Autumn Japanese Tea Ceremony in Washington DC

November 21, 2013

Washington DC, USA - The autumn Japanese Tea Ceremony was held at the UPF’s Peace Embassy in Washington, DC Nov. 21, 2013. Two sessions allowed a total of 60 diplomats including seven ambassadors from 26 embassies, Ambassadors for Peace, friends of UPF and the staff to enjoy either lunch or dinner despite their busy schedules.

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Washington DC Forum: Human Trafficking and Poverty, a Critical Connection

November 7, 2013

Washington DC, USA - A Peace and Security Forum on the topic "Human Trafficking and Poverty, a Critical Connection: Creating a Culture Free of Slavery" took place in Washington DC, USA, on Nov. 6, 2013. A

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Washington DC Forum: Peace Zones as Avenues for Stability in South Sudan, Syria, Colombia and Korea

October 15, 2013

Washington DC, USA - UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs held a forum on Oct. 15, 2013, on the topic of Peace Zones: Creating Avenues for Stability through Development with case studies from Korea, South Sudan, Colombia and Kurdistan.

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Forum on Creating a Roadmap for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

September 16, 2013

Washington DC, USA - A forum on Alternative Futures for the Korean Peninsula and US Foreign Policy Options on Sept. 26, 2013, featured a presentation by Ambassador Christopher Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and the Pacific.

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Global Day of Parents Observed in Washington DC

June 11, 2013

Washington DC, USA - A forum on the Global Day of Parents took place at The Washington Times on June 11. Speakers included Dr. Rosa Rai Djalal, President of the Muslim Women's Association and wife of the Ambassador of Indonesia, and H.E. Gilbert Galanxhi, Ambassador of Albania.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony at the Washington DC Peace Embassy

May 30, 2013

Washington DC, US - On May 30, 2013 the temperature hit over 90 degrees. It was like a heat stroke covering the Washington, DC area. Nevertheless, for the guests the weather was not a barrier to enjoying the green tea that was prepared with the utmost care by the UPF staff and volunteers.

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Washington DC Forum: Two States, One Country: Israel-Palestine, A Path Toward a Shared Future

May 22, 2013

A Peace and Security Forum on May 22, 2013, on “Two States, One Country: Israel-Palestine: A Path Towards a Shared Future” emphasized a shared future for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Washington DC Forum: Security Cooperation in the East and South China Seas: Preventing Territorial Disputes from Spinning Out of Control

April 12, 2013

Washington DC, USA - Participants in a Peace and Security Forum on April 12, 2013 discussed approaches to reduce tensions in the East and South China Seas.

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Women's Day Program in Washington DC Focuses on Leadership, Ownership, and Compassion

March 15, 2013

Washington DC, USA - An International Women's Day program on the theme of ”The Era of Women: Leadership, Ownership and Compassion” took place at the Washington Times Building on March 28.

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Presentations to Roundtable on Faith, Religion, and International Security

March 14, 2013

Presentations at the roundtable on Faith, Religion, and International Security, Washington DC, March 13, 2013

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Washington DC Forum: Religion, Faith, and International Security

March 14, 2013

Washington DC, USA - The March 13, 2013 forum of UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington DC focused the lens of religion on several conflict areas.

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International Leadership Seminar in Washington, DC

December 8, 2012

Washington DC, USA - UPF's Office of Embassy Relations in Washington DC concluded its programs for the year with a seminar on December 8 to introduce the core values and teachings of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, Founder of UPF. This seminar was the first presentation in an educational series that will continue into the new year.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony Held in Washington DC

November 15, 2012

Washington DC, USA - The Washington, DC office of UPF hosted a fall Japanese Tea Ceremony on a beautiful autumn day with multicolored leaves decorating the lawn. The November 15 event was one of UPF's annual Culture of Peace programs for diplomats, Ambassadors for Peace, and friends of UPF.

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Washington DC Forum: The Sahel Region of West Africa: Permanent Crisis?

November 13, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - A round-table discussion on "The Sahel Region of West Africa: Permanent Crisis?" took place on Nov. 13, 2012; the ecological and humanitarian crisis affects more than 18 million people.

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Day of Peace Commemorated at a Forum in Washington, DC

October 18, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Eighty-five guests from the diplomatic, NGO, and business communities filled The Washington Times' Beech Room to overflowing for an October 18 observance of the UN International Day of Peace. While words of peace offered by historical figures were shown on the screen, people engaged in conversation over lunch.

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Washington DC Forum: The Face of Human Trafficking

October 3, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - “The Face of Human Trafficking in America” was the theme of an Oct. 3, 2013 roundtable that addressed the domestic issues of human trafficking and how the U.S. is affecting trafficking around the world.

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Washington DC Forum: The Just Third Way: Rebirth of the International Market System

August 29, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Scholars from the Center for Economic and Social Justice in Washington DC described their proposals for bringing about a more progressive and just economic system at a forum Aug. 29, 2012.

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First Lady of Namibia Appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 26, 2012

Washington DC, USA -  Namibia’s First Lady, Madam Penehupifo Pohamba, was honored with the UPF’s Ambassador for Peace appointment on July 26 for her work supporting maternal and child health care and also in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Washington DC Forum: Russia's Role in Stability in Eurasia and the Far East

June 28, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Scholars and diplomats at a June 28, 2012 forum on “Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Russia’s Role in Stability in Eurasia and the Far East” addressed prospects for stability in Eurasia and Northeast Asia.

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Day of Families Observed in Washington D.C.

May 29, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Universal Peace Federation’s May 29 program on the UN International Day of Families 2012: Ensuring Work Family Balance, was co-sponsored by The Washington Times Foundation.

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