M.M. Khimulu: Address to World Summit 2014

August 11, 2014

Cultural diplomacy remains the bridge towards our growth and we must embrace these ideals both from within and outside our religious stands.

Read More...

International Day of Families Observed in Nairobi

May 17, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya - The International Day of Families was observed at a program in in UPF's Peace House in Nairobi on May 17, 2014.

Read More...

Leadership Conference Held in Nairobi

March 29, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya - Twenty-five Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace traveled to Kenya to join UPF leaders from Benin, Uganda, Somalia, Eritria and Kenya for a Special Leadership Conference March 27–29, 2014 following up on the leadership conference in Korea the previous month.

Read More...

AIDS Day Events in Kenya Focus on Promoting Abstinence

December 1, 2013

Nairobi, Kenya - Timing their visit to World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, 2013, two women from Switzerland traveled to Kenya to teach an HIV/AIDS-prevention program that focuses on premarital abstinence.

Read More...

UPF-Africa Leaders Pay a Visit to Hon. Raila Odinga

July 11, 2012

Nairobi, Kenya - Key UPF leaders attended a continental meeting in Nairobi and paid a visit to Hon. Raila Odinga, prime minister of Kenya, on July 11.

Read More...

Day of Families Observed in Nairobi

May 15, 2012

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF-Kenya and its network of Ambassadors for Peace and families hosted a celebration of the UN International Day of Families in Nairobi on May 15 with a wide variety of cultural events, educational speeches, and activities.

Read More...

Day of Peace Observed in Nairobi

September 24, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF-Kenya celebrated the International Day of Peace on September 24 at the court of the Chief Kadhi in Nairobi. The event began with words of welcome and an invocation by young Muslim girls by chanting a message of peace to mark the UN International Day of Peace together with the Muslim Eid ul-Fitr celebration of the end of Ramadan.

Read More...

An Interfaith Welcome in Kenya for UPF Chairman

February 27, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - UPF International Chairman Rev. Hyung Jin Moon was welcomed to Nairobi by Ambassadors for Peace of different faiths on Feb. 27, 2011.

Read More...

K. Marende: Solidarity and Partnership in Pursuit of World Peace

February 27, 2011

Each of you are demonstrating that you are making a difference by standing up for the ideal of peace that transcends race and religion — universal peace. This is the key to our coexistence and development. It goes to show how small acts when multiplied across the world by millions of people can transform it.

Read More...

I. Odinga: Address to the International Leadership Conference

February 6, 2011

The French novelist and philosopher Victor Hugo once said that “More powerful than an invading army is an idea whose time has come.” Rev. and Mrs. Moon have led the way in the promotion of interfaith dialogue, the ethics of living for the sake of others, and service to God, family and nation.

Read More...

Trees and Toilets to Transform Nairobi Slum

January 21, 2011

Nairobi, Kenya - Two hundred trees were planted in Kibera, one of the largest slums in Africa, on Jan. 21, 2011, and ground was broken for building ten public toilets.

Read More...

Character Education Continues in Nairobi

December 11, 2010

Photos of a character education program for school officials and community leaders in Kenya in March 2010. A seminar on character education was held December 11 at the Peace Embassy in Nairobi.

Read More...

International Leaders Bring Insights and Aid to UPF-Kenya

November 3, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya - Ambassadors for Peace from across the country gathered in Nairobi for a Nov. 3, 2010, seminar to meet international leaders and launch a new tree-planting initiative.

Read More...

Day of Peace in Nairobi

September 21, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya - Dr. Markendey Rai, Chief of Global Parliamentarians, gave the keynote address at UPF-Kenya's celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21. Dr. Hasmukh Dawda, Chair of UPF-Kenya welcomed the audience, which included Youth Ambassadors for Peace and members of "Veterans for Peace."

Read More...

Pre-Referendum Peace Campaign in Nairobi

August 2, 2010

Nairobi, Kenya - Two days before a national referendum, UPF-Kenya organized a Peace Campaign on August 2 that included planting trees symbolizing the various faith communities in Kenya. Trees were planted representing Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, and Brahma Kumaris. The Nigerian ambassador to Kenya called for a peaceful referendum as he dedicated a tree of peace. Representatives of the various faith communities joined in prayers for peace.

Read More...

M. Rai: Critical Issues, 2010-2015

February 18, 2010

We have heard quotes from all the religions. The message is very clear: peace begins from you. You are Ambassadors for Peace, and you have to make sure that the world is peaceful. Unfortunately, we have forgotten how to breathe, how to live, how to love. Be simple, normal, and livable. You are real human beings.

Read More...

UPF Consultations at Opening of UN General Assembly

October 1, 2009

As the UN General Assembly held its annual meeting in New York Sept. 23 to 30, 2009, UPF leaders held consultations with heads of delegations of Palau, Tanzania, Nepal, Kenya, and Guinea to discuss potential projects.

Read More...

International Young Leaders Summit in Nairobi Offers Vision for Renewal

March 21, 2009

Nairobi, Kenya - The International Young Leaders Summit of the Universal Peace Federation and the Youth Federation for World Peace took place March 19-21 in Nairobi, Kenya with the theme: “The Role of Young Leaders in Achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals and Peace Building in Africa.” Kenya Jaycees President Vincent Rapando reported that this was the first event of its kind in Kenya. 

Read More...

Ambassadors for Peace Energized by Broad Support for Clean-up

March 21, 2009

Hardly did we know that the tree-planting project along the Nairobi River would become such a lively event with energetic volunteers from all over Nairobi and its environs working consistently in a display of unity.

Read More...

International Young Leaders Summit Draws Impressive Attendance

March 21, 2009

Nairobi, Kenya - Hundreds of young leaders and professionals from all over Africa and the world converged on the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya on March 20 to launch a movement of Young Ambassadors for Peace and to gain the knowledge and tools to successfully build peace and achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Read More...