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Think Tank 2022

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Slyudyanka, Russia - The third annual Baikal Volunteer Forum, July 9-22, 2012, brought together 32 people from throughout Russia to make improvements along its southwestern coast and promote ecological awareness, tourism, and preservation of its ecosystem.

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Stockholm, Sweden - Ing-Marie Hedberg-Kikuchi, UPF-Sweden chairwoman, gave an introduction to UPF in the Kista district of Stockholm on August 18. She reported about worldwide activities using a PowerPoint  presentation with beautiful pictures.

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Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius - The Women's Federation for World Peace organized a Family Values Awareness and Cultural Show in the Municipal Reception Hall of Quatre-Bornes on August 18 for the children they sponsor and their parents or guardians.

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Bacolod, Philippines - More than a thousand married couples assembled in Bacolod's Garden Royale for an Interfaith Peace Festival on Aug. 26, 2012. Couples arrived excited at the opportunity to jointly renew their wedding vows.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina - "Life Is the Art of Encounter" is the motto under which UPF-Argentina celebrated the UN International Friendship Day on July 30 with an intercultural and artistic event at the Peace Embassy in Buenos Aires. The event included presenting the awards of the Drawing and Painting Contest, which UPF organized together with Affinnerity.

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Portland Parish, Jamaica - Youth from six nations assembled on Aug. 3, 2012 for a 13-day Religious Youth Service project on Jamaica's northeast coast, where they cleaned classrooms, repaired a fence and did landscaping at an elementary school.

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Twenty-eight youth from 13 nations assembled in Pilistvere, Estonia, Aug. 13-22, 2012, where they renovated a monument to the victims of communist repression and made improvements at the Lutheran church's summer café.

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United Nations, New York - UN officials and peace advocates opened a High-level Forum on a Culture of Peace Sept. 14, 2012, stressing that education, youth outreach and women’s empowerment were the keys to wiping out poverty, injustice and exclusion.

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Parnu, Estonia - The tenth International Youth Football Tournament, June 28 – July 1, drew a great number of sports teams from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, and Belarus to compete and make new friends under the theme "Play Football for Peace."

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - It is with feelings of regret that we announce that His Holiness Abuna Paulos I, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, passed away in the early morning of August 16 at the age of 76.

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Ialoveni, Moldova - Fourteen people from four nations assembled on August 5, 2012 in Ialoveni for a week-long Religious Youth Service project working at a geriatric center, joining in interactive learning experiences, visiting places of worship and enjoying the beauty of nature.

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Jerusalem, Israel - During the last two weeks of July 2012, young leaders from around the world came to Israel and Palestine to experience the region's history and religious background, the diversity of its cultures and grasp the complexity of the political situation.

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