The Kyoto Declaration

On April 21, 2021, the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations hosted a webinar on “The UNODC Crime Congress—The Kyoto Declaration: Next Steps for Civil Society and Faith-Based Organizations.”

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Taiwan Commemorates the International Year of Peace and Trust

UPF-Taiwan commemorated the International Year of Peace and Trust by holding a seminar on Korean reunification during its 2021 Annual General Assembly.

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Indian Health Workers Honored with Ambassador for Peace Award

Eight doctors were honored with an Ambassador for Peace award at a special ceremony organized by the India chapters of UPF and the IAPP.

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Argentina Chapters of UPF and WFWP Jointly Commemorate 2021 UN International Women’s Day

Six women from different fields and provinces were acknowledged for their good practices and values during a celebration of UN International Women’s Day.

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Hokkaido ILC Focuses on Japan’s Role in Korean Reunification

UPF-Japan held a Hokkaido International Leadership Conference (ILC), which focused on Japan’s role in Korean reunification and what Hokkaido can do.

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Coalition Features Pakistan Interfaith Harmony Council

UPF co-sponsored an international virtual conference in support of Pakistan’s Interfaith Harmony Council.

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UPF-India ‘Peace Talks’ Continue with Focus on Education

India-2020-08-06-Indian ‘Peace Talks’ Continue with Focus on Education

Sikkim State, India—The Sikkim chapter of UPF-India and the International Association of Academicians for Peace (IAAP) held a “Peace Talks” webinar on August 6, 2020 on “COVID-19 Impact on Education: The Way Forward.” More than 278 people attended the event: 78 through Zoom and over 200 through Facebook Live.

The featured panelists were four secondary school principals from Sikkim state. The opening presentation was given by Dr. Robert S. Kittel, director of education of UPF-Asia Pacific and international chair of Youth and Students for Peace (YSP), and special remarks were given by Dr. S.P. Singh, vice chancellor of Royal Global University, Guwahati.

The speakers discussed the negative impact COVID-19 has had on the education sector and also the difficulties of online education.

Dr. Kittel highlighted the Rally of Hope on August 9 and invited all the participants to the online event.

Mr. Santosh Sharma, a member of UPF-Sikkim, served as the moderator.

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IAAP Webinar Discusses Values: East and West

United States—On April 20, 2021, the International Association of Academicians for Peace (IAAP) held a webinar on the theme “West Meets East in Northeast Asia: A Values Proposition.”

UPF-Moscow Joins in Local Recycling Project

Lyubertsy, Russia—UPF of Moscow took an active part in a campaign to recycle electronics.

IAED Inaugurated in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia—UPF-Malaysia’s second “Peace Talks” webinar launched the national chapter of the International Association for Peace and Economic Development (IAED).