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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"Conferência sobre paz foi um grande aprendizado", diz Sérgio Petecão

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”.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Sao Paulo City Hall

February 7, 2013

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Religious leaders gathered at the City Chamber of Sao Paulo on February 7 to discuss the possibility of creating an interreligious council to help the city councillors build a culture of peace.

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Day of Peace Commemorated in Sao Paulo

September 21, 2012

Sao Paulo, Brazil - The International Day of Peace was commemorated in the council chamber of the Sao Paulo City Hall on September 20 and at the Sao Paulo Commercial Association on September 21.

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Interfaith Harmony Ceremony Held at Rio+20 People's Summit

June 23, 2012

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - UPF-Brazil and partner organizations participated in interfaith events during the People's Summit Rio+20 June 15-22, 2102.

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UPF Statement on Sustainable Development

June 20, 2012

UPF applauds the UN and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, to address problems linked to unsustainable economic models.

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Dia Internacional das Famílias en Sao Paulo

May 15, 2012

Sao Paulo, Brasil - Dia Internacional das Famílias, 15 de maio - Câmara de SP.

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Day of Families Observed at a Forum in Sao Paulo

May 15, 2012

Sao Paulo, Brazil - The International Day of Families was observed on May 15 with a program in the Sao Paulo City Hall. A panel of speakers from a variety of religions and NGOs talked about the importance of family values in preventing social problems and building a better world.

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Forum in Brazil on the Quest for Interfaith and Social Harmony

March 15, 2012

Sao Jose, Santa Catarina, Brazil - As part of the city's 262nd anniversary celebrations, a March 15 forum on the “Quest for Interfaith and Social Harmony” took place in the City Hall of Sao Jose.

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