An “Evening With” Two U.K. Media Figures

February 19, 2017

London, United Kingdom—The latest in the “Evening With” series of inspirational interviews was held at the UPF-U.K. headquarters on February 19, 2017.

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Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in London

September 9, 2016

London, United Kingdom—The third of a series of regional conferences launching the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was held from September 7 to 9, 2016.

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UPF Participates in Oxford University Conference

October 26, 2015

London, United Kingdom—UPF was invited to participate in a program at the University of Oxford on the theme of "Challenges of a Shared World."

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U.K. House of Lords: Anti-Rape Activists Speak Out

July 15, 2015

London, United Kingdom—Rape as a weapon of war was the issue that brought many people to a meeting in the House of Lords.

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UPF-UK: Discussion about UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 17, 2015

London, United Kingdom—Raising awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals that will come into effect in 2016 was the focus of a meeting held by UPF-UK.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at a Forum in the UK

February 5, 2015

UK HarmonyWeek 2015 02 04London, UK - A forum in a committee room of the House of Lords in London on Feb. 4 featured people from various backgrounds and religions giving their perspective on the topic of "Interreligious Harmony and Free Speech."

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Overview of UPF-UK Activities in 2014

December 31, 2014

Photo retrospective of events organized by UPF-UK during 2014

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Today's Youth, Architects of Peace?

October 23, 2014

Lord Jack McConnell London, UK - At the UPF-UK headquarters, Lord Jack McConnell addressed the issue of  peaceful, youthful idealism and the injustices in the world on Oct. 23, 2014.

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2nd Anniversary of Father Moon's Passing Observed in London

August 16, 2014

London, UK - UPF-UK held an event Aug. 16, 2014 in its London headquarters to commemorate the second anniversary of the passing of its founder, Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon. The warmth shown by Ambassadors for Peace was very moving.

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Annual Youth Achievement Awards Presented in London

July 1, 2014

London, UK - In an event packed with inspirational stories and aspirational youth, Youth Achievement Awards were presented to young adults who made significant impact on the lives of others July 1, 2014, in of the House of Commons.  

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Forum in London on Forced Displacement and Migration

June 16, 2014

London, UK - In commemoration of World Refugee Day 2014, Youth UPF UK held a forum in London on “Forced Displacement and Migration: Time to Rethink Human Dignity” on June 16, 2014.

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Scottish Ambassador for Peace Visits Ethiopia

June 13, 2014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - After a pilgrimage to Mecca at the beginning of Ramadan, Mr. Aftikhar Ahmed visited Ethiopia June 11-13, 2014, continuing a tradition of annual tours in East Africa by an interfaith delegation of UPF-England and Scotland.

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Global Summit in UK on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 13, 2014

London, UK - Ambassadors for Peace and friends of UPF attended the Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit in the ExCel Centre in London June 10-13, 2014.

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Africa Day 2014 Observed by UPF in London

May 25, 2014

Africa Day 2014 was commemorated on May 25, 2014, with a range of opinions, music and dreams at the UPF-UK headquarters.

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A. Ahmed: Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Empire

May 18, 2014

Over the last decades I have committed myself to understanding and explaining the complex relationship between the West and the Muslim world. After 9/11 it became a matter of urgency for me to both explore and explain the relationship, as the gap between the two had opened dangerously wide.

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UPF-UK Hosts Prof. Akbar Ahmed on His 'Journey into Europe' Tour

May 18, 2014

London, UK - UPF-UK hosted Prof. Akbar Ahmed on May 18, 2014, as part of the renowned scholar's tour of Europe on a research project to write a book entitled Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Empire.

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International Day of Families Observed in Scotland

May 18, 2014

Glasgow, Scotland - To commemorate the International Day of Families, the Glasgow Peace Federation, an affiliate of UPF, had a meeting in the hall of St. Peter's Church in Glasgow's historic Partick burgh on May 17, 2014. The event drew around 20 people of all ages and backgrounds on a Cup-final afternoon.

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Concert in London Raises Funds for North Korean Children's Hospital

April 12, 2014

London, UK - A charitable concert at 43 Lancaster Gate, London, on April 12, 2014 raised funds for humanitarian projects to benefit North Korean children.

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'Inspiring Change' Is Theme of International Women's Day Observance in London

March 13, 2014

London, UK - "Inspiring Change" was the theme of the International Women's Day observance that took on March 12 at the House of Lords, hosted by Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma, under secretary of state for energy and climate change. Speakers included Baroness Meral Ece-Hussein.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in London

February 5, 2014

London, UK - World Interfaith Harmony Week was commemorated in the House of Lords Feb. 5, 2014 by Youth UPF- UK with an evening of music and presentations on interfaith harmony from the perspectives of young adults of different faiths.

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