Minister of Home Affairs and the Secretary General of the National Religious Commission.

On March 27, 2015, Chairman Lee held a peace discussion with the Secretary General of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa (NISCA) Rev. T Mvambo, and others

Chairman Lee said in an interview with Rev. T. Mvambo, Secretary General of the National Interfaith Council of South Africa (NISCA), “Many countries are establishing WARP offices, building a relationship with the branches of IWPG (International Women's Peace Group) and with all those involved in the peace movement.” They even wrote down Chairman Lee's message, promising to work closely together for peace in the future.

An official press conference was then held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Johannesburg. Chairman Lee said, “All judges are working for the establishment of an international law for the cessation of war, and religious organizations are establishing WARP offices to unite religions.” Chairman Lee appealed for their collaboration for the cause of peace. His message filled the conference room and was met with applause and cheers.

Chairman Lee delivers a message at an official press conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 27, 2015

One place welcomed the visit of Chairman Lee and the peace delegation with open arms more than any other: Royal Bafokeng Nation. After the press conference, Chairman Lee and the peace delegation left for Royal Bafokeng under special police escort. Royal Bafokeng is located two hours from Johannesburg, and African royalty had been engaged in various activities under the motto of “Peace be with you.”

The late Bafokeng Queen Mother Dr. Semane Molotlegi had a particularly endearing relationship with Chairman Lee. After participating in the WARP Summit, she sought peace activities that she could join in as a peace messenger like Chairman Lee. Queen Molotlegi, who shared a similar heart for peace, visited Chairman Lee directly upon hearing of the arrival of his peace delegation. In a meeting with Chairman Lee, she said, “I understood Chairman Lee’s hard work and values through the law of nature, that only when a caterpillar endures a period of pain and patience does it then become a butterfly.”

On the 28th, at the Civic Center of Royal Bafokeng Nation, a peace festival was held upon the inspiration of the WARP Summit. Children and women holding national flags welcomed the peace delegation, and figures from various fields, including Bafokeng dignitaries, religious leaders, traditional leaders, incumbent political leaders, and citizens gathered at the site of the unprecedented peace festival and together wished for peace.

A special performance is being held at the Peace Festival held in Royal Bafokeng Nation, South Africa, on March 29, 2015

Chairman Lee, who took the podium at the event, said, "I've come here without worry because God has given me the answer to ending wars and establishing peace. The answer to achieving peace is, firstly, God the Creator."

On March 28, 2015, attendees smile brightly while taking commemorative photos during the Peace Festival held in Royal Bafokeng Nation, South Africa

At this festival of peace, which began with the Peace Walk, the late Queen Molotlegi and Chairman Lee signed a 'peace agreement', designated May 25 as 'HWPL Day' and pledged to hold a commemorative event for peace. In addition, the unveiling ceremony of the Peace Monument commemorating HWPL's achievements for peace was held. Royal Bafokeng Nation presented Chairman Lee with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of his dedication to world peace, having overcome the barriers of race, nationality, creed, and culture.

King Leruo Molotlegi, who was in office as the 36th king of the Royal Bafokeng Nation, personally travelled by air to meet Chairman Lee. He said, “The achievements that HWPL have made so far are the most groundbreaking by any peace organization I know. I hope that peace spreads widely in this country as well.” The king and queen of the kingdom of Bafokeng presented books and traditional clothes to Chairman Lee.

On March 29, 2015, HWPL Chairman Man-hee Lee, King Leruo Molotlegi and the late Queen Semane Molotlegi of Royal Bafokeng Nation are taking a commemorative photo

The religious leaders of Royal Bafokeng Nation also heard the news of the visit of the Peace Messenger. Chairman Lee awakened the sense of pastoral duty through a meeting with 8 pastors from Royal Bafokeng Nation. He said emphatically, "Even though you may possess the best religious texts, if you don't understand what's in them, you're no different to a non-believer or someone of any other religion." The pastors later expressed that Chairman Lee's visit was among their most joyful days in Royal Bafokeng Nation.

On March 28, 2015, a peace performance is being held during the unveiling ceremony of the Peace Monument at Lebone II - College of the Royal Bafokeng, South Africa

Religious people in Royal Bafokeng Nation wondered about the driving force behind Chairman Lee's work of peace. To them, Chairman Lee testified with conviction the prophecy and fulfillment of peace in the Bible.

