WalkRally for Peace-Philippines-October 24, 2008
An annual “WalkRally for Peace” is held as a culmination of the activities that take place during Peace and Ecology week (October 20th-26th) and also to commemorate UN Week Celebration (UN Day is October 24th).
Mario Fungo, Peace Representative for The World Peace Prayer Society, resides in the Philippines. Mario is the President and Executive Director of The Building and Organizing Christian Communities, Inc. (BOCC), and the coordinator of the Young Peace Society for Environment and Leadership (YPSEL). BOCC and YPSEL team up with the local Non Governmental Organization, which is the Sta. Magdalena Alliance for Community Development (SAMACD), in the Philippines, to organize the WalkRally for Peace to demonstrate their commitment to peace and preserving the environment.