NEW YORK, NY, September 22, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — A documentary was launched and screened within the Philippines concerning the peacebuilding efforts in Mindanao. The movie explores one of many world’s longest conflicts that resulted in additional than 120,000 deaths and left tens of millions of individuals displaced.
In celebration of Nationwide Peace Consciousness Month, “Nice Legacy” premiered in a cinema in Davao Metropolis on September 6. Round 500 representatives attended the occasion, together with authorities officers, members of the training sector, media, civil society leaders, spiritual leaders and peace advocates.
The documentary was produced by SMV Media Group, a broadcast firm based mostly in Seoul, South Korea, in collaboration with Heavenly Tradition, World Peace, Restoration of Gentle (HWPL), a non-governmental group advocating for international peace affiliated with the United Nations Division of World Communications and the Financial and Social Council.
HWPL’s peace motion within the Philippines began when Chairman Lee Man-hee, a Korean conflict veteran and peace activist, visited Mindanao a number of occasions starting in 2013. He mediated a civilian peace settlement signed by Archbishop Emeritus Fernando Capalla and Maguindanao Governor Esmael “Toto” G. Mangudadatu on January 14, 2014 in Basic Santos Metropolis. Earlier than an viewers of 300 individuals, the representatives promised to cooperate in ceasing battle and constructing peace.
The peace settlement grew to become the start line for HWPL in elevating consciousness about peace all through the Philippines based mostly on common rules of mutual understanding, respect, and concord. HWPL peace initiatives embody creating a world regulation for peace, interfaith dialogues and peace training.
Within the documentary, Martin Lee Hojian, former chairperson of the United Nations Human Rights Fee, praised HWPL and the Filipino individuals who had a eager ardour for peace. Nabil Tirmage, Asia Pacific Broadcasting Growth Group program supervisor, stated the peace settlement signed in 2014 is an “superb case of realization of peace that the world ought to examine.”
“The institution of peace in Mindanao was a world job and required constructive intervention from the worldwide neighborhood,” stated an HWPL official. “Particularly, it will likely be potential to know by way of this documentary movie that the efforts on the non-public sector, like HWPL in Mindanao, are the inspiration for peace.”
The documentary can even be screened in New York. For particulars, e mail [email protected].
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