World Peace Blessing Held in Korea

October 15, 2009

Seoul, Korea - The Universal Peace Federation represented by several hundred Ambassadors for Peace was delighted to participate in the World Peace Blessing of 20,000 couples just concluded in Korea. It was an extraordinarily rich festival of love, friendship, and reconciliation.

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Eurasian Athletes Compete in Won Gu Games in Korea

October 13, 2009

Sportsmen from all over the world came to Korea October 12-13 for the Wongu Peace Cup, an international and intercultural sports event including football, basketball, volleyball, track and field, ping-pong, badminton, and martial arts. Athletes participated in the competitions as representatives of their native countries and continents, in an atmosphere of friendship and tolerance.

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Book Review: A Lifetime in Pursuit of Peace

October 1, 2009

Marking his 90th birthday, the autobiography of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen was published in English. A best-seller in his native Korea, the book gives readers an opportunity to learn more about a man whose deeds and goals have been the subject of international attention for decades.

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J.H. Pak: Religion Serving Peacebuilding and Disarmament

September 23, 2009

Can religion and religious leaders contribute to disarmament? You have all heard the quote, “Nations shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.” It can be found in one of the oldest religious books.

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Russians, Ukrainians, and Moldovans Play Football in Korea

August 15, 2009

Asan, Korea - On August 14 and 15, a football tournament was held in Korea among four teams representing North, South, West and East. The North was represented by the team from Russia that also included representatives from the Ukraine and Moldova.

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An Interfaith Vision of Peace at Conference in Korea

July 11, 2009

Seoul, Korea - As the world moves closer to the 21st century’s second decade, the goal of world peace seems as elusive as ever. With significant differences in beliefs and practices, not to mention language and culture, religion can seem to be a force for division, but delegates from 84 nations to the International Leadership Conference resolved to put aside religious differences in search of deeper unity. Français, Español, العربية

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Introducing 'As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen'

June 1, 2009

Seoul, Korea - Over 3,000 leaders of Korean society and nearly 200 dignitaries from overseas gathered at the COEX center to celebrate the publication of the autobiographical memoir of one of Korea’s best-known and most controversial citizens, the Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon.

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V. Cha: Challenges Facing US-Korea Relations

February 3, 2009

The alliance between the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK) remains one of the most underrated alliances in the history of international relations today. When the alliance was first formed in 1953, there was no preceding history of interaction (aside from minor commercial exchanges and missionary activities in the 1800s) and no common values as a frame of reference.

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Renewed Hope in Seoul for Korean Reunification

November 10, 2008

Seoul, South Korea - Can Korea ever be reunited? That was the urgent question posed separately to a crowd of tens of thousands at the Global Peace Festival in Seoul’s Yoido Plaza, and to a smaller but highly placed group of more than 600 people at the Korean National Assembly.

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Y.S. Song: How Should the East Asian Nations Cooperate and Make Progress in Human Security?

September 9, 2008

Speech delivered by Hon. Song Yeong Sun, Member, Korean National Assembly at the International Leadership Conference and Global Peace Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, September 9, 2008

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US Women Take Peace Queen Cup

June 21, 2008

With a 92-minute goal, the US women's soccer [football] team defeated Canada to win the Peace Queen Cup on June 21. The finalists and their scores were the same as in the inaugural tournament in 2006.

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Leadership Conference in Korea: From a Museum of War to the Palace of Peace

April 7, 2008

SEOUL, KOREA - The 320 Ambassadors for Peace from 91 countries participating in an International Leadership Conference experienced a dramatic lesson in the history of the Korean peninsula.

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Appeal for Collaboration on a Bering Strait Project

April 2, 2008

We, more than 300 Ambassadors for Peace gathering in Seoul from 80 nations, and representing various religions, ethnicities, cultures and civilizations of the world, sincerely and with an open heart support the idea of the US-Russian cooperation on the Bering Strait Tunnel project.

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World Leaders Pledge Peace at Peace Summit

February 13, 2008

Seoul, Korea - Two hundred and twenty world leaders, including prime ministers, presidents, government ministers, diplomats, religious and civic leaders participated in the third Summit for World Peace hosted by the Universal Peace Federation.

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Promoting Peaceful Reunification of Korea

January 11, 2008

International conferences for scholars and political leaders increase understanding of political, economic, nuclear, and humanitarian issues. Seminars on Korean reunification for university students from the North and South have been held in China

 

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D. Idevkhten: Potential Mongolian Contributions to Korean Reunification

December 17, 2007

Mongolia can meaningfully contribute to the security of Northeast Asia. I think that we have a strong foundation to say this because the relationship between Mongolia and Korea started a thousand years ago, and we have strong connections of lineage

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Chu: China’s Role in Establishing Permanent Peace in Korea

December 17, 2007

It seems that there will be no permanent peace regime on the Korean Peninsula without the peaceful settlement of the nuclear issue. Therefore, the nuclear issue and its resolution is the starting point for establishing permanent peace in Korea.

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W.S. Choi: The Principles and Preconditions for Korean Peace and Unification

December 17, 2007

US Ambassador to Korea Alexander Vershbow announced on May 9, 2007, that on the condition that North Korea carries out the terms of the February 13, 2007 agreement on the denuclearization of North Korea, the United States was ready to declare the end of the Korean War.

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P. Chamberlin: Korea Peace Regime - Worthy Idea or Red Herring?

December 17, 2007

Has the time finally come for peace to break out on the Korean Peninsula? Is the call for a Korea peace regime sincere, or is it a distraction—a red herring? What is America’s role?

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Y.D. Kim: Love and Mercy as Forces of Change

December 16, 2007

Humankind has always dreamed of a happy, prosperous life in a free and righteous society. Despite such dreams, however, humanity has been suffering from minor and major wars, disputes, and conflicts.

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