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Jason Cheng/Moscow, Russia

Autumn is a season of harvest and joy. The cultural goodwill delegation of the Federation of World Peace and Love (FOWPAL), led by its president Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, was composed of 36 members. Despite the hardships of travel and cultural barriers, they have kept on promoting love, peace, and the movement of An Era of Conscience. They visited Moscow and Saint Petersburg, two well-known cities, on September 25, 2017.

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(By Jennifer Chou/New York) September 21 is the International Day of Peace proclaimed by the United Nations. This year’s theme is: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety, and Dignity for All.” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, “Yet there is more to achieving peace than laying down weapons.

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H.E. Ms. Ambroisine Kpongo, Ambassador of the Central African Republic to the United Nations, attended the "2017 World Leader Summit of Love and Peace and Cultural Night" held by the Federation of World Peace and Love (FOWPAL) in New York on September 21, the "International Day of Peace." She also rang the "Bell of World Peace and Love" and made a wish for peace around the world, particularly in countries undergoing crises and conflicts. "Peace in every heart, so love can be true," added the ambassador.

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Edited by Ching-Lun Kuo & Yuan-Ti Chang

Placing great emphasis on the creation of a sustainable environment and the enhancement of regional peace and stability, Bahrain, situated in the Persian Gulf, has enjoyed the fastest growing economy in the Arab world. Its prime minister's court especially invited Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, President of the Federation of World Peace and Love to visit Bahrain on May 30-June 1, 2017 to exchange ideas on how to implement the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Edited by Yu-Nung Tai, photo by Ching-Chung Hung

Peace education is essential to safeguarding the future of the world’s over 2 billion children. The world's largest school, City Montessori School in India has organized the International Conferences of Chief Justices of the World since 2001 to ensure a better world for future generations.

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Photo:Staff stand together at United Nations Headquarters in New York to draw attention that civilians are #NotATarget.

18 August 2017
Civilians in conflict are not a target, top United Nations officials today stressed at a special event marking World Humanitarian Day, which honours aid workers and pays homage to those killed in service, while also drawing attention to the millions of people today living in war zones.

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Photo:A still image from video shows a police cordon on a street in Barcelona, Spain following a van crash August 17, 2017.

August 17, 2017
(London) – The attack in Barcelona on the afternoon of August 17, 2017 was a despicable act of violence, Human Rights Watch said today.

According to Catalonia's Interior Minister, 13 people were killed and more than 50 others injured, some critically, when a van was driven into pedestrians in the tourist area of La Rambla.

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17 August 2017
Condemning today's terrorist attack on Barcelona, Secretary-General António Guterres said the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people of Spain in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

“He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those killed and to the Government and people of Spain,” according to a statement issued by UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq.

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16 August 2017
Addressing the growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today said it was important “to dial down rhetoric and dial up diplomacy.”

Speaking to the press at the UN Headquarters in New York, the Secretary-General stressed that the solution to the crisis must be political, and reiterated that his good offices – meaning the prestige and weight that his title and the UN represent to the world community – are always available.

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