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Ambassadors for Peace

Call up a Friend

September 22, 2007

In Amman, Jordan, Dr. Ghazi Tayyeb got a phone call one day last year from a friend who said, “Are you an Ambassador for Peace?” The soft-spoken former Commander-in-Chief of UN Forces in Croatia said yes.The caller replied, “Prove to me that you are really an Ambassador for Peace.”

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Young Peacemakers Dream Big

August 12, 2007

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Thirty-four students were named as Collegiate Ambassadors for Peace in the first annual awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. The event was jointly organized by two universities, the University of Malaya and the University of Utara Malaya. With the active collaboration of both universities, altogether 550 students from nine universities attended.

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In Memoriam: Tor Ragnar Gerholm

August 10, 2007

Our good friend and colleague, Professor Tor Ragnar Gerholm, Ambassador for Peace, died at the age of 81.

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Goa Governor Stresses Need for Interfaith Dialogue

April 29, 2007

Governor S. C. Jamir highlighted the importance of interfaith dialogue to promote peace at a UPF conference in Goa April 29, 2007.

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Ambassadors for Peace Seminar in Korea

April 6, 2007

Yong Pyong, Korea - More than 200 Ambassadors for Peace gathered in Yong Pyong, Korea, for a three-day study of the core values and principles of the UPF and its founder’s vision, looking for answers to the deceptively simple question, “Where does peace begin?”

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Ambassadors for Peace Assemble in Paris

March 31, 2007

Paris, France - The FIAP Auditorium in Paris hosted around 200 participants in the French Assembly of Ambassadors for Peace on March 31, 2007. The topic was "Forming Alliances at the time of Global Crises." The purpose of the meeting was to inform guests about UPF activities

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Guinea

November 14, 2006

Conakry, Guinea - Seven American Christian leaders arrived in Guinea on November 13 to deliver the UPF peace message.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Benin

November 13, 2006

The Republic of Benin welcomed eight American Christian leaders who had come to deliver the UPF message of peace.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Cameroon

November 12, 2006

Eight American Christian leaders held peace rallies throughout Cameroon on November 12. These Ambassadors for Peace from the US were unanimous in their vision for peace and commitment to spread the UPF peace message.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Ethiopia

November 9, 2006

A special delegation of American Christian leaders and Ambassadors for Peace arrived in Ethiopia to deliver the UPF peace message on November 8 and 9. They spoke to more than 1,200 people at eight events.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Nigeria

November 1, 2006

American Christian leaders arrived in Nigeria to deliver the UPF peace message. More than 8,000 people attended the peace rallies at which they spoke across the country.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Uganda

November 1, 2006

Kampala, Uganda - American Christian leaders delivered the UPF message of peace in eight locations in Uganda.

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American Clergyman Brings Peace Message to Mombasa

November 1, 2006

Mombasa, Kenya - A rally to communicate the UPF peace message was held at the Summerlink Hotel in Mombasa. The strikingly diverse interreligious audience included the leaders of the Hindu council, imams, sheikhs, bishops, pastors and government representatives.

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American Clergy Bring Peace Message to Bangui

November 1, 2006

Bangui, Central African Republic - Two American Christian leaders came to the Central African Republic to deliver the UPF peace message. At the airport, they saw a strong military presence but as Ambassadors for Peace, they were determined to share the message of peace in this difficult situation.

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Recording "Halelu — A Cantata for Peace"

July 25, 2006

“Halelu,” a 40-minute composition for solo voices, chorus and orchestra is a collaborative effort between New York City Symphony music director David Eaton and the prominent Israeli singer/composer, David D'Or. The music was inspired by the efforts of the Middle Peace Initiative (MEPI) and consists of ten movements, several of which are based on the MEPI motto, "Peace, Shalom, Salaam Aleikum," the greetings of peace of the three Abrahamic faiths of Christanity, Judaism and Islam.

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Build on a Foundation of Dialogue

January 1, 2006

In December 2005, tensions arose in the Cronulla suburb of Sydney between local Australian residents and young people of Middle Eastern background. There was a dispute about how women were dressed at the beach. Muslim youth started sending messages by phone to all Middle Eastern and Lebanese youth to invite them to get together on the beach and fight the Australians. There was violence between both sides for several days.

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