Nigerian in the UK appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 15, 2017

London, UK—As part of the continuing effort of UPF-Nigeria to reach out to Nigerians in diaspora and mobilize them to support the peace building initiatives in Nigeria, Chief Bimbo Robert Folayan (MBCS CITP) was appointed by UPF-Nigeria as an Ambassador for Peace.


Preventing Radicalization Is Discussed in House of Lords

June 28, 2017

London, United Kingdom—The House of Lords was the setting for an important and timely discussion, organized by UPF-UK, on preventing radicalization.


UPF-UK Celebrates Africa Day

May 20, 2017

London, United Kingdom—Africa Day 2017 as celebrated by UPF-UK was a colorful and inspiring program of African speakers, music and foods.


UK Ambassadors for Peace Enjoy Weekend Retreat

May 7, 2017

Seend, United Kingdom—England’s beautiful West Country was the setting for a weekend retreat in which Ambassadors for Peace studied the UPF Peace Principles.


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.


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in United Kingdom

February 7, 2017

London, United Kingdom—“World Interfaith Harmony Week and Anti-Radicalization” was the title of a discussion held by UPF-UK.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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."


Overview of UPF-UK Activities in 2014

December 31, 2014

Photo retrospective of events organized by UPF-UK during 2014


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.