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Pokhara, Nepal - About 30 dynamic youths representing different faiths attended a Religious Youth Service project in Pokhara September 24 to October 1. Representatives came from the Buddhist, Baha’i, and Jain religions.

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Utrecht, Netherlands - Character development and community partnerships should be key factors in development aid, according to a Ghanaian NGO leader addressing a UPF-Netherlands conference on September 19 in Utrecht. A professor at the Maastricht School of Management cited statistics about aid and concerns of donor nations.

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Bogotá, Colombia - An interfaith Rosh Hashana service took place at the UPF Peace Embassy in Bogotá on Sept. 8, 2010, with Christian, Muslim and Buddhist leaders invited by a rabbi to join in the liturgy.

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Auburn, Australia - The Sapphire Function Centre in Auburn NSW was the scene of UPF's Living for Others Awards on October 2. It honored people who have distinguished themselves in different areas through their extraordinary and selfless acts of giving.

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Geneva and Bern, Switzerland - The Universal Peace Federation's United Nations Office in Geneva convened three consultations in August and September 2010 in Geneva and Bern on the proposal to establish an interreligious council at the UN.

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Vancouver, Canada - Under the theme of "Tolerance, Religious Freedom and Interfaith Solidarity in times of Intolerance, Religious Bigotry and Chaos," UPF-Western Canada gathered Ambassadors for Peace and friends for a stimulating and intense discussion on September 30.

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Reykjavik, Iceland - On Oct. 2, 2010, UPF-Iceland joined hundreds of peace activists in the capital of Iceland to commemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the International Day of Nonviolence.

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Across the globe, UPF chapters organized commemorations of the International Day of Peace with seminars, panel discussions, prayers from many faith traditions, sports competitions, and intercultural celebrations.
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Baku, Azerbaijan - A workshop on Unification Thought for professors and educators took place September 26 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Such programs add discussions of values to the peacemaking process. Topics included moral education, causes of conflicts, dialogue between Islam and Christianity, and philosophical and historical aspects of the alignment of forces in the modern world.

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New York, USA - The world is on track to reduce by half the number of people living in abject poverty by 2015, according to a UN report prepared for a Sept. 22, 2010, summit at the UN.

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Bangkok, Thailand: UPF-Thailand announces with regret the passing of Professor Pradit Chareonthaitawee (1932-2010), Ambassador for Peace, President of UPF-Thailand, and one of the nation’s most prominent public citizens, after a lengthy illness.

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Moscow, Russia - UPF-Eurasia's Baltic Dialogue project includes plans for sports and cultural programs to build neighborly relations among the youth of northwest Russia and the neighboring nations of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, and Sweden.

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