Global Peace Council Member

Mr. Murat Sengul
Secretary General, Turkish Democracy Foundation

UPF-Middle East Holds "Peace Talk" Forum

July 16, 2020

Istanbul, Turkey—Ambassadors for Peace and other peacemakers took part in a Peace Values Forum organized by UPF of the Middle East.


Sunhak Laureate Given World Citizen Award

October 5, 2018

Istanbul, Turkey—Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, a recipient of the 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize, an initiative of UPF, has been honored with the TRT World Citizen Educator Award.


Day of Families Observed in Istanbul

May 15, 2012

Istanbul, Turkey - The International Day of Families was observed at a forum in Istanbul on May 15. Speakers included two professors from Bosphorus University, one from Yeditepe University, and UPF representative Sevil Naghshbandi. Each covered a different aspect of the family.


Conference in Istanbul Assesses the Arab Spring

May 8, 2011

Istanbul, Turkey - A Regional Leadership Conference for current and future Ambassadors for Peace in the Middle East was held at the Atakoy Sheraton Hotel in Istanbul May 6-8, 2011.


UPF Founder Speaks in Istanbul

May 8, 2011

Istanbul, Turkey - More than 50 Ambassadors for Peace, civil society leaders, and religious figures from more than 12 countries in the Middle East dedicated three days of their busy lives to discussing vital issues from the perspective of the region.


Peace Tour Inaugurates UPF in Turkey

November 18, 2005

The inauguration of the Universal Peace Federation in Turkey was attended by about 400 participants, seated banquet style in a beautiful hotel ballroom.


RYS Renovates a School, Cultural Center, and Orphanage in Turkey

August 6, 1994

Republic of Turkey— Participants worked digging a foundation, building walls, landscaping the area and providing indoor construction and restoration for a school in Ankara. RYS provided a variety of service in Canakale under the guidance of the municipal office. One project included creating and improving the grounds for an outdoor Cultural center.