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Peace and Security

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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Washington DC Forum: Regional Perspectives of the Korean Peninsula

December 14, 2011

Washington, DC, USA - On Dec. 14, 2011, the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs convened its inaugural roundtable meeting in Washington, DC on “Regional Perspectives of the Korean Peninsula 
after the November Asian Summits.”

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Diplomats Forum in Tokyo Considers Security Issues

December 8, 2011

Tokyo, Japan - UPF-Japan organized a Peace Diplomats Forum on the theme of "Security" in Tokyo on Dec. 8, 2011, with around 40 experts from various fields participating.

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Asia Peace Conference Inaugurated

November 27, 2011

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Representatives from 16 nations attended the inaugural Asia Peace Conference in Kuala Lumpur, November 26-27.

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Meeting with Head of Cote d'Ivoire's Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

October 18, 2011

Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire - The UPF board met with the President of Cote d'Ivoire's Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Oct. 18, 2011, to discuss about UPF's contribution to the ongoing programs.

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International Day of Peace Commemorated in 67 Nations

September 21, 2011

Overview of activities organized by UPF chapters in 67 nations on the International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2011.

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Day of Peace Observed in Three Nigerian States

September 21, 2011

UPF-Nigeria organized commemorations of the International Day of Peace in the states of Plateau, Taraba and Abuja in the latter part of September 2011, seeking to defuse the violence that has plagued areas of the nation.

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UN Remembers 9/11 Attacks on Tenth Anniversary

September 14, 2011

On Sept. 9, 2011, the UN General Assembly convened for a special Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in hopes of moving forward for a better and more secure future for generations to come.

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UPF-UK Statement on the Summer 2011 Riots in England

August 12, 2011

London, UK - UPF-UK issued a statement lamenting the chaos and criminality on the streets of London and other cities of the UK during the summer of 2011 and expressing condolences to bereaved families.

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