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UPF Events at United Nations Headquarters

Seminar at the UN for UPF Ambassadors for Peace from Korea

May 13, 2015

New York, United States—Forty Ambassadors for Peace from UPF-Korea took part in a seminar at the UN on May 13, 2015 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. 


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.”


Forum at the UN Promotes Interreligious Dialogue and Sustainable Development

March 27, 2015

New York, United States - Both UPF and the UN Alliance of Civilizations believe that interfaith dialogue can help nations live in peace, stated H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, at a consultation at the UN headquarters.


UPF Signs Working Agreement with UN Alliance of Civilizations

February 18, 2015

New York, United States — UPF has signed a working agreement with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a group founded 10 years ago to promote dialogue between the Western and Islamic worlds.


UPF Statement on the Family Given during the UN Commission on Social Development

February 13, 2015

New York, United States - During the 53rd Session of the Commission on Social Development, Dr. Tageldin Hamad, Secretary General of UPF, read a statement encouraging the Commission to consider the stable family as fundamental for addressing social problems.


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.


Forum at the UN in New York on the Role of Family-Oriented Policies in the Post-2014 Development Agenda

December 2, 2014

New York, USA - UPF co-sponsored a forum on Dec. 2, 2014, about recognizing the critical role of the family unit in achieving the sustainable development goals that are being formulated at the UN.


Seminar at the UN on Peace, Security and Human Development

November 20, 2014

UNKoreanAfP-2014-11-20New York, USA - UPF organized a seminar for 30 Korean Ambassadors for Peace visiting the UN on Nov. 20, 2014.


UN NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-NY Promotes Human Dignity

November 20, 2014

The NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns at the UN in New York organized activities promoting human dignity in 2014 contribution to the discussion of post-2015 sustainable development goals.


Forum at the UN on Globalization and Sustainable Development

October 31, 2014

New York, USA - A forum on “Globalization and Sustainable Development: The Role of Government, NGOs and Private Sector” took place Oct. 31, 2014 at the United Nations in New York.


Conference in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia

October 31, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized a conference on "The Role of Dialogue and Understanding Towards a De-Escalation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia" at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014.


Side Events at the Human Rights Council on the Protection of the Family

September 16, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - Three side events were held during Sessions 27 of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Sept. 12-16, 2014, in support of the Resolution on the Protection of the Family.


Atomic Bomb Awareness Day Observed at the UN in Vienna

August 8, 2014

Vienna, Austria -The Atomic Bomb Awareness Day was observed at the International Centre in Vienna on August 8, 2014, by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs and organized by UPF-Austria, the Academic Council of the United Nations System, and event founder Yuko Gulda.


UN Panel on Women Making a Difference Globally

July 24, 2014

The empowerment of women was the theme of a panel discussion at the New York headquarters of the United Nations.


Geneva Conference Links Family Values to Economic and Social Well-being

July 1, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - A conference on "Family Values and Their Link to Economic Well-being and Social Outcomes" took place at the UN headquarters in Geneva June 30-July 1, 2014.


T. Hamad: Remarks at the Africa Day 2014 Celebration in New York

June 23, 2014

We fully endorse and recognize the urgent need for serious attention to be given to the topic of food security. As both population and sea levels rise, we become increasingly aware of the human family's vulnerabilities. It is our collective responsibility to help feed the 842 million people do not have enough food to eat.


Forum at the UN Discusses the Significance of Parents for Human Development

June 17, 2014

New York, USA - In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family and the Global Day of Parents, the Permanent Mission of Grenada and UPF organized a forum at the UN about "The Significance of Parents in Human and Societal Development" June 17, 2014.


UPF and Global Citizen Forum Host Dinner for the UN Community

June 12, 2014

New York, USA - The Global Citizen Forum and UPF jointly organized a high-level dinner on June 12, 2014 for a group of United Nations associates and friends of UPF.


Forum at the UN in New York: "What Religious Leaders Can Do to End the Exploitation of Women and Children"

June 11, 2014

New York, USA - With recent abductions of Nigerian girls by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, attention has focused human trafficking. A June 11, 2014 forum at the UN in New York asked what religious leaders can do to end exploitation of women and girls.


Journée d’Afrique 2014 à Genève: Vers une paix durable et la réconciliation en République Démocratique du Congo

May 26, 2014

Genève, Suisse - La Fédération pour la Paix Universelle, le Fribourg Peace Forum et la Fédération des Femmes pour la Paix, en partenariat avec la Diaspora congolaise en Suisse, ont organisé une conférence le 26 mai 2014 au Palais des Nations, Genève pour contribuer à un règlement pacifique de la crise en RDC.