New Chapter Opened in North Sumatra Trains Youth Leaders

April 27, 2013

Medan, Indonesia - In March, UPF established a new chapter in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra Province. The newly established UPF center focuses on youth leadership training programs for students inculcating the values of ‘pure love’ and ‘living for the sake of others’ as well as marriage rededication programs for couples to enhance the quality of love they experience in their marriage.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Jakarta

February 7, 2013

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia organized celebrations of World Interfaith Harmony Week at the SMAN 6 Government High School on February 6 and at the auditorium of the Hanura (People's Conscience) Party on February 7.

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A Commitment to Peace and Responsible Leadership in Indonesia

December 9, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia - In collaboration with the House of Regional Representatives and the Maya Bhakti Pertiwi Foundation, UPF organized a conference on the theme of Innovative Approaches to Peace, Leadership and Good Governance on Dec. 8, 2012.

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S. Almirzanah: Pancasila-A Mosaic and Feature of the Character of the Indonesian People

December 8, 2012

Become inspired with faith and love for others. Love all the creation because of the Creator. Offer a hand to those in trouble, and be concerned about everyone. So long as you remain in yourself, you are a particle. But if you get united with everybody, you are a mine, an ocean.

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B. Jayamedho: Interreligious Cooperation in Peacebuilding from a Buddhist Perspective

December 8, 2012

Interreligious cooperation among the religious leaders and devotees is important to build and maintain peace and happiness. The Buddha said: “There is no happiness without peace,” and “There is no peace without tolerance and forgiveness.”

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C.S. Yong: A Vision of Peace, Leadership, and Good Governance

December 8, 2012

Here in Indonesia, I sincerely hope you will work together in establishing a new paradigm of peace, leadership, and good governance. As the country with the largest Muslim population, people throughout the world and the Islamic world in particular are looking up to your nation to lead the way towards peace, happiness, and prosperity.

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Expanding Character Education Trainings in Indonesia

August 10, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia expanded its character education and leadership seminars to more schools and universities.

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Day of Families Observed at Forums in Jakarta

May 19, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia - A forum on "Developing a Balanced Partnership between Husband and Wife" took place on May 13 at the UPF Peace Center in Tomang, Jakarta. On May 19, a forum on "Family Values" took place at the KHBP Kebayoran Baru in Jakarta.

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Teachers Training on Character Building in Jakarta

March 10, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia - After the recent celebration of the World Interfaith Harmony Week at Wijayakusuma School, the school authorities requested UPF to conduct a training program on character education for their teachers. On March 10, 40 teachers attended a UPF training.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Commemorated in Jakarta

February 11, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia organized World Interfaith Harmony Week programs at the Christian University of Indonesia on February 10 and at Sekolah Wijayakusuma on February 11.

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Jakarta Conference on National Character Building

December 19, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - The Universal Peace Federation of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics of the Universitas Negeri Jakarta (UNJ), organized a seminar on the theme “National Character Building: Opportunities and Challenges” at the university on December 19.

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Jakarta Seminar on Marriage and Family

October 16, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia organized a Seminar on Marriage and Family in Jakarta on Oct. 16, 2011 as part of the UPF Marriage and Family Peace Initiative.

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Day of Peace Observed in Jakarta

September 21, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia organized a Leadership Conference on  the International Day of Peace on the theme "Peace and Democracy: Make Your Voice Heard" at the Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic State University Jakarta on September 21. The rector delivered the keynote address.

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International Youth Day Celebrated in Jakarta

August 14, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF-Indonesia celebrated International Youth Day with a program on Aug. 14, 2011 at the UPF Peace Center on the theme "Change Your World."

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Jakarta Conference on National Character Building

May 27, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - The theme “National Character Building and Sustainable Development” attracted over 400 participants to an international conference organized by the Universal Peace Federation and the Faculty of Communications of Universitas Tarumanagara at the university auditorium on May 27.

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Day of Families Observed in Jakarta

May 15, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - The Universal Peace Federation celebrated the UN International Day of Families at the UPF Peace Center on May 15 on the theme of  “Addressing Poverty by Strengthening Families.”

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Interest in Indonesia about Character Education

February 25, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF Indonesia's character education programs are gaining widespread support. Though schools used have to moral education classes in the past, these days such classes have generally been removed from the curriculum and teachers are struggling how to implement moral or character education in their classrooms.

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I. Kuntari: Address to the International Leadership Conference

February 10, 2011

I do hope we can do our homework back in our country and, Insha Allah, we will meet again on other occasions to share our best practices. Together we can do better. With true love we can do more.

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Building Interfaith Bridges of Peace in Jakarta

January 27, 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia - In support of the World Interfaith Harmony Week, UPF worked with The Wahid Institute, the Indonesian Conference for Religion and Peace, and the IPMI Business School to organize a conference on January 27 about “Building Bridges of Peace through Interfaith Leadership.”

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Promoting Character Education in Jakarta

December 7, 2010

Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF Character Education and Youth Leadership Programs in various schools and universities in the capital city include service components.

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