Day of Families Observed in Dhaka

May 3, 2011

Dhaka, Bangladesh - The United Nations Information Centre in Dhaka, the Universal Peace Federation, and the Women’s Federation for World Peace jointly organized a seminar on the International Day of Families titled “Family Crisis, Internal and External.” The seminar was attended by about 70 people: religious leaders, educators, social workers, and student leaders. It was held on May 3 at the Dhaka Business & Professional Women’s Club.

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Ambassador for Peace Chairs Interreligious Seminar in Dhaka

April 26, 2011

Dhaka, Bangladesh - Ambassador for Peace Professor Kazi Nurul Islam chaired an International Seminar on Religions for Peace and Harmony in Dhaka on April 26. Professor Kazi Nurul Islam is chairman of the Department of World Religions and Culture at the University of Dhaka.

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G. Dastagir & R.I. Molla: Faith-based Ethical Reform for Social Stability and Development

December 31, 2010

Philosophical ethics, or secular ethics, as it is known in the West, is primarily a part of the quest for truth. Ethics aims at finding out the rightness and wrongness of the conduct of human beings living in societies, and conduct is a collective name for voluntary actions. The basic questions raised in ethics include: what does it mean to be right or wrong? How can one differentiate good from bad? Are morals objective or subjective? Are morals relative or universal?

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Scholarship Appeal for Students in Bangladesh and Zambia

December 29, 2010

New York, USA - Help change the life of a child by giving to the Supporting Success Scholarship Fund, which helps gifted students from poverty-stricken families in Bangladesh and Zambia continue their education.

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Seminar in Dhaka Promotes Interreligious Understanding

December 29, 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh - UPF and the Women's Federation for World Peace organized a seminar promoting interreligious understanding on Dec. 28, 2010, at the Sundarban Hotel in Dhaka.

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Dhaka Conference on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

November 29, 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh - The second International Conference on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue was held at the Dhaka University in Bangladesh on Nov. 27-29, 2010.

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Day of Families Celebrated in Dhaka

May 14, 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh - The United Nations Information Centre, the Women’s Federation for World Peace, and Universal Peace Federation in Bangladesh jointly organized the seminar entitled “Challenges to the Security of the Human Family” to mark the International Day of Families.

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Bangladesh Character Education Initiative

February 22, 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh - In collaboration with the Department of World Religions and Culture of Dhaka University, UPF organized a Character Education Initiative entitled "Journey of Self Discovery" February 6-22, welcoming three character education trainers from the NextGen Leadership Academy in the US.

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Scholarships Awarded to Bangladesh Students

February 20, 2010

Jaigeer, Bangladesh - The International Relief Friendship Foundation held its scholarship presentation ceremony for the students of the Jaigeer and Utter Bakchar Primary Schools who were receiving scholarships from Supporting Success. The event was held at the Jaigeer Peace Center of the Jaigeer School, about 30 km from the capital, Dhaka.

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Supporting Success Scholarship Appeal in Zambia and Bangladesh

November 17, 2009

The Supporting Success Scholarship Fund is soliciting help for gifted students from poverty-stricken families in Bangladesh and Zambia through GlobalGiving.com’s "Give More – Get More Challenge."

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First Interreligious Conference Held in Dhaka

October 10, 2009

Dhaka, Bangladesh - “The present world is torn by interreligious and intercultural conflicts,” noted the President of Bangladesh, M. Zillur Rahman, as he inaugurated the first International Conference on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue at the University of Dhaka.

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R. Kittel: UPF's Principles for Peacebuilding

October 9, 2009

The way to rise above the pursuit of self-interest is to recognize our common humanity, given to us by our Creator. Just as a parent can intercede in the disputes of the children, it is the parental heart originating from the Creator which helps us resolve the differences that exist between the world’s nations, cultures, and religions.

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Day of Families Celebrated in Dhaka

May 15, 2009

Dhaka, Bangladesh - The United Nations Information Centre-Dhaka, UPF, and the Women’s Federation for World Peace organized a seminar on “Creating a World of Peace: One Family at a Time” at the Dhaka Business and Professional Women’s Club to mark the International Day of Families.

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Advocating Global Peace and the Family in Dhaka

April 4, 2009

Dhaka, Bangladesh - Straight talk about the sacredness of human sexuality took place at a conference on “The Family as the Foundation for World Peace.”

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Scholarships for Students in Bangladesh, Zambia

April 2, 2009

Bangladesh, Zambia - International Relief Friendship Foundation chapters in Zambia and Bangladesh held ceremonies in early 2009 to present scholarships to students at schools they support.

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Forum in Bangladesh on Globalization's Influence on the Family

August 3, 2008

Dhaka, Bangladesh - A Parents’ Day Seminar in Dhaka on Aug. 2, 2008 addressed the theme of The Era of the Global Family: A Culture of Peace.

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"Discover True Friendship" Service Tour in Bangladesh

August 23, 2007

IRFF "Discover True Friendship Service Tour: Asia Edition 2007" was held in Bangladesh July 10 - 25, 2007. The mission of the service tour was to construct the Jaigeer Peace Center, to make a brick road from the main road to the school, and to dig a tube well at the school site.

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Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Dhaka

July 28, 2004

A seminar entitled "Forging a Path to Peace: Christian-Muslim Dialogue" took place July 27, 2004, with participants from the USA, Canada, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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RYS Participants Practice Interfaith Cooperation Through a Road Construction Project in Bangladesh

May 13, 1996

Bangladesh— Students from the RYS Club at Dhaka University practice interfaith cooperation through a road construction project.

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RYS Volunteers Paves Road to School in Bangladesh

January 19, 1995

Chittagong/Aburkhil, Bangladesh— Participants carried 3000 bricks to a school and begin constructing a paved road (Amity Road) to the school.

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