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United Nations Relations

As an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, the Universal Peace Federation promotes interfaith understanding, sustainable development, strengthening of marriage and family, mediation of conflict, the empowerment of women and the revitalization of the UN. UPF supports the goals of the UN with programs on occasions such as:

New York, United States—The theme for this year’s UN Commission on Social Development was “Affordable Housing and Social Protection Systems for All to Address Homelessness.”

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Buenos Aires, Argentina—To celebrate UN International Volunteer Day 2019, UPF-Argentina held the seventh edition of its “Volunteer and the Common Good” recognition ceremony.

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New York, United States—UPF cosponsored a program to explore how faith-based organizations can assist in preventing crime and reforming criminal justice.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina—In recognition of the UN International Day of Older Persons, UPF-Argentina visited the San José de Ciudadela Retirement Home on October 21.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina commemorated International Friendship Day by recognizing 17 new Ambassadors for Peace.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF inspired the participation of over 150 guests at UN forum examining the theme “Sustainable Development of Cities and Human Settlements in the Digital Era.”

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New York, United States—The fifth annual Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit addressed chronic undernourishment, particularly in Africa.

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New York, USA—Civic and religious leaders met with future president of UN General Assembly at forum to discuss values.

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Vienna, Austria—UPF organized a side-meeting to the 28th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina celebrated International Mother Earth Day 2019 by planting trees in the country’s capital, Buenos Aires.

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Washington, DC—UPF’s Executive Office Took Part in the World Bank’s roundtable discussion of “The Role of Faith in the Human Capital Project.”

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New York, United States—From 2017 to 2018, UPF chaired the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-NY.

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