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The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is a global network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building a world of peace centered on universal spiritual and moral values.



In the unity of our nations rests the glorious future of our peoples.
Simon Bolivar

Kenya

International Day of Families Observed in Nairobi
By Emmanuel Tanui, Secretary General, UPF-Kenya  
Saturday, 17 May 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.

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Leadership Conference Held in Nairobi
By Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko, Secretary General, UPF-Nigeria  
Saturday, 29 March 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.

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AIDS Day Events in Kenya Focus on Promoting Abstinence
By UPF - Switzerland  
Sunday, 01 December 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.

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UPF-Africa Leaders Pay a Visit to Hon. Raila Odinga
By UPF-Africa  
Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Nairobi, Kenya - As newly-appointed leaders of UPF-Africa, Dr. Katsumi Otsuka, Regional President, and Kathy Rigney, Regional Chair, invited key UPF leaders to a continental meeting and paid a visit to Hon. Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya, on July 11.

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Day of Families Observed in Nairobi
By UPF - Kenya  
Tuesday, 15 May 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.

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Day of Peace Observed in Nairobi
By UPF - Kenya  
Saturday, 24 September 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.

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An Interfaith Welcome in Kenya for UPF Chairman
By UPF - Kenya  
Sunday, 27 February 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.

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K. Marende: Solidarity and Partnership in Pursuit of World Peace
By Hon. Kenneth Marende, Speaker of the Kenyan National Assembly  
Sunday, 27 February 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.

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I. Odinga: Address to the International Leadership Conference
By Ida Odinga, Founder, Ida Odinga Trust, Kenya  
Sunday, 06 February 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.

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Trees and Toilets to Transform Nairobi Slum
By UPF - Kenya  
Friday, 21 January 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.

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Character Education Continues in Nairobi
By Arthur Oyange, Coalition for Character Building, Kenya  
Saturday, 11 December 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.

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International Leaders Bring Insights and Aid to UPF-Kenya
By UPF - Kenya  
Wednesday, 03 November 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.

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Day of Peace in Nairobi
By UPF - Kenya  
Tuesday, 21 September 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."

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Pre-Referendum Peace Campaign in Nairobi
By UPF - Kenya  
Monday, 02 August 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.

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M. Rai: Critical Issues, 2010-2015
By Dr. Markandey Rai, Global Parliamentarians and Trade, United Nations, Kenya  
Thursday, 18 February 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.
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Nairobi
Kenya
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Global Peace Council Member

Hon. Joseph Kasaine Nkaisserry
Deputy Minister of Defense
Chapter Secretary General

Emmanuel Tanui