CT to Host SA Leg of Annual Peace Summit as a Solution to Violence

[image: IPYG] International Law Peace Committee that drafted the DPCW enter the Seoul stadium at the 2018 World Alliance of Religions and Peace Summit in South Korea.

In September, the 2019 HWPL World Peace Summit will be hosted in over 130 locations in 87 countries including South Africa, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the United States of America. This will be in cooperation between international peace NGO Heavenly Culture, World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) and international civil society organizations and governments.

With the theme of “Legislate Peace – Implementation of the DPCW for Sustainable Development”, the event is expected to expand the agreement by collecting further public support for the establishment of a legally binding international law for peace based on the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW). The DPCW, a comprehensive document which clarifies the role of members of the international society to prevent and resolve conflicts is in the process of being introduced to the UN as a draft resolution.

In Cape Town, the South African branch along with Ministers, Members and Speakers of Parliament, and women organizations will announce the reply of peace letters, the initiatives of peace education and will show how the DPCW can be used for promoting the end of violence in Africa.

[image: IPYG] World Leaders expected to announce plans on implementation of international peace law in their respective countries.
The regional manager of South Africa stated that this event aims for the high-level government officials’ support of the regional peace initiatives and it has a goal to receive a reply from presidents regarding the peace letters in the Southern African countries.

In South Korea, the event is planned to be held over two days from 18-19 September and includes sessions to discuss the practical measures for building sustainable peace.