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New York, United States - At a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 25, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that peace and sustainable development in Africa was one of the world body’s top priorities.

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New York, NY - At the invitation of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, UPF organized a cultural program to demonstrate a culture of peace through the Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 18, 2010.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - “Women need to be involved in every area of society, including those more traditionally dominated by men,” Dr. Mohini Giri, Chairwoman of India’s Guild of Service and founding president of the Women's Federation for World Peace-India, told a June 23 forum in Nepal that included four Members of Parliament. She specifically named the legal profession, politics, and economic enterprises.

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Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bukhari participated in every Middle East Peace Initiative interreligious conference. He was active in the Sulha Peace Project, the World Conference on Religions and Peace in Israel, the Israel Interfaith Coordinating Council.

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Ottawa, Canada - Ambassadors for Peace from across Canada gathered in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, on June 3 to discuss the importance of the family and the UPF proposal for an interreligious council at the United Nations.

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan - On June 1, the Tajik branch of the Universal Peace Federation held a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace dedicated to the anniversary of the establishment of the International Children's Day. Ambassadors for Peace talked about their work to promote the wellbeing of children.

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Jerusalem, Israel - Jerusalem is reinventing itself by improving tourist services, reaching out to rapidly growing sectors like Christian pilgrims and Russian tourists, attracting more conventions, and recruiting tourists to act as Jerusalem’s ambassadors.

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Jerusalem, Israel - The Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information held a panel discussion on Bringing Religion to the Front Lines of Peace at the Ambassador Hotel on June 2.

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London, England - "We are the product of 14 1/2 billion years of evolution, but the next 14 1/2 years will prove if we are viable as a species,"' stated Lawrence Bloom at a World Environment Day program in London on June 4, 2010.

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Washington, DC, USA - The Japanese Tea Ceremony, Cha Do or “The Way of Tea,” was exhibited to diplomats at the UPF Peace Embassy during both lunch and dinner on May 27.

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New York, NY, USA - UPF held its annual symposium to mark the UN International Day of Families on May 17, 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

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Bangkok, Thailand - On May 17, the turmoil of a political conflict was spilling into violence in one section of Bangkok. In another section of the city the UPF invited me as International Director of Religious Youth Service to make a presentation about our service-learning activities to leaders from 16 nations of South and South-East Asia.

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