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Think Tank 2022

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Swazi Observer - AN HIV/AIDS youth training program for Swaziland youth has been launched. The training will be done in collaboration with the Washington AIDS International Teens (WAIT) and the Swaziland Chapter of UPF, as well as the global Next Generation Academy (NGA). The training will be conducted at selected constituencies, schools, communities, churches and other institutions through March 23. It will be run through peer-educators from various parts of the United States.

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 Seoul, Korea - An International Leadership Conference in Seoul marked the first UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, emphasizing the responsibilities of religious and spiritual leaders to defuse long-standing tensions between different ethnic and minority groups.

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Geneva, Switzerland - As a continuation of the series of conferences held at the United Nations in Geneva and New York, as well as in London, Bergamo, and Fribourg, Switzerland on interreligious/intercultural peacebuilding since 2008, a full-day symposium was held to commemorate the International Day of Peace in Geneva on September 23.

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Montreal, Canada - In the spirit of World Interfaith Harmony Week, UPF-Canada hosted Dr. Frank Kaufmann on Feb. 21, 2011, speaking on the theme of “Acceptance of Interfaith – the Next Step.”

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The president of Ethiopia, H.E. Girma Wolde-Giorgis, and the president of the state of Gambella, H.E. Omot Obang Olom, attended the appointment of 257 new Ambassadors for Peace and were presented with certificates as Ambassadors for Peace.

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Vienna, Austria - A panel discussion on "Radical Change in Egypt: Future Prospects in the Land of the Pharaohs" was organized by UPF-Austria on Feb. 15, 2011, just a few days after the fall of the Mubarak regime.

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The Committee of Religious NGOs at the United Nations hosted an Interfaith Breakfast on February 3 to help launch World Interfaith Harmony Week. Monica Willard, President of the Committee of Religious NGOs, saw the Week as an excellent project for RNGOs to demonstrate their commitment to interfaith solidarity and support of the goals of the United Nations.

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Librazhd, Albania - At the high school where I used to teach, we held a celebration of the "Day of Love" on February 14 and gave a presentation on "The Family as the School of Love."

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Riga, Latvia - “The Peacemaking Spirit in the 21st Century” was the topic of the January 30 meeting of Ambassadors for Peace at the UPF Peace Embassy in Riga.

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Moscow, Russia -  Experts, Ambassadors for Peace, and interested youth came together on January 28 at the UPF headquarters to examine the possibility of any form of dialogue between confessions and the obstacles to developing relations between followers of different religions.

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Pesaro, Italy - UPF-San Marino held a conference in Pesaro on January 29 to support the World Food Program's campaign to end world hunger by 2015, the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan - UPF-Kazakhstan held a conference on the theme of “Ideal family as the foundation for world peace” on January 15 to inspire young people about the vision for creating ideal families.

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