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Think Tank 2022

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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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London, UK - UPF Chairman, Rev. Hyung Jin Moon, traveled to several nations in Europe in August 2010 visiting UPF volunteers, Ambassadors for Peace, and members of the Unification faith community in Italy, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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Jerusalem, Israel - UPF-Israel recently hosted the latest in the series of more than 40 Middle East Peace Initiative trips that began back in 2003, bringing together religious and community leaders from throughout the Holy Land and as far away as Europe, the United States, and Korea.

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Tejarcillos, Costa Rica - Volunteers renovated facilities of the Light for the Nations Foundation and apartments for the elderly in an impoverished community on the outskirts of Costa Rica's capital city of San Jose July 7-19, 2010.

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Lagos, Nigeria - In celebration of the UN International Youth Day, Aug. 12, 2010, UPF and the Youth Federation for World Peace-Nigeria held programs in three states on the theme of "Healing Our World: Vision-Mission-Passion."

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Jerusalem, Israel - In the tense climate between Israel and Turkey after the May 31 attack on the Gaza-bound flotilla that left nine Turks dead, two young politicians are seeking to bypass political bickering and promote moderate voices in the two countries.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - On his first visit to Nepal the International Chairman of UPF, Rev. Hyung Jin Moon, was charmed by its people, culture, religions, and food. He and his wife Yeon Ah spent time with government leaders, Ambassadors for Peace, youth, and families, ending with a visit to the birthplace of Buddha in Lumbini.

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Tursunzoda, Tajikistan - Ambassadors for Peace of Tajikistan held their quarterly meeting at a home for elderly and handicapped people in the town of Tursunzoda on August 8. Along with caring hearts, they brought gifts of music, food, and humanitarian goods.

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