Open Discussion of World Peace at Brazilian Congress

November 27, 2008

Organizations promoting peace participated in a public forum on world peace at the Brazilian Congress on November 27, sponsored by the External Relations Commission.

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Cleaning a Boulevard in Itapecerica de Serra, São Paulo

November 23, 2008

Itapecerica de Serra, São Paulo - A social impact project was held in the city of Itapecerica da Serra, São Paulo, on November 23. Approximately 50 people participated, including representatives from different associations and churches in the region: Assembly of God, Itapecerica Family Federation, the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principle-Brazil, and the city hall.

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Character Development through Service in Brasilia

November 20, 2008

On November 20, in the Educational Center of Brasília, located in the outlying city of Gama, and together with the Director, Mr. Samuel Silva, we gave two speeches about pure love and the importance of the social service as a way to develop character.

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Service Projects Lift the Spirit in Gama, Near Brasilia

November 12, 2008

Gama, Brazil - Global Peace Festival of Brazil participants had the opportunity to raise community awareness of the importance of the GPF efforts to introduce a new model of peace and implement a culture of peace in accordance with the motto, “One Family under God.”

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Itu Stream in São Paulo State Cleaned by GPF Crew

November 9, 2008

Itu, Brazil - On November 9, at 10:00 in the morning, we carried out a Social Impact Service project in the city of Itu, in São Paulo state. We began by gathering the participants together and explaining to them the social importance of doing the service project, at the same time connecting it to the vision of the Global Peace Festival. Thirty-four people cleaned the Jardim Santana stream by removing garbage and rebuilding the bridge.

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Planting a Garden and Distributing Food in Rio de Janeiro

October 19, 2008

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The Global Peace Festival (GPF) initiated a Social Impact Service project in the city of Rio de Janeiro in the Jacarepaguá district on October 19. Approximately 120 people participated in the activities of distributing food and clothing to less fortunate residents in the community, painting walls near the Residents Association, and generally cleaning up the community.

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Service Project in São Paulo Highlights a Culture of Heart

October 18, 2008

On October 18, the Global Peace Festival sponsored a service project in the watering-place of Butantã, in the city of São Paulo, with the help and support of approximately 40 people.

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Day of Peace in São Paulo

September 21, 2008

o Paulo, Brazil - Representatives of many sectors of society came together to call for peace.

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M. Ferreira: Drawn Together in the Bonds of God's Love

August 9, 2008

We are living in a moment when there is a big devaluation of the family, or at least an intention to devalue the family. It is a time of uneasiness and excessive violence in many parts of Brazil. I think that peace and the status of the family are very important points for these days because not only Brazil but the world is facing a crisis in the area of family. A message that can bring trust and express the value of the family is the message that we need today.

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L. Brun: Linkages between Peace and the Environment

May 2, 2008

I tried to make connections, linkages between peace and the questions of environment around the world because there are many threats to our survival on the planet. They affect all the countries, all the nations, and this can create a common cause to unite us against those threats. In the meeting of the Universal Peace Federation, I tried to emphasize the importance of a new awareness of those environmental problems, such as the melting down of the poles, the greenhouse effect, rising sea levels, the destruction of ecosystems in different countries, the pollution of the seas, that break the food chain as a consequence.

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Conferencia em Brasilia "sela" importancia da paz universal

April 26, 2008

Brasilia, Brasil - A Comissão de Trabalho, de Administração e Serviço Público realizou nesta quinta-feira (24) conferência sobre a atuação da Federação para a Paz Universal. Mais de 600 pessoas, dentre elas vários líderes religiosos, lotaram o auditório Nereu Ramos da Câmara dos Deputados.

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Clearing a Soccer Field - IRFF in Brazil

January 19, 2008

Young participants in a leadership seminar in Sao Paulo, Brazil, went to a town nearby to help out in whatever way they were needed and ended up clearing weeds from a soccer field and renovating a children’s playground. The 35 people from 11 nations were in San Lorenzo de la Sierra from January 14 to 18, 2008, and during that time they made friends with youth from local Catholic and evangelical churches.

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Estabelecimento do Conselho de Paz de São Paulo

July 28, 2007

No mês de julho 2007, no dia 28, os Embaixadores da Paz da Região de São Paulo foram convidados a uma reunião sobre o Projeto de formar o primeiro Conselho de Paz da UPF do Brasil. Todos já tinham recebido o Título e foram homenageados Embaixadores da Paz, ficaram contentes por terem sido reconhecidos e se dispuseram para fazer algo mais, porém aguardando como fazer o próximo passo. Nós solicitamos a cada um de preencher o formulário afirmando os cinco Princípios da Paz e em seguida assinar a aceitação do convite para ser um membro do Conselho de Paz.

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Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Brazil

December 13, 2005

Sao Paulo, Brazil - The Convention Center was filled to its 2,500 capacity with a most enthusiastic crowd who welcomed Dr. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon with the kind of thunderous, rousing ovation normally reserved for when the Brazilian national soccer team score a goal.

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