More than 7,000 people, including former and current leaders from 171 countries, religious leaders, businessmen, and Nobel Laureates, have joined together to seek human happiness and lasting peace in the world.
The World Summit 2020 Organizing Committee convened the opening ceremony of the World Summit 2020 and world peace conference for interdependence, mutual prosperity, and universal values at KINTEX, Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, on February 3rd to commemorate centennial birthday of Rev. Moon, the 60 the anniversary of the Moon’s holy wedding, and the 77th Birthday of Hak Ja Han Moon.
The Organizing Committee consists of the UPF, The Segye Times, The Washington Times, and Sekainippo from Japan.
A total of 7,000 participants participated in the event, including former and current heads of the state from more than 171 countries, former and current lawmakers, ministers, religious leaders, journalists, businessmen, women, youth leaders, Nobel Laureates, and scholars. The World Summit will be held from Feb. 5th to 9th under the theme of "Realizing World Peace through interdependence, mutual prosperity and universal values and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula."
Following the World Peace Conference, the World Summit 2020 General Assembly, the General Assembly of the ISCP, and the Fourth SUNHAK peace prize are scheduled. Particularly, the World Summit will include a special speech by Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon and the proclamation of a resolution for peaceful reunification and mutual prosperity on the Korean peninsula.
The UPF, founded on September 12 in 2005 by Dr. Hak JA Ha Moon, is convening the world summit to gather wisdom for the future of humanity, such as establishing peace on the Korean peninsula, overcoming environmental issues, and resolving inequality. UPF is an NGO in general consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). General consultative status can attend all meetings and events of the UN ECOSOC and its 11 affiliated committees, as well as bring the issue on the agenda to the General Assembly.
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