“I stand before you as a messenger of the prophecies about Jesus. Among the prophecies, Isaiah 52:7 promises that there will be someone who comes to establish a world of peace which God rules over. This was Jesus, who was born as the messenger of peace in Luke 2:14. Hasn't God always prophesied in advance and then fulfilled that prophecy? He has never fulfilled anything without first promising it. When prophecy is fulfilled, there is no longer any need to speak in parables because the realities of the promise that was recorded in parables appear. The people sent by God must be able to clearly testify to the entities that have been fulfilled according to the promise.”

The religious people of Royal Bafokeng Nation were particularly moved by his words and they pledged with one voice to become messengers of peace together with Chairman Lee.

Pastor Steve Katani of Bafokeng Christian Church said, “We want to follow in the footsteps of Chairman Lee. I believe that Chairman Lee will help us as we spread peace.”

Peace!

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (32): Former Presidents and Supreme Court Justices Gather at the 'World Judiciary Summit' & Unite for the Will of Chairman Lee

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[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (32): Former Presidents and Supreme Court Justices Gather at the 'World Judiciary Summit' & Unite for the Will of Chairman Lee


On December 12, 2014, around 200 attendees at the '15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014', including Chairman Lee, are taking a commemorative photo. Chairman Lee stood at the front and center of the podium with Bharti Gandhi, Founder-Director of City Montessori School (CMS)

“Like the rain and air of the sky, we must attain life, love and peace and create a world without war to leave as a legacy for future generations.”

The message of peace promulgated by Chairman Lee of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) was delivered at the '15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014' attended by about 200 dignitaries from around the world, including former presidents, ministers, UN figures, Supreme Court justices, and judges.

During the 16th peace tour of Chairman Lee, who visited the United States and India from December 3 to 15, 2014, numerous figures including former presidents, ministers, Supreme Court justices and judges pledged to work together towards world peace.

In particular, the ‘15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014’ was held in India, and Chairman Lee, who was formally invited to the conference as a speaker, delivered a powerful message on peace and united the hearts of the audience.

After his arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in India on December 10, 2014, Chairman Lee was welcomed by a large crowd upon exiting the VIP departure and, in an instant, was surrounded by the delegation placing flowers and ornaments around his neck to the extent that there was little room to walk. Given the long anticipated wait to meet Chairman Lee, the crowd's warm welcome persisted.

Chairman Lee is giving a speech at the ‘15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014’ held at City Montessori School (CMS) in India on December 13, 2014

On December 12, 2014, Chairman Lee travelled to Lucknow, India to attend the ‘15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014’. Former presidents and Supreme Court justices who had attended the WARP Summit prior, including the former President of Croatia Stjepan Mesić and the former President of Romania Emil Constantinescu, also arrived in Lucknow one after the other.

About 200 dignitaries from all over the world attended the World Judiciary Summit held for one week from December 10, 2014. The organizers of the Summit are the Gandhi couple, Dr. Jagdish Gandhi and Dr. Bharti Gandhi, who founded City Montessori School (CMS) in India.

City Montessori School (CMS) was founded in 1959 by the Gandhi couple and is the world's largest school with over 50,000 students. In addition, in 2002, CMS was awarded the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education, and in 2012, it was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “largest school in the world.”

On December 12, 2014, Chairman Lee is having a meeting with the Gandhi couple (from left, Jagdish Gandhi and Bharti Gandhi), the founders of City Montessori School (CMS) in India

The Gandhi couple sought to create a peaceful world for students, and to this end, the 'International Conference of Chief Justices of the World' (World Judiciary Summit) has been held yearly at CMS. The Gandhi couple formally invited Chairman Lee to this conference, which marked its 15th anniversary, with the goal of enacting an international law with practical steps for implementation by the international community.

Jagdish Gandhi, founder-manager of CMS, shook Chairman Lee's hand and said, "It's such an honor to meet you. Bharti Gandhi, founder-director of CMS, was a participant in the WARP Summit held prior in South Korea. She said that since attending the WARP Summit, she had been daily informing family and neighbors on how impactful and moving it was.

Prior to attending the World Judiciary Summit, Chairman Lee boarded a vehicle prepared by the Indian government and headed to CMS, where the Summit was held.

At the entrance to the venue, the children formed a long line on both sides holding the flags of every nation, and gave an enthusiastic welcome to participants, including Chairman Lee. Moreover, at a designated spot on the school grounds, a commemorative photo was taken with former presidents and Supreme Court justices from around the world who gathered for peace.

