On February 21st, 2009, former President of the Philippines, Mr. Fidel Ramos visited the Taipei Center of the Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association to host the “Act Now. For a More Peaceful and Safer World” seminar through live videoconference with Supreme Master Ching Hai. His Excellency Mr. Ramos stressed that a wise, sharing and frugal kind of consumption is the beginning of saving the world. He also quoted the motto of the Ramos Peace Foundation: “Caring, Sharing, Daring” as an encouragement for the world to take united action as people and as nations.
Supreme Master Ching Hai took this special opportunity to express Her gratitude in person for Mr. Ramos’ extraordinary aid for Aulacese refugees during his presidential reign. In similar manner, She also encouraged able nations to help environmental refugees relocate, therefore showing the true meaning of brotherhood of nations.