Thai Youth Clean Flood Damage at a Muslim School

December 8, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF launched "Peace Volunteer Thailand" with a mobilization of Muslim, Christian and Buddhist to clean flood damage at a Muslim school in Bangkok on Dec. 8, 2011.

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Bringing Relief to Thai Flood Victims

November 20, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - Volunteers provided food and supplies to people in Bangkok and provinces to the north affected by flooding in October and November 2011 and helped strengthen barriers against rising waters.

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Donations Sought for Flood Relief in Thailand

November 15, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - Thailand is facing its worst flooding in over 50 years with the water levels as high as three meters (ten feet) in certain parts of the country. It has claimed the lives of over 500 people so far, and hundreds of thousands of people are homeless.

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Thai Interreligious Council Inaugurated on Day of Peace

September 21, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The Interreligious Peace Council of Thailand was inaugurated in Bangkok on the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2011.

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Day of Peace Observed in Thai Schools with One Minute of Silence

September 21, 2011

Students in schools throughout Thailand opened the school day on the International Day of Peace, September 21, by observing one minute of silent prayer and meditation for peace and by listening to readings of peace messages from the UN Secretary General and the Prime Minister of Thailand.

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Day of Peace in Thailand Promoted by a Video Clip Contest

September 21, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF-Thailand organized video clip contest on the theme "Peace is ... what is peace in your mind?" to raise awareness of the UN International Day of Peace. The contest was promoted on university campuses, the mass media, and social networking sites. Prizes were awarded at the International Day of Peace commemoration in Bangkok on September 21.

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More Consultations about a Thai Interreligious Council

August 17, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The Committee for the Establishment of an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand held consultations in August 2011 in preparation the council's formation on Sept. 21, 2011.

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Gaining Support for a Thai Interreligious Council

August 17, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The proposal to establish an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand is gaining momentum as committee members visit national leaders of the various religions in Thailand.

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Muslims Support Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand

May 31, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The Committee for the Establishment of an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand met with a representative of Imam Aziz Pitakkhumpol, Sheikh of Thailand, on May 31 to consult about the proposal to establish an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand.

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Day of Families Observed in Bangkok

May 15, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF-Thailand and the Family Federation for World Peace-Thailand joined hands with family-related government representatives to celebrate the International Day of Families in Bangkok on May 15.

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Hindus Support Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand

May 1, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The committee to establish an Interreligious Peace Council of Thailand, met with the President of the Hindu Samaj Association and Representative of the Chief Brahm of the Royal Brahman Temple on May 21 to consult with them about the proposed council.

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Thai Ambassadors for Peace Send Gift to Japan

April 21, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - Mrs. Nittaya Laksanavisit, representating Thai Ambassadors for Peace, gave a donation of money to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to Mr. Kamol Thananopavarn, Assistant Secretary General of UPF-Thailand.

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Buddhist Interest in Thai Interreligious Council

April 19, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - The proposal to establish an interreligious peace council in Thailand received a positive response from the Office of National Buddhism.

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Conference Promotes an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand

February 23, 2011

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF Thailand hosted a meeting on February 23 to discuss the creation of an Interreligious Peace Council in Thailand and the eventual establishment of a similar council within the United Nations. The Thai Council will work to solve conflict and promote cooperation, morality, goodness, and peace in Thai society.

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Steps toward a Thai Interreligious Peace Council

December 22, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand - UPF-Thailand hosted a consultation on December 22 about a possible interreligious peace council in Thailand.

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Day of Peace in Bangkok, Thailand

September 21, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand - Approximately 200,000 students, teachers, and parents joined the “One Minute of Silence” campaign to commemorate the International Day of Peace in Thailand on September 21.

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In Memoriam: Pradit Chareonthaitawee

September 19, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand: UPF-Thailand announces with regret the passing of Professor Pradit Chareonthaitawee (1932-2010), Ambassador for Peace, President of UPF-Thailand, and one of the nation’s most prominent public citizens, after a lengthy illness.

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Consultation in Bangkok on an Interreligious Council at the UN

August 30, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand – UPF-Thailand convened two consultations regarding UPF's proposal for an interreligious council at the UN: one with members of UPF-Thailand's Sub-committee on Religion and and a second with representatives Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism.

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UPF Chair Meets with Buddhist Leaders in Thailand

August 3, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand - Rev. Hyung Jin Moon and his wife Yeon Ah arrived in Thailand, the seat of Theravada Buddhism worldwide, as part of a peace trip connecting with the spiritual legacy in nations of Asia.

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Honoring a Legacy of Peace in Bangkok

June 29, 2010

Bangkok, Thailand - The Universal Peace Federation of Thailand hosted a Legacy of Peace program at the Swissotel Le Concorde on June 29, honoring nine prominent Thai individuals.

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