Day of Peace Observed in Melbourne

September 27, 2011

Melbourne, Australia - The UPF commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace was held at the headquarters of the Federations for World Peace in Victoria.

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Capacity-Building Workshop in Sydney

September 10, 2011

Sydney, Australia - As part of the Community Connections project, a community-capacity building workshop on September 10 featured guest presenter Jonathan Duffy, CEO of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Australia.

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Forum in Sydney on UN Day against Drug Abuse

June 27, 2011

Sydney, Australia - The Universal Peace Federation and Women’s Federation for World Peace of Australia sponsored a community forum in the Jubilee Room at the New South Sales Parliament House on June 27 to commemorate the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

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Teaching Celebrating Life Lessons to Sydney Youth

June 17, 2011

Sydney, Australia - The UPF-Australia character education team presented one of the Celebrating Life lessons* “Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes” at a youth group meeting in Mt. Druitt, west of Sydney on June 17. Around 20 Samoans, mostly high school students, were present.

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Community Connections Project Launched in Sydney

June 6, 2011

Sydney, Australia - The bi-monthly Ambassadors for Peace Meeting on June 6 featured an introduction and explanation of the new Community Connections Project being instigated in Sydney by the Universal Peace Federation.

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Day of Families Observed in Victoria

May 17, 2011

Victoria, Australia - UPF-Australia hosted a family evening on June 2 at the City Hall in Victoria.

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Australian Leadership Conference in Sydney

May 7, 2011

Sydney, Australia - UPF-Sydney hosted an Australian Leadership Conference on May 7 at the Oceania Peace Embassy. The theme was “Towards a New Paradigm of Leadership & Good Governance: The Role of the Ambassadors for Peace.”

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Sydney Street Choir Sings for Ambassadors for Peace

April 4, 2011

Sydney, Australia - More than 60 people gathered on April 4 for a talk by Mr. James Paul, conductor of the Sydney Street Choir. Then the choir treated everyone with several heart-warming and inspring songs.

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Women's Day Observed in Sydney

March 5, 2011

Sydney, Australia - UPF and the Women's Federation for World Peace (WFWP) jointly organized a luncheon at the Oceania Peace Embassy to celebrate the 100th International Women’s Day on March 5.

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Interfaith Prayers for Flood Victims in Queensland

February 7, 2011

Sydney, Australia - UPF Ambassadors for Peace met on Feb. 7, 2011, to offer interfaith prayers for the victims of recent floods and cyclone in Queensland.

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Sixth Annual Living for Others Awards

October 2, 2010

Auburn, Australia - The Sapphire Function Centre in Auburn NSW was the scene of UPF's Living for Others Awards on October 2. It honored people who have distinguished themselves in different areas through their extraordinary and selfless acts of giving.

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Day of Peace in Sydney, Australia

September 21, 2010

Sydney, Australia - A day-long celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace was held in Martin Place in downtown Sydney on September 21. Many different community organizations and schools were involved, and a great deal of energy and goodwill was engendered, making it a most successful day. 

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UN DPI Annual Conference in Australia

September 1, 2010

Melbourne, Australia - Delegates from over 70 nations attended the 63rd Annual UN Department of Public Information/NGO Conference in Melbourne Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2010 on achieving the MDGs.

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Honoring a Legacy of Peace in Sydney

August 28, 2010

Sydney, Australia - On August 28, UPF-Australia held a Legacy of Peace program attended by 70 people, including Lady Carla Davis, widow and personal assistant of the late former Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, and Mrs. Babette Francis, long time pro-family advocate.

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C. Davis: A Legacy of Peace

August 28, 2010

It is with enormous pleasure and honor that I am here at the Oceania Peace Embassy in Sydney, attending the Legacy of Peace Program in honor of those who have dedicated their lives in service of peace. My husband would have been very proud of this honor.

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Consultation in Sydney on a Proposed Interreligious Council at the UN

August 28, 2010

Sydney, Australia - A special consultation on Aug. 28, 2010, on the proposal for an interreligious council at the UN reviewed the structure of the UN and discussed the feasibility, obstacles and potential scenarios for moving the idea forward.

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Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Marked by Forum in Sydney

June 26, 2010

Sydney, Australia - To commemorate the UN International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Drug Free Australia, UPF and the Women’s Federation for World Peace sponsored a forum in Sydney June 20, 2010.

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Iraqis in Sydney Promote Rapprochement of Cultures

June 7, 2010

Sydney, Australia - In celebration of the International Year of Rapprochement of Cultures, about 70 people gathered at the Oceania Peace Embassy for an Iraqi Cultural Evening.

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Ambassador for Peace Explains Baptism at Parliament of the World's Religions

December 9, 2009

Melbourne, Australia - "Baptism, Living Water, and the Link to John the Baptist" was the theme of a presentation at the Parliament of the World's Religions by Australian Ambassador for Peace Ganzibra Dr. Brikha Nasoraia.

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Ambassador for Peace Describes Maori Culture at Parliament of the World's Religions

December 9, 2009

Melbourne, Australia - Merekaraka Caesar, founder of Wahine Maori of Queensland, Australia, explained Maori traditions at the Parliament of the World's Religions, which met in Melbourne, Australia, December 2-9, 2009.

 

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