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Sunhak Peace Prize

World Summit Report Given in Hussite Church

April 9, 2019

Bratislava, Slovakia—The Czechoslovak Hussite Church was the site of a profound report about the UPF World Summit.

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Conference at UN HQ in Vienna Focuses on Horn of Africa

March 20, 2019

Vienna, Austria—Two hundred guests attended a conference at United Nations headquarters in Vienna titled “Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa.

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World Summit 2019: Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony

February 9, 2019

Seoul, Korea—On February 9, the recipients of the third Sunhak Peace Prize were honored at a ceremony attended by over 1,000 guests and leaders from around the globe, including current and former heads of state.

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Africa Summit: Honoring the Legacy of President Nelson Mandela

November 24, 2018

Cape Town, South Africa—UPF and the Royal House of Mandela hosted the conference “Peace and Human Development in Africa” to honor the centennial of Nelson Mandela’s birth.

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Sunhak Laureate Given World Citizen Award

October 5, 2018

Istanbul, Turkey—Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, a recipient of the 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize, an initiative of UPF, has been honored with the TRT World Citizen Educator Award.

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Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Speaks in UK

April 15, 2018

Birmingham, United Kingdom—A diverse audience of several hundred squeezed into a private home to hear a message of hope from Sunhak Peace Prize winner Dr. Sakena Yacoobi.

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Sunhak Laureate Named to BBC Women’s List

December 21, 2017

Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, a Sunhak Peace Prize laureate, has been named to the BBC’s list of 100 inspirational and innovative women for 2017.

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Good ‘Eco-Habits’ Discussed at St. Petersburg Meeting

December 10, 2017

St. Petersburg, Russia—The local chapter of UPF held a meeting to close Russia’s Year of Ecology on an appropriate theme: developing eco-friendly habits for the new year.

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Religious Leaders at Conference Form New Association

November 13, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The 2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference closed with the formation of a new international association of religious leaders dedicated to bringing world peace.

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2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference—Executive Summary

November 13, 2017

Seoul, Korea—About 400 religious leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations concluded the 2017 Interreligious Leadership Conference.

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Interreligious Conference Stresses Religion’s Peacebuilding Role

November 12, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The third day of the Interreligious Leadership Conference 2017 focused on “The Responsibility of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in Building Peaceful and Prosperous Societies.”

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International Women’s Day Observed in Italy

March 11, 2017

Monza, Italy—Prominent women from various fields spoke at a conference in northern Italy held to mark UN International Women’s Day.

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World Summit 2017 on Peace, Security and Human Development: Executive Summary

February 5, 2017

Seoul, Korea—World Summit 2017, organized by the Universal Peace Federation from February 1 to 5, 2017, provided a comprehensive assessment of peace, security and human development around the world.

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Sunhak Peace Prize Awarded at World Summit

February 3, 2017

Seoul, Korea—Two persons who have been a godsend to countless refugees were awarded the Sunhak Peace Prize during World Summit 2017.

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World Summit 2017 Opening Banquet

February 1, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” opened with a banquet attended by more than 500 dignitaries from 120 nations.

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Sunhak Peace Prize 2017 Laureates Announced

November 29, 2016

Washington, D.C., United States—The 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize has been awarded to two figures who have devoted their lives to helping the world’s refugees.

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World Summit 2015 Addresses Peace, Security and Human Development: Executive Summary

August 31, 2015

WorldSummit-2015-08-30-Memorial Program, Lunch and Closing Banquet

The 3rd World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” convened on August 27 to 31, 2015, in Seoul, Korea. 

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Luncheon Honors Legacy of Dr. Sun Myung Moon

August 28, 2015

Seoul, Korea—Sunhak Peace Prize Founder Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon and UPF World Chair Dr. Sun Jin Moon hosted a luncheon in honor of the first Peace Prize laureates.

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Keynote Speakers Address “Peace and Human Development”

August 28, 2015

Seoul, Korea—Keynote speakers in Plenary Session II of the 3rd World Summit addressed the international conference’s theme of "Peace and Human Development."

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First Sunhak Peace Prize Is Awarded in Seoul

August 28, 2015

Seoul, Korea—The first Sunhak Peace Prize was awarded to Kiribati President Anote Tong and fisheries scientist Dr. M. Vijay Gupta on August 28, 2015.

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