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Peace and Security

Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Iran after the 2013 Elections

August 9, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel - The June 14 presidential election in Iran was the topic of a Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum on Aug. 8, 2013, at the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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A New Model of Democracy Needed in Nepal

August 7, 2013

Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal’s last elected Prime Minister, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, called for a new model of government at the South Asia Peace Initiative conference on Aug. 7, 2013, in Kathmandu.

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60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice Observed in Moscow

July 20, 2013

Moscow, Russia - An international conference on "Peace Prospects on the Korean Peninsula” in observance of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War took place on July 20, 2013 in Moscow.

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Washington DC Forum: Transnational Crime in the Americas

June 28, 2013

Experts in the field gathered for a Peace and Security Forum on June 26, 2013, to discuss transnational organized crime and its many faces – drug and human trafficking, money laundering, corruption and the link between transnational crime and terrorism.

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Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum: Current Trends in International Relations: Israel, Turkey, and the United States

June 24, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel - UPF-Israel organized a Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum on the topic of Current Trends in International Relations: Israel, Turkey, and the United States on June 24 at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem.

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Moscow Forum on the Korean War - Results, Lessons, Further Steps Towards Peace

June 5, 2013

Moscow, Russia - In anticipation the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, top experts and Russian scholars gathered on June 5, 2013, at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow to discuss “Korean War – Results, Lessons, Further Steps Towards Peace on the Korean Peninsula.”

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Washington DC Forum: Two States, One Country: Israel-Palestine, A Path Toward a Shared Future

May 22, 2013

A Peace and Security Forum on May 22, 2013, on “Two States, One Country: Israel-Palestine: A Path Towards a Shared Future” emphasized a shared future for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Trends in the Relationships between Israel, Turkey, and the US

May 13, 2013

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The recent apology from Israel Prime Minister to the Turkish President during US President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel inspired the May 13, 2013, Israel Peace and Security Forum to explore the contemporary relations between Israel, Turkey and the United States.

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Peace, Security and Development Discussed in Kosovo

April 20, 2013

Pristina, Kosovo - More than 100 people attended the opening of a conference on "A Comprehensive Vision of Peace, Security and Development,” in Pristina on April 20, 2013.

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Washington DC Forum: Security Cooperation in the East and South China Seas: Preventing Territorial Disputes from Spinning Out of Control

April 12, 2013

Washington DC, USA - Participants in a Peace and Security Forum on April 12, 2013 discussed approaches to reduce tensions in the East and South China Seas.

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Diplomats Forum on Peacebuilding through Cultural Activities

March 26, 2013

Tokyo, Japan - "Arts and culture are potent ingredients in conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding," emphasized Dr. Akiko Fukushima at the Peace Diplomats Forum in Tokyo on March 26, 2013.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Strategies for Israel's Conduct in the International Sphere

March 19, 2013

Tel Aviv, Israel - Twelve people met for a Peace and Security Forum on March 19, 2013, to discuss strategies for Israel’s conduct in the international sphere in order to strengthen its national resilience.

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Presentations to Roundtable on Faith, Religion, and International Security

March 14, 2013

Presentations at the roundtable on Faith, Religion, and International Security, Washington DC, March 13, 2013

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Washington DC Forum: Religion, Faith, and International Security

March 14, 2013

Washington DC, USA - The March 13, 2013 forum of UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington DC focused the lens of religion on several conflict areas.

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UPF Summit Addresses Peace, Security, and Development

February 25, 2013

Seoul, Korea - National flags flanked a hall of the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel filled with 800 delegates from 91 nations attending UPF's World Summit 2013 in Seoul, Korea, February 22 to 25. For photos and list of speakers and their presentations, click here.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Syria and Egypt's Impact on Israel's Security Measures

February 15, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel - A Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum on "The implications of the current situation in Syria and Egypt on Israel's security measures" met at the Hebrew University on Feb. 14, 2013.

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Will North Korea Focus on Economic Revival in the New Year?

January 1, 2013

Instead of issuing a newspaper editorial, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and appeared on national TV to give a New Year’s Day speech on the need to bolster the economy and also to reunify the Koreas, warning that confrontation only leads to war.

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Promoting the Northeast Asia Peace Initiative in Russia

January 1, 2013

Moscow, Russia - UPF-Russia works toward a peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula in consultations with Russian and foreign experts and through electronic media and face-to-face communications.

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Israel's National Strategies

December 25, 2012

Haifa, Israel - The Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum meeting on Dec. 25, 2012 explored “The Input that the International Powers have on the Development and Sustainability of Israel’s National Resilience.”

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UPF-Burkina Faso Accredited as Elections Observer

November 30, 2012

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - UPF-Burkina Faso was accredited as an observer for the Legislative and Municipal elections on Dec. 2, 2012.

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