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Interfaith

‘Prevention of Radicalization’ Program at House of Lords

April 22, 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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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 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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Nepal Holds Peace Blessing

November 19, 2016

Sankhu, Nepal—Over 1,300 people participated in an Interfaith Peace Blessing that took place in the village of Sankhu, located just outside of Kathmandu, on November 19. 

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UPF-Russia Discusses the Use of Science for the Public Good

November 12, 2016

Yekaterinburg, Russia—A conference on "Modern Science in Russia for Peace and Development" discussed the power that science has to benefit humankind.

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UPF President Speaks at Peacebuilding Conference

November 3, 2016

New York, United States—The president of UPF International was a keynote speaker at an international conference on interethnic and interreligious peacebuilding.

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UPF-Albania Supports ‘Prayer Night for Syrian Children’

October 28, 2016

Tirana, Albania—Around 200 people from many segments of society came together for an evening of prayer for Syrian children.

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UPF-Kosovo Conference Seeks a ‘Righteous Peace’

October 21, 2016

Pristina, Kosovo—Around 90 dignitaries from Albania, Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo attended a one-day conference titled “Righteous Peace, Sustainable Peace.”

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