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First Asian Summit Draws 400 Leaders

January 30, 2015

Philippines AsianSummit 2015 01 30Manila, Philippines - Four hundred participants from 28 nations took part in the first ever Asian Summit organized by UPF.


Jerusalem and the Holy Sites: A Call for Peace at a Time of Crisis

January 13, 2015

Israel MEPI 2015 01 13Jerusalem, Israel - A conference brought together people of diverse religions and nations to discuss the highly sensitive issue of the status of the holy sites in Jerusalem.


Eurasia-Europe Leadership Conference Held in Moldova

December 7, 2014

Chisinau, Moldova - A conference on the theme "Eurasia-Europe Dialogue for Peace" took place Dec. 5-7, 2014 in Chisinau, Moldova.


Conference in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia

October 31, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized a conference on "The Role of Dialogue and Understanding Towards a De-Escalation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia" at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014.


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.


Vladivostok Conference: From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula

May 30, 2014

Vladivostok, Russia - Experts from Russia, the US, South Korea, China and Japan attended a May 30, 2014, conference in Vladivostok on "Towards a Road Map for Peace and Development in Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Dialogue on the Korean Peninsula."


Middle East Peace Initiative Program on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation

May 12, 2014

Jerusalem, Israel - A Middle East Peace Initiative program in Jerusalem brought together religious leaders, academics and NGO delegates with the theme of “Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development” beginning May 12, 2014.


Geneva Track 2 Consultation Executive Report: Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Syria

January 25, 2014

Geneva, Switzerland - As Syria's civil war continued, UPF convened a “Track 2” conference in Geneva on Jan. 23, 2014 on the theme of "Toward Peace and Reconciliation in Syria: The Significance of Religion, Faith-Based Organizations and Civil Society."


Jerusalem Conference Explores Options for Peace and Stability

December 22, 2013

Jerusalem, Israel - Approximately 45 religious leaders, academics, civil society leaders, diplomats and Middle East experts were in Jerusalem Dec. 19-22, 2013, to explore the theme “Interreligious and International Relations in the Middle East: Toward Peace and Stability.”


European, African and Middle Eastern Youth Converge in Malta

October 27, 2013

Qawra, MaltaThirty-six young people from the United Kingdom, Finland, Austria, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel and Palestine gathered in Malta Oct. 20-27 to share experiences and explore perspectives on the topic of creating “real social change.”


Conference Explores the Significance of the Amman Interfaith Message

December 22, 2012

Amman, Jordan - At a time when radical changes are sweeping the Arab world, UPF organized a conference in Amman Dec. 20-22, 2012, on the positive role of religion in bringing people together in peace.


One Family Under God Is Dr. Sun Myung Moon’s Lasting Legacy

September 15, 2012

More than 300 UPF Ambassadors for Peace made the long journey to Korea to attend the memorial services for Father Moon on Sept. 15, 2012.


Interfaith Conference in Jerusalem

August 29, 2012

Jerusalem, Israel - As civilian casualties mount in Syria, Israel’s northeastern neighbor, and concerns over militant groups operating in the Sinai trouble governments both in Cairo and Jerusalem, UPF’s Middle East Peace Initiative (MEPI) took another step forward with the August 26-28 interfaith seminar on the topic “Religion and Peace in the Middle East: the Significance of Interfaith Cooperation.”


Special Consultation in Seoul on Building a World of Lasting Peace

March 25, 2012

Seoul, Korea - UPF convened a Special Consultation on “The Role of Intergovernmental, Non-governmental, and Faith-based Organizations in Building a World of Lasting Peace” in Seoul, Korea, from March 22 to 25.


Special Consultation on Building a World of Lasting Peace

March 17, 2012

Seoul, Korea - A forum on topics ranging from the role of faith-based alliances to regional cooperation in the Pacific Rim Era took place from March 22 to 25, 2012. 


Assembly Considers the Need for Spiritual and Moral Values to Address Global Issues

December 5, 2010

Seoul, Korea - Amidst the high tension on Korean peninsula, UPF's “World Assembly 2010” Dec. 2-5, 2010, in Seoul, South Korea focused on the need consider spiritual and moral values in addressing global issues.


UPF Founder Says Peace Is Close Despite Renewed Tensions on Korean Peninsula

November 23, 2010

New York, USA - Despite the sudden outbreak of renewed hostilities between the two Koreas, UPF Founder Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon has reiterated his firm belief that a new era of lasting peace is close at hand. His confident prediction came at the conclusion of the UPF World Assembly 2010, which drew a crowd of over 3,000 at the Manhattan Center in New York on November 22.


UPF Interfaith Assembly Held in Seoul

October 9, 2010

Seoul, Korea - The UPF Interfaith Assembly opened in Seoul Oct. 9, 2010 at the Cheon Bok Gung, the Unification community’s inspiring new sanctuary in Seoul, with a moving ceremony of prayers and readings from seven faith traditions.


World Assembly Envisions the Dawn of New Era

July 24, 2010

New York, USA - It was a day of song, prophecy, and proclamation, as the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, surrounded by thousands of people from around the world, made bold predictions at a festive gathering in New York on July 24.


International Young Leaders Summit in Nairobi Offers Vision for Renewal

March 21, 2009

Nairobi, Kenya - The International Young Leaders Summit of the Universal Peace Federation and the Youth Federation for World Peace took place March 19-21 in Nairobi, Kenya with the theme: “The Role of Young Leaders in Achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals and Peace Building in Africa.” Kenya Jaycees President Vincent Rapando reported that this was the first event of its kind in Kenya.