Rua Cardeal Arcoverde, 928
Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
The Brazilian UPF chapter was inaugurated on
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.
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.
June 21, 2016
Botucatu, Brazil—Thirty-two new Ambassadors for Peace were appointed at Botucatu City Hall in Sao Paolo state, Brazil in June.
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.
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.
February 19, 2016
São Paulo, Brazil—World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated in Sao Paulo on February 19, at the Indian Cultural Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 12, 2015
Sao Paulo, Brazil - World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated in Sao Paulo, February 12, at the Indian Cultural Center.
December 16, 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil - A pictorial retrospective of the activities of UPF-Brazil during 2014.
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.
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."
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 26, 2013
O senador Sérgio Petecão (PSD) esteve neste final de semana na Ásia, para participar de uma conferência sobre paz, intitulada “Cúpula Mundial sobre Paz, Segurança e Desenvolvimento Humano”. O evento foi realizado entre os dias 21 a 25 de fevereiro em Seul,capital da Coréia do Sul. Segundo o senador, foi uma oportunidade para debatera relação entre as nações “e estimular parcerias para o progresso entre os povos”.