United Nations Relations
UPF is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
The Universal Peace Federation promotes:
- Interfaith understanding
- Sustainable development
- Marriage and family
- Mediation of conflict
- Women's empowerment
- Revitalization of the UN
Scroll down for reports of programs at the UN in New York and in other nations.
UPF supports the goals of the UN with programs on occasions such as:
- World Interfaith Harmony Week (first week of February)
- International Women's Day (March 8)
- International Day of Families (May 15)
- Global Day of Parents (June 1)
- International Day of Peace (September 21)
UN-Related Events in New York
New York, United States—A diverse group of leaders from spiritual and peace organizations shared speeches, traditions and music during the "Interfaith Celebration for World Peace and Harmony."
New York, United States—The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) held its annual meeting with the theme “Meeting the Challenges of Development and Dignity.”
New York City, United States—The importance of both fathers and mothers was the focus of an event the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See organized at the United Nations to commemorate Global Day of Parents.
UN-Related Events Organized by UPF Chapters
Copenhagen, Denmark—The 2016 International Day of Peace was observed at a program in Denmark’s Parliament.
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."
Buenos Aires, Argentina—To commemorate the UN International Day of Friendship, UPF-Argentina appointed 22 new Ambassadors for Peace.
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