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UPF-Argentina Celebrates Accomplishments of 2015

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Buenos Aires, Argentina—“Sharing, Acknowledging and Celebrating” was the theme of UPF-Argentina’s year-end meeting.

During the December 20 event, UPF members reviewed the organization’s accomplishments of 2015 through a video.

Those individuals who supported and collaborated with UPF for the sake of peace were thanked, and the tenth anniversary of UPF’s establishment in Argentina was celebrated.

Ambassador for Peace certificates were awarded to Eduardo Borri and Jackeline Giusti, coordinators of the Pacis Nuntii Movement, and of the Universal Peace Flag initiative. In addition, two distinguished citizens were recognized: Dr. Luis Guedes, for his professional career and his service as a representative of Argentina on UPF’s Global Council from 2012 to 2015, and Alba Rosa Contardo, for her service as a teacher, theologian, pastor, poet, and missionary in different Argentinian provinces and in the U.S., Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

Ismael Rossi, a radio host and entertainer, who passed away in June, was remembered. Messages congratulating UPF on its 10th anniversary celebration were also shared (*).

At the end, all present shared a toast of good wishes, and a victory cake to celebrate UPF-Argentina’s 10th anniversary was cut.

(*) “We wish to support this celebration and tell you that your actions and values are an example for us, a network of civil society organizations. For this reason, we want to acknowledge UPF, and embrace them, with the certainty that union and cooperation are strong forces.”

Message from “Red Cooperar,” a network of civil society organizations in Buenos Aires city

 

“There is nothing we cannot do if we motivate each other, centered on God’s ideal for peace! The future of humankind is in our hands.”

Peace Message N° 13, 2007

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