The Brazilian UPF chapter was inaugurated on the 12th of December 2005 when the founder, Rev. Sun Myung Moon, came to deliver the inauguration speech at the Great Auditorium of the Anhembi Convention Center, in front of 2500 people, in Sao Paulo.

On the 28th of July 2007 the first Regional Peace Council of Sao Paulo Region was established with the participation of 21 Ambassadors for Peace. Dr. Reinaldo Correa, Regional Police Chief, was elected President; Mr. Arlindo Negrão, Police Delegate, Vice-President; Mrs. Eliza Ferreira, UPF Public Relations, First Secretary; Dr. Natanael Nascimento, Judge, 2° Secretary; Rev. Christian Lepelletier, UPF General Secretary, 1° Treasurer; Colonel Bizarria, from the Military Police, 2° Treasurer; Dr. Hélio Serra, Medical Doctor, 1st Counsellor; and Mrs. Elita Correa, Lawyer, 2nd Counsellor.

IAPD-Brazil Hosts Online Program With 2,450 Participants

March 22, 2021

Brazil—On March 22, 2021, the Brazil chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) held an event with the theme “International Month of Prayer.”

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Lusophone Webinar Draws Participants from Three Continents

March 13, 2021

Europe, Africa and South America—On March 13, 2021, nearly 220 participants from over eight countries on three continents participated in a joint event with many opportunities for personal, social and political development.

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UPF-South America Experts Discuss Peaceful Reunification of Korea

March 12, 2021

South America—On March 12, 2021, UPF-South America held an International Leadership Conference (ILC) with the following topic: “The Peaceful Reunification of Korea, Through Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values.”

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UPF-South America Hosts Webinar on Prospects for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

February 10, 2021

South America—On February 10, 2021, UPF-South America held an International Leadership Conference (ILC) with the theme “The Reunification of the Koreas as the Basis for the Realization of World Peace.”

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UPF-Brazil, IAPD Honor UN World Harmony Week

February 6, 2021

Brazil—The International Association for Peace and Development in Brazil held the program “World Interfaith Harmony Week: Building Bridges Beyond the Frontiers, looking to a unified world of peace under God.

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UPF-South America Holds WCLC Webinar With Over 1,000 Participants

December 5, 2020

South America—UPF South America’s webinar had the theme “The importance of Christian unity and cooperation for peace and human development, as well as the importance of broader interfaith cooperation.”

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UPF-South America Hosts ILC Webinar on the Reunification of Korea

November 27, 2020

South America—UPF-South America’s ILC webinar was followed by 860 viewers.

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South America’s International Media Association for Peace Holds Online Panel Attracting 165 Viewers

November 18, 2020

South America—“Freedom, Responsibility and Values” was the theme of a panel consisting of journalists from the International Media Association for Peace in South America.

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International Media Association for Peace Is Launched in Brazil

October 24, 2020

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—UPF-Brazil held the inauguaral meeting of IMAP-Brazil, with the theme “The Role of Media in Times of Crisis.”

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UN International Day of Peace Honored in UPF-Brazil Webinar

September 21, 2020

Brazil—On September 21, 2020, UPF-Brazil celebrated UN International Day of Peace with the theme proposed by the United Nations for this year: “Forging Peace Together.”

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UPF-Brazil Honors 12 New Ambassadors for Peace

February 27, 2020

Paraná State, Brazil—UPF-Brazil’s fifth assembly to induct new Ambassadors for Peace event took place at the Edson Dalke Convention Center in Almirante Tamandaré.

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Peace Road Comes to Brazil

October 26, 2019

Brasilia, Brazil—On October 26 UPF-Brazil sponsored the Peace Road of Recanto das Emas, with the participation of 500 people.

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UPF-Brazil Sponsors “First Luziânia Peace Conference”

September 27, 2019

Luziâna, Brazil—UPF’s peace conference was attended by 300, including the mayor and City Council members.

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UPF-Brazil Holds Conference to Mark UN International Day of Peace

September 21, 2019

Sorocaba City, Brazil—UN International Day of Peace 2019 was commemorated by the appointment of three Ambassadors for Peace.

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UPF-Brazil Sponsors Brazil’s Third Walk for Peace

September 21, 2019

Natal, Brazil—Brazil’s third walk for peace took place on September 21, the UN International Day of Peace 2019.

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Latin America Summit Includes Founder's Address and Peace Rally

August 4, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The first Latin America Summit concluded with a speech by the UPF co-founder and the signing of the São Paulo Declaration of Peace.

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Presidents and Parliamentarians Address Latin America Summit

August 3, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The first full day of the 2018 Latin America Summit featured prominent speakers from throughout the region.

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Latin America Summit Begins Amid Warmth and Hope

August 2, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—Participants at the opening banquet of the first Latin America Summit praised the evening’s spirit of fraternity and friendship.

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Latin America Summit 2018 Schedule

August 2, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil— Participants at the first Latin America Summit, titled "Peace and Development in Latin America: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values," praised the event’s spirit of fraternity and friendship. Nearly 400 representatives from 40 countries attended the summit, which was held from August 2 to 5, 2018, at the Renaissance Hotel.

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IAPP Inaugurated in São Paulo State Assembly

July 20, 2018

São Paulo, Brazil—The São Paulo state chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) was inaugurated in the state's Legislative Assembly in July.

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