City Montessori School (CMS) students attending the 15th World Judiciary Summit on December 14, 2014

Chairman Lee stood in the center at the front of the podium with Bharti Gandhi. The scene was reminiscent of the opening ceremony on the first day of the WARP Summit held in South Korea. Bharti Gandhi had sealed her impressions of the WARP Summit onto her heart, reproduced them in her own country and spread them far and wide.

Jagdish Gandhi, who said he had heard about the WARP Summit every day from his wife, told Chairman Lee, “My wife completely changed after visiting Korea. It's a great honor to be here with such a wonderful man who has done so much for peace.”

The Gandhi couple also presented Chairman Lee with a certificate of recognition in honor of his contribution to peace. In addition, a large banner with a biography of Chairman Lee was placed at the entrance of the venue. The Gandhi couple had already been passionately playing the role of publicity ambassadors for Chairman Lee. In response, Chairman Lee commissioned the Gandhi couple as HWPL Publicity Ambassadors.

On December 11, 2014, Man-hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL, appeared on DD NEWS and gave a live interview at Doordarshan, a state-run broadcasting station in India

The next day, on December 13, 2014, the ‘India Peace Walk’ was held with 200 World Judiciary Summit attendees and 2,000 CMS students. The Gandhi couple guided Chairman Lee to the head of the procession. People with a united heart longing for peace filled the streets in an orderly line.

Former presidents, ministers, UN figures, Supreme Court justices, and judges from around the world, as well as CMS students attended the World Judiciary Summit. Chairman Lee stood on the podium as a keynote speaker and said: “Light is needed in dark places, food is needed where there is hunger, and love and peace are needed in places of tribulation, pain and conflict. We must create a world overflowing with life, love and peace so that a world without war can be left as a legacy for future generations.”

On December 13, 2014, around 200 attendees of the '15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014' including Chairman Lee, and 2,000 CMS students participate in the ‘India Peace Walk’

At a meeting on December 14, the most pressing issues of the international community were discussed. Attendees also listened to another speech on the answer to peace by Chairman Lee.

Former presidents, Supreme Court justices, and judges all signed an agreement for the enactment of international peace law, supporting Chairman Lee's will. Key figures were appointed as HWPL advisors and publicity ambassadors and pledged to actively work for peace.

On December 14, 2014, the 2nd President of Croatia Stjepan Mesić signs the peace agreement at the '15th International Conference of Chief Justices of the World: World Judiciary Summit 2014'

On December 11, 2014, Chairman Lee received an official invitation from the Sikh community and visited the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Temple in Delhi.

Manjit Singh GK, President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, gave Chairman Lee a guided personal tour of the temple. Manjit Singh also arranged a meeting with Kanwaljit Kaur, Dean of Guru Kashi University, who arranged Chairman Lee's next schedule.

On the same day, the Honor Guard and Military Band Welcome Delegation comprised  of students greeted Chairman Lee, who was visiting Mata Sundri College for Women (University of Delhi).

About 200 people, including leaders of 11 religions and students from various organizations, arrived at the venue after being guided by the honor guard. The theme of the event was “The Great Unity of Religions: Dialogue of Scriptures on Peace”.

The attendees agreed that religions must unite to achieve peace and they pledged to work with Chairman Lee. Chairman Lee appointed representatives of each religion as HWPL advisors and publicity ambassadors. People's reactions were so enthusiastic that Chairman Lee was unable to move from his seat when the event ended due to the barrage of requests for a handshake.

On December 11, 2014, Man-hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL, appeared on DD NEWS and gave a live interview at Doordarshan, a state-run broadcasting station in India

Peace!!

Saturday, January 14, 2023

[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (31): "Unite for Peace", Replay of WARP Summit in Los Angeles and Establishment of HWPL Day

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[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (31): "Unite for Peace", Replay of WARP Summit in Los Angeles and Establishment of HWPL Day


On December 6, 2014, the Religious Leaders' Peace Conference is being held at UCI (University of California, Irvine), USA

Man-hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL, speaks at the Religious Leaders' Peace Conference held at UCI (University of California, Irvine), USA on December 6, 2014

Cities in the United States are moving towards a world of peace by participating in the peace work of Man-hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL). Chairman Lee's 16th Peace Tour was conducted in the United States and India from December 3rd to 15th, 2014. During Chairman Lee’s peace tour that touched cities throughout the US, the American Peace Conference was held with about 2,000 attendees and meetings held with the Mayors of Carson City and the City of Artesia in Los Angeles.

