What is the Influence of the Coronavirus? in Afghanistan

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The influence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is global.

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today in a press briefing as the number of deaths from covid-19 passed 15,000.

The number of confirmed cases is more than 360,000, according to the map and dashboard from Johns Hopkins University, though the true number of cases will be much higher. (Source)

Today, we are going to look at the impact on Afghanistan among them.

Influence of the Coronavirus on Afghan

“Most worrying is that Iran has disregarded the Afghan government’s plea to restrict border crossings, with as many as 15,000 people still crossing into Afghanistan daily.

All of the 21 confirmed coronavirus cases in Afghanistan involved travelers who had returned from Iran, according to Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesman for the Afghan health ministry.” – NY times

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/world/asia/afghanistan-coronavirus.html

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Even at the Shaidahe Hospital in Herat, 38 patients attacked staff members, then fled the hospital as police stood by. (One of them is positive)

According to the New York Times article, there are many shocking things happening. They don’t know who has the coronavirus. To be honest, they may be nervous.

But the problem is that the virus is not the only problem. They are fighting another virus. Major Gulzar Kohi, who leads the Afghan Army unit in a restive district of northern Baghlan Province, said “Coronavirus be damned.” He hadn’t slept in two days.

“I am busy fighting another virus — the Taliban.”

The Taliban is a guerrilla force. They’re going to have a meeting in closed spaces across the country, and this seems very dangerous. And the troops to stop them will be in danger of COVID-19.

One might think of this as an opportunity, but I hope you will refrain from doing so for everyone’s happiness and health. There is a way to get what we want without fighting. The method is for us to support the international law called DPCW.

Not long after, DPCW will erase the war itself from human history. 🙂

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!

South Sudanese Women are sowing Seeds of Peace with Ox Ploughs

What is the current situation in South Sudan?

Over seven million people — about two thirds of the population — are in need of aid, including around 6.9 million people experiencing hunger. Food security is expected to deteriorate more, with 7.7 million people estimated to face crisis levels of hunger. The ongoing conflict and insecurity have pushed millions to the brink of starvation for years. (MERCY CORPS statistics as of June 2019)

Due to persistent intercommunal violence, including cattle raids, revenge attacks and armed ambushes, many people in the region have been reduced to relying on relief aid.

Is there really no hope?

The more desperate man is, the stronger he becomes.

The first thing to do is to blame the system for creating this world imbalance, and then we’ll have to do what we do.

The Women is Strong

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A woman awaits her return flight home at the UNMISS terminal of the Juba airport.

This time, women gathered strength. With support from the UN mission in the country, UNMISS, ox ploughs were handed to women’s groups.

“The challenge they reported was a lack of implements to increase their food production. That’s how the ox plough idea was born,” said Samuel Owoko, a representative of Sans Frontieres Germany, the organization implementing the project.

They did really great things. In the book of ‘Doing Good Better’, companies spend a lot of money to help, but in reality they are not helpful and often get in the way.

Ms. Agor, the women’s group leader, said “We have been using hand hoes, and with that you can only do so much. With these ox ploughs coming in, we shall cultivate bigger areas which will help us sustain our families throughout the long dry spell.”

She also had a message for the national authorities: “We want our Government to make sure that there is enough security so that we can bring in our bulls and cultivate. Without peace, that will not be possible. Right now, the roads are full of armed youth. They should go away so that our men can safely return with their cattle”.

Source: https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/03/1059712

I wish they were happier.
As she said, the best way is to stop the conflicts. I would like to tell her country to support the DPCW, the international law of peace. This is the perfect answer to peace.

I want to tell the women’s group again. The power of women is enormous! If the voices of 3.7 billion women around the world come together, no one will be able to stop them. IWPG will help you. 🙂

I sincerely hope that there will be peace in South Sudan.

Peace is up to you 🙂 Good luck!

Top 5 Videos about HWPL

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HWPL (Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light) is an international peace NGO, registered with the United Nations and is now Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

In 2017, about 1,000,000 People are walking for peace in 106 Cities in 41 Countries. Unlike most peace organizations, the results of each year are considered great. They are trying to bring a new international law to the United Nations soon.

