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Slyudyanka, Russia - On the southern tip of Lake Baikal, a volunteer forum and environmental service projects from June 26 to July 3, 2011, drew attention to ways volunteers can enhance the attraction of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - An interfaith delegation from UPF-Europe visited Ethiopia July 9 and 10, 2011 to promote interreligious dialogue and cooperation between people of different faiths.

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Abuja, Nigeria - A seminar following up on the recent visit by UPF Founders to Nigeria sparked discussions about ways Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace can work together to address challenges facing their nation. About 100 people attended the July 31 to August 2 sessions in Abuja.

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Parnu, Estonia - On the Baltic seacoast in Parnu, Estonia, the annual Parnu Summer Cup youth football tournament took place from June 30 to July 3 under the slogan of "Play Football Make Peace." During the period of several days, more than 100 football players from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, and Russia competed with the desire to become the best of the best.

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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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Lima, Peru - Many Ambassadors for Peace and their guests gathered in the Peace Embassy in Lima on July 20 to hear international news and to listen to distinguished speakers share their thoughts about the future of the nation, a few days before the inauguration of the new Peruvian president, Mr. Ollanta Humala.

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Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia - Legislators from Seoul, South Korea, visited Russia from July 18 to 20 to meet with officials and legislators in Moscow and a university rector in St. Petersburg.

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Cap-Haitian, Haiti - A dozen nurses and students from the US spent a week in northern Haiti offering health education and care to people in impoverished sections of Cap-Haitian from May 28 to June 4.

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Abuja, Nigeria - The International Conference Center in Abuja was the setting for a peace address by UPF Founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon on July 17, 2011.

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Washington, DC and New York, USA - Thirteen Malaysian Parliamentarians attended a special International Leadership Conference for Parliamentarians on the theme of “Leadership, Good Governance, and Interfaith Cooperation” July 11-17.

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London, UK - Fourteen young adults gave inspirational speeches about their activities and vision before receiving Youth Achievement Awards in the House of Lords on July 13 in an event kindly hosted by Lord King of West Bromwich and organized jointly by the Universal Peace Federation and the Women's Federation for World Peace.

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Paramaribo, Suriname - Under the patronage of the Director of Youth Affairs in the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, Religious Youth Service alumni and volunteers from Generation Peace in the US hosted a “Friendship Americas” concert on May 14, 2011.

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