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Think Tank 2022

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Bratislava, Slovakia - Former Deputy Foreign Minister and one-time Ambassador to the Ukarine, Ing. Robert Harenčár passed away suddenly after a short, severe illness. He was 79.

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Dushanbe, Tajikistan - After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many former republics, including Tajikistan, faced an ideological vacuum. A philosopher, Mr. Abdulvohid Shamolov was looking for foundational concepts the foundation for this newly independent nation of central Asia.

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Legacy of Peace Ceremonies celebrate the lives of individuals who have made a valuable contribution to peace. Read reports from Austria, Belarus, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Moldova, Nepal, Netherlands, People's Republic of China, Russia, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States (Las Vegas, New York).

Tamale, Ghana - In the conflict zone of northern Ghana, UPF and Religious Youth Service organized a youth seminar on July 6 and peace rally on July 8, 2010, in coordination with the Community Partnership for Youth and Women Development.

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Washington, DC - An appreciative crowd gathered near the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC to reflect on the outbreak of the Korean War 60 years ago. The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet were the star attraction in a special program to honor the veterans from 16 nations who defended freedom on the Korean peninsula.

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Moscow, Russia - With tension building up in the Korean peninsula, Russian Ambassadors for Peace met with officials in Seoul to address the legacy of the Korean War and seek to prevent further conflict.

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Sydney, Australia - In celebration of the International Year of Rapprochement of Cultures, about 70 people gathered at the Oceania Peace Embassy for an Iraqi Cultural Evening.

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London, UK - The July 7, 2005 bombings in London affected British Muslims in an unprecedented way with questions about their loyalty, Britishness, and the nature of their belonging in our society. In a book released on July 7, British Muslims offer reflections and condolences.

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Seebenstein, Austria - Responding to the announcement of the UN which declared 2010 as the “Year of the Rapprochement of Cultures,” UPF-Austria invited experts to speak on a variety of topics representing different cultures of the world.

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New York, United States - At a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 25, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that peace and sustainable development in Africa was one of the world body’s top priorities.

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New York, NY - At the invitation of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, UPF organized a cultural program to demonstrate a culture of peace through the Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 18, 2010.

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Kathmandu, Nepal - “Women need to be involved in every area of society, including those more traditionally dominated by men,” Dr. Mohini Giri, Chairwoman of India’s Guild of Service and founding president of the Women's Federation for World Peace-India, told a June 23 forum in Nepal that included four Members of Parliament. She specifically named the legal profession, politics, and economic enterprises.

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