On the 24th of January 2022, over 22,000 social representatives from 51 countries attended the international peace conference celebrating the Peace Day held virtually. The event commemorated a civilian-led peace agreement made between the Islam and Catholic communities in Mindanao 8 years ago.
“KHMS (Kulachi Hansraj Model School, established in 1972 in India with 7,000 students) has decided to include the HWPL Peace Curriculum in its classes from last year, a systematic course in which the lessons of empathy, kindness, and peace necessary for this era are properly structured,” said Mrs. Rashmi Kathuria, Supervisory Head of the school that trained 9 educators for peace education.
Amid the rise of uncertainty about the present and future of humanity triggered by the pandemic, COVID misinformation, including the lack of trust in the medical field and misunderstanding in the religious world, increases various concerns in daily life.
On September 18th, 2021, the 7th Anniversary of the September 18th HWPL World Peace Summit was held online. This year`s event dealt with the progress of international efforts and the plans to promote the peace agenda in the `New Normal` era shifting from the post-Covid to the with-Covid.
On 23rd May, A completion ceremony to celebrate the conclusion of the DPCW Handbook Discussion Project where law school students had 10-week debates on international law on principles of peacekeeping was held online in Bangladesh and India. A total of 45 attendants of law experts and law school students participated in the completion ceremony, including Dr. Kamal Hossain, who is President of International Law Association(ILA) of Bangladesh Branch and Former Minister of Justice.
On June 19, the webinar of `What We Can Do for Peace: Media Literacy’ education was held online hosted by the Public Relations Department of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) and the International Youth Peace Group (IPYG) and participated with a lecturer Mr. Nabeel Tirmazi who is a Broadcasting Consultant & Programme Manager of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and 40 youths and journalists from Bangladesh and Pakistan.