A.-M. Lizin: Indirect Interventionism: Consequences for the Geneva II Peace Conference

October 14, 2013

I will try to give some guidelines regarding the evolution of interventionism in the last two decades, in order to be able to discuss some conclusions applicable to the Syrian war and to the future Geneva II Peace Conference.

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Day of Families Observed at the European Parliament

May 15, 2013

Christopher V. Davies of UPF-Netherlands attended an International Day of Families meeting at the European Parliament on behalf of the Universal Peace Federation.

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Brussels Conference Asks Europe to Do More for Human Rights

December 5, 2012

Brussels, Belgium - Europe has led the world in understanding and promoting human rights. What can it do more? This question was the topic of a European Leadership Conference at the European Parliament in Brussels December 4 and 5.

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S.M.T. Tabassum: Obama’s Middle East Visit and the Possibilities of Peaceful Religious Coexistence

June 26, 2009

The relationship between the US and the Muslim world had been marked by ongoing mistrust, discord, and suspicion for several decades. This was due to the fact that after the tragic event of 9 / 11, the “War on Terror” targeted the Muslim countries of Afghanistan and Iraq, causing discord between the Muslims and the United States.

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Financial Crisis Discussed during Peace Tour in Belgium

March 16, 2009

Brussels, Belgium - Mr. Pascal Roussel, an expert on financial derivatives, addressed an International Leadership Conference session on the financial crisis.

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F. Jabeen: Women's Rights, Peace, and Development in South Asia

February 13, 2009

Human rights and fundamental freedoms are the birthright of all human being, and their protection and promotion is the first and essential responsibility of every government and authority.

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Day of Peace in Antwerp

September 21, 2008

Antwerp, Belgium - Representatives of various religions expressed their views on how to develop peace.

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W. Fautré: European Perspectives on Interfaith Cooperation for Peace and Human Rights

September 1, 2008

My conception is that freedom of religion is indivisible, and therefore I decided to start working as a volunteer for Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox organizations. There were difficult debates inside the concerned faith-based organizations before they decided to co-organize common defense actions. They were then probably less convinced by the concept of indivisibility of religious freedom than by the necessity to unite their efforts so that their voices could be better heard.

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Brussels Conference Promotes Coexistence among Religions

January 5, 2008

An International Conference on Interfaith Dialogue towards Global Peace at the Peace Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, unanimously passed a resolution entitled "Brussels Peace Declaration on Religious Coexistence" on December 1, 2007. Participants discussed the importance of interfaith harmony and conflict resolution to combat extremism, intolerance, hatred, and violence in the name of religion.

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