Peace Education development Forum
HWPL carries out its Peace Education Initiative, which is formed through the Values of Peace based on the ‘Sanctity of Life’, ‘Loyalty and Filial Piety’, and ‘Co-Existence and Sustainability’. Its purpose is to cultivate and train children and students to become true citizens of peace. In order to solve the issues of extreme violence, persistent conflicts and disharmony, education is essential. The opportunity is given to adequately learn these values of peace. Can you feel the necessity of ‘Peace Education‘? In in-depth discussion, you can realize the spreading of a culture of peace in accordance with Article 10 of the DPCW through these education. Last September, these education specialists held several meetings and actual education demonstrations to assist in establishing HWPL Peace Academies worldwide and provide the educational contents for the peace education curriculum.
Spreading a Culture of Peace
At the 4th HWPL International Law Peace Committee meeting, which was held during the 2nd Annual Commemoration of the WARP Summit last year, a large number of participants came from groups working in the field of education including Ministers of Education Departments worldwide, who attended the Session for the Ministers and Education Specialists for Spreading a Culture of Peace as described in the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW).
They discussed ways to devise education mechanisms for the purpose of the implementation and development of peace as a cultural asset, which is clearly emphasized in the Declaration, stating that the culture of peace is must be acquired, safeguarded and transmitted from generation to generation.