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Think Tank 2022

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Jerusalem, Israel - Jerusalem is reinventing itself by improving tourist services, reaching out to rapidly growing sectors like Christian pilgrims and Russian tourists, attracting more conventions, and recruiting tourists to act as Jerusalem’s ambassadors.

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Jerusalem, Israel - The Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information held a panel discussion on Bringing Religion to the Front Lines of Peace at the Ambassador Hotel on June 2.

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London, England - "We are the product of 14 1/2 billion years of evolution, but the next 14 1/2 years will prove if we are viable as a species,"' stated Lawrence Bloom at a World Environment Day program in London on June 4, 2010.

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Washington, DC, USA - The Japanese Tea Ceremony, Cha Do or “The Way of Tea,” was exhibited to diplomats at the UPF Peace Embassy during both lunch and dinner on May 27.

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New York, NY, USA - UPF held its annual symposium to mark the UN International Day of Families on May 17, 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

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Bangkok, Thailand - On May 17, the turmoil of a political conflict was spilling into violence in one section of Bangkok. In another section of the city the UPF invited me as International Director of Religious Youth Service to make a presentation about our service-learning activities to leaders from 16 nations of South and South-East Asia.

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Geneva, Switzerland - “Since the crisis hit in 2008, some 53 million people in the developing world have fallen below the poverty line and more than 100 million additional people are going hungry" This was reported at the second annual public symposium of the UN Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva May 10-11.

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Portland and Kingston, Jamaica - Eleven young people from the US traveled to Jamaica for a Religious Youth Service project Feb. 22-March 7, 2010, that included building fence in Portland, painting fences and walls in Kingston, making home visits, participating in a forum and making trips to historic sites.

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London, UK - A Joint Faiths Celebration brought together 80 people on April 16, 2010, for a time of sharing, talk, reading, food, music, and drama highlighting the significance of Mawlid An-Nabi (Birth of Prophet Mohammed), Pesach (Passover), Easter, and Vaisakhi.

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Yerevan, Baku, and Tbilisi - The South Caucasus conflicts, like all territorial disputes, cause a deep pain. Yet when UPF-Eurasia leaders visited Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in May 2010, people said they want to see relationships normalized.

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Chacheongsao, Thailand - Government officials, Ambassadors for Peace, Muslim leaders, and students welcomed volunteers with Religious Youth Service who are helping to renovate the Prachanukhro School.

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Tarrytown, NY - The on-line World Congress of NGOs June 8 and 9 offers a unique opportunity to learn from NGO heads, government officials, and corporations who are promoting human dignity.

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