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Ambassadors for Peace

UPF-Australia Starts Peace Council in Victoria

April 18, 2015

Melbourne, Australia—UPF-Australia has inaugurated a Peace Council in the state of Victoria as a model for other Australian states and eventually for a National Peace Council.

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UPF-France Holds Forum on the Role of Spirituality in Public Life

April 18, 2015

Paris, France—In an atmosphere of mutual respect, speakers from several faiths kept the attention and won the hearts of participants at UPF-France’s third interreligious meeting of the year.

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Ambassadors for Peace Hear UPF Peace Principles

April 11, 2015

Parnell, New Zealand—About 40 Ambassadors for Peace and guests had the chance to listen to an in-depth exposition of the UPF Peace Principles at a recent meeting.

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Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative Launched

April 11, 2015

New Delhi, India—The inaugural conference of the Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative was held on the theme of “India’s Contribution to Global Peace, Sustainable Development and Interfaith Harmony.”

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Art’s Role in Peacebuilding Discussed in Australia

April 6, 2015

Sydney, Australia—The bimonthly meeting of Australian Ambassadors for Peace focused on the theme “Creating a Culture of Peace through Art.”

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UPF-Japan Forum on Past 70 Years

April 3, 2015

Tokyo, Japan—The 23rd Peace Diplomats Forum commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the establishment of the United Nations.

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UPF-Nigeria Statement on the Nigerian Presidential Election

April 1, 2015

UPF-Nigeria congratulates Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, president-elect of Nigeria, for his victory in the presidential elections and commends H.E. Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, president of Nigeria, for taking a stand for the sake of the peace and unity of Nigeria.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Washington, D.C.

March 31, 2015

Washington D.C., United States — The UPF Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C., partnered with the 93-year-old Woman’s National Democratic Club to host an International Women’s Day commemoration for 70 guests on March 31, 2015.

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Canadian Baha’i Brings Message of Unity

March 29, 2015

Vancouver, Canada—A longtime member of the Baha’i Faith spoke about the origins of her faith and of its belief in humankind’s spiritual unity.

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UPF-USA Launches Office of Asian Affairs

March 28, 2015

New York, United States—UPF-USA launched its Office of Asian Affairs with an assembly held under the theme “Security and Understanding in the Asia Pacific Region.”

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Peruvian Ambassadors for Peace Launch Multiple Service Projects

March 27, 2015

Lima, Peru—After the recent formation of working groups, many Ambassadors for Peace have begun using their talents and connections in programs to benefit their fellow Peruvians.

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Peru Peace Council to Work ‘within Walls and outside Walls’

March 21, 2015

Lima, Peru—The newly established UPF-Peru Peace Council met to form four committees and to review plans for its work in 2015.

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UPF-UK: Discussion about UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 17, 2015

London, United Kingdom—Raising awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals that will come into effect in 2016 was the focus of a meeting held by UPF-UK.

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UPF-Canada Addresses the Radicalization Threat

March 14, 2015

Toronto, Canada—With growing challenges to public safety and security around the world, UPF-Canada held a seminar on “Meeting the Challenges of Radicalization.”

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International Women’s Day Observed in Nigeria

March 10, 2015

Abuja, Nigeria — Approximately 100 distinguished guests attended a Special Women’s Assembly held by UPF-Nigeria to mark International Women’s Day.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Peru’s Congress

March 7, 2015

Lima, Peru — UPF-Peru celebrated International Women’s Day with a forum in the Peruvian Congress on March 7, attended by approximately 120 persons.

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Ghanaian Organic Farming Project Moves Forward

February 28, 2015

Kpando, Ghana — UPF-Ghana held a meeting of chiefs, elders and members of farming communities in the Volta Region to discuss the start of an organic farming project.

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UPF-Vanuatu Honors Model Family

February 24, 2015

Port Vila, Vanuatu—Vanuatu’s first president joined Ambassadors of Peace and local residents at the presentation of a special award to the best model family in the region.

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UPF Character Education Programs in Indonesia

February 20, 2015

Bogor, Indonesia — Students at a prestigious Indonesian university and teenagers at several schools were given an introduction to the UPF character education lectures.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2015

DC HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Washington, D.C., United States - Representatives of five world religions attended a program honoring World Interfaith Harmony Week which was organized by UPF International and The Washington Times Foundation.

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