Nepalayatimes/ Global Peace Convention Korea
Korea – Since its inaugural convening in Manila in 2009, the Global Peace Convention has become one of the
The Convention explores innovative models of conflict prevention and sustainable development in significant focus areas that include:
Interfaith Collaboration: Faith leaders from diverse traditions find common ground in universal principles and shared values, and build networks committed to peace beyond boundaries of ethnicity or culture.
Innovation in Education: Educators and stakeholders work together to empower school leaders and make education relevant for the twenty-first-century economy and the world. Education is an essential foundation for social progress and economic development. Community Development: A values-based, community-based development approach gives local power and authority to communities to meet their development priorities. Social entrepreneurs, business representatives, and community leaders present best practices and assess experience in addressing poverty and conflict. Empowering
Women and Youth: Fully empowering women and expanding the leadership roles of women is important to advancing national development and peace, while youth can contribute their diverse skill-sets, knowledge, and networks to effectively address problems of conflict and extremism.