At the Peace Conference, the participants of the World Alliance of Religions' Peace (WARP) Summit held prior praised Chairman Lee for holding a peace event that even governments and the United Nations had been unable to achieve, and they conveyed their vivid impressions of the WARP Summit at the conference.

Carson City Mayor designated and officially announced May 25th, the date of HWPL's proclamation of the Declaration of World Peace in Seoul, Korea, as “HWPL Day” in Carson City. Mayor of the City of Artesia promised to designate September 18, the date of the WARP Summit, as 'HWPL Day' throughout Artesia at a separate meeting with Chairman Lee.

A view of the American Peace Conference held on December 6th, 2014 at the Carson Community Center in Los Angeles, USA

In the United States, Los Angeles, California is known as a city which has cooperated in its entirety with Chairman Lee's peace movement. On May 22, 2014, Chairman Lee awakened the consciences of peace of 1,000 people during his first peace conference held in Carson city, Los Angeles County.

On December 6, 2014, Chairman Lee held the second peace conference (Americas Peace Conference) at Carson Community Center in Los Angeles, and Carson City fully supported the event. The experience in Carson City was reminiscent of the WARP Summit held prior in Korea.

The entrance to the Americas Peace Conference held at Carson Community Center in Los Angeles, USA on December 6, 2014

About 2,000 people attended the event, including not only those who attended the WARP Summit, but also political, economic, and social figures, religious leaders, representatives of women's and youth groups, and the media. As the highlight video of the WARP Summit was followed by the testimonies of those who had attended the summit, the audience came to realize the incredible achievements of that day.

Bhai Sahib Satpal Singh Khalsa, Ambassador of the Sikh Dharma organisation in the United States, conveyed his impressions as an attendee of the WARP Summit, saying, "I have never experienced an event that promotes peace on such a large scale and calls for the unity of all religions around the world." He testified that he was very moved by it.

He continued, "This is thanks to the contributions of Chairman Lee, who is the organizer of the WARP Summit. I will use any means I can to send a message to the United Nations or the Nobel organization that Chairman Lee is a true messenger of peace in this era."

On December 6, 2014, people attending the Americas Peace Conference held at Carson Community Center in Los Angeles, USA, are signing the Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) Peace Agreement

In order to realize world peace and the cessation of war in the global village, which has never been achieved in human history, Chairman Lee had to make extraordinary resolutions and commitments every step of the way. He did the same at the Americas Peace Conference. Chairman Lee introduced himself as someone who is determined to achieve peace, and appealed to the attendees to work together for peace.

Chairman Lee said, “In order to accomplish the work of peace, I had to devote my whole life to the heavens. Not only that, but I am also determined to shed the last drop of my blood for this cause. Just saying 'peace' doesn't make world peace a reality; shouldn't we make a real effort for it?"

On that day, Chairman Lee appointed key figures, who promised to cooperate for world peace, as HWPL advisory council members and public relations ambassadors. In a commemorative photo, everyone held hands for peace and it was reported through ABC, one of the three major American commercial broadcasters, as well as various media outlets.

American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is covering the American Peace Conference on December 6, 2014

On December 6, at the Carson Community Center in Los Angeles, a meeting between Chairman Lee and influential figures from other countries was held. Patricio Torres, Special Advisor to the President of Chile, Fernando Meza, Chilean Legislative Director, and Cristina Reyes, a lawyer from Spain, all listened to Chairman Lee's message of peace.

On that day, Los Angeles Mayor Jim Deere met Chairman Lee at the Carson Community Center. After listening to Chairman Lee's peace movement, he said, "It is an honor for Carson City to be able to participate in this global peace movement." Mayor Jim Deere shook hands with Chairman Lee and said, “It's a really beautiful achievement. I believe that the peace movement that Chairman Lee is carrying out will change the minds of future presidents and judges. The Chairman’s words are the answer to peace,” he emphasized.

Carson City conferred honorary citizenship and a certificate of recognition on Chairman Lee, who is awakening the hearts and minds of the global family of peace for the protection of humanity. In addition, Carson City designated May 25, when the Declaration of World Peace was proclaimed, as 'HWPL Day'.

