WFWP Int’l joined with UPF (Universal Peace Federation) to convene this World Summit 2014. At this occasion, also several First Ladies gathered with WFWP UN Representatives to explore approaches to peace building, in a more informal, heart-based meeting
Please see some photos of this meeting as well as other occasions during the summit.
Seoul, Korea - Convened at a time of heightened global concerns about security, the UPF World Summit at the Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel Aug. 9-13, 2014, addressed issues of peace, security and development. More than 300 delegates from 68 nations listened to distinguished leaders discuss the theme from national, regional and global perspectives.
“UPF's World Summit series provides a context,” said UPF President Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, “in which the critical issues of peace, security and human development can be addressed comprehensively by high-level government officials -- including current heads of state and government -- together with representatives of civil society, the private sector and the world's great faith traditions.”
For the full article, click here http://www.upf.org/upf-news/145-asia-oceania/6012-world-summit-2014-addresses-peace-security-and-development
The names of the First Ladies are:
Mrs. Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, former President of the Luxembourg Parliament
Mrs. Budimir Zirkov, Wife of the President of Bosnia Herzegovina
Mrs. D. M. Jayarante, Wife of Prime Minister of SriLanka
Mrs. Tunu Pinda , Wife of the Prime Minister of Tanzania
Mrs.Lieom Anono Loeak, First Lady Marshall Islands
Mrs. Atua Tupua Tamasese Ta’isi Efi, First Lady of Samoa
Mrs. Adi Koila Mara Nailatikau, First Lady of Fiji
also, WFWPI President, Prof Yeon Ah Choi with WFWP Int’l VP Carolyn Handschin and staff