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Novosibirsk, Russia - On the 100th anniversary of the women’s movement, UPF-Siberia together with other grassroots organizations held programs on March 4 and 8 related to the International Women’s Day on “Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women."

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Berlin, Germany - The first conference of the German National Peace Council in 2011 ended with an appeal to the German Bundestag to finally ratify the 2003 UN Convention against Corruption: “We appeal to the members of parliament to ratify the UN Convention against Corruption from 2003, thus enabling the country to be rated much lower in the Corruption Perception Index than is the case now.”

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Montreal, Canada - After a moment of silent prayer for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, the executive director of the Canadian Centre for Ecumenism addressed UPF-Montreal's March 16, 2011 interfaith forum.

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Oyo, Congo - Six UPF delegates from Congo-Brazzaville traveled to Oyo for a meeting with President Denis Sassou Nguesso on March 9.

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UPF helped organize events in nine nations marking UN International Women's Day, March 8, 2011, The theme of the year was pathways to decent work for women.

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Toronto, Canada - Dr. Hussein Auckberaullee opened the monthly meeting of UPF-Toronto by expressing his deep sadness over the tsunami which hit Japan resulting in the deaths of thousands of people. People held hands and stood in silence to show solidarity with the people of Japan who are facing this dreadful challenge.

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Valletta, Malta - UPF Ambassador for Peace Mrs. Sanaa El-Nahhal, president of the Arabic Culture Information Society in Malta, is collecting supplies for people stranded by the upheavals in Libya. A bishop of the Catholic Church has proposed that donations at Ash Wednesday services be used to offer humanitarian aid to people on Libya's borders.

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Yekaterinburg and Ufa, Russia - Youth Ambassadors for Peace in Yekaterinburg have been promoting the monthly "Run Hour" sports initiative since 2008. Since then the project has spread to more cities in the Urals, and athletes in Ufa, the capital of the Bashkir Republic of the Russian Federation, took the program over.

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Nairobi, Kenya - UPF International Chairman Rev. Hyung Jin Moon was welcomed to Nairobi by Ambassadors for Peace of different faiths on Feb. 27, 2011.

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Jakarta, Indonesia - UPF Indonesia's character education programs are gaining widespread support. Though schools used have to moral education classes in the past, these days such classes have generally been removed from the curriculum and teachers are struggling how to implement moral or character education in their classrooms.

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Jerusalem, Israel - UPF-Israel announces plans for an interfaith tour May 19-25 as part of its ongoing efforts to build a culture of peace in the Middle East.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The World Interfaith Harmony Week proclaimed by the United Nations found deep resonance in the hearts of peace-loving Malaysians when a culturally diverse gathering observed an interfaith open house at the headquarters of UPF-Malaysia on February 19. The theme was "Love of God and Love of the Neighbor."

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