Chapter Secretary General
Global Peace Council Member
March 22, 2017
New York, United States—The family is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to speakers at a side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
February 18, 2010
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.
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.
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.