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Peace and Security

Conference on Consolidating Peace in Kosovo and the Balkans

May 31, 2008

The office of Prime Minister of Kosovo Hashim Thaci co-hosted with UPF-Europe an International Leadership Conference on May 31, 2008, on the topic Consolidating Peace in Kosovo and the Balkans.

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A Democratic Republic of Nepal Is Born

May 29, 2008

Kathmandu, Nepal — Nepal’s newly elected Constituent Assembly declared this nation a democratic republic on May 28, 2008, and ended the monarchy that had ruled for the past 240 years.

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Americas Summit 2008 Video

May 7, 2008

Americas Summit 2008 Video

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Nepal Concludes Historic Elections

April 10, 2008

Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal's first elections in nine years were disrupted by scattered incidents of violence across the country April 10, 2008, but overall the elections were hailed as peaceful.

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Southern Thailand Peace Initiative Launched

April 9, 2008

Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat, Thailand - In response to the insurgency that began in southern Thailand in 2004, a southern Thailand Peace Initiative was launched in Songkhla province April 4-8, 2008.

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UPF South Caucasus Peace Initiative Launched

April 1, 2008

UPF-Eurasia launched the South Caucasus Peace Initiative in 2008 to promote dialogue and communication, engage in  people-to-people diplomacy, promote interreligious cooperation and provide humanitarian assistance in the South Caucasus and adjacent areas.

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Interfaith Forum in Berlin on Ways to Promote a Peaceful Society

March 16, 2008

Berlin, Germany - Over 70 Ambassadors for Peace, guests and members of the UPF Peace Council gathered in Berlin-Lichterfelde March 14-16, 2008, to discuss ”On the way to a peaceful society.”

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European Leadership Conference in Netherlands Addresses Conditions for Peace

March 8, 2008

Bergen aan Zee, The Netherlands - A conference on the importance of Security and Development and Economy as Conditions for Peace took place on March 8, 2008 at Huize Glory, Bergen aan Zee, North Holland.

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International Leadership Conference Held in Uruguay

January 29, 2008

Montevideo, Uruguay - An International Leadership Conference under the theme “Toward a New Paradigm of Leadership and Governance – Latin America and the World,” took place in Montevideo Jan. 27-29, 2008.

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European Leadership Conference in Netherlands Focuses on Europe and Islam

January 20, 2008

The complex interactions between Europe and Islam sparked vigorous discussion during a UPF-Europe conference on leadership and good governance Jan. 18-20, 2008, in Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands.

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Conference Opens New Level of Cooperation in Nepal

January 9, 2008

Kathmandu, Nepal - Cooperation between civil society and the government of Nepal broke new ground on Jan. 16, 2008 at the "Parliamentarians for Peace" program at the Parliament Secretariat Hall.

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Fact-Finding Trips to Israel and Palestinian Territories

December 31, 2007

UPF's Middle East Peace Initiative programs from 2005-07 included fact-finding tours to inform participants of the perceived prospects for a peaceful resolution of the conflict from a range of informed opinions from both Israelis and Palestinians.

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Conference in Netherlands Explores the Many Flavors of a European Union

December 16, 2007

One day after the signing of a proposed new European Union treaty, Ambassadors for Peace addressed a UPF-Europe conference on leadership and good governance in Bergen aan Zee Dec. 14-16, 2007. 

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Maoists in Nepal Talk Peace

December 2, 2007

Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepalese leaders from three major political parties found common ground at a South Asia Peace Initiative seminar in Kathmandu on Dec. 2, 2007.

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Diplomats Forum in Tokyo on Preventive Diplomacy

September 6, 2007

Tokyo, Japan - UPF-Japan organized a "Peace Diplomats Forum" on Sept. 6, 2007, in Tokyo at which each participant described his vision of peace.

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Sri Lanka Government Partners with UPF in Leadership Conference

August 6, 2007

The Sri Lanka Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs in collaboration with the Universal Peace Federation held a ground-breaking conference in the parliament Aug. 5-6, 2007, that set a new level of cooperation between governments and UPF educational initiatives.

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Washington DC Conference Drafts an Interfaith Roadmap toward Peace

May 17, 2007

"I wish I could tell you that the problem of the Middle East has been solved," said Mr. Taj Hamad as he introduced a panel on "Toward a New Roadmap for Peace in the Middle East" during an International Leadership Conference in Washington DC May 17, 2007.

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Peace Council Launched in Nimba County, Liberia

July 31, 2006

Ganta City in Nimba County became the site of the first county-level Peace Council in Liberia, which met on July 31, 2006 with nearly 800 persons in attendance.

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Ambassadors for Peace Confer in Burundi

April 30, 2006

An Ambassadors for Peace Conference in Bujumbura for government ministers and legislators April 28-30, 2006, led to proposals for training educators to teach a peace curriculum.

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Pacific Island Nations Eye China's Rise

March 23, 2006

Tokyo, Japan - Representatives from 22 island nations gathered in Tokyo at the Asia-Pacific Island Nations Summit, March 19-23, 2006, to discuss ways of partnering to address their common vulnerabilities.

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