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UPF Co-Sponsors Launch of Youth and Students for Peace in Nicaragua

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Managua, Nicaragua—The Youth and Students for Peace was launched in Nicaragua on May 18, 2019 during an event at the University of Commercial Sciences (UCC) in Managua co-sponsored by UPF and the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), an affiliated organization.

Among the 220 people who attended the program were university students; young professionals; and the president, the president of the Directive Committee, and the vice president of the UCC, Dr. Nejama Bergman, Mrs. Ivania Toruno, and Dr. Jorge Moreno Chávez, respectively. UPF representatives included Dr. Chang Shik Yang, president of UPF for Central America and the Caribbean and Mr. Agustín Jarquín Anaya, president of UPF-Nicaragua.

The event opened with a prayer, given by Rev. Jorge de Oliveira, representing FFWPU, and welcoming remarks, which were given by the vice president of the UCC.

The president of UPF-Nicaragua spoke on the theme: “The Role of the Youth to Maintain Peace in a Challenging Universe.”

Dr. Yang spoke about the vision and role of the YSP. He encouraged the youth to strengthen and develop a true character and seek peaceful solutions to achieve peace in the world.

Twenty-eight young people were appointed as Ambassadors for Peace. All of them have expressed a strong interest in working with YSP to find solutions to the challenges that Nicaragua faces.

Also, Abdjane Ribeiro was officially named as the president of the YSP.

The event concluded with some singing and dancing  by the young people, creating a happy atmosphere.

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