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Think Tank 2022

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Bonn, Germany - African cultures and traditions were showcased at a June 17 program in Bonn organized by Henriette Bagoussa from Cameroon and some of her friends. “I see more Africans here than at the Bonn Afrikafest the other day,” said one of the guests. A small exhibit of traditional clothes, pieces of art, and typical fruits and food brightened the UPF headquarters. Video and live presentations of drumming and dancing captivated the audience.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - Religious Youth Service-Nepal organized a service-learning project June 2-9 in the village of Chitlang to build a library at the secondary school and renovate the community drinking water system. Read the detailed report by P. Venugopal, a participant from Malaysia.

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It is with heavy feelings of great loss that UPF-Nigeria announces the passing on of the Chairman of its Board of Trustees, Chief Segun Olusola, on June 21 in Lagos.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - UPF-Brazil and partner organizations participated in interfaith events during the People's Summit Rio+20 June 15-22, 2102.

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Lusaka, Zambia - UPF-Zambia Ambassadors for Peace held several discussions in early June 2012 at the Peace Embassy in Lusaka to brainstorm and prepare a response to the proposed Zambia constitution.

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New York, USA - In preparation for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, June 20-22, 2012, UPF staff participated in a June 4 forum at the New York Office of UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research).

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Buenos Aires, Argentina - An artistic and cultural celebration marked World Environment Day in Buenos Aires on June 8, 2012.

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Lagos, Nigeria - A nationwide conference on Marriage and Family as Instruments for Peace and National Development took place June 6-7, 2012 during a time of national mourning after a plane crash in Lagos claimed the lives of 163 people.

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London, UK - A European Leadership Conference in London June 15-17 considered "Human Rights and the Protection of the Un-Empowered and the Dispossessed." Distinguished delegates from many European countries were in attendance.

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New York, New York: As in previous years, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a message marking the 100-day countdown to the observance of the International Day of Peace, September 21, and announced this year's theme: "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future."

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Moscow, Russia - Starting at the "zero” kilometer in Red Square in Moscow, the track-and-field super-marathon for youth entitled “Children against Drugs – I Choose Sports!” was launched on June 11. By the time the race ends on June 23 in Minsk, Belarus, it is hoped that participants will be planning more ways to create a culture of peace by means of sports.

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Jerusalem, Israel - The Israeli chapter of UPF hosted a prominent Ambassador for Peace from Germany, Dr. Hedwig Raskob, who often visits Israel and Palestine to help advise on conflict resolution. Several well-known professors were invited to a May 31 meeting chaired by Prof. Glaubach.

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