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Peace and Security

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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Conference in Geneva Seeks Sustainable Peace and Reconciliation in DR Congo

May 26, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - A conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on May 26, 2014, sought to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Africa Day 2014 Observed at a Forum in Italy

May 25, 2014

Bologna, Italy - An Africa Day forum on May 25, 2014 in Bologna, Italy, was entitled: "Peace and Geopolitical Development in the sub-Saharan Africa."

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Conference in Benin Focuses on Building a Continent of Peace

May 25, 2014

Cotonou, Benin - A regional conference and Africa Day celebration in Cotonou May 24-25, 2014 focused on “Building a Continent of Peace through True Family Values, Good Citizenship, Good Governance and Good Interfaith Cooperation.”

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UPF Chapters Observe Africa Day 2014

May 25, 2014

In Australia, Benin, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, UK and US, UPF organized conferences, forums and gala events on Africa Day, May 25, 2014.

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Africa Day 2014 Observed in Johannesburg

May 25, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa - UPF-South Africa commemorated Africa Day, May 25, 2014, with the theme: “Commemorating Africa Day with Prayer and Devotion.” More than 16 different religious organizations were invited to share in the commemoration of this day.

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Australians Support Iraq's Democratic Elections

May 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia -  UPF-Australia representatives served as observers for the Iraqi parliamentary elections on April 30, 2014 at polling stations set up in Sydney so Iraqi residents in Australia could cast their ballots.

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Washington DC Forum: The Coming Arctic Boom and Polar Foreign Policy

April 30, 2014

Washington DC, USA - In light of environmental concerns and the rich natural resources of the Arctic, UPF's Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs hosted a forum on “The Coming Arctic Boom and Polar Foreign Policy” on April 30, 2014.

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Peace Council Established in Presheva, South Serbia

April 28, 2014

Presheva, Serbia - Members of the Albanian Peace Council visited Serbia April 26-27, 2014, to organize a peace council in the city of Presheva, the cultural center of Albanians living in South Serbia.

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