20th Anniversary & 9th General Assembly Seoul 2017

The Australian Prime Minister's Message of Support was delivered to the international delegates who convened in Seoul celebrating 20 years of the global movement.

The World Kindness Movement

The movement aims to inspire individuals, community organisations, businesses and connect nations and cities to create a kinder world.

World Kindness Day - November 13

World Kindness Day is observed on 13 November. It was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, a coalition of kindness NGOs. This date is observed in many countries.


Sept 30 -Oct 3 2016. Official Signing Ceremony to welcome new members Kindness Malaysia. Attended by WKM Executive Members: World Kindness Australia, World Kindness China, World Kindness France, World Kindness India, World Kindness Korea, Kindness Malaysia and World Kindness Switzerland .

Prime Minister receives letter from WKM

WORLD LEADERS KINDNESS SUMMIT proposed by World Kindness Thailand . A gathering of international heads of state convene on a platform of kindness. This ambitious initiative in a world that struggles to be the best it can be, has been enthusiastically welcomed by Thailand with the Prime Minister's Office expressing interest to see Bangkok play host.

World KindnessChina Launch

The Inaugural Ceremony of WORLD KINDNESS CHINA held in HONG KONG Aug 2013. Coinciding with the 3rd International Council Meeting.

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World KindnessFrance Launch

The Inaugural Ceremony of World Kindness France held in Avignon on 26 June 2015. Coincided with the Cities Youth Rally. Attendance to this major event included delegates from member nations from Australia, Canada, France, India, Italy, Nigeria, South Korea and Switzerland.

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8th General Assembly Sydney Australia

The World Kindness Movement is pleased to announce that the 2014 8th General Assembly hosted by the Secretariat in Sydney Australia was a huge success gaining recognition from heads of state as a crucial step forward in the global campaign for a kinder world.

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  • South Korea Announced To Host The 9th General Assembly 2017 (Aug 31st – Sept 3rd)

    We thank all those who expressed interest to host the 9th General Assembly and the International Council is pleased to announce that the successful  bid is “Bright Smile Movement” in Seoul South Korea . This event celebrates 20 years since the movement was founded at a conference in Tokyo in 1997. The General Assembly is a 4 day event from 31st August to 3rd of September 2017 organised by the successful host nation...
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