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Ambassadors for Peace

International Day of Peace Observed in Melbourne, Australia

September 21, 2019

Melbourne, Australia—A conference on “Peace Building and Our Environment” was held in Melbourne to commemorate the International Day of Peace 2019.

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UN International Day of Peace Commemorated in Argentina by Tree Planting

September 21, 2019

Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina celebrated the UN International Day of Peace by launching its 2019–2020 campaign “Let’s Plant Trees: Let’s Sow Peace.”

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UPF-Peru Sponsors UN International Day of Peace Celebration

September 20, 2019

Trujillo, Peru—Over 200 participants, including ambassadors, honored the 2019 UN International Day of Peace.

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UPF-Argentina Celebrates UN International Day of Friendship

September 11, 2019

Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina commemorated International Friendship Day by recognizing 17 new Ambassadors for Peace.

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Balkans ‘Peace Road’ Revisits a Painful Past

September 10, 2019

Vienna, Austria—UPF and affiliated organizations joined a Bosnian women’s group on a trip through Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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UPF-Netherlands Seminar on Peace Principles

September 8, 2019

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands—The third seminar on the UPF Vision and Peace Principles drew 40 participants from 10 nations.

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International Association of Traditional Chiefs Launched in Ghana

August 25, 2019

Accra, Ghana—Fifty traditional chiefs, as well as 200 guests, welcomed a new peace initiative in Ghana’s capital.

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UPF-Argentina Honors Environmental and Peace Activists

August 24, 2019

San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina—UPF-Argentina extended its appreciation to participants in its “Let’s Plant Trees: Let’s Sow Peace” project in the northwest corner of Argentina.

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August ILC 2019: "Toward World Summit 2020" Schedule

August 15, 2019

Seoul, South Korea—An International Leadership Conference drew more than 300 participants from 60 nations and focused on preparations for World Summit 2020.

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UPF-Zambia’s Peace Road Event Attracts More Than 350 Marchers

August 10, 2019

Lusaka, Zambia—Peace Road 2019 was enlivened by majorettes, a martial-arts demonstration, cyclists, and a brass band.

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Peace Road Event Held in Indonesia

August 10, 2019

Jakarta, Indonesia—More than 200 people participated in the Peace Road 2019 event in Indonesia, which included a 5 kilometer walk through Jakarta.

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Tokyo Forum Discusses Role of Soft Power

July 25, 2019

Tokyo, Japan—The 36th Peace Diplomats Forum, hosted by UPF-Japan, brought together ambassadors from 34 embassies in Japan at the United Nations University.

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UPF-Peru Holds Second Peace Road Event of 2019

July 21, 2019

Lima, Peru—As part of Peace Road 2019, UPF-Peru sponsored a marathon with over 500 participants.

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UPF Convenes 2019 Australian Leadership Conference

July 12, 2019

Sydney, Australia—Around 100 guests, including parliamentarians from seven nations, attended the 2019 Australian Leadership Conference, held at the Parliament of New South Wales in Sydney.

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Baltic Super-Marathon Binds Three Nations

July 4, 2019

Moscow, Russia—A super-marathon between Russia, Estonia and Latvia was held to build bridges of peace among the peoples of the Baltic region.

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Young Achievers Honored in Houses of Parliament

July 3, 2019

London, United Kingdom—Twenty young men and women received the UPF Youth Achievement Award for outstanding efforts in service and volunteering.

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Marathon Runners Welcomed in Russian Senate

June 26, 2019

Moscow, Russia—The 2019 Peace Road Marathon ended with a celebration at Victory Park and a reception in the Russian Senate.

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International Day of Families Celebrated in Argentina

June 26, 2019

Buenos Aires, Argentina—UPF-Argentina and other organizations celebrated the UN International Day of Families by recognizing 30 couples who have been married between 25 and 60 years.

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International Day of Families Observed in Portugal

June 16, 2019

Odivelas, Portugal—The 2019 UN International Day of Families was celebrated with a conference and a Peace Blessing ceremony.

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UPF-Australia Hosts Second Successful Peace-Building Seminar

June 15, 2019

Melbourne, Australia—UPF-Australia addressed challenges facing families in Australia and opportunities for renewal.

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