Palo Alto, Redwood City council and Senator Cortese salute the 3rd International Day of Conscience
The third International Day of Conscience: As the pandemic, the war, and other disasters are threatening humanity's survival, it is urgent to awaken people's conscience to resolve conflicts with love and wisdom
PALO ALTO, Calif. - April 8, 2022 - PRLog -- FOWPAL received many congratulatory messages and warm wishes from leaders all over the world, including, H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić, former President of Croatia; H.E. Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia; the Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; H.E. Mrs. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland; H.E. Mr. Micheál Martin, Taoiseach of Ireland; H.E. Mr. António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal; H.E. Mr. Robert Rae, Ambassador of Canada to the UN; H.E. Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga, Head for the Department of Environment, Transport, Energy, and Communications of Switzerland; H.E. Ms. Anna Ekström, Minister for Education of Sweden; H.E. Mr. Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment of Ireland; H.E. Mr. Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the UN; H.E. Mr. Ingrida Šimonytė, Prime Minister of Lithuania; and H.E. Mr. Talat Xhaferi, President of the Assembly of the Republic of North Macedonia.
Dr. Hong, Tao-Tze, president of FOWPAL (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRCeX2bvbB0), delivered welcome remarks, emphasizing, "The fate of the world is in the hands of every citizen of the world, and the conscience of every individual is the key to turning the situation around." "A culture of conscience without borders, prejudice, or selfishness is the salvation for the ark of the Earth and humanity. The focus of the International Day of Conscience is to inspire everyone's exercise of conscience. Time is the fairest of all, so let's make good use of our limited time on Earth to do good deeds and accumulate blessings and virtues for ourselves and the world while cooperating with one another to help ourselves and the world," he added.
Palo Alto Mayor Burt, Vice Mayor Lydia Kou, council member Greer Stone and Greg Tanaka as well as Redwood City council member Diane Howard all share their video message to celebrate the third International Day of Conscience.