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Interfaith

‘Prevention of Radicalization’ Program at House of Lords

June 28, 2017

London, United Kingdom—In response to recent acts of terror in Europe, UPF-UK will hold a discussion in the House of Lords on promoting unity as a means to prevent radicalization.

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Parliamentarians Association Is Launched in Nigeria

June 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—The Nigerian chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) has been launched at a ceremony at the National Assembly.

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French Interfaith Forum Discusses the Afterlife

June 3, 2017

Paris, France—A new series of interreligious forums started with the topic “The Reality of Life after Death and Contemporary Society.” 

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RYS Gives U.S. Youth a Capital Training

May 27, 2017

Washington, D.C., United States—For the second year, the Religious Youth Service welcomed participants of a youth leadership program to take part in its summer project.

 

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UPF-Nigeria Honored for Interfaith Program

March 18, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria has received an honorable mention in the HM King Abdullah II of Jordan World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 Prize.

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Australians Discuss ‘Religions as Peacebuilders’

March 6, 2017

Sydney, Australia—Representatives of four religions spoke on “Religions as Peacebuilders” at the latest Ambassadors for Peace meeting.

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Faith and Spirituality Suggested to Aid Refugees

February 23, 2017

New York, United States—“Refugees and the Culture of Peace: What Spirituality Has to Offer” was the title of a program held by the Culture of Peace Working Group.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Italy

February 11, 2017

Bergamo, Italy—UPF-Italy celebrated World Interfaith Harmony Week with an interreligious public meeting on the topic "Faith in Peace—Peace in Faith."

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in New Zealand

February 11, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand—Ambassadors for Peace commemorated World Interfaith Harmony Week by visiting the worship centers of three faiths.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Russia

February 5, 2017

St. Petersburg, Russia—At the height of World Interfaith Harmony Week, followers of different faiths—believers and non-believers—gathered on February 5, 2017, in a close circle of song lovers.

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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 Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Germany

February 5, 2017

Stuttgart, Germany—Interfaith prayers and a ceremony with light and water were the highlights of the 2017 World Interfaith Harmony Week celebration.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 4, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Representatives of Nigeria’s religious traditions were among more than 120 participants of a conference held in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Slovakia

February 2, 2017

Bratislava, Slovakia— A new national law that limits the rights of faith groups was the focus of the UPF observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Fiji

January 28, 2017

Suva, Fiji—UPF-Fiji joined with affiliated organizations to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Austria

January 27, 2017

Vienna, Austria—Approximately 200 persons attended a UPF-Austria conference at the United Nations offices to mark World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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UPF-Nigeria to Commemorate Interfaith Harmony Week

January 22, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week with a special conference on interreligious peace education.

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Nigerians Host Annual General Peace Assembly

December 11, 2016

Owerri, Nigeria—About 200 participants attended the UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016, which was devoted to the Peace Vision 2020.

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South African Ambassadors for Peace Honored

December 2, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa—More than 120 dignitaries attended a gala dinner held to honor 26 new UPF Ambassadors for Peace.

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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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