Dear religious leaders, friends, we all need to teach our followers that it is vital to understand the religions, the cultures and the ways of life of others. The lives of all brothers and sisters in humanity must be respected and held sacred.
I appeal to those of you who are young and have your life ahead of you—do not abandon your dream or give up hope. However little we achieve, we and the world are the better for our efforts.
Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” was attended by more than 500 dignitaries from 120 nations and included the award ceremony for the 2nd Sunhak Peace Prize and the recovening of the International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences (ICUS).
From September 7 to 9, 2016, the Universal Peace Federation held an International Leadership Conference in London, the third in a series of events held this year to launch worldwide the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).
Intervention of Ambassador (Rtd.) Dr. Walther Lichem, Former Austrian Foreign Ministry Diplomat, at the World Summit, Seoul, South Korea, 12-16 February, 2016.