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Global Peace Council Member
March 13, 2014
Sierra Leone’s former president Ahmad Tajan Kabbah died March 13, 2014 after a long illness in his home in Freeport, Sierra Leone. He was 82. The late president was a member of UPF’s Presiding Council and an Ambassador for Peace.
May 15, 2012
Freetown, Sierra Leone - UPF-Sierra Leone organized an observance of the International Day of Families in Freetown on May 15 with the theme: “Balancing Private and Public Responsibilities within the Family.” The theme drew the attention of participants from all walks of life.
December 16, 2011
Freetown, Sierra Leone - UPF-Sierra Leone held a National Leadership Workshop on the theme of "The Significance of Marriage and Family in the 21st Century" on December 16 at the GGEM Conference Hall in Freetown.
September 21, 2011
Freetown, Sierra Leone - Joining the whole world on September 21, to celebrate World Peace Day, UPF-Sierra Leone embarked on an attitudinal change by cleaning at the Connaught Teaching Government Hospital.
April 5, 2011
Freetown, Sierra Leone - On behalf of UPF, Katherine Rigney presented a Peace Medal to Sierra Leone's President, Ernest Bai Koroma.
January 13, 2011
Freetown, Sierra Leone - An interfaith event on January 13 opened with an invitation to remember those who have sacrificed for religious freedom and political freedom. Tributes were paid to Father Sun Myung Moon, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela.
December 20, 2010
Freetown, Sierra Leone - UPF-Sierra Leone launched Student Peace Initiative in nine leading secondary schools in the capital on December 11. Character education training was offered to sixteen students, who are encouraged to start peace clubs at their schools.
December 11, 2010
It is with great pleasure and high honor that I accept your invitation for me to attend this award ceremony for the students who have the completed training in character education by the Universal Peace Federation and give a talk. The theme of the ceremony is "Developing students to realize their potential through character education."
September 21, 2010
Freetown, Sierra Leone - UPF-Sierra Leone organized a seminar for high school students on September 21 on topics related to the theme of the International Day of Peace: “Youth for Peace and Development.”
August 26, 2010
Freetown, Sierra Leone - UPF-Sierra Leone held a special consultation on “An Interfaith Council, Plus 10: The UN and the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations” on August 26 at the ENCISSS Conference Hall in Freetown.
May 15, 2010
Freetown, Sierra Leone - The UN International Day of Families was celebrated in the Hall of the National School of Nursing in Freetown on May 15.
May 15, 2010
The family constitutes the basic unit of society and therefore deserves special attention. Hence, the widest possible protection and assistance should be accorded to families so that they may fully assume their responsibilities within the community.
April 8, 2009
Universal Peace Federation has awarded 30 people in Kenema city with certificates as Ambassadors for Peace in the Kenema district east of the country during its two days International Leadership Conference.
March 28, 2009
Kenema, Sierra Leone - A Global Peace Tour program at the center of recent violence and conflict in Sierra Leone brought people together for an International Leadership Conference on March 27, 2009 and a clean up of the city center the following day.
April 23, 2008
UPF organized a second International Leadership Conference on the theme: “Towards a New Paradigm of Leadership and Good Governance for Peace and Development” on April 23, 2008. The level of participation was very encouraging, with 99 members of Parliament present.
April 23, 2008
Dr. Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, former president of Sierra Leone, delivered the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of UPF's Leadership Conference, "Towards a New Paradigm of Leadership and Good Governance," in Freetown, Sierra Leone, May 10, 2008.
December 4, 2007
UPF held a seminar on Good Governance and Leadership for Members of Parliament in the Parliament Building in Freetown on December 4.
December 9, 2006Sierra Leone - The UPF peace message was delivered at a prestigious Roman Catholic Parish Hall in Moyamba.