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.

Latin America Summit Includes Founder's Address and Peace Rally

August 4, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The first Latin America Summit concluded with a speech by the UPF co-founder and the signing of the São Paulo Declaration of Peace.

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Presidents and Parliamentarians Address Latin America Summit

August 3, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The first full day of the 2018 Latin America Summit featured prominent speakers from throughout the region.

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Latin America Summit Begins Amid Warmth and Hope

August 2, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—Participants at the opening banquet of the first Latin America Summit praised the evening’s spirit of fraternity and friendship.

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Latin America Summit 2018 Schedule

August 2, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil— Participants at the first Latin America Summit, titled "Peace and Development in Latin America: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values," praised the event’s spirit of fraternity and friendship. Nearly 400 representatives from 40 countries attended the summit, which was held from August 2 to 5, 2018, at the Renaissance Hotel.

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IAPP Inaugurated in São Paulo State Assembly

July 20, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The São Paulo state chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was inaugurated in the state's Legislative Assembly in July.

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IAPD Inaugurated in Brazil

May 11, 2018

Sao Paulo, Brazil—The Brazilian chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) was inaugurated in May.

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IAPP Launched in Brazil

November 23, 2017

Brasilia, Brazil—The inauguration of the Brazil chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) took place at the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Congress of Brazil.

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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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