Global Peace Council Member
September 21, 2014
Sumgait, Azerbaijan - UPF-Azerbaijan initiated a celebration of the International Day of Peace in Sumgait on Sept. 21, 2014 with a Bike Ride for Peace with participation of cyclists of all ages from Baku and Sumgait as well as members of the Athletic Club of Cyclists of Sumgait.
August 11, 2014
We all should try to break down the borders dividing nations. All people, nations and races must live in a peaceful world.
November 24, 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan - Sixty Ambassadors for Peace and a few new guests attended a UPF conference in Baku on Nov. 23, 2013 at the Irshad Hotel, where Pope John Paul II stayed during his visit in Baku in 2002.
November 23, 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan - In an observance of the UN International Day for Tolerance, several women Ambassadors for Peace gathered in the UPF office in Baku on Nov. 20 for a seminar on “Women’s Role in Conflict Resolution.”
May 25, 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan - A conference on "The Global Day of Parents" was held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, at the Irshad Hotel on May 24, 2013. The event was attended by 60 Ambassadors for Peace of Azerbaijan. The chairman of the National Peace Council, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Rahim Huseynov, was MC of the conference. The event was broadcast on the SPACE national TV channel.
May 29, 2012
Baku, Azerbaijan - An international conference on “Peace Initiative in the South Caucasus: New Approaches to Peacebuilding” took place in Azerbaijan on May 29, 2012 with experts from Azerbaijan, France, Japan, USA and Russia.
May 27, 2012
Baku, Azerbaijan - A seminar on Unification Thought was attended by members of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, representatives of the Ministry of Education, Medical University, Construction University, University of the Humanities, NGOs of the republic, psychologists, and businessmen. It took place in Baku May 26-27.
January 24, 2012
Address to the International Leadership Conference in Seoul, Korea, February 2012
Could it be that politicians ignore the fact that territorial integrity and the right of self-determination are two mutually contradictory principles? Could this be the reason why both the mediators and the international community have been unable to bridge the gap between Azerbaijan and Armenia?
December 30, 2011
Baku, Azerbaijan - On December 28-29 the Azerbaijan branch of UPF held a seminar on the peace philosophy of Dr. Sun Myung Moon the founder of UPF. The program took place at the Irshad Conference Center in Baku city.
November 12, 2011
Baku, Azerbaijan - A conference on “Promoting a Culture of Stable Marriages and Families” was held in the Ambassador Hotel of Baku on Nov. 11, 2011.
April 19, 2011
Baku, Azerbaijan - UPF-Azerbaijan held a seminar for Ambassadors for Peace in Baku on April 18 on the theme of "Conflicts in the World and UPF."
February 6, 2011
If people of different nations and religions do not hold grudges against each other, there will be no cause for conflicts and revenge. There will be no need for wars and acts of terror that cause people to hate one another.
December 27, 2010
Baku, Azerbaijan - UPF-Azerbaijan held a conference at the Ambassador Hotel in Baku on Dec. 27, 2010, to support interreligious dialogue and cooperation.
October 28, 2010
Moscow, Russia - UPF-Eurasia hosted a farewell gathering for Dr. Katsumi Ohtsuka, Chair of UPF Eurasia, on October 28 in Moscow. In his speech he expressed his gratitude to the UPF activists for their important work in the CIS.
September 27, 2010
Baku, Azerbaijan - UPF held a conference in Baku on Sept. 27, 2010, to review the peace process in the Caucasus and review the proposal for an interreligious council at the UN.
September 26, 2010
Baku, Azerbaijan - A workshop on Unification Thought for professors and educators took place September 26 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Such programs add discussions of values to the peacemaking process. Topics included moral education, causes of conflicts, dialogue between Islam and Christianity, and philosophical and historical aspects of the alignment of forces in the modern world.
May 7, 2010
Yerevan, Baku, and Tbilisi - The South Caucasus conflicts, like all territorial disputes, cause a deep pain. Yet when UPF-Eurasia leaders visited Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in May 2010, people said they want to see relationships normalized.
December 1, 2009
Baku, Azerbaijan - Well-known state and public officials gathered in Baku to review the UPF's South Caucasus Peace Initiative and discuss ways to advance peace in the region.
October 15, 2009
The International Leadership Conference on “The Significance of Marriage and Family for Peace in the 21st Century” brought together delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Latvia, Mongolia, People's Republic of China, Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan as well as other parts of the world. People were moved in various ways by their experiences in Korea.
June 1, 2009
UPF is to become the blueprint of a new type of United Nations that unites the efforts of political, social, and religious leaders in order to solve the problems of the globe. This is a radical vision. Obviously, such a vision is necessary in our days in order to transform the world of conflicts, suffering, and poverty into a world of stable development and well being.