Pakistan Hosts Fifth RYS Project

October 6, 2016

Lahore, Pakistan—Twenty-five young people helped rebuild a church building in Lahore in a Religious Youth Service project that took place in the city from October 2 to 6. 

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Teachers' Seminar Held in Pakistan

October 5, 2016

Lahore, Pakistan—Around 200 teachers attended a one-day seminar held at St. Anthony College in Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan.  

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UPF-Nepal Chair Meets Pakistani Leaders

September 30, 2016

Islamabad, Pakistan—UPF-Nepal Chair Hon. Ek Nath Dhakal, former minister of peace and reconstruction of Nepal, met with government leaders in Pakistan during a visit to the country in September.

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South Asia Peace Initiative Conference Held in Pakistan

September 29, 2016

Islamabad, Pakistan—The 19th South Asia Peace Initiative (SAPI) conference convened at the National Library of Pakistan in Islamabad, the capital. 

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UPF Joins “Youth for Peace and Countering Violent Extremism” Conference in Pakistan

September 28, 2016

Islamabad, Pakistan—Government and civil society leaders spoke to hundreds of youth at the 7th National Youth Peace Festival: “Youth for Peace and Countering Violent Extremism.” 

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International Day of Peace Observed in Pakistan

September 24, 2016

Mirpurkhas, Pakistan—A seminar on peace was organized by UPF and ADARSH, a local Pakistani NGO, to commemorate the International Day of Peace in Pakistan.  

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UPF Seminar Promotes Peace and Interfaith Harmony in Pakistan

May 14, 2016

Lahore, Pakistan—More than 40 religious, government and civil society leaders attended an interfaith seminar organized by UPF-Pakistan. 

 

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UPF Representative Meets Government, Interfaith Leaders in Pakistan

April 29, 2016

Islamabad, Pakistan—In April, UPF-Pakistan’s Secretary General met with government and interfaith leaders in Pakistan.

 

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Day of Families Observed in Pakistan

May 16, 2013

Multan, Pakistan - The International Day of Families is an occasion to celebrate the importance of families to people, societies and cultures around the world. Society for the Promotion of Education and Awareness (SEAP Pakistan) and Religious Youth Service Pakistan commemorated the International Day of Families on May 15 at SEAP Pakistan’s Secretariat in Multan, Southern Punjab.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Multan, Pakistan

March 23, 2013

Multan, Pakistan - A Religious Youth Project in Multan, Pakistan, March 18-23, 2013, included cross-cultural experiences, an international peace conference, planting trees in various religious institutions and visits to historic sites.

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Religious Youth Service Project Planned in Pakistan

March 22, 2013

Multan, Pakistan - “Youth of Faith Build Peace by Practice of Love and Service” was the theme of a second project of Religious Youth Service-Pakistan, planned for March 15 to 22. Local and international youth were invited to explore cultural unity through working together in one of the ancient cities of Asia. The program included a international peace conference, planting trees at religious institutions, and visits to historical sites.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Pakistan

February 7, 2013

Multan, Pakistan - Religious Youth Service-Pakistan observed World Interfaith Harmony Week in Multan from February 1 to 7 with interfaith ceremonies, a concert, and essay, poster, and debate competitions.

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Volunteer Day Celebrated in Pakistan

December 5, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - On December 5, the Society for the Promotion of Education and Awareness (SEAP Pakistan) in collaboration with UPF and Religious Youth Service commemorated International Volunteer Day, celebrating their commitment and hope for a better world.

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International Day for Tolerance Commemorated in Pakistan

November 16, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - Sixty-four years after the founding of Pakistan, fundamentalist and extremist ideologies have come to dominate the country, and the minorities who make up four percent of Pakistan’s populace of 180 million are subject to prejudice, exclusion, and violent discrimination. To counter extremism, the Society for the Promotion of Education and Awareness commemorated the International Day forTolerance on November 16 at the Shellan Guest House in Multan.

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Appeal for Flood Relief in Punjab, Pakistan

October 24, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - Funds are being sought to provide food, shelter and medical care to people displaced by floods resulting from monsoon rains in the Southern Punjab in 2012.

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Religious Youth Service Launched in Pakistan

October 19, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - Youth from all provinces of Pakistan assembled in Multan Oct. 12-19, 2012, for a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural Religious Youth Service project that included service-learning activities, visits to religious sites and providing a drinking water system and toilets for Hindu slum dwellers.

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Pakistani Youth Pray for the Recovery of Injured Girl

September 19, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - Participants in Pakistan's first Religious Youth Service project joined other young people in the nation and other parts of the world in holding a candlelight prayer vigil for the recovery of  Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani student shot on October 9 as she was returning from school, defying a Taliban ban on education for girls. Participants in the October 12-19 program in central Pakistan engaged in various service-learning activities and providing safe drinking water and sanitation for Hindu slum dwellers.

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UN International Youth Day Celebrated in Pakistan

August 12, 2012

Multan, Pakistan - The Society for the Promotion of Education and Awareness along with its networking organizations commemorated UN International Youth Day in Multan, Pakistan Aug. 12, 2012.

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UPF-Japan Aids Pakistani Flood Victims

November 30, 2010

Islamabad, Pakistan - After the July 2010 flooding, UPF-Japan volunteers traveled to Islamabad in November to pack donations and deliver food and mattresses to displaced people at a camp in the Nowshera district.

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Day of Peace in Pakistan

September 21, 2008

Pakistan - Two organizations have agreed to work together to promote peacebuilding and peacemaking initiatives.

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