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Interfaith

Russian Mufti Presents Islam as Peacekeeper

June 4, 2020

St. Petersburg, Russia—The mufti said Islam helps those in need and protects those who are treated unfairly.

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Russian Orthodox Cleric Promotes Pedagogy of Peace

May 20, 2020

St. Petersburg, Russia—A prominent Russian Orthodox cleric was the first guest in a series of online meetings on interreligious cooperation.

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Israel’s Faith Leaders Pray during Pandemic

May 14, 2020

Haifa, Israel—Leaders representing four main religions met to pray for the healing of the world from coronavirus.

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Holds First Webinar

May 11, 2020

UPF International, New York— The first program for the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations’ Spirituality and Justice Initiative webinar series had over 120 participants from 24 countries.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Indonesia

March 7, 2020

Jakarta, Indonesia—The 10th anniversary of World Interfaith Harmony Week was commemorated in Indonesia with a program featuring speakers from different faiths.

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French Participants Reflect On World Summit 2020

February 29, 2020

Paris, France—World Summit 2020 was the topic of discussion of about 60 summit participants and Ambassadors for Peace at a meeting held by UPF.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Oslo

February 20, 2020

Oslo, Norway—UPF commemorated UN World Interfaith Harmony Week with a program titled “World Peace through Interfaith Harmony – Cooperation on Common Values.”

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WCLC Assembly: Clergy at Assembly Seek ‘God’s Will for the Earth’

February 5, 2020

Seoul, Korea—Several hundred clergy attended the World Clergy Leadership Conference Assembly, held during World Summit 2020.

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IAPD Assembly: Religious Leaders Call for Greater Interfaith Cooperation

February 5, 2020

Seoul, Korea—The Global Assembly of IAPD had as its theme “Toward a World of Lasting Peace: The Role of Religion, Interreligious Dialogue and Faith-Based Organizations.”

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Vienna

January 31, 2020

Vienna, Austria—A conference was held at the United Nations offices with the theme “Faith-Based Organizations and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.”

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Faith-Based Organizations Discuss Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice, and Prepare for UN crime Congress in Kyoto, Japan

November 13, 2019

San Francisco, United States—The need for partnerships between faith-based organizations and UN agencies was discussed over two days.

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Summit Explores Peace and Development in Southeast Europe

October 27, 2019

Tirana, Albania—Participants from over 50 nations attended the Southeast Europe Peace Summit organized by UPF.

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Focuses on Addressing Criminal Justice with Spirituality

October 22, 2019

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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Interfaith Gathering Discusses Women in the Modern World

October 13, 2019

Petrozavodsk, Russia—"The Role of Women in the Modern World" was the topic of a meeting held by UPF and a Muslim women’s organization.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Munich

September 21, 2019

Munich, Germany—"Active for a Climate of Peace" was the title of the UPF commemoration of the 2019 International Day of Peace.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Norway

September 19, 2019

Oslo, Norway—In a program titled “Perspectives on Peace,” faith leaders offered their views on the way to attain peace.

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Israel and San Marino Girls Play Football for Peace

August 31, 2019

San Marino, San Marino—An interfaith group of teenage girls from Israel joined local players in a Football for Peace tournament.

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UPF Delegation Meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

July 1, 2019

Vatican City—A delegation from UPF International had a private meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis at the pope's office in the Vatican.

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International Day of Families Commemorated in Thailand

May 29, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand—UPF commemorated the International Day of Families in Thailand with a conference on family values and the re-launching of the national chapter of the IAPD.

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Theologian Promotes His Prescription for Peace

May 24, 2019

Munich, Germany—UPF hosted a first presentation of a newly published book about achieving peace in the Middle East.

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