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Think Tank 2022

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Reykjavik, Iceland - On Oct. 2, 2010, UPF-Iceland joined hundreds of peace activists in the capital of Iceland to commemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the International Day of Nonviolence.

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Across the globe, UPF chapters organized commemorations of the International Day of Peace with seminars, panel discussions, prayers from many faith traditions, sports competitions, and intercultural celebrations.
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Baku, Azerbaijan - A workshop on Unification Thought for professors and educators took place September 26 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Such programs add discussions of values to the peacemaking process. Topics included moral education, causes of conflicts, dialogue between Islam and Christianity, and philosophical and historical aspects of the alignment of forces in the modern world.

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New York, USA - The world is on track to reduce by half the number of people living in abject poverty by 2015, according to a UN report prepared for a Sept. 22, 2010, summit at the UN.

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Bangkok, Thailand: UPF-Thailand announces with regret the passing of Professor Pradit Chareonthaitawee (1932-2010), Ambassador for Peace, President of UPF-Thailand, and one of the nation’s most prominent public citizens, after a lengthy illness.

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Moscow, Russia - UPF-Eurasia's Baltic Dialogue project includes plans for sports and cultural programs to build neighborly relations among the youth of northwest Russia and the neighboring nations of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, and Sweden.

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan - The Universal Peace Federation and the Tajikistan Peace Foundation participated in a September 8 independence celebration at the Protection Center for Children, Refugees and Socially Vulnerable Citizens. The event was organized by refugee children, who created drawings on the theme of peace and prepared a performance.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands - At a meeting on Sept. 11, 2010, UPF-Netherlands proposed that there be an interreligious centre at or as near as possible to 9/11 Ground Zero, New York.

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Richmond, Canada - Music, contests, and family themes drew 3,000 people to UPF-Canada's second annual "Colors of Peace Festival" at the Richmond Night Market near Vancouver on August 28.

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Dombai, Russia - The first Caucasus Forum for the Youth of Russia took place July 23-31 in Dombai in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic of the Russian Federation. Forum participants proposed creating a Youth of Russia Interreligious Council to counter the xenophobia among young people of the various religious communities in the Caucasus region.

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Anse la Raye, St. Lucia - International volunteers joined with 14 St. Lucians Aug. 7-17, 2010, in a Friendship Americas project that included rebuilding homes of senior citizens.

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Cache Cache Douge, Haiti - Expressing a vision emerging from the rubble of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, several NGOs, including Religious Youth Service, offered a joy-filled, educationally creative, character building memorable week to Haitian girls in an encampment near Port-au-Prince Aug. 19-29.

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