I brought up to top five videos that I have seen so far. 🙂

1. Media Facade 2019

It’s an art…

2. IPYG Card Section Performance 2019

3. Card Section of 12,126 People 2018

They are all volunteers. Is it possible?

4. 2018 HWPL World Peace Summit

Parades are also tremendously attractive, and the speeches of former presidents are touching. I definitely recommend seeing it.

5. Media Facade 2017

I think HWPL has the answer to peace. The power of HWPL is best represented by the slogan “We are one!” There is nothing we can’t do if we’re one mind to solve everything.

But the world is now so confused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There is no one at street, everyone stays at home. Even WHO declared novel coronavirus disease a pandemic. (more than 121,000 cases in 118 countries)

At times like this, if we try for quarantine in one mind without blaming anyone without discrimination, we will all survive. 🙂

P.S my heartfelt condolences to all the families who lost loved ones…

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!

HWPL Peace Education in Ethiopia

Is Ethiopia peaceful?

Compared with many African countries, Ethiopia is remarkably safe – most of the time. Serious or violent crime is rare; against travellers it’s extremely rare. Outside the capital, the risk of petty crime drops still further. The new Prime Minister was Abiy Ahmed, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, who made a historic visit to Eritrea in 2018, ending the state of conflict between the countries.

Ethiopia is a melting pot country, enriched in diverse cultures, peoples, and religions. However, such diversity sparked many conflicts in history, some of which are ongoing. These conflicts have stripped the country and people apart emotionally, and the Ethiopian government is actively working to peacefully resolve them for the better future of the country.

HWPL Peace Education in Ethiopia

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In December, the professors and students at Kotebe Metropolitan University participated at the ‘Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) Peace Education’ sessions which are also joined by 214 schools in 36 countries.

To bring the peaceful reconciliation in the country, the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia and 9 other states had previously signed MOA with HWPL to implement HWPL’s Peace Education. The curriculum is designed to empower citizens to properly recognize the value of peace and take the pioneering role of spreading the culture of peace.

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After signing MOA with HWPL, the Ministry of Higher Education in Ethiopia is currently reviewing the ‘HWPL Peace Education’ to incorporate and implement it as formal curriculum in all the universities. Addis Ababa School of Science and Technology (AASTU) also held the peace education sessions right after the Kotebe Metropolitan University.

A student who participated at the peace education said, “I learned why peace education is important for resolving conflicts in Ethiopia. It taught me to act as a messenger of peace. It is also important to present 10 Articles and 38 Clauses of the DPCW to the UN to fundamentally eradicate war and conflicts. To this end, we must continue to participate in peace education.”

Reference:
http://www.hwpl.kr/en/news/view/180824327/0/EthiopiaBeginstheHarmonyofPeacethroughCollaborationofPoliticsEducationReligionandCivilSociety

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Mali Parliament seeks a Path to Peace

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita recently said that his government was ready to hold talks with the main jihadist leaders in the country. (VoA)

“Why not try to contact those who we know are pulling the strings,” Keita told French media last week. “The number of deaths in the Sahel is becoming exponential. It’s time for certain avenues to be explored.”

The United Nations reported that the number of children killed in the conflict in the first six months of 2019 was twice as many for the entire year of 2018. Many of the children have been killed in inter communal attacks attributed to ethnic militias, with the majority of attacks occurring around Mopti.

A day ago, at least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack. Also, other recent conflicts in West Africa caused several casualties.

Since this is a place where people know the importance of peace, there are also many people who seek the path to peace.

Mali Parliament in West Africa
Unites for Peace

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At the Mali parliament, 25 congressmen and 4 national executive officials gathered for the proclamation ceremony for the ‘Network of Parliamentarians for the Culture of Peace and the Cessation of Wars’. This meeting, held on December 21, 2019, was held to discuss spreading the culture of peace, eliminating unnecessary sacrifices caused by internal conflict and terrorism in Mali.

Aurora Celestin, the representative of HWPL France Branch, introduced the Global Declaration of Peace and Cessation of war (DPCW) as a solution to Mali’s existing conflict and poverty. As a result, the congressmen stressed that “DPCW is a legal document that is much needed in Mali” and that “the president, senior government officials and other congressmen will actively implement the contents of the DPCW in their country.”

