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Ambassadors for Peace

Sheik Samir Aasi - A True Ambassador for Peace

November 20, 2014

Israel-2014-11-18Jerusalem, Israel - A day after the Nov. 18, 2014, massacre in a synagogue in Jerusalem, Sheik Samir Aasi arrived with other religious leaders to express support and sympathy for the affected community. Several hours later, acid was thrown on his car.

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Peace Education Offered to Secondary School Teachers in Nigeria

October 22, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - UPF-Nigeria's prototype Peace Club at a secondary school in Abuja featured a peace education workshop for teachers on Oct. 22.

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Australians Explore Interfaith Approaches to Peacebuilding

October 18, 2014

Melbourne, Australia—A seminar on “The Role of Interfaith in International Relations and Peacebuilding” was held at Monash University.

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Ambassador for Peace Organizes Global Handwashing Day Program in Nigeria

October 15, 2014

Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria - Dr. Oyeniyi Oluwashogo Seun, an Ambassador for Peace, took the Global Handwashing Day campaign, Oct. 15, to two schools in Ogun State where he guided the students in washing their hands with soap and donated supplies to the schools.

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Ambassadors for Peace Meet in Chile

October 3, 2014

chili-afp-meetSantiago, Chile - Ambassadors of Peace met in Santiago Oct. 3, 2014 with Dr. Charles S. Yang, chair of UPF international; Rev. Dong Mo Shin, chair of UPF-South America; and Dr. Simao Ferabolli, secretary general of UPF-South America, who were visiting UPF chapters in various parts of South America.

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Malaysian Parliamentarians Attend Peacebuilding Conference in Hawaii

October 2, 2014

malaysia-hawaiiKona, Hawaii - Members of the Malaysian parliament and their spouses attended a conference on "Building a Nation and World of Peace" in Kona, Hawaii Sept. 25-Oct. 2, 2014.

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International Day of Peace Observed in Burkina Faso

September 21, 2014

Burkina Faso—On September 21, 2014, the UN International Day of Peace, and in honor of the 30th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace, UPF-Burkina Faso held a Memorial Festival of Ascension and Unity.

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Seminar on Leadership in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

September 15, 2014

Kingston, St. Vincent and the Grenadines - The UPF chapter of St. Vincent and the Grenadines held a conference on Sept. 13, 2014, under the theme "World Peace and I: The Value of a True Leader."

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New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed in São Paulo

August 30, 2014

São Paulo, Brazil - To form a peacebuilding alliance, a gathering of 140 leaders from various fields of society took place on Aug. 30, 2014, in São Paulo.

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Forum in the Netherlands on Religion in China and Indonesia

August 28, 2014

Utrecht, Netherlands - UPF-Netherlands held an Ambassadors for Peace meeting on Aug. 28, 2014, in Utrecht focusing on Christianity in China.

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In the News: Former First Lady of Kogi State Appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 29, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - Former first lady of Kogi state, Dr. Aisha Emeje, was appointed an Ambassador for Peace July 29, 2014, in recognition of her selfless service and ingenuity in fostering peace. 

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Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland Commends UPF Peace Initiatives

July 11, 2014

Dublin, Ireland - During a July 11, 2014, courtesy visit by UPF-Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora, the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland commended UPF for its initiatives towards "establishing and preserving peace."

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Briefing for Montreal Ambassadors for Peace on UPF's Worldwide Activities

June 24, 2014

canada-afpMontreal, Canada - On the National Holiday (Fete National) of the French-speaking province of Quebec, June 24, 2014, UPF Chair Dr. Charles S. Yang briefed Canadian Ambassadors for Peace about recent UPF events.

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UPF-Austria Is Partner in the Opening of the Peace Museum Vienna

June 21, 2014

austria-museumVienna, Austria - At the opening of the Peace Museum Vienna, UPF-Austria presented an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, to museum patron Mr. Akio Komatsu, a Japanese entrepreneur who has been promoting a peace culture.

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Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria Appointed Ambassador for Peace

June 17, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Dr. Tagelsir Mahgoub Ali, was presented with an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, by the secretary general of UPF Nigeria, Dr. Raphael Oko in a brief ceremony at the Sudanese Embassy in Abuja.

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Scottish Ambassador for Peace Visits Ethiopia

June 13, 2014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - After a pilgrimage to Mecca at the beginning of Ramadan, Mr. Aftikhar Ahmed visited Ethiopia June 11-13, 2014, continuing a tradition of annual tours in East Africa by an interfaith delegation of UPF-England and Scotland.

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Australians Support Iraq's Democratic Elections

May 11, 2014

Sydney, Australia -  UPF-Australia representatives served as observers for the Iraqi parliamentary elections on April 30, 2014 at polling stations set up in Sydney so Iraqi residents in Australia could cast their ballots.

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Togolese Ambassador for Peace Establishes a School in His Home Country

March 25, 2014

Paris, France - Mr. Joël Alodjinou recently came back from Togo, in West Africa, where he inaugurated a school for 150 students in Lébé Nyamadji in the Zio prefecture.

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In the News: Costa Rican Recognized for Community Development Work

January 7, 2014

San Jose, Costa Rica - Marco Campos, age 49, has formed part of the communities of Nosara and Samara for the past 12 years, and his efforts to help these and other communities develop has not gone unnoticed. In December in San Jose, the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) recognized him for his work to benefit the province of Guanacaste and the country.

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Ambassador for Peace Organizes Peace Cup in Benin

December 31, 2013

Cotonou, Benin - Ambassador for Peace Mr. Honoré Hounkpatin organized a Peace Cup in Cotonou in which the December 31 finals were attended by the Ambassador of Benin to Nigeria and the President of UPF-West Africa.

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