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The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations hosted an Interfaith Breakfast on February 3 to help launch World Interfaith Harmony Week. Monica Willard, President of the Committee of Religious NGOs, saw the Week as an excellent project for RNGOs to demonstrate their commitment to interfaith solidarity and support of the goals of the United Nations.

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Librazhd, Albania - At the high school where I used to teach, we held a celebration of the "Day of Love" on February 14 and gave a presentation on "The Family as the School of Love."

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Riga, Latvia - “The Peacemaking Spirit in the 21st Century” was the topic of the January 30 meeting of Ambassadors for Peace at the UPF Peace Embassy in Riga.

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Moscow, Russia -  Experts, Ambassadors for Peace, and interested youth came together on January 28 at the UPF headquarters to examine the possibility of any form of dialogue between confessions and the obstacles to developing relations between followers of different religions.

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Pesaro, Italy - UPF-San Marino held a conference in Pesaro on January 29 to support the World Food Program's campaign to end world hunger by 2015, the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan - UPF-Kazakhstan held a conference on the theme of “Ideal family as the foundation for world peace” on January 15 to inspire young people about the vision for creating ideal families.

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Bridgetown, Barbados - The playing of the National Anthem of Barbados opened the January 22 Interfaith Rally at the headquarters of the Barbados National Peace Council on the theme of Interfaith Activism for Peace and Harmony. 

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Freetown, Sierra Leone - An interfaith event on January 13 opened with an invitation to remember those who have sacrificed for religious freedom and political freedom. Tributes were paid to Father Sun Myung Moon, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela.

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Stuttgart, Germany - UPF-Stuttgart organized a forum on Jan. 15, 2011, with the title “Can Islam be called a peaceful religion?”

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Tagum, Philippines - The Universal Peace Federation of the Philippines organized an interreligious conference in strife-torn Mindanao January 10-14 to build bridges of understanding among the Christians, Muslims, and indigenous people.

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Rome, Italy - As a follow-up to the "Cakes for Peace" competition in December, the Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See invited the president of UPF-Italy and the the president of the Federation of Catholic Associations and Parishes in Italy for a briefing on January 13 about prospects for cooperation and peace.

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New York, USA - UPF is pleased to present the 2010 Annual Report for the review of our Founders, Chair, Board of Directors, Regional Chairs and Secretaries General, National Chapters, Ambassadors for Peace, and friends. 2010 was a year of growth and development for UPF, and we look forward to even greater success in 2011 and beyond.

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