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Ambassadors for Peace

Ambassadors for Peace Almanac Is Published in Nigeria

March 8, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—At a ceremony to receive a new almanac, Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace were urged to work toward ensuring that Nigeria becomes a nation of peace by 2020.

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UPF-Nigeria Campaigns to End Religious Hate Speech

March 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria launched a campaign to promote interreligious harmony with a program for religious leaders and organizations.

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German Event Discusses God as Parent to Humankind

March 4, 2017

Hamburg, Germany—Theologian and former Catholic priest Heinz Krcek was the speaker at a UPF program about the theoretical foundations for peace.

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Jerusalem Forum Holds Interfaith Dialogue in Nazareth

March 2, 2017

Nazareth, Israel—UPF-Israel’s Jerusalem Interfaith Forum coordinated a visit of a Jewish community from Jerusalem to a church in Nazareth, for an interfaith dialogue with 21 participants. 

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UPF-Albania Opens New Branch

February 18, 2017

Bilisht, Albania—The UPF-Albania chapter in Korçë county held its first program of 2017 by opening a new branch in the town of Bilisht.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Moscow, Russia

February 11, 2017

Moscow, Russia—Ambassadors for Peace, representatives of traditional religions, and leaders of public and charitable organizations were the speakers at a World Interfaith Harmony Week event.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Celebrated in Peru

February 11, 2017

Lima, Peru—UPF in Peru held a forum in celebration of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 at the Peruvian Congress. 

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in New Zealand

February 11, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand—Ambassadors for Peace commemorated World Interfaith Harmony Week by visiting the worship centers of three faiths.

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World Summit 2017 Concludes with IAPP and ICUS Assemblies

February 4, 2017

Seoul, Korea—The fourth World Summit on “Peace, Security and Human Development” concluded with a new assembly of parliamentarians and the return of a historic assembly of scientists.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 4, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Representatives of Nigeria’s religious traditions were among more than 120 participants of a conference held in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Fiji

January 28, 2017

Suva, Fiji—UPF-Fiji joined with affiliated organizations to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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UPF-Nigeria to Commemorate Interfaith Harmony Week

January 22, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week with a special conference on interreligious peace education.

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Parliamentarians Association Welcomed in D.R. Congo

January 21, 2017

Kinshasa, D.R. Congo—More than 150 people attended a ceremony to launch the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP).

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UPF-Senegal Meets High-Level Officials

January 2, 2017

Dakar, Senegal—The visit of the UPF president for West Africa provided an opportunity for UPF leaders to meet with high-level Senegalese government officials.

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Russian Conference Discusses SDG Partnerships

December 17, 2016

Moscow, Russia—Fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals through partnerships of different sectors of society was the focus of a UPF-Russia conference.

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UPF-Peru Celebrates UN Human Rights Day

December 16, 2016

Lima, Peru—More than 160 people attended UPF-Peru’s celebration of UN Human Rights Day 2016 at the Congress of Peru. 

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Nigerians Mark Anniversary of ‘Center of Unity’

December 12, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 25th anniversary of the movement of the nation’s Federal Capital Territory from Lagos to Abuja.

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Nigerians Host Annual General Peace Assembly

December 11, 2016

Owerri, Nigeria—About 200 participants attended the UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016, which was devoted to the Peace Vision 2020.

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UPF-Russia Has Baltic Dialogue with Lithuania

December 11, 2016

Vilnius, Lithuania—Talented performers as well as masters of folk and applied art gathered at the eighth Light of the Christmas Star festival.

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Nigerian Peace College Proposal Approved

December 6, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria’s proposal for a Universal Peace College of Education in Nigeria has successfully passed the first step.

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