ContactSimon Amare Tekeba
Chapter Secretary General
November 27, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF-Ethiopia leaders and four Ambassadors for Peace took part in a conference on women’s role in Africa’s sustainable development.
November 1, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF-Ethiopia visited the Muday Charity Association for needy women and children in order to offer aid and services.
October 25, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Eighteen Youth Ambassadors for Peace attended a seminar on human rights and peace.
September 19, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF-Ethiopia marked the UN International Day of Peace with a forum under the UN theme “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All.”
August 15, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—A UPF-Ethiopia Ambassador for Peace has completed a training course in nonviolent conflict transformation.
June 13, 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - After a pilgrimage to Mecca at the beginning of Ramadan, Mr. Aftikhar Ahmed visited Ethiopia June 11-13, 2014, continuing a tradition of annual tours in East Africa by an interfaith delegation of UPF-England and Scotland.
April 22, 2014
New York, United States— Fourteen diplomats from the United Nations participated in a Japanese tea ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Ethiopia to the United Nations.
March 18, 2014
Abuja, Nigeria - UPF-Nigeria in collaboration with UPF-Ethiopia and Global Educators for All Initiative is pleased to announce the convening of a Special Leadership Conference March 27 – 29, 2014, at the African Union Commission headquarters and Nexus Hotels in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference is a local follow up to the February International Leadership Conference held in Korea and will provide opportunities to address issues of education, peace and human development on national and regional levels.
June 26, 2013
We are now indeed in a new beginning in Africa, as is witnessed in the general good performance of many African economies, even during the period when the international economic situation is not so conducive for economic progress.
September 21, 2012
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - UPF-Ethiopia participated in a forum on the International Day of Peace September 21 at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The theme was the role of African women in bringing about peace.
August 16, 2012
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - It is with feelings of regret that we announce that His Holiness Abuna Paulos I, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, passed away in the early morning of August 16 at the age of 76.
June 29, 2012
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - An interfaith group of four Europeans arrived in Ethiopia on June 29, 2012, for a series of meetings with religious leaders and youth groups.
May 28, 2012
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - UPF-Ethiopia organized a celebration of the UN Day of Families on May 27 in partnership with Ambassador for Peace Ato Getachew Wolde Hanna, founder of the Ethiopian’s Family Association and owner of Tesfa (Hope) primary school in Addis Ababa.
July 10, 2011
February 5, 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Excerpts of the Congratulatory Address at the appointment of H.E. Girma Wolde-Giorgis, president of Ethiopia, and H.E. Omot Obang Olom, President of Gambella State, as Ambassadors for Peace on February 5, 2011.
February 5, 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The president of Ethiopia, H.E. Girma Wolde-Giorgis, and the president of the state of Gambella, H.E. Omot Obang Olom, attended the appointment of 257 new Ambassadors for Peace and were presented with certificates as Ambassadors for Peace.
January 31, 2010
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - During the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, in each of the 53 Member states of the African Union, a Flame of Peace will travel around the country in order to promote the initiative and to involve all African citizens.
April 8, 2009
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - A one-day character education seminar took place at the Nefas Silk TVET College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on April 8 for students from different departments and specializations, based on their high performance and grades in the Civic and Ethical Education course.
November 22, 2007
Twelve meetings were held throughout Ethiopia November 11-22 to introduce the Universal Peace Federation and its peace message to a wide variety of people. Guest speakers included Rev. Ho Jin Lee, who came from Korea, and the Assistant Continental Director of UPF-Africa, Rev. Sue Eun Ryoo.
June 30, 2007
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Religious tolerance and peace are the most important things for development, Rev. Sue Eun Ryoo told students from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia during a seminar on June 30, 2007. Students have a key role in disseminating this important message throughout Ethiopia.