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Peace and Security

Washington DC Forum: The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: Return of the Caliphate?

August 27, 2014

Washington DC, USA - A  UPF forum on The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria: Return of the Caliphate?held on Aug. 27, 2014, addressed political, economic and military issues, with an additional componentideology.

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Interfaith Prayers for Peace between Israel and Gaza

July 30, 2014

As the war between Israel and Hamas continued to claim victims, and cause suffer and misery in both Israel and Gaza, two prayer meetings took place to offer interfaith prayers for peace during the day in Daliat El-Carmel and Nazareth on July 30, 2014.

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Ambassadors for Peace in Abuja Commit to Work for National Unification

July 27, 2014

Nigeria-2014-07-27Abuja, Nigeria - As part of its 2014 Campaign for National Unification, UPF-Nigeria appointed Ambassadors for Peace at a ceremony in Abuja and promoted its Peace-loving Global Citizens initiative.

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Cross-Cultural Learning for European and American Youth in Israel

July 21, 2014

Daliat El Carmel, Israel - Sixteen youth from Europe and the Americas visited sacred and historic sites in Israel July 14-31, 2014, and spent several days in a Druze community doing service projects, teaching good sportsmanship and engaging in cross-cultural dialogue.

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Argentinians Hear Report of Leadership Conference in Uruguay

July 17, 2014

Buenos Aires, Argentina - Ambassadors for Peace and guests were invited to the Peace Embassy in Buenos Aires on July 17, 2014, for a report about the International Leadership Conference organized by UPF International in Uruguay in April.

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Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland Commends UPF Peace Initiatives

July 11, 2014

Dublin, Ireland - During a July 11, 2014, courtesy visit by UPF-Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora, the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland commended UPF for its initiatives towards "establishing and preserving peace."

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Diplomats in Tokyo Discuss North Korea’s Nuclear Developments

July 3, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - Right after the Japan-North Korea government-level consultations held in Beijing on July 1 and the missile firing by the North on June 29, UPF-Japan organized a Peace Diplomats Forum on the theme, “North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Developments and their Impact on the World.”

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Washington DC Forum: The Corruption Factor in the Destabilization and Violence of African Societies

June 25, 2014

Washington DC, USA - The UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs, in partnership with SeraphimGLOBAL, held a forum on, “The Corruption Factor in the Destabilization and Violence of African Societies,” June 25, 2014 in Washington DC.

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Briefing for Montreal Ambassadors for Peace on UPF's Worldwide Activities

June 24, 2014

canada-afpMontreal, Canada - On the National Holiday (Fete National) of the French-speaking province of Quebec, June 24, 2014, UPF Chair Dr. Charles S. Yang briefed Canadian Ambassadors for Peace about recent UPF events.

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UPF-Austria Is Partner in the Opening of the Peace Museum Vienna

June 21, 2014

austria-museumVienna, Austria - At the opening of the Peace Museum Vienna, UPF-Austria presented an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, to museum patron Mr. Akio Komatsu, a Japanese entrepreneur who has been promoting a peace culture.

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Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria Appointed Ambassador for Peace

June 17, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Dr. Tagelsir Mahgoub Ali, was presented with an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, by the secretary general of UPF Nigeria, Dr. Raphael Oko in a brief ceremony at the Sudanese Embassy in Abuja.

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Ambassadors for Peace Promote Peace and Development in Brazil

June 14, 2014

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Ambassadors for Peace from all fields of society gathered in Sao Paulo on June 14, 2014 to share insights on the topic of "A New Paradigm for Peace and Human Development in Brazil."

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Albanian Peace Council Advocates Peaceful Solutions to a Remaining Issue of World War II

June 14, 2014

Tirana, Albania - The Albanian Peace Council, a structure of UPF-Albania and Kosovo, organized a conference on June 14, 2014, at the Academy of Science in Tirana on “The Cultural and Historical Legacy of the Chami Ethnic Group and Perspectives on a Peaceful Resolution.”

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Global Summit in UK on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 13, 2014

London, UK - Ambassadors for Peace and friends of UPF attended the Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit in the ExCel Centre in London June 10-13, 2014.

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Strengthening Families and Communities in Argentina

June 11, 2014

Buenos Aires, Argentina - “Strong families and communities will make a strong nation,” said Dr. Charles S. Yang, chairman of UPF International, during a meeting with Ambassadors for Peace in Buenos Aires June 11, 2014.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Israel's Security Budget Planning

June 8, 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - "Israel's Security Budget – Long-term Planning" was the topic of a Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum at the IMPACT-SE Institute on June 8, 2014.

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Ambassadors for Peace Council Inaugurated in Osaka

May 31, 2014

japan-peace-councilOsaka, Japan - To enhance a campaign for sound families and a peaceful society, an Ambassadors for Peace Council was launched in Osaka on May 31, 2014, the eve of the UN Global Day of Parents.

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Ottawa Conference: Issues of Values and Good Governance

May 30, 2014

Ottawa, Canada - Canada’s model of governance and its future as a global peacekeeper were key issue addressed at a conference in Ottawa on May 30, 2014.

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Vladivostok Conference: From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula

May 30, 2014

Vladivostok, Russia - Experts from Russia, the US, South Korea, China and Japan attended a May 30, 2014, conference in Vladivostok on "Towards a Road Map for Peace and Development in Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula."

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Washington DC Forum: Russia as a US Partner for Stability and Peace in the World

May 28, 2014

Washington DC, USA - The UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington held a forum on: “Despite Present Problems: Russia as a U.S. Partner for Stability and Peace in the World” on May 28, 2014.

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