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Especially, Diarra Moussa, a member of the Parliament and the Presider of the meeting said, “Many are working for peace in Mali and there are many laws. However, implementation of the law had always been the problem. Therefore, there needs to be a solution like the DPCW to spread the culture of peace where people start to abide by the laws.”

Kane Babba Hama Sidy, a member of the Mali Parliament, who signed the DPCW Support Letter said, “It is the right time to establish this network, bearing in mind the current situation of Mali. It is time to work for peace,” emphasizing the act of spreading the culture of peace through DPCW.

If we try, we will surely be able to achieve the answer.
We can do it. We’ll make it.

Reference:
http://www.hwpl.kr/en/news/view/200203462/0/WestAfricaUnitesforPeace

Peace is up to you 🙂 Good luck!

HWPL Daejeon Chungcheong Branch presents direction for peace activities through New Year’s party

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That day, HWPL’s Daejeon Chungcheong Branch prepared a time to prepare plans and resolutions for world peace with about 100 people from political, social, religious and educational circles as well as peace-related organizations.

Jang Bang-sik, chairman of HWPL’s Daejeon Chungcheong branch, said in a welcoming speech, “We are grateful for all those who wish for peace and peace on the Korean Peninsula,” and stressed that the HWPL will move forward this year to enact international law on peace, education and inter-faith harmony to end the war.

“If you are here with us, it will not only be of great help, but will be remembered forever as a person who has left true peace to posterity.”

Former Ethiopian Transport Minister Mekuria Haley, who attended the 2020 New Year’s party, said, “I’m sure that world peace will be achieved if everyone from all over the world, from adults to children, will love peace.”

“HWPL is already doing this all over the world,” he said. “I will also go back to my homeland and pursue a plaza of dialogue and a WARP office for religious people that HWPL is pushing, and make efforts to bring the DPCW to international law.”

I look forward to hearing more news of peace.

Reference: https://www.dailycc.net/news/articleView.html?idxno=577826

Peace is up to you :- Good luck!

HWPL Busan-Gyeongnam Western Branch held the first Peace Loving New Year Conference

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HWPL Busan-Gyeongnam Western Branch held the first Peace Loving New Year Conference on 18th of January. The event was organized as a time to share last year’s activity series and 2020 activity plan reports with 150 members and citizens attending.

“I sincerely thank you for being with HWPL at this time of the New Year,” said leader Kim Jung-soo, who attended the event and gave a welcoming speech. “This year, HWPL will continue to promote peace, international law, peace education, and harmony among religions for peace and war on the Korean Peninsula.

In particular, the event drew the attention of participants as a video of a celebration featuring voices on peace was shown at all levels of Afghanistan.

“Everyone in the world is partly responsible for stopping the war and bringing peace to everyone around the world,” said Wali Kabir, the head of news at Afghanistan’s state-run news agency. “It’s a great opportunity for a journalist to deliver a message of peace.

I look forward to hearing a lot of news of peace from now on.

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!

US Iran Crisis: UN Secretary General said “World cannot afford Wars”

How will “US Iran Crisis” play out in 2020?

The assassination by the US of Iran’s most powerful general, Qasem Soleimani, has caused an escalation in tensions between the two countries.

In the wake of an Iranian ballistic missile attack on air bases which house US forces in Iraq, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his call for the United States and Iran to stop the conflict and pursue peace.

President Trump’s speech after Iran’s strike

As a reaction to Iran’s strike, Donald Trump said “Iran has been the leading sponsor of terrorism, and their pursuit of nuclear weapons threatens the civilized world. We will never let that happen.

Iran’s hostilities substantially increased after the foolish Iran nuclear deal was signed in 2013, and they were given $150 billion, not to mention $1.8 billion in cash. Instead of saying “thank you” to the United States, they chanted “death to America.”

Iran must abandon its nuclear ambitions and end its support for terrorism. The time has come for the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China to recognize this reality.

Today, I am going to ask NATO to become much more involved in the Middle East process.

Finally, to the people and leaders of Iran: We want you to have a future and a great future — one that you deserve, one of prosperity at home, and harmony with the nations of the world.”

These are just a summary of what I think is important in his speech. If you want to read the full speech, just click on the video and the link below.

