History of International Bridge of Peace Events II

The Power of the Sisterhood Movement "Bridge of Peace between Hearts..."

Year Pairs/ Groups City Background #
1998 Korea - Thailand Bangkok International Women's Friendship Conference for World Peace 45
1998 Korea- Taiwan ROC Seoul Women Leaders Goodwill Exchange 90
1998 Japan - Nepal Kathmandu Friendship exchange 52
1998 Italy - International Friendship exchange 45
1998 UK - Ireland The long standing  conflict between the two since the 16th Century 12
1998 Japan - Russia There is a territorial issue and they have no peace treaty between the two. 50
1998 Japan - Philippines Japan invaded the Philippines during the WW II and damaged the land and people. 38
1998 Japan - China Japan had invaded the main land China since 1930s and damaged the land and people 70
1998 Slovenia - Japan Friendship exchange 40
1998 Japan - Tunisia Friendship exchange 25
1998 Austria - Slovenia Klagenfurt Exchange meeting - Bridge of Peace 11
1998 Italy - Austria Bridge of Peace 30
1998 Finland and Russia Helsinki 80 years since national independence from Russia.  5
1998 Germany and China Munich (Germany) Friendship - Meeting 20
1998 Polish, Russian and Belarusian Warsaw Reconciliation between enemy countries which fought against each other for centuries 15
1998 International Stockholm 2nd International Women's Friendship Conference for World Peace 20
1998 Irish British Ireland Reconciliation 20
1998 Catholic - Protestant Ireland Role of women for world peace 30
1998 Thailand & Japan Trung Bridge of Peace Ceremony 10
1998 Thailand & Korea Bangkok Sisterhood Ceremony 46
1998 Thailand & Japan Nakhon Nayok Sisterhood Ceremony 13
1998 Italy - International Bergamo Friendship Conference 45
1998
- 2002
South Korea - North Korea Refugees Seoul 1st - 5th Ceremony with Refugees 800
1999 International UN HQ, New York International Conference to Commemorate the International Year of Culture of Peace, 2000 150
1999 Japan - Israel Friendship exchange 28
1999 Japan - Ghana Friendship exchange 21
1999 Japan - Italy Friendship exchange 55
1999 Germany - Russia 10 Women come back to the homeland of their ancestors after the opening of the Berlin Wall. 10
1999 Macedonia - Interracial Between Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish, Serbs, and Greek 58
1999 Japan - Republic of Guinea Friendship exchange 12
1999 Japan - Fiji Friendship exchange 25
1999 Japan - Germany Friendship exchange 59
1999 Austria - International Vienna International Organizations working in Vienna introduction to WFWPI Bridge of Peace 40
1999 Germany and Resettler from former Sovjet Union Giessen (Germany) Welcome - celebration 9
1999 Germany - Japan Bonn (Germany) Friendship - Conference 70
1999 Ireland - Britain Glencree, County Wicklow, Ireland Bridge of Peace Ceremony 20
1999 Russia/Switzerland Region of Bern Conference for experts on education 10
1999 German/British  South London UK Role of women for world peace 40
1999 Japan - several Middle Eastern countries (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Somalia, Turkey, UAE, Yemen) Nicosia, Cyprus During the 3rd MEW Conference. To bring together Far East and Middle East and encourage partnership for peace between the two continents. 30
1999 Thailand & International United Nations, Bangkok Women's Participation in Decision Making; Leadership, Opportunities and Creating Change 204
1999 Italy - Austria Milano Italian and Austrian Women Together for Peace (anniversary of Sissi-Elisabeth of Austria) 22
1999 Italy - Japan Rome, Italy Friendship Conference 60
1999 Arabic Women and Spanish Women Madrid Sisterhood ceremony between Arabic and Spanish women 55
1999 Japan & Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica Study Tour 15
1999 Japan & Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine Bridge of Peace Ceremony 20
1999 Japan & Libya Nicocia, Cyprus Women's Conference for Peace in the Middle East 1
2000 Finland and Russia Helsink 80 years since national independence from Russia.  12
2000 Britain-Germany London (England) Reconciliation between enemies 40
2000 East - West - Germany Weimar (Eastern Germany) Friendship - Conference 14
2000 Ireland - Britain Belfast City, Northern Ireland RYS Peace Garden Columbanus Community 30
2000 USA - Middle East (Participating ME countries: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen) Athens, Greece During the 4th MEW Conference. To overcome resentment, encourage communication and exchange ideas and solutions to Middle Eastern women's issues. 26
2000 Japan & Nepal Lalitpur Development of Society & Role of Women 9
2000 Japan & Canada New York, USA Bridge of Peace Ceremony 6
2000 Japan & Benin Porte Novo, Benin National WFWP Convention - Benin 3
2000 Japan & Uyghur, Autonomous Region (of China) Urmuqi, Uyghur Supporters visited a WFWP Scholarship recipient from Uyghur 12
2000 Japan & Afghanistan Kabur, Afghanistan Study Tour 1
2000 Japan & Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City, VN Study Tour 9
2000 Japan & Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar Study Tour 22
2000 Japan & Bangladesh Dacca, Bangladesh Study Tour 13
2001 Austria - Slovenia Krumpendorf am W├Ârthersee, Carinthia, Austria Exchange and Development Bridge of Peace 22
2001 Austria - Slovakia Vienna Bridge of Peace 31
2001 Slovakia: Austria Reconciliation  21
2001 Japan & Belarus Gomel, Belarus A part of volunteer activity 15
2002 Korea - Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Sisterhood Ceremony 14
2002 Austria - Germany Seebenstein First Bridge of Peace Ceremony for International Sisterhood between Austria and Germany 32
2002 Austria - Germany Seebenstein (Austria) Friendship - Conference 26
2002 German - Jewish Women Giessen (Germany) Reconciliation because of the German - Jewish history 20
2002 Japan & Hungary Sapporo, Japan 1st phase (Hungarian side through letters and representative) (Nov) 54
2002 Among 4 nations: In Scandinavia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland Stockholm Commemoration of the tenth Anniversary of a new Suriname constitution and Friendship Exchange.  40
2002 Japan & Nepal Lalitpur International Cooperation & the Role of Women 16
2002 Japan & San Marino San Marino Study Tour 11
2002 Japan & Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain, T&T Study Tour 15
2002 Japan & Taiwan Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Tour during WFWPI Leaders Workshop in Japan 12
2002 Japan & Belarus Gomel, Belarus A part of volunteer activity 4
2002 Japan & Mongolia Ulanbaataar, Mongolia Study Tour in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation between J & M 11