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Reasons for the laureate selection - Dr. Modadugu Vijay Gupta, a Pioneer of the Blue Revolution

Hello, this is the Sunhak Peace Prize blog. Before introducing main achievements of the laureate, let me explain the background. To suggest alternative solutions for food crisis, Dr. Gupta went here and there in Asia and Africa. He is known as a saint from India in Southeast Asia slums. Dr. Gupta who thought other’s hunger as like his own one was a ray of hope for many these hungers. While having a time to think about problems of food crisis and the solutions, let us explain the background of laureate selection. Modaudugu Vijay Gupta What does peace mean to you? In addition to the absence of war, peace is the absence of violence, conflict, and deprivation which all threaten humanity. Dasgupta chief researcher raised awareness of the seriousness of the third world countries. And he insisted solving this problem is the task of peace study.  Through expanding on Dasgupta’s agenda, Johan Galtung separated violence into two categories ‘direct violence’ and ‘structural violence’,

[YTN Radio] Metropolitan Dating with the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee Chairman Il-Sik Hong

The Sunhak Peace Prize, the Korean Nobel Prize, will spread its vision of peace. The chairman of the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is Il-Sik Hong MC: The awards ceremony for the Sunhak Peace Prize will be held on August 28. We invited the chairman of the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee, Il-Sik Hong, to further explain what the Sunhak Peace Prize is and its meaning. Chairman Hong, could you please explain what this prize is? Chairman: Yes, it is an international peace prize which will be awarded for the first time this year. It honors individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to peace. Particularly, the Sunhak Peace Prize has a concept of peace for future generations and we are focusing on people who make efforts to bring peace to the world. This year’s theme is ocean. We announced our inaugural laureates on June 9 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., U.S. The awards ceremony will be held this coming August 28 in Seoul. MC: What does “S

[Introduction Video of the laureate of the Sunhak Peace Prize]_A global leader creating peace at the forefront of climate, President Anote Tong of Kiribati

Hello~ this is the Sunhak Peace Prize for future generations. We’d like to show you a video introducing the achievements of President Anote Tong the first laureate of the Sunhak Peace Prize. He is a global leader whose dedication and passionate leadership helped to bring about a consensus by the international community concerning climate peace. He dedicated himself to raising public awareness of the severe impacts of the climate crisis to the international community in order to address its impacts on his country of Kiribati, which is gradually being submerged due to rising sea-levels caused by climate change. -  http://www.sunhakprize.com/eng/ 

Reasons for the laureate selection - President Anote Tong, a hero confronting global warming at the forefront of climate change

This is the Sunhak Peace Prize blog. Before introducing main achievements of the laureate, let me explain the background I’d like to call President Anote Tong a hero confronting global warming at the forefront of climate change. However, global warming is not only an issue for him. All human beings have to take responsibility and solve problems together. Now, let’s see why he is selected as the first Sunhak Peace Prize laureate and think about the global crisis due to climate change. Anote Tong Sunhak Peace Prize Committee has focused on climate change and food security as the most pressing non-peaceful crisis future generations will be faced with. Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) has released the Fifth Assessment Report. According to the report, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases increased to dangerous levels and the ‘scientific hypothesis’ that climate change results from human activities became a ‘scientific f