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Ambassadors for Peace

UPF-Peru Celebrates International Women’s Day

March 25, 2016

Lima, Peru—UPF-Peru organized a special event in celebration of UN International Women’s Day 2016 in March.  

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UPF-USA Ambassadors for Peace Study Peace Principles

March 19, 2016

New York, USA—UPF-USA held its first Introductory Leadership Seminar featuring the UPF Principles of Peace.

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UPF Representative Speaks at Leadership and Personal Growth Conference in Nicaragua

March 17, 2016

Matagalpa, Nicaragua—Dr. Chang Shik Yang, a representative of UPF-Central and the Caribbean, was a speaker at the IV Congress on “Business Leadership and Personal Growth,” held at the University of Commercial Sciences on March 17.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Albania

March 4, 2016

Tirana, Albania—“Women’s Participation for Development” was the title of a mini-conference held to observe UN International Women’s Day 2016.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Japan

February 25, 2016

Tokyo, Japan—To commemorate UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, UPF-Japan organized an event on the topic, “Clarifying the Role of Religious Leaders Toward Peacebuilding.”

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Peacebuilding Education Continues in Northern Italy

February 11, 2016

Bergamo, Italy—UPF Ambassadors for Peace and contacts of UPF’s affiliated organizations continued their peacebuilding studies in two recent seminars. 

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UPF-USA Commemorates World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 7, 2016

New York, USA—UPF-USA commemorated World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 with events around the country.  

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Values Education Tour Visits Fiji Schools

February 6, 2016

Nausori, Fiji—Students and teachers from 15 schools attended the first of six seminars in Values Education that will be given across Fiji this year.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Australia

February 1, 2016

Sydney, Australia—UPF marked World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 with a program titled “Interfaith in Action: Working Together for the Common Good.”

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South Africans Encouraged to Use Peace Principles

January 19, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa—“Interfaith Peacebuilding in South Africa” was the theme of a UPF-South Africa meeting.

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American Leaders Discuss Principles for Building a Nation of Peace

January 16, 2016

New York, United States—More than 100  supporters of peace from the public, religious, civil society and youth sectors attended the first of a series of American Leadership Conferences, organized by UPF-USA.

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UPF Brings Character Education to Senegal Schools

January 15, 2016

Dakar, Senegal—Representatives of UPF have gotten the go-ahead from government authorities to bring character education to Dakar schools.

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UPF-Nepal Chair Appointed As Peace and Reconstruction Minister of Nepal

December 24, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—Hon. Ek. Nath Dhakal, chair of UPF-Nepal and South Asia, has been appointed as the Peace and Reconstruction Minister of Nepal, by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

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UPF-Argentina Celebrates Accomplishments of 2015

December 20, 2015

Buenos Aires, Argentina—“Sharing, Acknowledging and Celebrating” was the theme of UPF-Argentina’s year-end meeting.

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UPF-South Africa Leadership Has Mandate to Bring Peace

December 4, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa—UPF’s new president and Executive Committee have a mandate to promote peace in communities that have experienced anti-social and xenophobic behavior.

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Peace, Harmony Felt at Grenada/Nigeria Tea Ceremony

December 2, 2015

New York, United States—Ambassadors to the United Nations from Grenada and Nigeria co-hosted a Japanese Tea Ceremony in cooperation with UPF International.

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Pacific Nations Develop 2016 Plan of Action

December 2, 2015

Sydney, Australia—“Peace, Security and Human Development in Oceania” was the theme of the 2015 UPF-Oceania regional conference.

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Diplomats in Tokyo Discuss Sustainable Development Goals

November 27, 2015

Tokyo, Japan—UPF-Japan commemorated the 70th anniversary of the UN by organizing the 25th Peace Diplomats Forum, on the theme, “Actions Toward the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.” 

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Ethiopians Explore the Empowerment of Women

November 27, 2015

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—UPF-Ethiopia leaders and four Ambassadors for Peace took part in a conference on women’s role in Africa’s sustainable development.

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Sunhak Peace Prize Chairman Visits Nepal

November 26, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal—From November 24 to 26, 2015, UPF-Nepal hosted a delegation from the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee. 

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