UPF-Thailand Aids Victims of Earthquake in Northern Thailand

June 4, 2014

Chiang Rai, Thailand - UPF-Thailand and its Ambassadors for Peace   , together with the Lions Club of Thailand, traveled to northern Thailand June 2-4 to deliver aid to victims of the May 5, 2014, earthquake.

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Interfaith Peace Festival Held in Northeast Thailand

May 4, 2014

Buriram, Thailand - Dr. Lek and Mrs. Vipa Thaveetermsakul hosted an Interfaith Peace Festival and marriage rededication in Buriram City on May 4, 2014 at the main auditorium of Ratchabhat Buriram University.

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Retired Military Generals Launch Asian Peace and Unity Corps in Bangkok

December 13, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - Retired chiefs of staff from the armed forces of Thailand, the Philippines, India and Nepal joined 38 active and retired generals from 13 Asian nations to launch the Asian Peace and Unity Corps in Bangkok, Thailand, on Dec. 13, 2013.

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Educators Gather in Bangkok to Discuss Good Governance and Peace

November 27, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - Educators from seven Asian nations participated in a conference in Bangkok Nov. 23-27 on "New Paradigms for Education and Good Governance for World Peace." A member of a Commission on Higher Education in the Philippines voiced appreciation for the opportunity to "upgrade" her understanding about the importance of the family and gain insights into the importance of good governance for peacebuilding.

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Asian Media Conference Held in Thailand

October 27, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - Delegates from 12 nations of South and Southeast Asia representing 32 media houses attended the first Asian Media Conference, Oct. 22-26. They gathered in Thailand to consider the theme: “The Role of the Media in Building Nations of Peace."

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Service Project Coordinators Attend Training in Thailand

September 16, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - Religious Youth Service coordinators from ten nations in Asia participated in a conference on “Peace, Development, and Transformational Leadership for Building Nations of Peace,” in Bangkok Sept. 12-16, 2013.

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Conference in Bangkok on Peace, Development, and Transformational Leadership

September 16, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - The third Asian Leadership Conference, from Sept. 12 to 16, 2013, in Bangkok, Thailand, focused on “Peace, Development and Transformational Leadership for Building Nations of Peace.” Among the speakers were prominent women leaders.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Songkhla, Thailand

August 25, 2013

Songkhla, Thailand - Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Unificationist youth helped renovate a school building in Songkhla, Thailand, Aug. 21-25, 2013, as part of a Religious Youth Service project that included visits to religious sites and interreligious dialogue.

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Thailand Hosts Second Asian Leadership Conference

August 5, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - Fifty-six participants from nine countries tasted Thai hospitality and learned about Dr. Sun Myung Moon's universal principles of peace at an Asian Leadership Conference August 1-5.

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First Asian Leadership Conference in Bangkok

July 14, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - A total of 56 participants from four nations attended a four-day seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, July 10-14, 2013 that centered on UPF’s Principles of Peace.

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Day of Families Observed in Thailand

May 11, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - In commemoration of the United Nations’ International Day of Families, UPF-Thailand and the Family Federation for World Peace-Thailand held two seminars: in Bangkok May 6-8 and in Kalasin province May 10 and 11.

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Interfaith Conference in Bangkok on Strengthening Families

February 7, 2013

Bangkok, Thailand - The Chairman of the Committee of Religions, Art and Culture of the House of Representative of Parliament of Thailand gave the keynote address at a Feb. 7, 2013 conference in Bangkok on "Interreligious Principles for Strengthening Families."

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Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival Held in Northern Thailand

December 23, 2012

Chiangmai, Thailand - Around 400 couples participated in an Interfaith Peace Festival on Dec. 23, 2012 at Hangdong Municipality Hall in the Hangdong district of Chiangmai province in northern Thailand.

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Marriage as a Paradigm of Peace in Thailand

October 7, 2012

Hat Yai City, Songkhla Province, Thailand – An interreligious wedding and marriage rededication of 1,100 took place in Hat Yai and Songkhla on Oct. 7, 2012.

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Steps to Peace in Southern Thailand

October 7, 2012

Songkhla, Thailand – UPF-Thailand took a step forward to peace in a separatist area of southern Thailand with a conference in Songkhla on the topic “Good Governance and Interreligious Cooperation for Lasting Peace” Oct. 5–7, 2012.

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Day of Families Observed in Bangkok

May 14, 2012

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF-Thailand and the Family Federation for World Peace-Thailand celebrated the International Day of Families in Bangkok on May 13.

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Decades of Religious Youth Service Build Bonds Among Thai Youth

March 19, 2012

Since 1989, Religious Youth Service has been organizing interfaith service-learning projects for youth in various parts of Thailand. Here is a sampling of reports of projects through 2012.

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Buddhist, Muslim, and Christian Youth Serve a School in Northern Thailand

March 19, 2012

Baan Dadthongchareon, Thailand - A Religious Youth Project in an agricultural community in northern Thailand from March 15 to 19 promoted understanding, friendship, and harmony among participants. The 70 Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, and Catholic youth worked together to improve a children's playground, build vegetable and fruit gardens, repair the road inside the school compound, and build a water drainage system.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Commemorated in Bangkok

February 7, 2012

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF-Thailand joined hands with other religious organizations to organize a World Interfaith Harmony Week program at its Peace Embassy in Bangkok on February 7. The 300 people in attendance included Buddhist monks, religious leaders, civil society leaders, NGO representatives, military and government representatives, Ambassadors for Peace, and youth leaders.

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C. Kullavanijaya: Towards an Era of Interfaith Cooperation and Peace

January 25, 2012

Address to the International Leadership Conference, Seoul, Korea, January 2012

Developments in the Pattani region of southern Thailand over the centuries are given as an example of people of different faiths living together.

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