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Peace and Security

Nepal Meeting Celebrates Inter-Korean Summit

May 10, 2018

Kathmandu, Nepal—UPF and the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) organized a program in Nepal to welcome the Panmunjom Declaration, signed at the Inter-Korean Summit in April.

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Interreligious Association for Peace and Development Launched in Europe

April 29, 2018

Vienna, Austria—A two-day International Leadership Conference organized by Universal Peace Federation brought together 250 participants from 45 nations.

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World Leaders Affirm the Mission and Work of UPF

February 21, 2018

Seoul, Korea—The 2018 UPF International Leadership Conference closed with participants expressing a high degree of satisfaction with the presentations and discussions.

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Spirit of Optimism Evident at International Leadership Conference

February 19, 2018

Seoul, Korea—More than 550 experts and officials from over 90 countries met at the 2018 UPF International Leadership Conference (ILC).

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Slovakians Given a Taste of Korean Culture and History

February 6, 2018

Bratislava, Slovakia—Utilizing the general interest in Korea during the Olympic Winter Games, UPF-Slovakia organized an event titled “Korea’s Traditions from a Historical Perspective.”

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Africa Summit Launches Three Peace Initiatives

January 19, 2018

Dakar, Senegal—The historic first World Africa Summit concluded with the launch of three important peace initiatives.

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First Africa Summit Announced for January 2018

December 26, 2017

The First Africa Summit for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development is being held on January 17-20, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal, with the support of the State of the Republic of Senegal, under the presidency of His Excellency Macky Sall, and support of the National Assembly of Senegal, headed by Hon. Moustapha Niasse.

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Berlin UPF Chapter Holds 2017 Year-End Meeting

December 16, 2017

Berlin, Germany—The Berlin chapter of UPF held a year-end meeting to exchange thoughts and ideas and discuss the upcoming year.

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IAPP Holds Conference at European Parliament on Radicalization

December 5, 2017

Brussels, Belgium—A series of IAPP inaugural meetings in Europe in 2017 culminated in a conference in the European Parliament.

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K. Chang: Cross-Strait Peace Forum Speech

November 25, 2017

Kinmen County, Taiwan—Speech given by Dr. King-yuh Chang, former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan, ROC, at the Cross-Strait Peace Forum.

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Peace Activist Recounts Her Year with Colombian Villagers

November 18, 2017

Munich, Germany—An Austrian peace activist who oversaw violence-free zones in Colombia was the speaker at an afternoon event presented by UPF-Munich.

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Religious Leaders at Conference Form New Association

November 13, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The 2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference closed with the formation of a new international association of religious leaders dedicated to bringing world peace.

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2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference—Executive Summary

November 13, 2017

Seoul, Korea—About 400 religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations concluded the 2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference.

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Interreligious Conference Stresses Religion’s Peacebuilding Role

November 12, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The third day of the Interreligious Leadership Conference 2017 focused on “The Responsibility of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in Building Peaceful and Prosperous Societies.”

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Interreligious Conference Joins in Global Peace Rally

November 11, 2017

Seoul, Korea—On the second day of the Interreligious Leadership Conference, November 11, 2017, all the delegates were invited to join a rally calling for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula.

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Netherlands’ Role on UN Security Council Discussed

October 19, 2017

Utrecht, the Netherlands—With the Netherlands joining the UN Security Council in 2018, UPF organized a discussion of the nation’s greater role in international affairs and worldwide security issues.

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UN International Day of Peace and National Peace Council

October 3, 2017

Kinshasa, DR Congo—On the occasion of UN International Day of Peace, UPF-DR Congo, in collaboration with the Congolese government, organized an event to launch the UPF National Peace Council. 

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International Day of Peace Observed in United Kingdom

September 21, 2017

London, United Kingdom—UPF-UK commemorated the UN International Day of Peace by holding a discussion on the theme “How Do We Stop the Next War?”

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IAPP Hosts UN Luncheon to Discuss Northeast Asia

July 14, 2017

New York, United States—“Building Peace and Stability in Northeast Asia” was the theme of a high-level special luncheon held by UPF and the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) at the United Nations.

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IAPP Launched in Israel

June 21, 2017

Jerusalem, Israel—The Israel chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was launched at Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  

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