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United Nations

International Day of Families Observed at UN

May 15, 2019

New York, United States—A large audience gathered at the UN headquarters to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families.

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International Mother Earth Day Celebrated in Argentina

May 11, 2019

Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina celebrated International Mother Earth Day 2019 by planting trees in the country’s capital, Buenos Aires.

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A Report on UPF Engagement with the UN NGO Committee on Spirituality and Values

March 26, 2019

New York, United States—From 2017 to 2018, UPF chaired the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-NY.

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UN CSW Program Affirms Benefits of Healthy Families for Women and Girls

March 14, 2019

New York, United States—UPF co-sponsored a CSW side event about the empowerment that women and girls receive from a thriving family.

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CSW Parallel Event Discusses Impact of Parents

March 12, 2019

New York, United States—Parents’ influence on their children realizing their full potential was the theme of a parallel event to the Commission on the Status of Women.

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UPF Australian Celebrates Nelson Mandela Centenary

December 31, 2018

Melbourne, Australia—Throughout the year 2018, the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee of Australia and UPF-Australia collaborated to create numerous events to honor Mandela.

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Religious Leaders Celebrate UN Solidarity Day

December 19, 2018

Florence, Italy—UPF of Tuscany organized an event to celebrate International Human Solidarity Day.

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IAPD Inaugurated in Ecuador

September 29, 2018

Quito, Ecuador—In honor of the UN International Day of Peace 2018, UPF-Ecuador inaugurated the national chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD).

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Summit of Parliamentarians Held at the United Nations

September 4, 2018

New York, United States—UPF Vice President Dr. Tageldin Hamad chaired a high-level roundtable at the United Nations during a Summit of Parliamentarians.

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UPF Co-sponsors Faith Discussion at UN

August 22, 2018

New York, United States—UPF co-sponsored a discussion at United Nations headquarters about the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

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Netherlands’ Role on UN Security Council Discussed

October 19, 2017

Utrecht, the Netherlands—With the Netherlands joining the UN Security Council in 2018, UPF organized a discussion of the nation’s greater role in international affairs and worldwide security issues.

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Vienna Celebrates Asmara’s UNESCO Honor

July 15, 2017

Vienna, Austria—The listing of Eritrea’s capital as a World Heritage Site was celebrated at a special event titled “Asmara—City of Dreams.”

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UPF Chair Speaks at ACUNS Annual Meeting

June 15, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The international chair of UPF was invited to be a panelist at an annual meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS).

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Africa Day 2017 Celebrated in New York City

May 25, 2017

New York, United States—“Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth” was the theme of a gala celebration of Africa Day.

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Earth Day Action Collects Plastic for a Greener Russia

April 22, 2017

Moscow, Russia—An environmental campaign called "Collecting Plastic Caps and Lids for Peace" was concluded on International Mother Earth Day 2017.

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UN Program Discusses Support for Survivors of Trafficking

March 22, 2017

New York, United States—During the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women, a program was held at the United Nations headquarters entitled “Economically Empowering Trafficking Survivors to Stay Permanently off the Streets.”

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Russian Veterans Celebrate UN Day with Song

October 22, 2016

Moscow, Russia—A chorus of veterans sang songs from World War II at a concert held to commemorate United Nations Day.

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UN General Assembly Engages with Faith-Based Organizations

September 22, 2016

New York, United States—During the United Nations General Assembly 2016, an unprecedented 25 of 30 side events were organized in collaboration with faith-based organizations.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Denmark

September 21, 2016

Copenhagen, Denmark—The 2016 International Day of Peace was observed at a program in Denmark’s Parliament.

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Siberian Youth Project Seeks Culture of Peace

September 21, 2016

Novosibirsk, Russia—The multifaceted project "Path for Youth toward a Culture of Peace" took place from September 12 to 21, 2016.

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