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International Leadership Conference

Conference in Paraguay Emphasizes Strong Marriages and Families

July 5, 2008

Asunción, Paraguay - Twenty-eight new Ambassadors for Peace were appointed at the International Leadership Conference awards banquet in Asuncion on July 4.


ILC on Leadership and Good Governance

June 15, 2008

The conference was held in Seoul from June 11-15, 2008. The program for the conference can be found here.


Leadership Conference for the Middle East Region

May 25, 2008

The Universal Peace Federation convened its first International Leadership Conference (ILC) for the Middle East region on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus May 23-25, 2008. Forty Ambassadors for Peace – new and old – gathered from 11 nations in the region for a special program that combined UPF presentations with active involvement through panel discussions and breakout sessions.


Americas Summit: A New Vision of Peace for the Americas

May 2, 2008

The Americas Summit in Washington, DC, April 28 to May 2, 2008, brought together 160 delegates from 32 nations in North and South America from Canada to Argentina and Chile to consider the challenges and opportunities for better relationships throughout the hemisphere. The conference participants included six former heads of state and government, four current speakers of the house, 27 congressmen and senators from different legislatures, members of the diplomatic corps, clergy from key faith traditions, and community, youth and women leaders.


Leadership Conference in Korea: From a Museum of War to the Palace of Peace

April 7, 2008

SEOUL, KOREA - The 320 Ambassadors for Peace from 91 countries participating in an International Leadership Conference experienced a dramatic lesson in the history of the Korean peninsula.


Conferences Builds Networks for Peace in the Former Soviet Union

April 3, 2008

The International Leadership Conference held on April 3-6, 2008, in Seoul, Korea, to discuss ‘the New Paradigm of Leadership and Good Governance in the Pacific Era’, brought together 334 representatives from 92 countries and nations. The Eurasian delegation consisted of 58 participants.


Conference in Paraguay Calls for Development and Peace in the Americas

February 29, 2008

Asunción, Paraguay - Calling people to become “transformers of their societies,” Neil Bush, brother of US President George W. Bush, joined distinguished leaders at an International Leadership Conference February 27-29, 2008, in Asunción, Paraguay.


International Leadership Conference Held in Uruguay

January 29, 2008

Montevideo, Uruguay - An International Leadership Conference under the theme “Toward a New Paradigm of Leadership and Governance – Latin America and the World,” took place in Montevideo Jan. 27-29, 2008.


Eurasian Delegates Inspired by Leadership Conference in the US

December 19, 2007

Washington, DC - An International Leadership Conference entitled “Toward a New Paradigm of Leadership and Good Governance” took place in Washington, DC, Dec. 16-19, 2007. Twelve Eurasians were among the 140 participants. The conference addressed two main issues: the development of an “Abel UN” and the unity of North and South America.


Providing Vision and Leadership at a Time of Global Crisis

October 17, 2007

The ILC was held in Seoul on October 13-17, 2007. The program for the conference can be found here.


Martin Luther King III Addresses Leadership Conference in New York

September 22, 2007

Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., appealed to more 400 leaders of the Universal Peace Federation gathered in New York City to make a new commitment to fulfilling the dream of peace.


Peace Education and Fishing in Alaska

September 5, 2007

More than 120 people from 26 nations visited Kodiak to hear presentations on world peace and participate in the Peace King Cup fishing tournament


Leadership Conference in Alaska - My First Trip to Heaven

September 3, 2007

As a new Ambassador for Peace I was honored and excited to be invited to my first International Leadership Conference.


Sri Lanka Government Partners with UPF in Leadership Conference

August 6, 2007

The Sri Lanka Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs in collaboration with the Universal Peace Federation held a ground-breaking conference in the parliament Aug. 5-6, 2007, that set a new level of cooperation between governments and UPF educational initiatives.


Leadership Conference in Seoul Focuses on Paradigms for Peace

July 20, 2007

Seoul, Korea - At an International Leadership Conference in Seoul, South Korea from July 17-20, the more than 300 participants including 20 senior diplomats as well as religious, academic, and media leaders discussed new paradigms for peace.


Japanese Delegates Gain Insights on Peace at Hawaii Conference

June 21, 2007

Japanese participants in the June 17-21, 2007, International Leadership Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, gained new insights and hope for promoting world peace.


Seeking Signs of Peace at Conference in Hawaii

June 21, 2007

When the Reverend Sun Myung Moon visited Hawaii on March 17th he spoke of a spiritual alignment of heavenly fortune and pronounced that the time was right for a new effort for peace for all humanity. He predicted a vast, civilization-changing movement beginning not in the old capitals of Europe or the conflict zones of the Middle East but in the Pacific Rim nations and their 5 billion people.


Diplomats Gain Insights about Leadership in Washington DC

June 3, 2007

One hundred and fifty ambassadors, counselors, and other members of the diplomatic corps from the United Nations and Washington, DC, joined the Universal Peace Federation and The Washington Times Foundation's International Leadership Conference.


Washington DC Conference Drafts an Interfaith Roadmap toward Peace

May 17, 2007

"I wish I could tell you that the problem of the Middle East has been solved," said Mr. Taj Hamad as he introduced a panel on "Toward a New Roadmap for Peace in the Middle East" during an International Leadership Conference in Washington DC May 17, 2007.


Leadership Conference in the US Offers Perspectives on Culture Wars

May 17, 2007

The three themes of faith, family and service intertwined through the presentations during Session II of the International Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2007.