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Peace and Security

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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Washington DC Forum: North Korea in Its Third Generation of Leadership, Prospects for the Future

May 23, 2012

A roundtable on “North Korea in its Third Generation of Leadership: Prospects for the Future,” sponsored by the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs, Washington, DC, was held on May 23, 2012.

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Conference in Tirana on the Role of Albanians in Securing Peace in the Balkans

April 29, 2012

Tirana, Albania - In the context of the Balkan nations pursuing stability and improved relations with Europe, leaders from ten nations met in Tirana April 28 and 29, 2012, to discuss "The Role and Importance of the Albanian People for Lasting Peace and Security in the Balkans."

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Washington DC Forum: Security Cooperation in Southeast Asia and Oceania

April 25, 2012

A roundtable on "Security Cooperation in Southeast Asia and Oceania: Constructing a Security Community in the Region,” on April 25, 2012 examined prospects for developing a system of collective security for the Southeast Asia and Oceania.

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Conference at UNESCO Office in Paris Focuses on Peace and Human Development

April 13, 2012

Paris, France - A European Leadership Conference took place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris April 12-13, 2012, with the theme "A New Vision for Peace and Human Development."

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Conference in Moscow on Peace and Security in Multicultural Societies

April 7, 2012

Moscow, Russia - The annual conference initiated by UPF-Eurasia on “Peace and Security in Multicultural Societies at a time of Global Crisis” took place in Moscow April 6-7, 2012.

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Diplomats in Tokyo Address Democratization Linked with Violence

March 15, 2012

Tokyo, Japan - “The international community should more directly face the dilemma between democratization and violence in the post-Arab Spring,” a former Japanese Ambassador to the Vatican said at a Peace Diplomats Forum on March 15, 2012 in Tokyo.

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Washington DC Forum: Transnational Crime in the Americas

March 14, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - UPF Washington’s Office of Peace and Security Affairs held a roundtable on March 14, 2012, on “Transnational Crime in the Americas,” 
an issue with serious political, economic, and moral ramifications.

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Washington DC Forum: The Arab Spring One Year Later

February 29, 2012

Washington, DC, USA - A roundtable hosted by the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs on Feb. 29, 2012, featured an appraisal of the Arab Spring upon the first anniversary of the events in Egypt that overthrew the Mubarak regime.

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Inaugural Nepal Leadership Conference

February 18, 2012

Chitwan, Nepal - A Nepalese Ambassador for Peace called a conference on Transformational Leadership and Good Governance on Feb. 18, 2012, because he believes that “through UPF’s principles of peace we can overcome the strong barriers that have divided our country."

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Conference in Seoul on Hard and Soft Roads to Peace

January 25, 2012

Seoul, Korea - An International Leadership Conference in Korea Jan. 21-25, 2012, brought together more than 200 participants from 72 nations to consider possible roads to peace.

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Decades of Religious Youth Service Build Bonds Among Sri Lankan Youth

December 22, 2011

Since 1992, Religious Youth Service has been offering Sri Lankans a model of how ethnic, religious, and even political differences can be bridged during the 1983-2009 civil war and its aftermath. Here is a sampling of reports through 2011.

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Bratislava Forum on the End of Communism

December 19, 2011

Bratislava, Slovakia - UPF Slovakia organized a special event in Bratislava on Dec. 19, 2011 to commemorate the end of Communism in the Soviet Union on Dec. 25, 1991, when the Communist Party was abolished.

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