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United Nations

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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UPF Statement on the UN International Day of Peace 2016

September 20, 2016

The Universal Peace Federation is proud to support the United Nations International Day of Peace 2016 dedicated to the theme "The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace."

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UPF-Argentina Observes International Day of Friendship

August 11, 2016

Buenos Aires, Argentina—To commemorate the UN International Day of Friendship, UPF-Argentina appointed 22 new Ambassadors for Peace.

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UPF Attends UN Conferences on Family, Spirituality

April 28, 2016

New York, United States—UPF participated in two conferences hosted by the UN NGO Committee on the Family and the Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns.

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Highlights of International Day of Peace 2015

November 4, 2015

A powerpoint report of Universal Peace Federation activities during the International Day of Peace 2015.

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UPF-Norway Celebrates UN Day

October 27, 2015

Oslo, Norway—UPF-Norway celebrated United Nations Day in partnership with Central Jamaat E Ahle Sunnat, the largest mosque in Oslo.

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Faith Leaders Issue Call to End Poverty by 2030

September 24, 2015

New York, USA—Over 100 faith leaders and representatives of faith-based NGOs, multilateral agencies, and governments gathered at the UN to discuss ways in which they can work together to achieve the SDGs. 

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UPF-Peru Celebrates International Day of Yoga

June 21, 2015

Lima, Peru—UPF-Peru celebrated the first International Day of Yoga on June 21.

 

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Vienna Forum Addresses Korean Peninsula Tensions

May 11, 2015

Vienna, Austria - A forum at the UN headquarters in Vienna addressed the issue “The UN at 70: Toward a Resolution of Tensions on the Korean Peninsula.”

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UPF-UK: Discussion about UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 17, 2015

London, United Kingdom—Raising awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals that will come into effect in 2016 was the focus of a meeting held by UPF-UK.

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UPF Chapters Observe World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015

February 7, 2015

Peru HarmonyWeek 2014UPF chapters organized observances of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week Feb. 1-7, 2015, including forums, ceremonies, rallies and other events.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at the UN Headquarters in Austria

February 6, 2015

Austria HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Vienna, Austria - Approximately 200 people observed World Interfaith Harmony Week by attending a conference at the Vienna headquarters of the United Nations.

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Youth Ambassadors for Peace Meet Auschwitz Survivors

January 27, 2015

Russia MoscowYouth 2015 01 27Moscow, Russia - Ambassadors for Peace had the opportunity to meet concentration camp survivors on the 70th anniversary of their liberation from Auschwitz.

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Russian Ambassadors for Peace Try to Make Solidarity Real

December 20, 2014

Russia SolidarityDay 2014 12 20Moscow, Russia - Russian Ambassadors for Peace wanted their discussions on Dec. 20, 2014, to make human solidarity more than just a beautiful slogan on International Human Solidarity Day.

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Siberian Peace Council Marks Human Rights Day

December 14, 2014

Russia HumanRightsDay 2014 12 14Novosibirsk, Russia - The Siberian Peace Council celebrated Human Rights Day together with Russia’s Constitution Day at a special meeting.

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