Reference: Remarks by President Trump on Iran

UN Secretary General said “The world cannot afford Wars”

In a brief media address, Guterres said “we are living in dangerous times” worldwide as “geopolitical tensions are at their highest level this century.”

Also in a statement released by his Spokesperson, Stéphane Dujarric, on Monday António Guterres made a passionate appeal for peace.

His message to world leaders was simple:

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Stop escalation. Exercise maximum restraint. Re-start dialogue”, and “renew international cooperation.

This appeal remains as important today as it was on Monday.

For his part, the Secretary-General will continue his active engagement with relevant actors. “It is our common duty to make every effort to avoid a war in the Gulf that the world cannot afford.  We must not forget the terrible human suffering caused by war.  As always, ordinary people pay the highest price.

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, said like this.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, emphasized the importance of not using weapon for dialogue. European countries such as Britain and France have also appealed for easing tensions.

I also think we can’t afford war. It’s really unclear whether our future will be a tragedy or a happy one. In fact, our daily lives begin again tomorrow. I don’t think we have many options. Forget it or fight it. I hope we risk our lives for peace.

Because peace is just as valuable, and war is too painful to be explained in words. The aftereffects are enormous. Who can be held accountable?

Reference: https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/01/1054961

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!

2019 Person of the Year Award “IWPG”

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The Seoul and South Gyeonggi branch of International Women Peace Group (IWPG) won a thank-you medal at the 8th Annual Awards for 2019 Person of the Year. This award is given to those who shine on the Republic of Korea. It was held at the Convention Hall of Kim Gu Memorial in Yongsan on December 21.

The event was held successfully with winners from all walks of life and some 300 celebratory guests, as a meaningful occasion to look back on the year. It is to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea with those who contributed to national security and peace.

Park Young-sook, president of the Korean Women’s Press Association, said, “The winners and the VIPs are opinion leaders of this era and we hope that they will become leaders who will lead the nation and serve society by building strong friendship with each other through the ceremony.”

At the event marking its 8th anniversary this year, the Seoul and South Gyeonggi of IWPG received a plaque of appreciation from the organizers in recognition of their contributions to protecting women’s rights and rights. Lee Kyu-ae, branch leader, said, “Let’s all women from around the world become one and take the lead in achieving world peace and unification of the Korean Peninsula.”

If you look at one event, you can see it more directly.

The IWPG is a global female NGO registered with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) and the U.N. Department of Global Communications (UN DGC), actively carrying out activities to support and urge for the international law on peace, education on women’s peace, network of peace and culture around the world.

Reference:
http://www.kyeonggi.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=2222237

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Turkey IPYG supported the DPCW in Sultanahmet

Amazing Color of Turkey!!!

Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Turkic, Anatolian, Ottoman and Western culture and traditions. Also, Turkey is not the only country in the world that is famous for its beautiful textiles, but only Turkey has Tulu, an amazing shop with a myriad of exceptionally colorful goods. Turkish culture is a product of efforts to be a “modern” Western state, while maintaining traditional religious and historical values.

The news of peace is also heard in Turkey, which is so beautiful.

Türk Gençler Sultanahmet’te Barış Etkinliği Düzenledi

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The event took place in cooperation with the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) and HWPL, under the leadership of the Chairman Man Hee Lee. In the event, historical beauties such as Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia were in the middle of the square. The participants painted the Turkish flag and showed their support for the peace campaign. Turkey was also performed simultaneously with similar events in many places in the world.

Stating the importance of DPCW, the Chairman Man Hee Lee said, “DPCW represents the will of global citizens. Societies want to be at peace and to live together in peace. This declaration advocates that everyone should build peace. The DPCW’s 10 articles and 38 clauses provide the basis for the peace of all world communities.”

About Declaration of
Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW)

The DPCW dates back to South Korea, where 150,000 people called for and participated in the Peace Letter Campaign. The declaration focuses on resolving conflicts in many regions around the world through international cooperation. It is also stated that the implementation of international law is of critical importance for achieving world peace and spreading the culture of peace.

Reference:
https://www.findiktv.com/turk-gencler-sultanahmette-baris-etkinligi-duzenledi.html

Peace is up to you :0 Good luck!