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Peace and Security

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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Washington DC Forum: The Sahel Region of West Africa: Permanent Crisis?

November 13, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - A round-table discussion on "The Sahel Region of West Africa: Permanent Crisis?" took place on Nov. 13, 2012; the ecological and humanitarian crisis affects more than 18 million people.

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Conference at the UN Headquarters in Vienna on Europe-Russia Partnership

October 13, 2012

Vienna, Austria - The Vienna International Center was the setting for the first day of an International Leadership Conference on the theme of "Europe and Russia - Partners in a Globalized World" Oct. 12-13, 2012.

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Conference in Macedonia on Peace and Security

October 6, 2012

Skopje, Macedonia - A UPF conference on Principles and Practices for Lasting Peace and Security in Macedonia and the Wider Balkans took place at FON University in Skopje on October 6 in commemoration of the UN International Day of Peace and International Day of Non-Violence.

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Washington DC Forum: The Face of Human Trafficking

October 3, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - “The Face of Human Trafficking in America” was the theme of an Oct. 3, 2013 roundtable that addressed the domestic issues of human trafficking and how the U.S. is affecting trafficking around the world.

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Conference in Moscow on Koreans' Dreams for a United Nation

October 3, 2012

Moscow, Korea - An International Conference on “The United Korea as a dream of the Korean nation” took place in Moscow at the conference hall of the hotel “Rusotel” on Oct. 3, 2012. The event marked the anniversary of the signing of the Joint North-South Korea Declaration in 2007.

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UPF Seminar Builds Peace in Nigeria's Bayelsa State

September 29, 2012

Yenegoa, Nigeria - "Peacebuilding Beyond the Boundaries of Politics, Religion, Culture, Tradition, Ethnicity, Nationality and Race” was the topic of a gathering for peace and reconciliation Sept. 28-29, 2012, in Nigeria’s Bayelsa State.

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Forum on Peace and Security on Day of Peace in Riga

September 22, 2012

Riga, Latvia - UPF-Latvia marked the International Day of Peace on Sept. 22, 2012, by inviting a professor from the military academy, Gen. Karlis Kreslins, to speak on “Prospects for Peace and Security for a Sustainable Future.”

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UN Day of Peace 2012 Observed in 33 Nations

September 21, 2012

Inspired by the theme "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future" of the UN International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2012, UPF chapters in 33 nations organized programs ranging from academic forums to interreligious ceremonies to poetry contests.

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Oslo Hosts Leadership Conference on Sustainable Peace

September 21, 2012

Oslo, Norway - UPF-Europe organized a European Leadership Conference Sept. 20-22, 2012 in Oslo linked to the theme of the 2012 International Day of Peace: "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future."

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Nepal's Political Leaders Stress Need for Consensus

September 2, 2012

Kathmandu, Nepal — "Building peace is not a spectator sport," the Vice-President of Nepal explained at the opening of a two-day International Leadership Conference in Kathmandu Sept. 1, 2012.

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Washington DC Forum: The Just Third Way: Rebirth of the International Market System

August 29, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Scholars from the Center for Economic and Social Justice in Washington DC described their proposals for bringing about a more progressive and just economic system at a forum Aug. 29, 2012.

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Japan Diplomats Discuss Nuclear Power Plants

July 18, 2012

Tokyo, Japan - A year and a half since the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, a member of the Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident addressed Japan's Peace Diplomats Forum on July 18, 2012.

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