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Peace and Security

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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Leadership Conference in Abuja Offers Nigeria Hope for Peace

July 17, 2011

Abuja, Nigeria - The International Conference Center in Abuja was the setting for a peace address by UPF Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon on July 17, 2011.

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Conference in Vienna on Youth Perspectives on Peace

July 3, 2011

Vienna, Austria -The European Leadership Conference on "Communicating Change: Youth Perspectives on Peace" took place July 1-3, 2011 at the United Nations Headquarters and NH Danube Hotel in Vienna.

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Conference in Istanbul Assesses the Arab Spring

May 8, 2011

Istanbul, Turkey - A Regional Leadership Conference for current and future Ambassadors for Peace in the Middle East was held at the Atakoy Sheraton Hotel in Istanbul May 6-8, 2011.

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Building Consensus in the Nepal Peace Process

April 29, 2011

Participants from seven of Nepal's political parties attended a South Asia Peace Initiative conference on “Promoting Human Security Through Transformational Leadership: Common Challenges of South Asia” in Kathmandu on April 28, 2011.

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Forum in Nepal on Transformational Leadership

April 28, 2011

Kathmandu, Nepal - In a cordial atmosphere of honest dialogue the 10th South Asia Peace Initiative (SAPI) brought together political leaders from seven parties to discuss issues of common concern focusing on human security and leadership transformation.

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Kosovo Peace Council Inaugurated

March 18, 2011

Pristina, Kosovo - Kosovo's Deputy Prime Minister opened the March 18, 2011 inaugural meeting of the Kosovo Peace Council by expressing appreciation for UPF’s efforts to encourage reconciliation and respect for minorities in Kosovo.

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Moscow Forum on the Challenges of Creating a More Secure World

February 19, 2011

Moscow, Russia - UPF-Russia held a forum on “Prospects and challenges of creating more secure world” on Feb. 19, 2011, for Ambassadors for Peace, experts in human rights and civil society, representatives of NGOs, political parties and the media.

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Forum in Vienna on the Radical Changes in Egypt

February 15, 2011

Vienna, Austria - A panel discussion on "Radical Change in Egypt: Future Prospects in the Land of the Pharaohs" was organized by UPF-Austria on Feb. 15, 2011, just a few days after the fall of the Mubarak regime.

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Moscow Forum on the Korean War: Lessons of History

February 15, 2011

Moscow, Russia - At the Institute of the Far East, Russian Academy of Sciences, a round-table meeting on the “Korean War: Lessons of History” took place on Feb. 15, 2012, initiated by the Center of Korean Research.

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Citizen Diplomacy Bridges Divides in the South Caucasus

February 1, 2011

A review of the developments of UPF's South Caucasus Peace Initiative from 2008 through 2010.

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Moscow Forum on the Possibility of Interreligious Dialogue

January 28, 2011

Moscow, Russia -  Experts, Ambassadors for Peace, and interested youth came together on January 28 at the UPF headquarters to examine the possibility of any form of dialogue between confessions and the obstacles to developing relations between followers of different religions.

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European Conference Considers Issues of Ireland and Middle East

December 13, 2010

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands - "States operate not under ethical considerations, but by what they feel benefits their own situation," asserted a former Dutch prime minister at a European Leadership Conference in the Netherlands Dec. 10-12, 2010.

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