Peace Dialogue as the New Peace Movement

Peace Dialogue as the New Peace Movement
Dialogue between Rwanda and Korea

Date: Tuesday, Nov/14/2017
Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm (Seoul, Korea)
Location: Odusan Unification Tower in Paju, South Korea

Theme: No More Genocide, No More War
From Forgiveness to Awakening Humanity

Peace Dialogue as the New Peace Movement (PDF)

Sponsored by
Korean Organizing Committee UN International Day of Peace
Samdong Youth International

The Korean Peninsula is the site of a great deal of tension. There are very real concerns among the populations that these times may be lead-up to a 2nd Korean War. Given the presence of nuclear capabilities, this is raising the fearful specter of a bloody and genocidal nuclear war.

It is with a view to preventing further escalation of rhetoric and possible genocide, and answering a call to address very real fears of the Korean populations on all sides in the peninsular, that the Won Buddhist Community and political agents of change, from within the Peninsula as well as those representing the international community.

This peace dialogue in Paju is the first step towards global peace campaign of “Awakening Humanity’ to prevent genocide and atrocity crime around the world based, on forgiveness campaign which is one of the greatest peace movement in Rwanda. Hence, this dialogue is a start point of the global peace movement from forgiveness to Awakening Humanity.

Published by Won Buddhism UN & Interfaith

Won Buddhism UN & Interfaith Office envisions a world where all individuals and communities live in peace and harmony based on the Buddhist principles of interdependency and interconnectedness. We are inspired by the example of Master Sotaesan, the founder of Won Buddhism, who was also a champion of gender equality, international peace and global cooperation.