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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in UN General Assembly Hall

February 7, 2012

A World Interfaith Harmony Week celebration took place on Feb. 7, 2012, at the UN General Assembly hosted by the President, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser.

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NGO Week of Spirituality Explores Visionary Leadership

October 28, 2011

New York, USA - The Week of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns, Oct. 20-28, 2011, focused on visionary leadership as a key to solve the challenges facing the United Nations and the world.

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Happy Birthday, United Nations!

October 24, 2011

New York, USA - On the 66th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, Oct. 24, 2011, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need for unity as the world seeks solutions for the key challenges facing humanity.

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UN Remembers 9/11 Attacks on Tenth Anniversary

September 14, 2011

On Sept. 9, 2011, the UN General Assembly convened for a special Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in hopes of moving forward for a better and more secure future for generations to come.

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Missions to the UN Join in Africa Day Celebration in New York

June 1, 2011

Top dignitaries from the African Union and the UN, NGOs, families and friends gathered for an Africa Day celebration in New York on May 31, 2011, with the theme “Africa and the Diaspora.”

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International Day of Families Forum Hosted by African Union Mission to the UN

May 16, 2011

New York, USA - Five Permanent Missions to the UN and the NGO Committee on the Family joined UPF in presenting a program on “Addressing Poverty by Strengthening Families” at the Office of the Permanent Observer of the African Union to the UN on May 16, 2011.

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Mission of Tunisia to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

April 27, 2011

New York, USA - A Japanese Tea Ceremony was hosted by the Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the UN on April 27, 2011, at the Tunisian House.

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Parallel Event of the 55th Commission on the Status of Women

March 2, 2011

New York, USA - “Women and the World at a Turning Point”, a parallel event of the UN’s 55th Commission on the Status of Women was held at the Nigeria House on March 2, 2011, hosted by H.E. Mrs. Joy Ogwu, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN.

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NGO Week of Spirituality Focuses on Culture and Peace

October 29, 2010

New York, USA - The Committee of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns honored the UN’s designation of 2010 as the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures in a week of events Oct. 22-28, 2010, that explored the UN's commitment to peaceful resolutions of international issues.

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UN Predicts MDG Poverty Targets Will Be Met

September 22, 2010

New York, USA - The world is on track to reduce by half the number of people living in abject poverty by 2015, according to a UN report prepared for a Sept. 22, 2010, summit at the UN.

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Mission of Nigeria to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

June 18, 2010

New York, NY - At the invitation of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, UPF organized a cultural program to demonstrate a culture of peace through the Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 18, 2010.

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Africa Reshaping Global Agenda: Africa Day in New York City

May 26, 2010

New York, United States - At a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 25, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that peace and sustainable development in Africa was one of the world body’s top priorities.

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Honoring the UN Day of Families at the UN Headquarters in NY

May 18, 2010

New York, NY, USA - UPF held its annual symposium to mark the UN International Day of Families on May 17, 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

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Honoring a Legacy of Peace at the United Nations

March 20, 2010

New York, USA - UPF hosted a ‘Legacy of Peace’ program at the UN on March 18, 2010, to honor people who recently passed away and whose lives were dedicated to peace.

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Parallel Event of the 54th Commission on the Status of Women

March 9, 2010

New York, USA - “The Role of Women in Social Transformation” was the theme of a March 9, 2010, event hosted by the mission of Nigeria to the UN and organized by UPF.

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Mission of Qatar to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

November 5, 2009

New York, USA - Ambassadors from several nations gathered at the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the UN for an experience of the culture of peace through a traditional Japanese tea ceremony on Nov. 4, 2009.

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NGO Week of Spirituality Focuses on Reconciliation

October 29, 2009

New York, USA - An event entitled, “Peaceful Action through Reconciliation” was held at Pace University, in honor of United Nations Day and the 2009 UN Week of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns on Oct. 28, 2009.

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UPF Consultations at Opening of UN General Assembly

October 1, 2009

As the UN General Assembly held its annual meeting in New York Sept. 23 to 30, 2009, UPF leaders held consultations with heads of delegations of Palau, Tanzania, Nepal, Kenya, and Guinea to discuss potential projects.

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Interfaith Forum in New York on Climate Change

September 22, 2009

New York, USA - Religious leaders from around the world convened at the Church Center of the UN on Sept. 21, 2009 to discuss “the call of our religions [that] we must all learn to live together within the shared limits of our planet.”

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UPF Joins Student Day of Peace Observance at the UN

September 19, 2009

New York, NY - UPF brought 25 students from the New York City area to join hundreds of students from around the world at the UN and via telecast in observance of the International Day of Peace on Sept. 18, 2009.

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