CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Peace and Security
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.
February 5, 2017
Seoul, Korea—Participants of the fourth UPF World Summit, which took place from February 1 to 5, 2017, offer their impressions of the conference.
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.
February 4, 2017
Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” concluded with a new assembly of parliamentarians and the return of a historic assembly of scientists.
February 3, 2017
Seoul, Korea—Two persons who have been a godsend to countless refugees were awarded the Sunhak Peace Prize during World Summit 2017.
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.
February 1, 2017
Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” opened with a banquet attended by more than 500 dignitaries from 120 nations.
December 19, 2016
Larnaca, Cyprus—Syrian leaders, scholars and journalists attended a UPF conference on “Syria: Opening Lines of Communication and Soft Power Approaches to Peace.”
December 15, 2016
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina—Consensus and cooperation in the Balkan region were the focus of a conference held on December 15, 2016.
December 12, 2016
Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 25th anniversary of the movement of the nation’s Federal Capital Territory from Lagos to Abuja.
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.
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).
November 26, 2016
Speech given by Dr. King-yuh Chang, former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan, ROC, at the Cross-Strait Peace Consultative Conference in Hong Kong.
November 25, 2016
Prague, Czech Republic—More than 50 participants attended a conference held in the Czech Parliament on “Challenges and Opportunities of Our Time.”
November 23, 2016
Tokyo, Japan—An International Leadership Conference launching the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) in Japan was held on November 11 and November 16 to 17.
October 21, 2016
Dhaka, Bangladesh—The speaker of the Bangladesh Parliament chaired the launching of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace in Bangladesh.
October 21, 2016
Kyiv, Ukraine—The former president of Ukraine was the main speaker at the UPF conference “Fundamental Principles of Sustainable Peace.”
October 5, 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka—Sri Lanka's branch of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace was launched at a special ceremony held inside the Sri Lankan parliament building in Colombo.
September 29, 2016
Islamabad, Pakistan—The 19th South Asia Peace Initiative (SAPI) conference convened at the National Library of Pakistan in Islamabad, the capital.
September 28, 2016
Abuja, Nigeria—The Federal Government of Nigeria has invited UPF to develop programs to help its amnesty program for former Niger Delta militants.