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Marriage and Family

Global Day of Parents Observed in India

June 1, 2017

Haldwani, India—UPF-India commemorated the UN Global Day of Parents 2017 by organizing an event on the theme, “Ideal Parents Build Ideal World of Peace,” in Haldwani city. 

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Global Day of Parents Observed at UN

June 1, 2017

New York, United States—The essential role of parents and family cohesion in ensuring children’s well-being was discussed at a program held at the United Nations.

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Parliamentarians Association Launched in Fiji

May 20, 2017

Suva, Fiji—The national inauguration of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was held on the 2017 UN International Day of Families.

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International Day of Families Observed in Italy

May 17, 2017

Rome, Italy—On the occasion of the UN International Day of Families, UPF-Italy held a conference in the Palazzo San Macuto of the Italian Parliament.

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International Day of Families Celebrated in Taiwan

May 15, 2017

New Taipei City, Taiwan—Ambassadors for Peace and members of UPF-Taiwan celebrated the UN International Day of Families and Mother’s Day on May 15.

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International Day of Families Observed in France

May 15, 2017

Paris, France—In honor of the 2017 UN International Day of Families, UPF-France held a forum under the theme “The Family in the 21st Century—Evolution or Crisis?”

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Peru Celebrates International Day of Families

May 11, 2017

Lima, Peru—More than 200 people attended an event UPF-Peru organized at the Congress of Peru in celebration of the UN International Day of Families 2017. 

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Universities, City Mayor Host UPF-Indonesia National Tour

April 29, 2017

Jakarta, Indonesia—Two universities and a city mayor hosted UPF-Indonesia’s National Tour on character education in April. 

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International Day of Families Observed in Norway

April 22, 2017

Oslo, Norway—The UN International Day of Families was celebrated with a program on the topic “Family and Society—Our Families’ Situation in 2017.”

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Conference in Bangkok on Leadership, Nation-building, and Peace

March 27, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand—The latest Asian Leadership Conference on “Providing Vision and Leadership for Nation-building and Peace” took place in Bangkok with 23 participants from six nations. 

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SDGs and the Family Discussed at UN Program

March 22, 2017

New York, United States—The family is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to speakers at a side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women.

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UN Program Explores Value of ‘Family Capital’

March 21, 2017

New York, United States—A side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women was held under the title “Family Capital: The Engine for Women’s Development.”

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UPF-Indonesia Continues Character Education Tour Into 2017

March 18, 2017

West Java, Indonesia—UPF-Indonesia commenced the 2017 leg of its 2016-2017 national tour on character education with programs held in two provinces.

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UPF-USA Convenes Program on Leadership

March 11, 2017

New York, United States—About 100 social activists came together for a day of focused study, reflection, and discussion of themes essential to successful and principled leadership.

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Asian Leadership Conference Held in Bangkok

February 27, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand—Thirty participants and staff from five nations attended a four-day Asian Leadership Conference in Bangkok in February. 

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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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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 Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Taiwan

January 20, 2017

Taipei, Taiwan—UPF-Taiwan observed U.N. World Interfaith Harmony Week with a seminar on “Social Responsibility of Taiwan Religious Institutions in Facing Serious Social Moral Crisis.” 

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UPF Character Education Tour Inspires Indonesian Youth, Educators

December 24, 2016

Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia—More than 1,400 students, educators and government leaders participated in programs held as part of UPF-Indonesia’s national tour on character education. 

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Educators, Lawmakers in Asia Commit to Promoting Family Values

December 19, 2016

Bangkok, Thailand—At an Asian Leadership Conference in December, educators, lawmakers and military leaders committed to promoting family values in their nations. 

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