Korean Peace Activist Lee to speak in the Philippines


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Manila, Philippines - Internationally acclaimed Peace Activist Man Lee, Chairman of South Korea’s largest nonprofit organization Mannam Volunteer Association will speak on Friday, June 14, 2013 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the auditorium of the College of San Agustin in Biñan, Laguna in regards to his groundbreaking vision for peace that has won an audience of presidents, kings, and youth organizations around the world.

South Korean Peace activist Lee
Peace Activist Lee speaks in front of international crowd at Peace Festival

The free to the public World Peace Seminar will be attended by twelve religious leaders who represent over 100,000 supporters of the peace campaign. It will be Mr. Lee’s fourth world tour and comes at the special invitation of youth groups throughout the Philippines.

Mr. Lee who is confident to ignite international activism for peace. Already met with Ethiopian President Girma Wolde-Giorgis at his Presidential Palace to discuss ways of strengthening ongoing efforts toward the reunification of the two Koreas. He also met with South African President Jacob Zuma to discuss volunteerism’s role in achieving peace.

In Asia, he met with Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss human rights. He also met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Papua New Guineaand interviewed with NBC Radio.

In Europe, he met with the former Prime Minister of East Germany Mr. Lothar de Maiziere to share their strategies on reconciling their divided nations.

He also conducted Peace Seminars in New York City and Los Angeles; interviewed with major radio and television stations such as NBC, Azteca America and WVOX Radio.

Last September, Lee spearheaded the World Peace Festival held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea hosting 200,000 attendees from 200 countries under the banner of “World Peace, Light and Restoration.”Attendees of various religions participated alongside government officials from the Philippines, Ethiopia and Timor-Leste. .

Peace Festival Crowd 2012
Peace Festival Crowd in Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea

As an international messenger of peace, Lee is actively making peace possible.

“We all are born and live in the same world together. But during war, the youth that have never experienced life become a sacrifice. If the leaders love their country and the people of their country, they will take actions to stop war... This is the work I have set out to do and will continue until we see it.” , Chairman's Lee said.

To support the international peace movement, over 27,000 youth from 100 youth organizations representing 50 different nations marched through Seoul Olympic Park last month.

Peace Festival crowd Korea September 2012
Peace Festival Crowd in Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea

In the coming big event for peace in the Philippines, it is expected that more and more Filipinos will support for the local and international unity for the sake of peace.

This is the best time to discuss on how to resolve rift between Taiwan and the Philippines and some local liberation movements.

To know more about this event, contact Joseph Suhng, Media Relations at phone number 09173900784 (Philippines) or Email at s.joe1201@gmail.com.

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