On December 6, 2014, at the Americas Peace Conference, Carson City Mayor Jim Deere is presenting an honorary Certificate of Recognition to Man-hee Lee, Chairman of HWPL

Following the meeting with the Mayor of Carson City, a meeting with the Mayor of City of Artesia followed. Mayor Miguel Canales came to Chairman Lee's accommodation.

Chairman Lee, who is acutely aware of the painful reality that 70% of global conflicts are caused by religion, emphasized the need for religions to unite for peace during a meeting with Mayor Canales.

Chairman Lee said, “There is no reason for wars to break out when scriptures become one. For this, a WARP (World Alliance of Religions' Peace) Office is needed.” HWPL currently operates 253 WARP Offices in 129 countries and conducts regular discussions on the comparison of scriptures. These discussions are attended by various religious leaders.

Mayor Canales did not hold back his support for Chairman Lee's peace movement. He said, "I've heard a lot about HWPL's activities," and promised, "I will contact landlords and building owners to find the best office and make it possible for them to operate." In addition, he presented Chairman Lee with a Certificate of Recognition conferred only to mayors and city council members, and made him an honorary citizen. Mayor Canales promised to enact the date of the WARP Summit (September 18) as an anniversary throughout Artesia, just as had been done by Carson City for May 25th.

On December 6, 2014, Miguel Canales, Mayor of Artesia City, is taking a commemorative photo with HWPL Chairman Man-hee Lee after meeting and signing a peace agreement

The last event in the United States was held at University of California (UCI) in Irvine City, California. The Religious Leaders' Peace Conference was held there to unite religions and scriptures, and was attended by about 200 religious leaders from Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Mormonism, and Caodaism.

From the moment Chairman Lee arrived in Los Angeles (LA), representatives of the Cao Đài Temple in the United States, who had participated in almost all of the Chairman's schedules, welcomed Chairman Lee as a special guest at the 90th anniversary ceremony held at the Cao Đài California Temple, USA on December 7, 2014. Khan Van Pam, the international representative of Cao Đài, came to the entrance of the venue and personally greeted Chairman Lee. Cao Đài members formed a welcome line and greeted Chairman Lee.

In his commemorative speech, Chairman Lee said, “Wouldn’t it be good if we stopped making weapons that kill and instead make weapons of peace that save people?”

Across the eastern and western regions of the United States, Chairman Lee's message of peace gave birth to numerous families of peace and was constantly promoted through the media. Chairman Lee's trip to the Americas, which took on a new dimension, concluded with great success and has ushered in a new era with new expectations.

Peace!!

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (30): ‘Fruits of Peace’ at UN Headquarters in New York, World Unites

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[HWPL] Peace Tours of Man-Hee Lee (30): ‘Fruits of Peace’ at UN Headquarters in New York, World Unites

On December 4, 2014, Chairman Man-hee Lee delivers a message of peace at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA

On December 5, 2014, David S. Wesley, judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, is taking a commemorative photo with Chairman Lee after being appointed as an HWPL advisor

“It is an honor to be part of Chairman Lee's peace movement. Please feel free to contact me if you need any help.” - David Wesley, Judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County

The starting point of the 16th peace tour was the United Nations Headquarters located in the heart of New York on December 3, 2014. The messenger of peace from the Republic of Korea was greeted by the native Cameroonian Jean-Victor Nkolo, Spokesperson for the President of the 64th, 65th and 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and Security Council. He is also the recipient of an International Peace Award in 2006 for his contribution to the development of justice and peace  in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mr. Nkolo welcomed Chairman Lee to the United Nations, as HWPL has been working globally to urge for the enactment of an international law to end wars in the global village.

Spokesperson Nkolo expressed surprise at Chairman Lee's peace movement and said, "I will support Chairman Lee's vision, worldview, and every word he delivers." After that, he signed a document in support of the enactment of an international law for the cessation of war and immediately carried out his pledge to 'support us on the path of peace'.

On December 3, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters in central New York, Chairman Lee pins an HWPL chest badge on Jean-Victor Nkolo, Spokesperson for the President of the 64th, 65th and 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

On December 4, Chairman Lee was invited as a keynote speaker to a peace conference held at the UN headquarters in New York. About 500 people, including UN ambassadors from 7 countries, 16 media outlets, religious people, lawyers, and various peace organisations attended the event.

