JAMBIDAILY – On the 26th of September, the 1st Voice of Press (V.O.P) Asian Media Forum was held online to share the ways to resolve the COVID-19 pandemic more practically and peacefully.
This forum was hosted by Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international peace NGO registered in UN ECOSOC and UN DGC. 32 people, including 16 journalists from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines, and Taiwan participated in this forum.
The HWPL media peace forum “V.O.P (Voice of Press)” is a place of communication and national media network where journalists from all over the world can voluntarily participate and speak out for freedom of media and peace journalism by establishing a global media network.
It has been held 33 times since November 2016, in attendance with 176 journalists from 22 countries including Austria, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, the Philippines, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine. However, it is the first time for six Asian countries to hold a joint forum.
In the end, Alice Kim, Director of International Public Relations Department in Seoul Southern Branch of HWPL, mentioned that the COVID-19 Pandemic issue has made the whole world more united in some way.
“We will actively reflect the peaceful and practical voices of every journalist and strive to work for peace. The Public Relations Department of HWPL will create more meaningful seats for journalists around the world to speak out for peace,” she added.