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Peace and Security

Amman Conference on Prospects for Dialogue and Reconciliation in Syria

October 13, 2013

Amman, Jordan - A UPF gathering in Amman, Jordan, Oct. 11-13, 2013, assembled 40 participants to consider the theme: "The Prospects for Dialogue and Reconciliation in Syria: The Role of Religion in International Relations."

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Jerusalem Peace & Security Forum: Iran after the 2013 Election—Military Implications

October 1, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel - The Jerusalem Peace and Security Forum continued its discussion of Iran on Sept. 30, 2013 at the Impact-SE Institute at the Hebrew University.

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Peace and Security Forum in Latvia on the Baltics and Russia

September 28, 2013

Riga, Latvia - UPF held a Peace and Security Forum in Riga, Latvia, on Sept. 28, 2013 on the theme “The Baltics and Russia: Toward a Common European Future” as part of UPF's Baltic Dialogue Initiative.

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Forums, Celebrations, Sports, and Cultural Events Promote the International Day of Peace 2013

September 21, 2013

UPF chapters celebrated the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2013, with forums, television shows, concerts, poetry competitions, sports events, peace marches, fairs, and other outdoor events.

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Washington DC Forum: Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia

September 18, 2013

Washington DC, USA - A Peace and Security Forum on "Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia" on Sept. 18, 2013, addressed the impact of climate change, economic development in the region, and the role of the external powers in working with the region on these critical challenges.

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Forum on Creating a Roadmap for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

September 16, 2013

Washington DC, USA - A forum on Alternative Futures for the Korean Peninsula and US Foreign Policy Options on Sept. 26, 2013, featured a presentation by Ambassador Christopher Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and the Pacific.

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UPF Statement on the Crisis in Syria

September 11, 2013

UPF issued a Statement on the Crisis in Syria on Sept. 11, 2013, calling upon leaders of the world's great faith traditions, especially Muslims, Jews, and Christians, to come together in the search for a solution that brings an end to the bloodshed.

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Bicyclists for Peace Release Doves at Korea's DMZ

August 24, 2013

Imjingak, Korea - About 1600 people from 70 nations gathered at the Imjingak on Aug. 24, 2013, to pray for the peaceful reunification of South and North Korea and release doves as symbols of their desires.

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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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