PWPA is Passionate About Building the Academic Network for Peace-Loving People.
A Global Academic Community in the Pursuit of World Peace
The Professors World Peace Academy promotes its work throughout the world. There have been recent PWPA meetings held in Europe, America, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. Throughout continuous development of international connections for PWPA and its related organizations, PWPA enables the members to benefit from the synergy of ideas and academic networks and to address critical issues.
Believe in yourself. Have faith and confidence in your abilities to build world peace together. I invite you to connect with PWPA, and look forward to the opportunity to greet you in person as
the peace-loving global citizens.
A chapter in the United States was formed under the leadership of Dr. Morton Kaplan in 1979. PWPA-USA, which also housed the PWPA International office from 1983-2000, publishes the International Journal on World Peace. PWPA also supports the development of the New World Encyclopedia, which follows the mission of creating value-based knowledge for the coming world order.PWPA USA Chapter
The Professors World Peace Academy (PWPA) was founded on May 6, 1973 in Seoul, Korea at a gathering of 168 professors from Korea and Japan. The professors held discussions on historical reconciliation that political and religious leaders had been unable to accomplish.PWPA Korea Chapter
National chapters were formed in both Korea and Japan. PWPA chapters in Korea and Japan began with the publication of newsletters and journals to support their activities. These were soon followed by the publication of academic books in several countries.PWPA Japan Chapter
A Global Network of Peacebuilders
UPF acknowledges the need for careful and proportionate use of power, including political, economic, military and civil society power to sustain lasting peace. However, UPF strongly emphasize "soft power" solutions as essential to peacebuilding. A leading exponent of “track two” diplomacy, UPF emphasizes the role and responsibility of religious and spiritual leaders to transcend historical self-interest and pursue the ideal of “One family under God.”
Model Building of Filial Piety to True Parents
The Hyo Jeong Academy was established to promote scholarship around the world on the teachings known as Godism, the ideal of One Family Under God. To that end, it supports and coordinates the activities of International Conferences. Hyo Jeong reflects the filial piety and common founding principles of Love God, Love the nation, and Love the people.
An Interdisciplinary Academic Forum
The ICUS is a renowned interdisciplinary science conference, the largest of its kind in the world. The main concerns of the ICUS conference are the restoration of unity among the various scientific fields and the search for absolute values by which world scientific development may be guided.
Bringing Peace to the World
The ICWP conferences are a link in the chain of research on world peace, with a focus on Asian regional problems, but also emphasis on the world's general security, worldwide economic and technical cooperation and cultural exchange. Ideas are also presented for future tasks such as the maintenance of the ecosystem.
Worldwide Association of Religious Leaders
The new interreligious association, known provisionally as the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development, was launched on November 13, 2017, at an International Leadership Conference in Seoul, South Korea, with the vision that religions must cooperate with one another—Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, and others for the sake of building the world envisioned by our founders, our ancestors, and, indeed, all people.
Society of Christian Professors and Scholars
ICPA is an interdenominational organization consisting of Christian professors several nations. ICPA serves to promote exchange between Christian professors about how to realize God’s will on earth.