Israelis Unite through Interfaith Study

UPF and the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum held an interfaith study to celebrate the holidays of three major religions.

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UPF-South Asia Hosts First "Peace Talks" Webinar

UPF-South Asia held its first regional “Peace Talks” webinar on the future of South Asia in a post-coronavirus world.

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UPF-Argentina Commemorates UN International Day of Families via Zoom

UPF-Argentina recognized six couples who have been married for 31–49 years in the context of the International Day of Families 2020.

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UPF “Peace Talks” Extend Their Reach to Bangladesh

UPF-Bangladesh’s “Peace Talks” webinar was on the theme “A Circle of Light: Moving Through and Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis.”

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UPF-Congo Hosts Seminar, Appoints New Ambassador for Peace

From June 27 to 28, 2020, UPF-Congo’s Ambassadors for Peace participated in a two-day seminar having the theme “A Heavenly Congo in a Heavenly Africa.”

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UPF “Peace Talks” Webinar Looks at Post-Covid Economic Outlook for the Americas

Experts from the Americas—North, South and the Caribbean—discuss the economic challenges brought by the pandemic.

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Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya - A host of guests waving flags and singing traditional songs greeted Rev. Chung Hwan Kwak, chair of UPF, who came to Kenya to give the keynote peace message for the World Peace Tour. Participants were registering for the conference as Pambo Africa, a musical group, was singing songs of peace, love, and unity at the convocation hall.

The convocation was opened by Master of Ceremonies Mr. Fredrick Wakhisi, Secretary General of UPF-Kenya. The invocation was offered by Archbishop Filatheous Faraj, an Orthodox Church leader in Sudan. Dr. Thomas Walsh invited couples to join in a world peace blessing toast of marriage rededication.

Special remarks about the activities of Dr. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon were given by three distinguished Ambassadors for Peace. These included Hon. Hussein Aideed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Internal Security of Somali; Rt. Rev. Eng. Caleb Olali, Archbishop of the Nomiya Church of Africa; and Ms. Nazlin Umar Rajput, Chair of the National Muslim Council of Kenya.

Rev. Kwak read the keynote address and awarded Leadership and Good Governance certificates to eight representatives: Archbishop Filatheous Faraj, Cardinal Guya, H.E. Meeland, Prof. G.E.M. Ogutu, Hon. Eng. Hussein, Rtd. Gen. Faisal Barri, Most Rev. Daniel Kimile Kimanzi, and Most Rev. Moses Aseri.

Prof. Ogutu delivered an electrifying tribute to Father and Mother Moon in his closing remarks and challenged participants to open their minds and hearts to understand their mission of bringing peace.

To read the inaugural peace message, click here.
To download a report booklet of the UPF Founders' 2005 World Peace Tour, click here.

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UPF-Middle East Holds "Peace Talk" Forum

Istanbul, Turkey—Ambassadors for Peace and other peacemakers took part in a Peace Values Forum organized by UPF of the Middle East.

UPF-USA’s Tenth Weekly Interfaith Prayer Draws over 800 Participants

United States—UPF-USA’s tenth weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom and Facebook platforms on Thursday, June 11.

UPF-Portugal Observes World Refugee Day

Lisbon, Portugal—UPF and an affiliated organization participated in an online discussion marking World Refugee Day.