At the conference, UN Goodwill Ambassador Delois Blakely (The Community Mayor of Harlem) and Dr. Panna Shah (Director of the UN-affiliated Shanti Fund) gave speeches, vividly expressing the emotions they had felt at the HWPL World Peace Summit.

UN Headquarters

Then, through a keynote speech, Chairman Lee said, “Since starting the work of peace, we have transcended borders, races, religions, and ideologies.” He said, “I started this work with a solution to ending wars and achieving world peace.” Then, he asked the audience, “Do you think it's OK to say, ‘I've nothing to do with people dying in war because I'm fine and well?'” He raised his voice and said, “Peace hasn't been achieved because we're not doing what we can to get it done.”

Attendees responded to his keynote speech with a standing ovation and supported Chairman Lee's message of peace. In addition, all participants signed the HWPL peace agreement urging for the enactment of an international law to end war. At the conference, a rare sight unfolded with all participants holding hands and singing for peace in unison.

In this regard, UN officials said, "It was a surprise to witness such a sight for the first time in the solemn and noble UN conference hall." It became another piece of history in the peace mission of Chairman Lee, who has overcome all barriers to bring unity to the global village.

On December 4, 2014, attendees listen as Chairman Lee delivers a speech at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA

After the UN peace conference, Chairman Lee conducted a series of interviews with local media at Trump World Tower on December 4.

After the interview, the Shanti Fund, led by Dr. Panna Shah whom Chairman Lee met at the UN Peace Conference, brought Chairman Lee a special gift. The Shanti Fund launched a post-earthquake reconstruction project in India in 1993 and is currently providing educational support to 125 schools on Long Island and is committed to enlightenment and peace through education.

The Shanti Fund not only voluntarily produced a publicity booklet detailing the WARP Summit and presented it as a gift, but also presented a Peace Prize to Chairman Lee. The certificate read, “Your unremitting devotion promotes peaceful coexistence among nations, peoples, and religions in Korea and around the world.”

On December 4, 2014, while a series of interviews were conducted with local media at Trump World Tower in New York, USA, Gurcharanjit Singh Lamba, PTC NEWS production manager, is conducting an interview with Chairman Lee

Chairman Lee, who successfully completed his New York schedule, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on December 5, 2014 to bear further fruits of peace. In LA, a city where religious people have been working in harmony for peace as a result of HWPL's active peace movement, Chairman Lee was escorted by the police from LAX to the Los Angeles Superior Court, the largest single unified trial court in the United States.


December 5, 2014 Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David S. Wesley opens court and hands Chairman Lee a large judge's gavel after escorting him to his bench

David Wesley, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, came out to greet Chairman Lee at the entrance of the courthouse, guided him inside the courthouse and provided a brief introduction of its history. He also unveiled a rooftop view of downtown LA. This was the first time that the rooftop had been opened to the general public and permission granted to film.

Chairman Lee's peace ideology and achievements captured the heart of Judge David Wesley at once. Chairman Lee emphasized, “It is the mission of people born in this era to achieve global peace, end wars in the global village and leave a world of peace as a legacy to future generations.”

At the end of the meeting, Chairman Lee conveyed his desire to appoint Superior Court Judge Wesley as an advisor to HWPL. Elated by this proposal, he replied, "It would be an honor," and was given a letter of appointment on the spot. He also said, “Please feel free to contact me if you need any help.”
On December 5, 2014, Victor Rosales, Chairman and Anchor of TeleAmerica, which opened in California, meets and shakes hands with Chairman Lee

On December 5, 2014, TeleAmerica, which opened in California, invited Chairman Lee to appear on their first broadcast and commemorate their opening. A representative of the broadcasting station, who heard news about HWPL and Chairman Lee through the writer Ruben Mata, who had attended the World Peace (WARP) Summit, filled the room where photos related to the broadcaster would have been hung with photographs of the WARP Summit.

Victor Rosales, president and anchor of TeleAmerica, said, “Thank you very much for coming here. Chairman Lee's visit is my joy." He said, "This is the Chairman's TV channel. You can also use this as your HWPL office. If you need help with the development of your group, I will be happy to help at any time.”

Following the broadcast, Chairman Lee named the broadcaster, which launched through a message of peace, 'Peace Broadcasting Station'. In addition, president Rosales was appointed as an honorary ambassador of HWPL. He said, "From today, TeleAmerica will actively cooperate with HWPL. Through this, we will help achieve peace quickly.”

Peace!!