FOLLOW US

FacebookYoutubeLinkedin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

August 2019
S M T W T F S
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Youth UPF

UPF offers young people the opportunity to develop their capacity as leaders and peacebuilders and work together for the greater good, alongside people of many nations, cultures and religions. Student clubs and other programs empower youth to create positive change in their communities, nations and world. For information about Youth UPF activities in Europe, click here.

London, UK - From campaigners against child soldiers in Africa to those who were battling gang violence on the streets of London or environment clean up service projects, the common theme of the Youth Achievement Awards event in the House of Lords Committee Room on July 14 was exemplary young people who, as Tom Brake MP commented, had ‘got off their butts and in some cases had put their life on the line to make a difference’

Read more ...

Moscow, Russia - The Moscow City Hall Department on Family and Youth gave a special award to UPF-Eurasia's Internet site, www.eurasia.upf.org. It received first prize in a contest of Internet sites with resources for preventing extremism and xenophobia among youth.

Read more ...

St. Petersburg, Russia - On April 14-17, UPF volunteers and the Peace Council of North-West Russia started a youth camp as part of the “Guiding Star” project

Read more ...

St. Petersburg, Russia - UPF's sixth Youth Forum, on the theme of “Our Common Tomorrow,” brought together students from various universities and representatives of public organizations. The program gave participants a chance to talk about their activities and learn about the peace culture promoted by Young Ambassadors for Peace.

Read more ...

Choiseul, St. Lucia - The Universal Peace Federation and the Ambassadors for Peace of St Lucia conducted a five-day camp during the summer of 2009. Almost 100 teenagers participated in the learning, recreation, and service activities.

Read more ...

Delhi, India - Interest is growing in UPF's Youth Leadership Training programs in India. Mr. Yeqing Victor Lee, Secretary General of the Washington DC-based Youth Federation for World Peace, was a featured speaker at several events at schools and universities near the nation's capital.

Read more ...

Kaluga, Russia - A unique Dialogue Camp for Youth was held August 20-23, 2009 in Kaluga, a city southwest of Moscow. Two hundred and fifty young people from non-commercial youth organizations participated in the project; among them were representatives from Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Baltic states, Western Europe, and foreign students attending Russian universities.

Read more ...

Port-Louis, Mauritius - One hundred and fifty youths from the Sai Baba Movement were appointed Youth Ambassadors for Peace by Rev. Gaerber Ruediger, senior advisor to the Mauritius Peace Council, on August 15 at Chimaya Asram.

Read more ...

Punjab, India - Four UPF resource persons traveled 1,800 km to conduct five Youth Leadership Training Programs on the theme “Let Us Join Hands to Build a Bright Future” in four major cities of the Punjab.

Read more ...

Bangkok, Thailand - Nearly 500 youth from 15 Asian nations attended the second annual International Young Leaders Summit on August 7 in Bangkok, co-hosted by the Youth Federation for World Peace International, Universal Peace Federation-Asia, and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security.

Read more ...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -  No one's too young to be a peacemaker. Through collecting donations of 10 sen (a Malaysian coin), Malaysian children have proven that! Within two months, a total of RM 143,730.10 (US$ 40,700) was collected by the united effort of about 500,000 children in this southeast Asian nation. [watch video report.]

Read more ...

Abuja, Nigeria - An Africa Youth Leaders Peace Summit at the Economic Community of West African States in Abuja June 2-5, 2009, commemorated African Liberation Day and World Environment Day.

Read more ...

If you find this page helpful and informative please consider making donation. Your donation will help Universal Peace Federation (UPF) provide new and improved reports, analysis and publications to you and everyone around the world.

UPF is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax deductible in the United States. Receipts are automatically provided for donations of or above $250.00.

Donate to the Universal Peace Federation: Your donation to support the general programs of UPF.

Donate to the Religious Youth Service (RYS): Your donation will be used for service projects around the world.


Donate to UPF's Africa Projects: Your donation will be used for projects in Africa.