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International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace

Reflections of World Summit 2017 Participants

February 5, 2017

Seoul, Korea—Participants of the fourth UPF World Summit, which took place from February 1 to 5, 2017, offer their impressions of the conference. 

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World Summit 2017 on Peace, Security and Human Development: Executive Summary

February 5, 2017

Seoul, Korea—World Summit 2017, organized by the Universal Peace Federation from February 1 to 5, 2017, provided a comprehensive assessment of peace, security and human development around the world.

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World Summit 2017 Concludes with IAPP and ICUS Assemblies

February 4, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” concluded with a new assembly of parliamentarians and the return of a historic assembly of scientists.

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Sunhak Peace Prize Awarded at World Summit

February 3, 2017

Seoul, Korea—Two persons who have been a godsend to countless refugees were awarded the Sunhak Peace Prize during World Summit 2017.

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Day Two of World Summit 2017 Honors UPF Founders

February 2, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The second day of World Summit 2017 celebrated the UPF founders’ birthdays and assembled more than 400 of the world’s parliamentarians in Korea’s National Assembly.

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World Summit 2017 Opening Banquet

February 1, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” opened with a banquet attended by more than 500 dignitaries from 120 nations.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Japan

January 19, 2017

Tokyo, Japan—To commemorate U.N. World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017, UPF-Japan’s Council of Religious Ambassadors for Peace held an interreligious forum. 

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UPF-Senegal Meets High-Level Officials

January 2, 2017

Dakar, Senegal—The visit of the UPF president for West Africa provided an opportunity for UPF leaders to meet with high-level Senegalese government officials.

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Search for Balkan Consensus at Sarajevo Conference

December 15, 2016

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina—Consensus and cooperation in the Balkan region were the focus of a conference held on December 15, 2016.

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UPF-USA Hosts International Leadership Conference

December 1, 2016

Washington, D.C., United States—More than 200 leaders from 54 nations attended an International Leadership Conference (ILC) which featured the launch of a parliamen- tarians’ peacebuilding association known as the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).

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Nigerian Media Cover Washington ILC

December 1, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—Several Nigerian newspapers have published reports in their online editions about the International Leadership Conference that took place in Washington, D.C., from November 28 to December 1, 2016.

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B. Kalita: Global and Local Responses to Terrorism

November 30, 2016

Speech given by Hon. Bhubaneswar Kalita, a member of Parliament of India, on “Global and Local Responses to Terrorism” at the International Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. 

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Parliamentarians Association Welcomed in Azerbaijan

November 26, 2016

Baku, Azerbaijan—The former prime minister of Azerbaijan chaired a forum at which dignitaries heard about a new parliamentarians’ peacebuilding association.

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UPF-Czech Republic Examines Challenges of Our Time

November 25, 2016

Prague, Czech Republic—More than 50 participants attended a conference held in the Czech Parliament on “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time.”

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International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Japan

November 23, 2016

Tokyo, Japan—An International Leadership Conference launching the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) in Japan was held on November 11 and November 16 to 17. 

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Argentinian Parliamentarians Share Experiences from Paraguay ILC

November 17, 2016

Buenos Aires, Argentina—Argentinian parliamentarians and professionals from different sectors shared their experiences participating in the International Leadership Conference (ILC) in Paraguay at a UPF meeting in Buenos Aires.

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Reunión informativa de ILC de Paraguay en Buenos Aires

November 17, 2016

Buenos Aires, Argentina—Parlamentarios y especialistas de distintas áreas que participaron de la Conferencia Internacional de Liderazgo (ILC) llevada a cabo en octubre en Paraguay brindaron su informe en un ameno encuentro desarrollado el 17 de noviembre en Magnaverun (Buenos Aires).

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Parliamentarians Association Launched in Zambia

November 7, 2016

Lusaka, Zambia—East African parliamentarians and religious leaders and Zambian traditional leaders attended an International Leadership Conference at which an international parliamentarians’ organization was launched.

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I. Wina: Zambia ILC Participants Urged to Work Together

November 5, 2016

“All stakeholders must play their role to work toward lasting peace,” Zambia's vice president stated in a message to the opening session of the ILC in Lusaka, Zambia.

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Parliamentarians for Peace Launched in Cambodia

November 3, 2016

Phnom Penh, Cambodia—Cambodia’s branch of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace was launched at the Cambodia Leadership Conference, held at the Royal School of Administration. 

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