PO Box 2121
Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
The UPF Fiji chapter is represented by Ambassadors for Peace, who number about 700 nationwide as a result of various seminars and rallies for peace conducted over the last five years in cooperation with international and regional UPF representatives.
The Fiji chapter has been promoting peace in Fiji through peace rallies, peace seminars, and character education programmes in cooperation with the Ministry for Youth, Sports, and Productivity. Service For Peace projects serve various communities and help to create a culture of peace based on a universally shared value of “Living for the sake of others.”
Some significant Service For Peace projects held so far are as follows:
Cleaning and painting stair railings with the theme, “Provide a clean and healthy environemnt for the sick” at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital; cleaning and socializing with children at the Hilton Special School Hostel and St. Christopher’s Home; cleaning and socializing with senior citizens at Father’s Law Home and the Home of Compassion to communicate the vision of “One Family under God."
February 6, 2016
Nausori, Fiji—Students and teachers from 15 schools attended the first of six seminars in Values Education that will be given across Fiji this year.
January 23, 2016
Suva, Fiji—UPF-Fiji celebrated its 10th anniversary at a ceremony that was attended by government dignitaries and NGO representatives.
December 2, 2015
Sydney, Australia—“Peace, Security and Human Development in Oceania” was the theme of the 2015 UPF-Oceania regional conference.
November 13, 2015
Nausori, Fiji—UPF and FFWPU of Fiji held a memorial ceremony in honor of the victims of the November 13, 2015, terror attacks in Paris.
July 6, 2015
Suva, Fiji—The government of Fiji has approved the teaching of a UPF-backed character education curriculum in all nine of the country’s educational districts.
February 19, 2015
Suva, Fiji—A member of Fiji’s Parliament was one of the main speakers at a program held under the banner of South Pacific Peace Initiatives.
February 19, 2015
Nakasi, Fiji—UPF-Fiji organized a two-day character education presentation to teachers, students and VIPs at Nakasi High School.
August 10, 2014
It is crucial that we work together in stanch faith and with equal leadership to be able to truly overcome our individual conflicts and struggles to be able to achieve lasting world peace.
May 18, 2014
Suva, Fiji - UPF celebrated the International Day of Families by organizing lunch and entertainment for residents of the Samabula Old Peoples' Home in Suva on May 18, 2014.
September 18, 2013
Washington DC, USA - A Peace and Security Forum on "Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia" on Sept. 18, 2013, addressed the impact of climate change, economic development in the region, and the role of the external powers in working with the region on these critical challenges.
June 13, 2009
Suva, Fiji - Religious leaders of the Fiji Islands gathered at the Nasinu Town Council Chamber on June 13, 2009 to discuss the values of “marriage and family.”
March 21, 2009
Suva, Fiji - The inaugural meeting of the Interreligious Peace Council of Fiji was held in the peaceful chamber of the Nasinu Town Council. Heads on March 21, 2009.
September 21, 2008
Suva, Fiji - Children at a school for the deaf enjoyed crafts projects on the International Day of Peace.
December 17, 2007
The majority of poverty eradication work is done by faith organizations run by Christians of various denominations, Hindus, and Muslims. Many of them deliver food and medical supplies to the poor and also take their children to formal schools for education.