SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A documentary movie concerning the worldwide peacebuilding efforts for Mindanao in the Philippines was launched and screened in the Philippines – one of many world’s long-term conflicts sparked by violence that left over 120,000 deaths and hundreds of thousands of displaced individuals for the reason that Nineteen Sixties.
In celebration of Nationwide Peace Consciousness Month, a peace documentary titled “Nice Legacy” premiered in a cinema in Davao Metropolis on the sixth of September, 2022. Round 500 representatives from the federal government, schooling sector, media, civil society leaders, non secular leaders throughout the nation and peace advocates from Mindanao attended.
The documentary was produced by SMV Media Group, a broadcast firm based mostly in Seoul of South Korea, in collaboration with Heavenly Tradition, World Peace, Restoration of Mild (HWPL) – a world non-profit group affiliated with the UN ECOSOC advocating for world peace. The movie showcased HWPL and actors who engaged in peace-related actions in Mindanao.
Davao Metropolis Mayor Baste Duterte congratulated saying, “By exhibiting individuals documentaries and movies on peace, we might encourage extra people to be one with us in our peacekeeping and peacebuilding efforts for our communities.”
HWPL’s peace motion in the Philippines began when HWPL Chairman Man-hee Lee, a Korean conflict veteran and peace activist, visited Mindanao a number of instances from 2013 onwards. He mediated a civilian peace settlement signed by Archbishop Emeritus Fernando Capalla after which Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” G. Mangudadatu on the 14th of January, 2014, in Basic Santos Metropolis. Earlier than the viewers of 300 individuals – together with politicians, college professors, non secular leaders, and college students, the representatives on that day promised to cooperate in ceasing the battle and constructing peace, particularly within the Mindanao area which has lengthy suffered the aftereffects of conflict.
This settlement turned the place to begin of HWPL in elevating public consciousness about peace not solely in Mindanao however all through the Philippines, based mostly on the common rules of mutual understanding, respect, and concord. HWPL’s peace initiatives embody regulation enactment for peace, interfaith dialogues, peace schooling, and youth and ladies empowerment, which has introduced leaders in several international locations to help peace in Mindanao.
Within the movie, Martin Lee Hojian, former chairperson of the UN Human Rights Fee of the United Nations, praised HWPL led by Chairman Lee and the Filipino individuals who had a eager ardour for peace. Additionally, Nabil Tirmage, Asia Pacific Broadcasting Growth Group program supervisor, mentioned that the civil peace settlement in 2014 is an “wonderful case of realization of peace that the world ought to examine”.
The battle in Mindanao has been a significant variable not solely in Southeast Asia, however all through the world. The institution of peace in Mindanao was a worldwide activity and required constructive intervention from the worldwide group. Specifically, it will likely be attainable to know by means of this documentary movie – that the efforts of the personal sector, like HWPL in Mindanao, are the inspiration for peace to cool down and develop into sustainable.
SMV Media Group introduced that the documentary movie will likely be accessible by means of varied channels in several international locations together with broadcasting stations and multiplex theatres.
SOURCE Heavenly Tradition, World Peace, Restoration of Mild (HWPL)