Peace Campaigns by Global Citizens
In May, in over 100 cities in 50 countries, including China, Japan, the United States and India, worldwide peace campaigns named ‘5th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace’, were organized to advocate peace-building, led by youth, citizens, civic groups, and media. In South Korea that had the recent inter-Korean summit, breaking a decade of the turbulent period of tension, the event with the theme of ‘Realizing Peace on the Korean Peninsula’ was held simultaneously in 12 cities on May 25, when the declaration was announced. In Bangalore, on May 26th at Loyola college, there was a peace campaign as well. This event was organized by IPYG and Scead Foundation with about 300 students.