Becoming Peacebuilders through Religious Youth Service in Georgia

July 30, 2012

Zugdidi, Georgia - Youth from eight nations arrived in Zugdidi in western Georgia on July 21, 2012, to spend ten days living and working as an interfaith and international community and gain insights into the culture, life, and faith of the people of this nation in the South Caucasus.

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Tbilisi Forum on Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies

May 31, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - A Leadership Conference on “Peacebuilding in Multicultural Societies: The South Caucasus Peace Initiative,” May 31, 2012, drew participants from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia, France, Japan and USA.

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Day of Families Observed in Tbilisi

May 15, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - UPF-Georgia observed the International Day of Families with programs at a school for mentally handicapped children on May 13 and the Women's Information Center on May 15.

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UN Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination Programs in Georgia

March 25, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - “Stop Racism – Take Action” was the message of programs for students in Tbilisi from March 19-25, 2012, related to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Religious Youth Service Project to Take Place in Georgia

March 22, 2012

Samegrelo, Georgia - Building on the success of last July's Religious Youth Service project at an orphanage in Zugdidi, UPF-Georgia is organizing a project in that region of western Georgia from July 21 to 30.

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International Women's Day Commemorated in Tbilisi

March 8, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - A commemoration of International Women's Day took place at School #136 in Tbilisi with a variety of educational activities from March 1-8.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Commemorated in Tbilisi

February 4, 2012

Tbilisi, Georgia - A commemoration of World Interfaith Harmony Week took place at the office of “Georgia in Support for Refugees” in Tbilisi on February 4. The event brought together 20 representatives from different NGOs, Ambassadors for Peace, former political leaders, youth leaders, and students.

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Introducing Russians to Georgian Culture

December 18, 2011

Yekaterinburg, Russia - UPF-Urals helped organize programs at the Ural Center with the Rustaveli Society of Georgia to introduce Russians to the distinctive culture of Georgia, a neighboring nation in the South Caucasus.

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Elimination of Violence against Women Taught in Georgia

November 25, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - On the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Nov. 25, 2011, Young Peace Ambassadors and the school administration organized a program at High School No. 136 in Tbilisi.

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UN Day for Tolerance Observed with Educational Programs in Georgia

November 17, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - Educational programs for students in Tbilisi took place in observance of the UN International Day for Tolerance, Nov. 16, 2011.

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Georgia Welcomes the Week of Family Values

November 9, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - The Week of Family Values was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, November 4-13. Programs took place at High School No. 136 in Tbilisi, the Georgia Human Rights Ombudsman's office, and the Foundation for the Development of Human Resources.

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United Nations Day Observed by UPF-Georgia

October 24, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - Students in Tbilisi learned about the UN's work and discussed ways to build peace on United Nations Day, Oct. 24, 2011.

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Building on Friendships Begun at Georgia Religious Youth Service Project

September 22, 2011

Yekaterinburg, Russia - The Yekaterinburg student who sent a hand-made gift for a Georgian student delivered during the Religious Youth Service Project there during the summer received a gift in return during a celebration of the International Day of Peace on Sept. 22, 2011.

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Day of Peace Observed in Tbilisi

September 20, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - UPF-Georgia in partnership with the NGO "Georgia – help for refugees" and the Foundation of Intercultural Relations "Future Stars" organized a program for children of internally displaced people and poor families on September 18 at the Mushtaid Park in Tbilisi.

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UPF-Eurasia Secretary General Visits Georgia

August 17, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - The Secretary General of UPF-Eurasia, Jacques Marion, visited Georgia from August 12 to 17. During his stay, Ambassadors for Peace met at the Human Recourses Development Foundation of Tbilisi, on August 13. The 12 participants included NGO leaders, professors, participants in the summer volunteer project, and students.

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Religious Youth Service in Georgia Promotes South Caucasus Peace

July 25, 2011

Zugdidi, Georgia - At a Religious Youth Service project in Zugdidi, western Georgia, July 16-25, 2011 participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cote d'Ivoire, Georgia and Russia lived and worked together as an interfaith and international community helping at an orphanage.

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D. Khorava: The Way to Happiness Is Paved with Good Deeds

July 2, 2011

Goodness is always followed by happiness. Happiness inspires us to do good, and love is the motive force of God. Our Lord illuminates our hearts with love and goodness and wants us to do the same to others. The way to God is paved with good actions that are welcome to God. Otherwise, we should not even dream about entering the next world.

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Africa Day Celebrated in Georgia

May 25, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia -  UPF-Georgia and volunteers from Cote d’Ivoire organized park cleaning project in Tbilisi near the Tbilisi Sea area on May 25. It was the first time for Africans to participate in such program in Georgia, and they were grateful to have such opportunity.

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Day of Families Observed in Tbilisi

May 18, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - UPF-Georgia organized several events between May 13 and May 18 in commemoration of the International Day of Families.

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Elimination of Racial Discrimination Taught in Georgia

March 19, 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia - School presentations and an interracial football tournament in Tbilisi on March 19, 2011 marked the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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