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Peace and Security

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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Conferences in India Focus on Foundations for Sustainable Peace

July 9, 2012

New Delhi, India - Conferences on the theme of "Foundations for Sustainable Peace in Asia's Century" took place in four cities of India from July 3 to 9, 2012.

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Washington DC Forum: Russia's Role in Stability in Eurasia and the Far East

June 28, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - Scholars and diplomats at a June 28, 2012 forum on “Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Russia’s Role in Stability in Eurasia and the Far East” addressed prospects for stability in Eurasia and Northeast Asia.

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Korean War Veterans Meet at Museum Near Moscow

June 23, 2012

Balashikha, Russia - UPF-Russia organized a meeting of Young Ambassadors for Peace, journalists, and Korean War Veterans on June 23, 2012, marking the 62nd anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.

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Consultation in Sydney on Peace and Security in the Pacific

June 17, 2012

Sydney, Australia - An International Leadership Conference on “Consultation for Peace and Security in the Pacific” was held in Sydney June 15 to 17, 2012, to discuss critical issues facing nations in the Oceania region.

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Zambian Ambassadors for Peace Comment on Draft Constitution

June 7, 2012

Lusaka, Zambia - UPF-Zambia Ambassadors for Peace held several discussions in early June 2012 at the Peace Embassy in Lusaka to brainstorm and prepare a response to the proposed Zambia constitution.

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Tbilisi Forum on Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies

May 31, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - A Leadership Conference on “Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies: The South Caucasus Peace Initiative,” May 31, 2012, drew participants from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, France, Japan and USA.

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Conference Explores Principles for Peace and Security in Kosovo

May 29, 2012

Pristina, Kosovo - A conference in the government offices of Pristina May 28 and 29, 2012, explored how Kosovans and the international community can best support peaceful and effective state-building.

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Baku Conference Promotes Peace in the South Caucasus

May 29, 2012

Baku, Azerbaijan - An international conference on “Peace Initiative in the South Caucasus: New Approaches to Peacebuilding” took place in Azerbaijan on May 29, 2012 with experts from Azerbaijan, France, Japan, USA and Russia.

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