NwSSU Prexy Joins the Unveiling of HWPL & VIP Monuments

September 8, 2022 – NwSSU President, Dr. Benjamin L. Pecayo, attended the unveiling ceremony of the Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) and Volunteer Individuals for Peace (VIP) monuments at Eastern Samar State University, Main Campus, Borongan City, Eastern Samar. The activity which followed a Peace Covenant Signing marks the inauguration of commitment to peace efforts by the ESSU community and the participants of the event.

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) is a non-government organization registered with the Seoul Metropolitan Government of the Republic of Korea. It is associated with the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC) and in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). HWPL aims to achieve world peace through the heavenly culture and restore the global community with light through carrying out peace activities all across the world.

On the other hand, Volunteer Individuals for Peace (VIP), also a non-government organization, was established by CHED Commissioner, Dr. Ronald L. Adamat. Both NGOs reach out to educational institutions to establish partnerships for peace education.

In his message, Commissioner Adamat emphasized the high regard to education which prevents conflicts. Furthermore, he as a leader of VIP together with HWPL aims to reach all HEIs in the country in order to promote and integrate peace education in their curricula.

Also present at the event was Governor Ben P. Evardone who mentioned his goal of producing college graduates in all families in the province, for a family that has educated members will be prosperous, peaceful, and shall never be subjugated. CHED RO8 was represented by Regional Director, Dr. Maximo C. Aljibe.

A program at the ESSU Canuctan Hall followed after the unveiling ceremony. NwSSU University President Pecayo looks forward to having the same partnership in the near future.