The Brazilian UPF chapter was inaugurated on the 12th of December 2005 when the founder, Rev. Sun Myung Moon, came to deliver the inauguration speech at the Great Auditorium of the Anhembi Convention Center, in front of 2500 people, in Sao Paulo.

On the 28th of July 2007 the first Regional Peace Council of Sao Paulo Region was established with the participation of 21 Ambassadors for Peace. Dr. Reinaldo Correa, Regional Police Chief, was elected President; Mr. Arlindo Negrão, Police Delegate, Vice-President; Mrs. Eliza Ferreira, UPF Public Relations, First Secretary; Dr. Natanael Nascimento, Judge, 2° Secretary; Rev. Christian Lepelletier, UPF General Secretary, 1° Treasurer; Colonel Bizarria, from the Military Police, 2° Treasurer; Dr. Hélio Serra, Medical Doctor, 1st Counsellor; and Mrs. Elita Correa, Lawyer, 2nd Counsellor.

UPF-Brazil Convenes Program in Palhoça City

April 23, 2017

Palhoça, Brazil—In April, UPF-Brazil held a meeting for Ambassadors for Peace, a peace march and its first Peace Cup soccer tournament, which together drew more than 950 people. 

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International Day of Peace Observed in Brazil

September 21, 2016

Sao Paulo, Brazil—The Peace Monument project, in partnership with UPF-Brazil and other civil society organizations, held a program in celebration of the International Day of Peace. 

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New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed in Brazil

June 21, 2016

Botucatu, Brazil—Thirty-two new Ambassadors for Peace were appointed at Botucatu City Hall in Sao Paolo state, Brazil in June.

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Brazilians Walk for Peace

April 16, 2016

Palhoça, Brazil—In April, UPF-Brazil held the 8th Walk for Peace and a meeting for Ambassadors for Peace in Palhoça, in the southern state of Santa Catarina.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Brazil

March 10, 2016

São Paulo, Brazil—To commemorate UN International Women’s Day 2016, UPF-Brazil held an event at the Sorocaba City Council in São Paulo state.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Brazil

February 19, 2016

São Paulo, Brazil—World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated in Sao Paulo on February 19, at the Indian Cultural Center.

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Brazilians Celebrate Religious Freedom on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2015

São Paulo, Brazil—UPF representatives were among the faith leaders, politicians, business heads, and supporters of religious freedom who gathered for a dinner to celebrate Thanksgiving, organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

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40th Anniversary Celebration Organized by UPF-Brazil

November 21, 2015

São Paulo, Brazil—More than 200 people, including government officials, journalists and an Olympic gold medalist, attended an event organized by UPF-Brazil to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Unification Movement in the country. 

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Faith Representatives Gather in São Paulo to Pray for Peace

November 21, 2015

São Paulo, Brazil—On November 21, 2015, friends and guests of UPF-Brazil gathered at a chapel in the São Bento Monastery for an interfaith prayer and meeting. 

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Conference on Family Values Held in Brazil

June 25, 2015

Anápolis, Brazil—The "First Conference on Family Values as the Only Way to Building Peace" was co-organized by UPF-Brazil on June 25.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Brazil

February 12, 2015

Brazil HarmonyWeek 2015 02 12Sao Paulo, Brazil - World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated in Sao Paulo, February 12, at the Indian Cultural Center.

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Overview of UPF-Brazil Activities in 2014

December 16, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil - A pictorial retrospective of the activitBrazilUPF2014ies of UPF-Brazil during 2014.

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New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed in São Paulo

August 30, 2014

São Paulo, Brazil - To form a peacebuilding alliance, a gathering of 140 leaders from various fields of society took place on Aug. 30, 2014, in São Paulo.

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Ambassadors for Peace Promote Peace and Development in Brazil

June 14, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Ambassadors for Peace from all fields of society gathered in Sao Paulo on June 14, 2014 to share insights on the topic of "A New Paradigm for Peace and Human Development in Brazil."

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UPF Conference Held in Goias, Brazil

June 5, 2014

Goiania, Brazil - UPF-Brazil held its first conference in the state of Goias, on June 5, 2014, on the theme: “Towards a New Paradigm for Peace and Human Development in Brazil.”

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Sao Paulo City Council to Observe Annual World Interfaith Harmony Week

March 13, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil - The Sao Paulo Municipal Chamber passed legislation on March 13, 2014, declaring World Interfaith Harmony Week, the first week of February, to be an annual observance. UPF-Brazil has organized UN World Interfaith Harmony Week events at the Sao Paulo City Hall in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in São Paulo

February 10, 2014

São Paulo, Brazil - World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated at the São Paulo Municipal Chamber, on Feb. 10, with the support of City Councillor Gilberto Natalini and the interfaith group of the Paulistanos Movement for Peace.

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Day of Peace Observed with Peace Awards in Sao Paulo

September 21, 2013

Sao Paulo, Brazil - UPF-Brazil organized a celebration of the International Day of Peace at the Peace Monument in Sao Paulo on September 21. After invocations by various religious leaders, outstanding citizens were presented with a replica of the Peace Monument in recognition of their outstanding contributions to peace.

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Day of Families Observed in Brasilia

May 16, 2013

Brasilia, Brazil - Senator Magno Malta from the State of Espírito Santo, President of the Parliamentary Front for the Defense of Life and the Family, organized a conference with the following theme: “The Challenges of the Post-Modern Society for Valuing Life and Empowering the Family,” at the Federal Senate on May 15, the International Day of Families.

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Dia Internacional da Familia em Brasilia

May 16, 2013

Brasilia, Brazil - O Seminário será realizado NO DIA 15 DE MAIO DE 2013. - DIA INTERNACIONAL DA FAMILIA, Auditório Petrônio Portela, no Senado Federal,  presença de lideranças políticas, religiosas, parlamentares e aberto ao público. 

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