Japan-Europe Forum Hears Middle East Analysis

February 17, 2015

Japan EuropeForum 2015 02 14Tokyo, Japan—Lord Nazir Ahmed of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords addressed Japanese leaders at the fourth Japan-Europe Forum from February 14 to 16, 2015.


Officials from Togo Pay Respects to Victims of Tsunami in Japan

February 16, 2015

Sendai, Japan — A delegation of officials from Togo who had come to Japan for a UN conference met with UPF-Japan and local Ambassadors for Peace and prayed for victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.


World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed at a Forum in Japan

January 29, 2015

Japan HarmonyWeek 2015 01 29Tokyo, Japan - About 25 leading religionists representing Shintoism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity gathered in Shinjuku, Tokyo, on Jan. 29 for a forum on "The Mission of Religious Leaders at This Critical Juncture."


South African Permanent Mission Hosts Japanese Tea Ceremony

December 3, 2014

New York, United States—South Africa’s permanent representative to the United Nations was the host of a Japanese tea ceremony to which 10 diplomats came.


Mission of Malaysia to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

December 3, 2014

New York, United States—The Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the UN co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony with UPF-International. 


Japan’s Development Aid Honored

November 26, 2014

JapanDiplomats-2014-11-26Tokyo, Japan - To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the start of Japan’s Official Development Assistance, UPF-Japan organized the 22nd Peace Diplomats Forum.


Fourth Japan-Europe Leadership Forum held in 3 Japanese cities

November 18, 2014

JapanEUForum-2014-11-18Tokyo, Japan - Dr. Willem F. van Eekelen, former defense minister of the Netherlands and secretary general of the Western European Union, was the keynote speaker at Japan-Europe Leadership Forums in Nov. 2014.


In Japan, Learning from Gandhi, the Practical Idealist

October 11, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - In commemoration of the UN International Day of Non-Violence, a lecture forum was organized in Tokyo jointly by UPF-Japan and the Council of Ambassadors for Peace-Japan on Oct. 11, 2014.


International Day of Peace Celebrated in Tokyo

September 13, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - Responding to the United Nations’ call, some 50 Ambassadors for Peace commemorated the International Day of Peace on September 13 in Tokyo in a program on the theme of "Prayer and Dialogue for Peace."


T. Mizuno: Address to World Summit 2014

August 13, 2014

We should overcome the differences of the past, tackle misunderstandings, unite and cooperate in a forward-looking spirit.


T. Endo: Address to World Summit 2014

August 12, 2014

How can we make North Korea a more reliable global stakeholder in the international community and in that context, what role should Japan play?


S. Nagano: Address to World Summit 2014

August 11, 2014

It is hoped the Japan-Korea Tunnel vision will become a real impetus toward building a new and positive Japan-Korea relationship in 21st century.


Y. Ohno: Address to World Summit 2014

August 9, 2014

Let us construct a highway of peace and friendship on this earth, including a tunnel connecting Japan and Korea.


Diplomats in Tokyo Discuss North Korea’s Nuclear Developments

July 3, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - Right after the Japan-North Korea government-level consultations held in Beijing on July 1 and the missile firing by the North on June 29, UPF-Japan organized a Peace Diplomats Forum on the theme, “North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Developments and their Impact on the World.”


Ambassadors for Peace Council Inaugurated in Osaka

May 31, 2014

japan-peace-councilOsaka, Japan - To enhance a campaign for sound families and a peaceful society, an Ambassadors for Peace Council was launched in Osaka on May 31, 2014, the eve of the UN Global Day of Parents.


Africa Day 2014 Celebrated with the 'Golden Voice of Togo' in 6 Cities of Japan

May 25, 2014

Sendai, Japan - A concert by a Togolese singer, Mr. King Mensah known as the “Golden Voice of Togo,” was held in Sendai on May 24, 2014, in celebration of Africa Day.


International Day of Families Observed in Japan

April 29, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - It was a sunny day on April 29 for the community cleaning program organized by UPF-Japan, "Family Clean-up Rally 246," in collaboration with the South Tokyo Council of Ambassadors for Peace.


Ethiopian Permanent Mission Hosts Japanese Tea Ceremony

April 22, 2014

New York, United States— Fourteen diplomats from the United Nations participated in a Japanese tea ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Ethiopia to the United Nations.


Forums in Japan on Insights about European Integration

April 5, 2014

Tokyo, Japan - UPF-Japan organized programs April 3-5, 2014 on the theme, "Peacemaking Processes in Europe: Proposals for East Asia" featuring Dr. Walter Schwimmer, former secretary general of the Council of Europe.


W. Schwimmer: The European Dream

April 5, 2014

I believe that we have taken a great step forward, and with the help of all who believe in the vision of our founding fathers we shall accomplish the vision of a united Europe.