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“Spirit of the UN Award” Recognizes Exceptional United Nations Officials

October 21, 2013

New York, USA - H.E. U. Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of Nigeria received a “Spirit of the UN” Award during the Week of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, Oct. 21, 2013.

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First Ladies Call for Peacebuilding and Addressing Health Disabilities

September 24, 2013

New York, USA - A first ladies high-level forum on “Building Bridges for Peace and Health Disability” took place Sept. 24, 2013, as a side event during the opening of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly.

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UN Diplomats Welcome Global Day of Parents

June 4, 2013

New York, USA - UN diplomats and members of the NGO community assembled on June 4, 2013 in a delegates' dining room for the first annual observance of the UN Global Day of Parents.

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United Nations Celebrates First Global Day of Parents

June 4, 2013

New York, USA - The Global Parents Day was duly commemorated by a special luncheon in the newly renovated UN Delegates Café on June4, 2013.

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Side Events to the 57th Commission on the Status of Women

March 15, 2013

United Nations, New York - UPF joined in organizing side events for the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women March 4-15, 2013.

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Interfaith Harmony Week 2013 Celebrated at the UN General Assembly

February 14, 2013

United Nations, New York - A celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week took place at the UN General Assembly on Feb. 14, 2013. The theme was "United for a Culture of Peace through Interfaith Harmony."

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Bali Declaration Calls for a Global Ecological Civilization

December 13, 2012

Bali, Indonesia - UPF staff participated in a World Ecological Safety Assembly in Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 10-12, 2012, joining 500 participants representing politics, governments, NGOs, science, media and academe.

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Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

November 27, 2012

New York, USA - The Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony organized by staff of UPF's Office of UN Relations on Nov. 27, 2012.

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H.E. Mr. Al-Nasser Receives UPF Leadership Award

November 15, 2012

 New York, USA - Amb. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the 66th Session of the UN General Asembly, received UPF's prestigious Leadership and Good Governance Award at a special Award Ceremony in New York Nov. 15, 2012.

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NGO Week of Spirituality Honors the "Spirit of the UN"

October 25, 2012

New York, USA - The magnificent qualities of the human heart, expressed through service to the UN, was celebrated during the Week of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, Oct. 22-25, 2012.

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Consultations at the Opening of the General Assembly

September 28, 2012

New York, USA - At the opening of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly in Sept. 2012, UPF leaders met with delegations from Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Mali, and Egypt.

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General Assembly Holds Forum on a Culture of Peace

September 14, 2012

United Nations, New York - UN officials and peace advocates opened a High-level Forum on a Culture of Peace Sept. 14, 2012, stressing that education, youth outreach and women’s empowerment were the keys to wiping out poverty, injustice and exclusion.

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UPF Statement on Sustainable Development

June 20, 2012

UPF applauds the UN and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, to address problems linked to unsustainable economic models.

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UPF Staff Attend UNITAR Rio+20 Forum

June 4, 2012

New York, USA - In preparation for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, June 20-22, 2012, UPF staff participated in a June 4 forum at the New York Office of UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research).

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Mission of Kenya to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

May 25, 2012

New York, USA - The Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya, H.E. Ms. Josephine Ojiambo invited 13 diplomats to the Kenya Mission at the UN for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on May 25, 2012.

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UN Plans 20th Anniversary of the Year of the Family

May 15, 2012

New York, USA - The UN Focal Point on the family invites feedback on preparations for the observance of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family in 2014.

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Side Events of the 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

March 14, 2012

New York, USA - In parallel and side events during the 56th Session of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women in February and March 2012, UPF representatives emphasized strengthening the family and combating human trafficking.

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Iraq Mission Hosts Event for UN Secretary-General

March 5, 2012

UN Headquarters, New York - The Permanent Mission of Iraq hosted a luncheon on March 5, 2012 with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as keynote speaker on the theme of “The Role of the Secretary-General and the UN in the Empowerment of Women.”

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NGO Conference on Healing the Wounds of History

February 15, 2012

New York, USA - The Spiritual Council for Global Concerns Working Group of the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns (CSVGC-NY) at the UN held a conference on “The Price of Violence and Dividends in Healing the Wounds of History” at the Nigeria House, on Feb. 15, 2012.

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UPF Staff Attend UNITAR Arms Trade Workshop

February 10, 2012

New York, USA - UPF staff participated in a Feb. 10, 2012 workshop entitled “Key Issues for the Negotiation of the Arms Trade Treaty,” co-sponsored by the UN Institute for Training and Research and the Permanent Mission of Australia.

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