International Day of Peace Celebrated in Azerbaijan

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.

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R.A. Huseynov: Address to World Summit 2014

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.

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Ambassadors for Peace Conference in Azerbaijan

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.

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International Day of Tolerance Seminar in Azerbaijan

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.”  

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Ambassadors for Peace of Azerbaijan Stand for Strong Families

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.

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Baku Conference Promotes Peace in the South Caucasus

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.

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Unification Thought Seminar in Baku

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.

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R. Huseynov: Peace and Security in the South Caucasus

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?

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Azerbaijan Scholars Discuss Unification Thought

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.

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Azerbaijan NGO Leaders Promote Family Values

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.

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Azerbaijanis Discuss UPF's Potential for Resolving Conflicts

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."

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R. Huseynov: Address to the International Leadership Conference

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.

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Azerbaijan Conference on Interreligious Dialogue

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.

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UPF-Eurasia Bids Farewell to Dr. Katsumi Ohtsuka

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.

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Conference in Baku on Peace in the Caucasus

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.

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Workshop in Baku for Ambassadors for Peace

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.

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Building a Network of Ambassadors for Peace in the South Caucasus

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.

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Peacemaking Conference in Baku

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.

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Eurasians Moved by Marriage and Family Focus

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.

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R. Huseynov: Renewal of the United Nations and Peace

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.

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