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Interfaith

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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IAPD-Peru Visits Mosque in Lima

May 14, 2019

Lima, Peru—During the holy month of Ramadan, members of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) in Peru visited a main mosque in Lima.

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International Day of Families Observed in Switzerland

May 14, 2019

Geneva, Switzerland—UPF co-sponsored a conference on interfaith cooperation and the family, held at the World Council of Churches.

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Mister and Miss University Pageant Focuses on Friendship

April 27, 2019

Moscow, Russia—Participants in the 2019 Mister and Miss University pageant referred to it as a family more than a competition.

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UPF Participates in the World Bank’s Global Faith Initiative

April 10, 2019

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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University Event Highlights Islamic and Ukrainian Cultures

April 9, 2019

Kyiv, Ukraine—Traditional dances, songs and clothes of both Ukraine and Islamic countries were presented at an event held at a university.

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U.S. Convocation of IAPD and IAPP Held in Los Angeles

April 6, 2019

Los Angeles, United States—The convocation explored the role of religious and civic leaders in peacebuilding.

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UPF Forum on Marriage

February 23, 2019

Bridgeport, United States—In an era when marriage is increasingly under attack, a forum asks if the institution is worth preserving.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Moscow

February 22, 2019

Moscow, Russia—About 40 people attended a UPF program dedicated to World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019.

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Youth Celebrate Interfaith Week in Moscow

February 10, 2019

Moscow, Russia—Contestants of the 2019 Mister and Miss University beauty pageant learned about a variety of faith traditions during World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Slovakia

February 8, 2019

Bratislava, Slovakia—World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019 inspired a discussion of “Fanaticism and Tolerance – Obstacle and Impetus for Interfaith Dialogue.”

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