Global Women’s Peace Network Assembly 2012
WFWP, International (WFWPI) was founded in April of 1992, in Seoul, South Korea, by Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon.
WFWPI activities have been developed in four main areas:
1. Family Ethics with the understanding that the family is the cornerstone for peace in the world;
2. Poverty Eradication and Service to others, as exemplified by WFWPI’s ongoing projects worldwide;
3. Peace and Reconciliation activities, including working with the UN and with international NGOs; and the Bridge of Peace Ceremony; and
4. Global Leadership Education to cultivate and support women’s leadership in the 21st century.
WFWPI has over 100 chapters worldwide, as well as service projects ongoing in 50 countries,
in the areas of education; vocational training and microcredit for women’s self help;
agriculture; AIDs prevention education; medical assistance; hygiene; and nutrition.
WFWPI has been an NGO in general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 1997.
In her work with the UN, WFWPI has sponsored seminars and conferences in the following areas:
Poverty Eradication, Global Public Health, Prevention of HIV/AIDs, Gender Equality, Empowerment of Women,
and the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
WFWPI has sponsored and co-sponsored international peace conferences over the past twenty years.
Since 1997, fifteen conferences have been held under the theme of “Women’s Conference for Peace in the Middle East.
” This unique series has given women from the Middle East the opportunity to build relationships and work together to forge peace.
In 2001, WFWPI was a co-sponsor of the Global Peace Assembly, held in Taipei, Taiwan. In May of 2004,
WFWPI was a co-sponsor of an international peace conference in Jerusalem,
that brought 550 women together from more than 40 nations, under the theme, “Women as Peacemakers:
A Mother’s Heart for Peace.”In August of 2005, WFWPI brought 500 women to Beijing, China for a conference entitled,
“Goodwill Exchange for Peace.
”In April of 2006, WFWPI sponsored a conference in Montevideo, Uruguay, with the theme,
“World Peace through True Love, True Families,” that brought together 140 guests from 17 nations.
In November of 2007, WFWPI held an historic meeting in Kumgang, North Korea, that gathered 720 women, from 50 countries,
under the title, “Women’s Leadership in Building God’s Civilization and A New World.”
In January of 2011, WFWPI co-sponsored an international conference in San Jose, Costa Rica,
entitled “The Role of Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century,” which was attended by women leaders from North and South America